Undergraduate Programme

Major Requirements

Subject Major Requirements (with effect from AY2007):

Single Major [B.A. (Hons)] | Single Major (B.A.) | Second Major | Minor

 

Single Major [B.A. (Hons.)]

Pass at least 100 MCs of MS or MS-recognised modules, which include the following:

1. MS1101E or MS1102E Malays - Tradition, Conflict and Change

2. MS4101 Theory and Practice in Malay Studies

3. A Maximum of 31 MCs of MS-recognised modules, of which

(i) a maximum of 15 MCs at level-4000

(ii) a maximum of ONE from the following:
(a) GE2225
(b) HY2241
(c) PS2102 or PS3257
(d) SC2101
(e) PH2110
(f) PH3201
(g) SC3101

4. A Minimum of 60 MCs of MS modules at level-2000 or higher, of which

    (i) a minimum of 40MCs at level 3000 or higher, subject to

    (ii) a minimum of 20 MCs at level-4000 or higher (including MS4101)

5. A maximum of 4 MCs of level-5000 MS modules (subject to department's approval)

6. A minimum of 60 MCs at level-3000 or higher, with a minimum of 40 MCs at level-4000 or higher

 

Note:

(a) To declare an Honours track, students must have completed 110 MCs, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a CAP of 3.5 and above.

(b) To qualify for the Honours Thesis/Project (15 MCs), students must be on the Honours Track. In order to obtain First Class Honours, students must achieve a CAP of 4.5 or higher AND at least an ‘A-’ in the Honours Thesis/Project.

(c) Students who do not attempt the Honours Thesis/Project will read level-4000 modules to fulfil the Honours Requirements.

(d) Students may also read a level-4000 Independent Studies Module (5 MCs). The level-4000 ISM carries a prerequisites of 100 MCs completed, including 60 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.5. It precludes the Honours Thesis/Project.

(e) All level-4000 modules carry a general prerequisites of having completed 80 MCs,
including 28 MCs in the Major, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 OR being on the Honours track (some level-4000 modules may have different prerequisites).

 

Single Major (B.A.)
Pass at least 60 MCs of MS or MS-recognised modules, which include the following:

1. MS1101E or MS1102E Malays - Tradition, Conflict and Change

2. A maximum of 16 MCs MS-recognised modules, of which a maximum of ONE from the following:
(a) GE2225
(b) HY2241
(c) PS2102 or PS3257
(d) SC2101
(e) PH2110
(f) PH3201
(g) SC3101

3. A minimum of 40 MCs of MS modules at level-2000 or higher, of which a minimum of 20 MCs at level-3000 or higher

 

Second Major
Pass at least 48 MCs of MS or MS-recognised modules, which include the following:

1. MS1101E or MS1102E Malays - Tradition, Conflict and Change

2. A maximum of 12 MCs of MS-recognised modules

3. A minimum of 16 MCs at level-3000

Note: Students are not allowed to read level-4000 modules.


Minor
Accumulate at least 24 MCs of MS-prefixed modules, which include the following:

1. Read and pass the following module: MS1102E OR MS1101E Malays – Tradition, Change and Conflict

2. Read and pass a minimum of 8 MCs of level-3000.