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Bachelor of Applied Language Studies (English Language for Professional Communication) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees200/sem
FacultyAcademy of Language Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyLanguages (National language & other languages)
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The Applied Language Studies (Hons.) English for Professional Communication programme is tailor made to meet the growing demand for graduates with excellent language and communication skills who can compete in a globalised workplace.

To achieve its objectives, the programme structure emphasizes language and communication strategies, linguistics, critical thinking, cross-cultural interaction, management, entrepreneurship, computer literacy and organizational behaviour. The programme adopts a student-centred approach which provides opportunities for hands-on learning in multimedia contexts. Students will combine core programme courses with electives in Business Management or Education or Hotel and Tourism Management.

The programme extends for 6 semesters (3 years), although students with relevant Diplomas or equivalent may apply for credit transfers. A total of 120 credit hours must be completed for graduation, including 12 weeks of practical training, a final year project, and 18 credit hours for the electives in Business Management, Education and Tourism Management courses.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

STPM or equivalent
( CGPA minimum : 2.00 ) with at least a Grade C ( grade point 2.00 ) in three ( 3 ) subjects, including general paper AND

SPM / SPMV or equivalent
with a pass in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and a credit (minimum 3B) in English Language

OR

UiTM / PASUM / Matriculation
(CGPA Minimum 2.00) with at least a grade C (grade point 2.00) in three (3) subjects AND

SPM or equivalent
with a pass in Mathematics/Additional Mathematics and a credit (Minimum 3B) in English Language

OR

CGPA Minimum 2.50 in Diploma from UiTM

OR

CGPA Minimum 2.00 in Diploma from UiTM and Two (2) years working experience in relevant disciplines

OR

CGPA Minimum 3.00 in Diploma from other institutions accredited by MQA AND

SPM or equivalent
with five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics /Additional Mathematics.

OR

CGPA minimum 2.75 in Diploma from other institutions accredited by MQA and two (2) years working experience in relevant disciplines AND

SPM or equivalent
with five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics /Additional Mathematics.

OR

Foundation Programmes:

CGPA minimum 2.00 in Asasi Law UiTM (P1005 / P1006) or TESL (KPT)

AND

Band 4 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

NOTE:
All candidates MUST obtain a minimum of Band 4 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
Intake Months

March and September 

Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme will be able to find employment in:

  • Publishing – as writers, copy-writers, sub-editors, reporters
  • Management and Administration
  • International Relations
  • Diplomatic Services
  • Corporate Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Corporate Training
  • Instructional Design
  • Marketing
  • Radio and Television (Broadcasting)
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Human Resource Management
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation Services

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


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