The programme aims to equip candidates with in-depth knowledge of theories and practices relevant to the field of Arabic language studies. In this programme, candidates are exposed to the latest developments in Arabic language and linguistics. The programme aims to train professionals from the public and private sectors, especially lecturers from public and private institutions of higher learning, to be specialists in the Arabic language.
Semester Programme Offered
First Semester and Second Semester
Candidates pursuing the Doctor of Philosophy degree are required to complete a minimum of 3 credits of coursework offered by the department:
a. Coursework Requirement
BBM6401 Reka Bentuk dan Statistik dalam Penyelidikan Bahasa 3 credits; or
BBM6402 Penelitian Kualitatif dalam Penyelidikan Bahasa; 3 credits or
BBI6402 Quantitative Methods in Language Research; 3 credits or
BBI6403 Qualitative Inquiry in Language Research 3 credits orAny other related courses approved by supervisory committee 3 credits
List of courses
BBI 6401 Thesis Writing 3 credits
BBI 6402 Quantitative Methods in Language Research 3 credits
BBI 6403 Qualitative Inquiry in Language Research 3 credits
BBK 6201 Theory and Philosophy of Literature 3 credits
BBL 6401 Critical Theory and Practice 3 credits
BBM 6201 Advanced Linguistic Theory 3 credits
BBM 6401 Design and Statistic in Language Research 3 credits
BBM 6402 Qualitative Inquiry in Language Research 3 credits
b. Other Requirements
SPS6999 Doctoral Research
A doctoral candidate is required to register for the course SPS6999 Doctoral Research. This course entails a research project and at the end of the candidature, the candidate will submit a thesis. The thesis will then be sent for examination and a viva voce will be held to determine the candidate’s competence in the area study.
A doctoral candidate is required to enroll for the SPS6903 course that represent a defense of the research proposal. This course has to be taken as soon as the proposal has been approved by the thesis supervisory committee (not the academic advisor). The course will be assessed and the candidate will be given either a Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory grade.
iii. Comprehensive Examination
A candidate pursuing the doctoral programme is required to pass a written and oral comprehensive examination. This examination is attempted upon completion of all coursework stipulated in the programme. It is designed to evaluate the candidate’s knowledge in the area of study, and his or her ability to integrate knowledge about research and theory to address basic issue in the area concerned as well as to understand related research methods and design.
Updated:: 05/04/2013 [noorziha]
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