Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies)

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MSC-Contemporary-Malay-Language

  • The programme aims to produce educators, language officers and writers who are able to address language and linguistic issues critically and creatively; able to utilize skills and knowledge acquired, particularly in the IT field and able to use up-to-date media in language studies; and finally able to undertake research on the teaching and learning of Malay language.

    Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) is offered in three modes:
    • Coursework
    • Coursework and Dissertation
    • Research
    Coordinator:
    Name: Dr. Rohaya binti Md.Ali
    Tel: +604-928 5528
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  • SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

    Applicants for the Master’s Programme under the UUM College of Arts and Sciences must possess:

    a) A Bachelor’s degree with Honours from University Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA at least 2.75; or

    b) A Bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA less than 2.75 and relevant working experience; or

    c) Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate; and

    d) Fulfills the English Language requirement.
  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (B) Coursework and Dissertation

    The Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) by coursework and dissertation is 41 credit hours, which comprise of the following structure:

    Mode of Studies

    Courses

    CORE COURSE
    (12 CREDIT HOURS)

    SCLM5043 Analisis Wacana
    SCLM5073 Linguistik Terapan
    SCLM5163 Kajian Semantik
    SCLM5173 Kajian Morfologi dan Sintaksis

    RESEARCH COMPONENT
    (8 CREDIT HOURS)

    SCLE6014 Academic Writing
    SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
    DISSERTATION
    (21 CREDIT HOURS)

    SCLM69921 Dissertation

  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE-(B) Coursework and Dissertation

    The Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) by coursework and dissertation is 41 credit hours, which comprise of the following structure:

    Mode of Studies

    Courses

    CORE COURSE
    (12 CREDIT HOURS)

    •  SCLM5043 Analisis Wacana
    •  SCLM5073 Linguistik Terapan
    •  SCLM5163 Kajian Semantik
    •  SCLM5173 Kajian Morfologi dan Sintaksis
    RESEARCH COMPONENT
    (8 CREDIT HOURS)

    • SCLE6014 Academic Writing
    •  SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
    DISSERTATION
    (21 CREDIT HOURS)

    •  SCLM69921 Dissertation
  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (C) Research

    Research

    Details

    REQUIREMENTS

    Students are required to:
    •  Present and defend the proposed research to a committee;
    • Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;
    •  Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and
    • Submit a final thesis.
    Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least a B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrolment):
    • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology;
    • SCLE6014 Academic Writing; and/or

    Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.


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