What will I learn?

Students are awarded Bachelor of Arabic Language and Linguistics upon completion of 126 credits of studies.

University Courses

  • The Islamic and Asian Civilization (TITAS)
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Introduction to Malaysia
  • Basic Entrepreneurship Culture
  • Communication in English
  • Information Literacy
  • Social Engagement
  • Co-Curriculum

Career Opportunities:

Career possibilities include teaching, journalism, publishing, editing, writing, diplomacy, foreign affairs, politics, television, & broadcasting, translation & interpretation, corporate communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, tourism, hospitality and leisure industries, management and administration, and various possibilities in either the public or private sector.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Languages and Linguistics

Study options

Full Time (3.5 years)

Tuition fees
USD $12,096 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

University of Malaya

Jalan Universiti,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

50603, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the following requirements: National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at 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: Students must obtain: TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above or IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above or Pass in any equivalent English proficiency test approved and recognized by the University of Malaya.

For international students

Students must have the following requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at 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 Requirement

Students must obtain:

  • TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above or
  • IELTS Band 5.0 and above or

Pass in any equivalent English proficiency test approved and recognised by the University of Malaya.

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About this uni

University of Malaya is the only Malaysian university that has been ranked in the World’s Top 100 Universities by QS World University Rankings.

  • Malaysia's Most Prestigious and No.1 University
  • More than 700 collaborative international partners
  • One of the leading research universities worldwide
  • Collaboration with prominent Nobel laureates