Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) - School of Languages, Philosophy and Civilisation

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

 

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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Contact Us

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297

Email: ahsgs@uum.edu.my

Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed