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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English with Drama

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65,200
CampusKuala Lumpur
FacultyFaculty of Social Science and Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyLanguages (National language & other languages)
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Course Description

This programme aims to produce graduates with effective communication skills and fundamental knowledge of the English Language, as well as the skills in literature and drama, to perform and communicate competently and effectively for professional employment in any organisation Malaysian or abroad where the English Language is required as the medium of communication. This unique combination of both the practicality of the English Language as a vital language tool and the richness of performing arts will provide the graduates with a competitive advantage of possessing a good command of the language, as well as creative skills and talents.

  • Structure and Grammar of English
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Introduction to English Literature
  • Malaysian Literature
  • Structure and Grammar of English II
  • English Morphology and Syntax
  • Language Awareness
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Discourse Analysis
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • Corporate Writing
  • Business Communication
  • Creative Industries Management
  • Expository Writing
  • Research Methodology
  • History of the English Language
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Creative Writing
  • World Literature 
  • Literature, Adaptation and the Screen 
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training
  • Studies in Drama 
  • Renaissance Drama
  • Fundamentals of Acting and Characterisation 
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • Stage Management
  • Playwriting
  • Theatre Practices
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning
  • Study Skills or Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Japanese Language l or French Language l or Korean Language l
  • Japanese Language ll or French Language ll or Korean Language ll

Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curicular Courses:

Falsafah dan Isu Semasa, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Entrepreneurship, Co-curricular courses

Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
  3. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  4. TAR UMT - Foundation in Arts (Track B)
  5. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2); (3) and (5) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language


(1); (2); (3); (4) and (5) must include MUET Band 4/IELTS Band Score 6.0/ equivalent


  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UMT Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
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Career Prospects
  • Writers
  • Editors
  • Content writer/producers for online and print media
  • Play directors
  • Actors/actresses
  • Stage production crews
  • Scriptwriters
  • Playwrights

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

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