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BA Malay Language and Literature

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

The programme 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 in the BA Malay Language programme (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.

Admission Requirements

Refer to general admission criteria for undergraduate programme.

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.

Programme Structure

BA Malay Language and Literature
Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units ( cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 10 cu of university core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

  • 80 cu of Compulsory core courses;
  • 30 cu of Electives courses;
  • 10 cu of General Electives courses; and
  • 10 cu of SUSS core courses.
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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