Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language and Literature

Xiamen University Malaysia

Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Apr, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Nearly 100% of graduates find employment within the first year after graduation, with employers like Ministry of Foreign Affairs, municipal offices of foreign affairs, publishers, television networks and more
  • Provides solid background training on English language, literature, cultures with room for self-development
  • A comprehensive programme encompassing English language, American and British literature, Linguistics and Cultures
  • First overseas campus set up by a renowned Chinese university, and the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia

Course Structure

Major Core Courses:

  • Grammar in Use
  • History of English Language
  • Introduction to Theory of Literature
  • The Brief History of British and American Literature
  • Task Listening
  • Topics in Professional Communication
  • Academic Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature in a Digital Age
  • Post-Colonialism English Literature
  • Drama in English
  • Novel in English
  • Poetry in English
  • Seminar on Language and Culture
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Literature and Other Subjects
  • Topics on Individual Authors
  • Research Methodology
  • Aesthetics
  • Film in English
  • Translation Theory and Practice
  • Thesis
  • Industrial Training

Major Elective Courses:

  • Beginning French
  • Intermediate French
  • Advanced French
  • Beginning German
  • Intermediate German
  • Advanced German
  • Bilingualism
  • Linguistics and Its Theories
  • Second Language Acquisition

Open Elective Courses:

  • British and American Thought and Culture
  • Modern American Culture
  • Modern British Culture
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Morphology & Syntax
  • Semantics & Pragmatics

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: A pass in STPM with at least a Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects
  • A Level: A pass in A Level with at least a Grade D in any 2 subjects
  • UEC: A pass in UEC with at least a Grade B in 5 subjects
  • Foundation/Matriculation: A pass in Foundation/Matriculation with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0
  • Diploma (in a relevant field): A pass in Diploma with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0
  • English: IELTS band 6 or MUET band 4

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