Master of Arts in Malay Studies

Master of Arts in Malay Studies

The Master of Arts in Malay Studies programme by coursework requires candidate to complete the compulsory coursework prepared by the Faculty, and any electives chosen by the candidate. At the end of the period of study, a research paper must be submitted. Candidates are required to complete their studies within 3 semesters to 8 semesters. Classes and elective course options are dependent on the department students join. The department choices are:

  • Malay Language Department
  • Malay Linguistics Department
  • Malay Literature DepartmentMalay Socio-Cultural/Malay Arts Department

Benefits

The Malay Studies degree will be prelude to careers in the fields related to business, governmental and non-governmental organisation.

Entry Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) or its equivalent in the related field*

    Note:

    * Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent.

    * Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.

Language Requirements
Course Structure
Programme Fee

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:

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