Bachelor of Chinese Language and Linguistics

Bachelor of Chinese Language and Linguistics

To be able to communicate fluently in Chinese means you are able to connect with over one fifth of the people on this planet. Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of over 873 million people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. The Bachelor of Chinese Language and Linguistics program is specifically designed to prepare students with fluency and cultural literacy especially how it functions in Chinese society. A good command of Chinese language opens the way to different important fields such as Chinese politics, economy, history or business. Language proficiency in Chinese and English can help Chinese companies to globalize and foreign companies to localize in terms of making import/export sales.

Opportunities for further Studies/learning experience include: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, and other European countries.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Science & Arts Stream

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in STPM for any two (2) subjects;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Cina
  • Kesusasteraan Cina;

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET.

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION

Science, Accounting, TESL & Law

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Cina
  • Kesusasteraan Cina;

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET.

 

STAM
Not Offered

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT
Pass STPM not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.00;

and

Obtained of at least Grade C in STPM for any two (2) subjects;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Cina
  • Kesusasteraan Cina;

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET.

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENT 1
Possessed a GCE A-Level with at least two (2) Grade B and one (1) Grade C in any three (3) subjects;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Cina
  • Kesusasteraan Cina;

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET;
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 437 points (PBT)/ 123 points (CBT)/ 41 points (IBT) in TOEFL.

 

OR

REQUIREMENT 2
Possessed a recognised International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum score of 30 points;
and
Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for any one (1) of the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Cina
  • Kesusasteraan Cina

and
Obtained of at least Band 2 for MUET;
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 437 points (PBT)/ 123 points (CBT)/ 41 points (IBT) in TOEFL.

 

International Students

Entry Requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above 

OR

  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with the least a CGPA of 3.00
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty

English Language Requirements

  • Effective from February 2019 intake, the English requirements has been updated and International students applying for the undergraduate programmes at University of Malaya must obtain:
  • Band of 5.0 and above in IELTS (Academic); or
  • Score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above in TOEFL; or
  • Band of 3 and above in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
  • Score 41 and above in Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic); or
  • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Education (A Level), University of Cambridge; or
  • Grade C and above in English for General Certificate of Secondary Education (0 Level), University of Cambridge; or
  • Grade C and above in Cambridge Assessment English: First (FCE)
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