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MASTER OF MALAY LANGUAGE

Introduction

The programme aims to equip candidates with knowledge of theories and practices relevant to the field of Malay Language. In this programme, candidates are exposed to the latest developments in Malay Language and Linguistics. The programme aims to train professionals from the public and private sectors to be specialists in the Malay Language.

 

Admissin Requirement

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree with at least CGPA 2.75 in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics from a recognized university.
  • Applicant with a CGPA of less than 2.75 or equivalent, may be considered if they have relevant work experience at least 1 year in related fields.
  • Applicant who does not possess any qualifications in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics but obtains a CGPA of 3.00 can be considered for provisional admission (please refer to programme requirements)

 

Programme Requirements

a.        Credit Requirements 

Candidates who are pursuing this study need to complete 40 credits to graduate. The total credit hours covers compulsory courses, elective courses, and research projects, as follows:

Compulsory Courses                            21 credits

Elective Courses                                   12 credits

Dissertation                                           6 credits

Master's Research Project Seminar      1 credit

Total                                                      40 credits

 

List of Courses

i. Compulsory Courses (21 credits)

BBM5104 Historical and Comparative Linguistics              3 credits

BBM5203 Advanced Sociolinguistics                                   3 credits

BBM5204 Advanced Psycholinguistics                                3 credits

BBM5206 Trend of Malay Linguistics                                  3 credits

BBM5207 Methodology in Malay Language Research      3 credits

BBM5208 Semantics and Pragmatic                                   3 credits

BBM5407 Discourse Studies                                                3 credits

 

ii. Elective Courses (12 credits)

BBM5101 Malay Language and Thought                             3 credits

BBM5103 Malay Language Planning                                    3 credits

BBM5404 Forensic Linguistics                                               3 credits

BBM5405 Writing and Publishing Scholarly Works              3 credits

BBM5406 Language Data Analysis and Interpretation        3 credits

BBM5408 Child Language Learning and Development       3 credits

BBM5409 Contrastive Linguistics                                          3 credits

 

iii. Preparatory Courses (3 courses)

Candidates who do not possess any qualification in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics but acquire a CGPA of 3.00 must take and pass 3 preparatory courses at the Bachelor level (latest by the second semester of their study) and must obtain a minimum grade of B+ for each of the courses.
 

 List of preparatory courses:

 BBM3201 Introduction to General Linguistics        3 credits  AND

 BBM3214 Malay Grammar                                     3 credits  AND

 

other courses (3 credits) offered by the Department.

 

b.        Other Requirements

Research Project

FBK5600 Master's Research Project Seminar    1 credit

FBK5989 Dissertation                                          6 credits

Updated:: 08/07/2019 [anjas] Updated:: [amir_peli] Updated:: 07/09/2018 [zurainijusoh]

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FACULTY OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND COMMUNICATION
Universiti Putra Malaysia
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Selangor Darul Ehsan
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