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What will I learn?

The Faculty's objective is to produce trained man power who are experts in the fields of language, literature and communication and able to contribute positively to fulfil the manpower needs and upgrade the quality of life in accordance with the development of the nation.

Introduction

The programme aims to equip candidates with in-depth knowledge of theories and practices relevant to the field of Malay Literature. In this programme, the candidate is exposed to the latest developments in Malay Literature in line with their research needs. The programme aims to train professionals from public and private sectors, lecturers from public and private institutions of higher learning, from within and outside the country to be specialists in the Malay Literature.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of two years and a maximum of five years)

Tuition fees
1st semester: RM 5,862.50; 2nd-4th semesters: RM 4,112.50; 5th-6th semesters: RM 3,550; 7th and subsequent semesters: RM 3,900; Cost for max 4 years: RM 33,100; Cost for max 5 years: RM 40,900
Start date

Expected February, September 2023

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The applicant should possess: a Master Degree (with coursework) in a relevant field with a minimum grade average of B, or a Master Degree with thesis in a relevant field, or an outstanding Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.750 (such an applicant may apply direct admission even without a Master Degree). Admission into the programme is subject to any other requirement specified by the Faculty/Institute. An applicant from a local public university who is in the final semester of his undergraduate study programme may be considered for provisional admission provided his current CGPA or its equivalent satisfies the graduate programme admission requirements. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) Band 6.0; Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), Paper Based - 550; 400 for Band 4.0 only for Malay language, Arabic, Chinese Literature, internet-based test (IBT)- 79-80.

For international students

Applicant must have a Master's Degree in Malay Literature or a related field from a recognized university.

Applicant who obtains a Master's Degree with a thesis is eligible to apply for this programme if they achieve a CGPA of 3.00.

Applicant who obtains a Master’s Degree without a thesis is eligible to apply for this programme if they achieve a CGPA of 3.50.

550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or

Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training); or

79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or

Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre

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