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Bachelor Of Arts With Honours (Linguistics)

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    3 Years
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    Jun & Sep
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    RM 1,179


Linguistics is the scientific study of key aspects of languages. It ranges from the study of a language's sound system and grammatical structure through to the cultural influence on the language, the integration of language and modern technology as well as the thorough analysis of meaning in language. It is a field of study that compares the structures of different languages and establishes linkages between them.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Linguistics) is a 3-year degree programme that is specifically designed to produce quality and competitive graduates in the professional fields of education, language studies, publishing, translation, and research. This is a unique programme that is conducted in bilingual mode (Malay and English). It emphasizes on the linguistic knowledge of major languages in the world as well as Borneo languages (Iban, Bidayuh, Melanau, etc).


The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:-


1. A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:

Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND

Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,


2. A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM with a minimum

CGPA of 2.00


3. A recognised Diploma in relevant fields


3.1 Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

3.2 At least a credit for Bahasa Melayu in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

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