Malay Language Proficiency Programme (Advanced)


The Malay Language Proficiency Programme is designed to train participants to become proficient in applying the Malay Language in a variety of contexts skilfully. It is also for Malaysian locals, Expatriates and foreign students studying in Malaysia who wish to enhance their Malay proficiency.

Course Objectives

  • Comprehend and interpret the meaning from a range of familiar written discourses
  • provide accurate and appropriate responses following genre-specific conventions
  • use accurate and appropriate vocabulary, expressions and structures to convey precision in language and nuances of meaning in writing.
  • use Malay Bilingual dictionaries to understand and use figurative expressions.

Course Content

Participants will be exposed to self-Introduction, greetings and reply, buying ticket, ordering food, making hotel reservations, asking for directions and land marks, transports, visiting doctor, shopping, banking, rent house and other relevant reading materials.

Who should Attend

Ambassadors, Officers, Expatriates and Foreign Students


100 Hours

Tuesday & Thursday

Training Methodology

Discussions, role play, practice sessions, lectures, presentation, simulations, etc.

Assessment Methods

  • Continuous Assessment: 60% (Exercise, Homework and Tests)
  • Final Examination: 40% (Listening + Speaking + Reading + Writing)

Awarding of Certificate

The certificate will be awarded by University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education upon successful completion of the course

Course Fee

  • RM 2438.00 (including GST)

Fees can be paid in full or by instalment


Contact Info

For further details about this programme, please contact : 

Mazlina / Firdaus
Tel : +603-22463377 / 03-22463378 / 019-2222303

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Application Procedures

Application must be made through the prescribed form, which may be obtained from UMCCed office or can be downloaded here.

A complete application should consist of the following items:

A complete, signed application form with 2 passport size photograph
Copy of Identification Card / Passport

Please send the application form, processing fees and related documents to the address below either by hand or mail to:

Skills and Education Enhancement Division (SEED),
University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed), 
Level 7, Wisma R&D University of Malaya, Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59990 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel : 03-2282 0532 / 2856 9239
E-mail :

HP : 
Malanee (+6012-236 7207)
Mazlina (03-2282 0532)

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