Malay Language

(A) Bahasa Malaysia Courses

  1.  LKM 100/2 - Bahasa Malaysia I 
  2.  LKM 200/2 - Bahasa Malaysia II 
  3.  LKM 300/2 - Bahasa Malaysia III 
  4.  LKM 400/2 - Bahasa Malaysia IV 

Entry Requirements

NO.

QUALIFICATION

GRADE

COURSE

UNITS

STATUS

 1.

 No qualification required

       -

LKM100

       2

Compulsory

 2.

 LKM 100

    A - C

LKM200

       2

Compulsory

 3.

 LKM200
  

    A - C

LKM300

      2

Compulsory

 4.

 a. SPM/MCE/SAP
    (or equivalent qualification)
 b. STPM/HSC
    (or equivalent qualification)

A - C1 - 6
P/S

LKM400

      2

Compulsory

Entry Requirements

Foreign students who take Bachelor’s degrees in Arts are required to take and pass Intensive Malay Language courses before they commence their Bachelor’s degree programme.

Note: To obtain credit units for Bahasa Malaysia courses, a minimum grade of a “C” is required. 

 


(B) Malaysian Undergraduate Students' Requirements

Bahasa Malaysia Courses For Malaysians Students

LKM 400/2 - Bahasa Malaysia IV 

All Malaysian students must take and pass LKM 400/2 with the minimum of a Grade C in order to graduate.

Note:

All students must obtain credit grades in the Bahasa Malaysia subject at SPM/SPVM or possess Subsidiary/Principal grades at STPM level.

 


(C) Foreign Students Requirements

(i) Foreign students

 

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degrees in Science, Accounting, Arts (ELLS), Education (TESL), Housing, Building and Planning and English for Professionals are required to take the LKM100 course.

 

(ii) Foreign students pursuing Bachelor’s degrees in Arts

  • Students are required to take the following courses: 

COURSE CODE

TYPE

NUMBER OF UNITS

LKM 100

Z

2

LKM 200

U

2

LKM 300

U

2

(iii) Foreign students (Indonesian) pursuing Bachelor’s degrees in Arts

     -     students are required to take the following courses:  

COURSE CODE

TYPE

NUMBER OF UNITS

LKM 200

U

2

LKM 300

U

2

(iv) Graduate students

All foreign graduate students are required to take and pass the LKM100 course as graduation requirements.

(v) Non-graduating students

LKM100, LKM200 and LKM300 courses are offered to non-graduating foreign students interested to learn Malay language.


(D) Bahasa Malaysia Course For Staff

(i) LKM 003/2 - Bahasa Malaysia Peringkat Maju (Advanced Bahasa Malaysia)

Objective

This course is to improve the proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia of academic staff so that they can conduct lectures as well as write articles and books in Bahasa Malaysia effectively. Staff should acquire sufficient language proficiency in speaking, writing and conducting lectures in order to pass this course.

Compenents

This course consists of three components: writing, oral and lecture-based language performance tests. The writing component comprises various types of essay writing, translation (translating a wide range of texts from English into Malay) and grammar. The oral component and the lecture-based language performance test focus on language use with emphasis on grammar and pronunciation.

(ii) LKM 100 – Bahasa Malaysia I and LKM 200 – Bahasa Malaysia II are also offered to foreign academic staff.