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BA Malay Language and Literature

Bachelor's Degree Programme
(Part-time)

Produces competent graduates in the field of Malay language and literature studies with a strong capacity to apply their knowledge in the work place.

BA Malay Language and Literature


Overview

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The BA Malay Language programme (BAML) is principally aimed at producing competent graduates in the field of Malay language and literature studies with a strong capacity to apply their knowledge in the work place.

All graduates of BAML will have to undergo training in all three core areas of language studies: linguistics, literature or sociology. The graduates will be competent and confident in linking linguistic knowledge and linguistic analysis, and applying this knowledge at all levels of appointments in the field of education or related industries.

Students may pursue Malay Language and Literature as a single major or in combination with a Minor.

Admission Requirements

Refer to general admission criteria for undergraduate programmes.

In addition to the standard admission criteria for all Singapore University of Social Sciences undergraduate programmes, applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • A pass in Malay at GCE 'A', 'AO' or 'O' level

Financial Assistance

There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here for more details.

Tun Tan Cheng Lock Bursary in Malay Studies
The Tun Tan Cheng Lock Endowment Fund is supporting 2 study grants at S$1,250 each semester to deserving BA Malay Language and Literature undergraduates with financial needs. The grants are open to students with good academic records (for new students), or have made satisfactory progress towards completion of his/her academic programme (for existing students).

Programme Structure

BA Malay Language and Literature
To graduate with a basic degree, students are required to complete 130 credit units (cu), which include:

The BAML programme is open to all Singapore citizens, permanent residents or residents in Singapore who have the interest in and commitment to pursuing a degree in Malay Language and Literature.

Successful graduates of the BAML programme will be find themselves suitable for a career in teaching and the print and audio Media, including translating and interpreting.

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