Faculty Of Social Sciences And Humanities

Bachelor of Arts with Honours (English Language Studies)


The English Language is the lingua franca for science and technology, commerce, and politics. Hence, the English Language programme provides students with knowledge and skills in line with the needs and aspirations that are important for the 4th Industrial Revolution. The programme practices integrated learning that combines all aspects of language skills via transformative teaching and learning practices that are vital in meeting the demands of the job market. Students will be able to generate, apply, and share knowledge, and demonstrate deep systematic understanding in the field of English language and research related to the field. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research and apply practical skills through critical analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of new and complex ideas in the field of English language studies.

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 4.0

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I Want To Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma / Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education Online Application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students:

Non-citizen and International Student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM Online Application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for Non-Citizen and International Students: Click here

How Much It Will Cost Me?















Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi Selangor

Tel: +603-8921 5331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603-8925 1391

What You Will Learn
  • Introduction to English Studies & Linguistics/ Introduction to Linguistics and Language
  • Language and Information Technology 
  • English Foundation
  • Oral Communication
  • Structures in Context
  • Written Communication
  • Research Methodology
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading
  • Oral Communication Strategies
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Multimedia English
  • English Morphology and Syntax 
  • Industrial Training
  • Malaysia in Narration
  • Language and Intercultural Communication
  • Discourse and Pragmatics
  • Varieties of English
  • Fundamentals of Language & Learning & Teaching
  • Academic Exercise
  • Language at the Workplace
Life at Faculty

FSSK is located on the UKM campus in Bangi, Selangor, 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur. FSSK is a centre of excellence that fosters the kind of critical thinking and creativity that builds leaders. Learning at FSSK is designed to promote independent thinking and active participation. FSSK has an impressive and proven track record in teaching, research and publication, as well as graduate employability. We offer students an innovative, supportive and intellectually challenging environment that stimulates them to succeed in their chosen field of study

FSSK is home to some of Malaysia’s foremost scholars, many of whom are world experts in their fields, nationally and internationally renowned for their research. It is no wonder that the government of Malaysia has bestowed on UKM research university status. FSSK is committed to equipping students with the most effective ways of learning. We start from the belief that as every student is an individual, learning is a personal journey rather than a standardised, linear progression. We therefore assist student to discover their own learning style, to understand and build their motivation, and to acquire effective study skills that will retain their value throughout their lives.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Degree: Bachelor of Arts with Honours (English Language Studies)
Length: 3 Years

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan,

Tel: +603-8921 5145 / 5354
Fax: +603-8925 2836

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

Tel: +603 89118173/ 8027/ 8456
Fax: +603 89118471

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