This programme emphasizes on the aspect of research on classical and modern Chinese literature, especially the Chinese literature in China and Chinese literature out of China. Aspect of philosophy and history also become a focus of the field. Among the core subjects in this programme included Mahua literature, literary theory and criticism, great works of Chinese literature and philosophy, In this programme, candidates are exposed to the latest developments in the field of Chinese literature. The programme aims to train related professionals from public and private sectors to be specialists in Chinese literature.
Preparatory Courses (9 credits)
BBC3102 Development of Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC3103 Development of Modern Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC3104 Malaysian Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC3105 Historical Survey of China 3 credits
BBC3221 Introduction to Sinology 3 credits
BBC3224 Introduction to Literature 3 credits
Semester Programme Offered
First Semester and Second Semester of each academic year
Candidates pursuing this programme are required to complete a minimum of 6 credits of coursework as follow:
Research Methods (3 credits) AND any other related courses approved by the supervisory committee.
List of courses
BBC5201 Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism 3 credits
BBC5202 Great Works of Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC5402 Research Methodology in Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC5501 Issues in Classical Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC5502 Issues in Modern Chinese Literature 3 credits
BBC5503 Issues in Mahua Literature 3 credits
BBC5601 Seminar on Chinese Literature 3 credits
b. Other Requirements
SPS5999 Master’s Research
The candidate must register for the Master’s Research (SPS5999) course. This is a research project course that will culminate into a thesis by the end of the programme. This thesis will then be assessed and a viva voce will be conducted to ensure the candidate’s competency in field of study.
The candidate is required to enroll for the SPS5903 course that represents 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.
Updated:: 05/04/2013 [noorziha]
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,