Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics) (Hons)
Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
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|Exam Body||Internal Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||6 Sem|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Faculty||Faculty of Language Studies and Communication Studies|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Languages (National language & other languages)|
|Stream Requirements||Arts/Science Stream|
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:
Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:
A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum
A recognised Diploma in relevant fields
Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.
2. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.
linguistic consultant, language instructor, translator/interpreter, speech and language therapist, copy writer, researcher, lexicographer, editorial assistant, proofreader, speech synthesis, audiologist, consultant in natural language processing
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.