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Bachelor of Arts in Arabic for International Communication) (Hons)

Offered by: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees510/Sem
FacultyKulliyyah of Language and Management
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyLanguages (National language & other languages)
Stream RequirementsArts Stream
Course Description

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Arabic for International Communication programme is designed to produce graduates who have a high degree of communicative competence in Arabic and cross-cultural awareness for global communication. The course concentrates on the development of language and communication skills. With the various exposure to both linguistic and international communication disciplines, this course aims to broaden students’ international experience through student exchange programmes and various cross-cultural activities. The undergraduate programmes have major-minor combinations. The pool of local and international lecturers opens the possibility for a more interactive approach and increased internationalization

Entry Requirements

The general academic requirements for admission into undergraduate degree programmes of IIUM as follows:
 

  1. Minimum Requirements STPM / STAM / Diploma / Asasi UiTM / PASUM :

A Pass at the SPM level or equivalent with at least

  • A Credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia or equivalent
  • A Credit in “Pendidikan Islam” / “Tasawwur Islam” / ”Pendidikan Al-Qur’an & As-Sunnah” / ”Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah” at the SPM level or equivalent;
  • A Credit in any three (3) subjects in SPM/equivalent.


and

A Diploma or any other Equivalent Qualification with a CGPA 3.00 recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the Senate of the University

or

A Pass at the STAM examination with at least Jayyid Jiddan:

or

A Pass at the STPM examination with a CGPA of 3.00 or at least:

  • Grade C [Subject Grade Point (SGP)] of 2.00 in the General Paper;
  • Grade C [Subject Grade Point (SGP)] of 2.00 in two [2] of other subject taken.


and

Obtained a required Band in the “Malaysian University English Test” (MUET) as specify by each programmes.

* The University reserves the right to change the above requirements at any time without prior notice.

Language Requirements:

Depending on the programme of study, instruction at IIUM is carried in English and/or Arabic. Applicants wishing to pursue studies in programmes taught in English must obtain:

·         A score of 513 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 

·         5.5 points in the test administrated by the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)

·         If they do not have either of these qualifications, applicants may sit for the IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT), in which they must obtain at least 5.5 points to fulfill the requirement.

·         Applicants interested in programmes taught in Arabic must obtain an exemption after sitting for the IIUM-administered Arabic Placement Test (APT).

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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