Academy of Language Studies



Master (LG701)

LG701 - MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

This program aims to produce graduates who possess calibre in professional communication as well as the quality to compete at local and international arena. The program educational objectives also aim to produce graduates who are able to communicate effectively in intercultural, academic and professional contexts as well as able to fulfil the communication needs between culture and career. The graduates are also expected to be able to practise the principles of language learning in facing challenges in multilingual settings be it at local or international level.
 

Entry Requirement

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.

 

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.0 or MUET Band 3 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131) ; Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59

OR

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 4 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 or MUET Band 4 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 6
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 60-78) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 171-211) ; Paper Based Test (498-546)
  • CEFR: B2
  • TOEIC: 570-684
  • BULATS: 60-74

 

Master (LG702)

LG702 - MASTER OF LANGUAGE STUDIES

This program aims to produce graduates who are knowledgeable in areas of Language Studies and possess good communication skills which allow them to adapt to the changes and challenges in contemporary workplaces. The graduates are also expected to be able to apply managerial, entrepreneurial, knowledge management and life-long learning skills in academic and professional contexts.
 

Entry Requirement

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.

 

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.0 or MUET Band 3 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131) ; Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59

OR

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 4 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 or MUET Band 4 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 6
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 60-78) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 171-211) ; Paper Based Test (498-546)
  • CEFR: B2
  • TOEIC: 570-684
  • BULATS: 60-74

 

Master (LG750)

LG750 - MASTER IN APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES (by research)

The Academy of Language Studies (ALS) has begun to accept graduate and post-graduate candidates since July 2009. We are highly committed
to provide students with quality supervision and other postgraduate related matters and services. With a total of more than 100 Ph.D holders, we
believe we could assist students in their postgraduate studies.

MASTER'S PROGRAMME:
A Bachelor's degree (Hons) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate; or
Other qualifications equivalent to a first degree recognized by the UiTM Senate in a relevant field with relevant experience; and
Other requirements stipulated by the University.
Full Time = 3 to 6 semesters or Part Time = 3 to 8 semesters

International applicants

Below are some basic guidelines for international applicants of UiTM's Postgraduate Programmes.

All international applicants must submit a letter of certification from their Ministry of Education verifying nationality
and academic qualifications of candidate.
For international students applying from within Malaysia, the certification letter can be obtained from the Embassy
/Consulate/High Commision of the applicant's home country situated in Malaysia.
Academic transcripts and supporting documents must be certified true copies.
Certification should be done by a senior public official from the applicant's country or from Malaysia.
All application forms and supporting documents must be submitted to the Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM.

Academic Qualification
Master's Programme
Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized
by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.

PhD Programme
Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate
and the Malaysian government.

English Language Proficiency
Applicants must show proficiency in English as all programmes are conducted in English. All international applicants applying for
postgraduate studies in UiTM are required to show proof of English language proficiency as follows:

a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
o 550 for (paper based), or
o 213 (computer based), or
o 79-80 (IBT), or
an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

Other Requirements
Applicants must also :
show proof of financial ability to pursue thier studies and live in Malaysia for the duration of study. A letter of
financial guarantee/sponshorship or the most recent financial statement from applicant's bank is sufficent.
clear the medical check-up by the University's health authorities;
have international passports with at least two years validity and meet all immigration procedures.
[ More information on Immigration requirements is available on http://www.imi.gov.my ]

Intake
There are two intakes per academic calendar year - in March and September. However, application for *research
programme is open throughout the year.

Visa Conditions
International Students are not permitted to study on a part time basis.
International students are required to pay RM150.00 as the fee for a student visa.
UiTM is obliged to report to the relevant authorities any student who has failed to comply with the University’s
requirements. Such a student may be asked by the relevant authorities to leave the country.

Refund Policy
Upon a student’s acceptance of a place offered by UiTM, a binding contract is deemed to have been created
between the student and UiTM.
Students who wish to withdraw from the university within 28 days of the official registration, will receive a refund of
80% from the original study fees. No refund will be given after that period.No refund will be given after that period.
Notification of cancellation/withdrawal from a course of study must be made by using Withdrawal of Study Form.
Students terminated by UiTM will not be entitled to any refund of fees.
UiTM reserves the discretion not to offer a course previously made available. Where a student is unable to enroll in a
similar course at UiTM and the enrolment is cancelled then all fees paid will be refunded with the exception of a RM400
administration fee.

Deferment
A New Student are allowed to defer the registration to the following semester. This can be done only once. Application
for deferment of registration can be made by filling the ‘Application for Deferment of Registration’ form which is to be
submitted together with a processing fee of RM50.00.

Medical Insurance
As of July 2009 intake, all international students are required to have a medical insurance policy to cover their medical
costs while studying in Malaysia. International students may opt to subscribe the medical insurance policy from an appointed
agent by the university upon registration. Without a medical insurance policy, the student visa will not be issued by the
Immigration Department of Malaysia.

Other Conditions
The student is expected to attend all classes and undertake all tests and examinations within a course and abide by
all rules and regulations of the university that are in force at any time.
 
 

PHD (LG950)

LG950 - DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES)

The Academy of Language Studies (ALS) has begun to accept graduate and post-graduate candidates since July 2009. We are highly committed
to provide students with quality supervision and other postgraduate related matters and services. With a total of more than 100 Ph.D holders, we
believe we could assist students in their postgraduate studies.

DOCTORAL PROGRAMME (PhD)

A Master's degree in (a relevant field) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate; or
Other qualifications in a relevant field, equivalent to a Master's degree recognized by the UiTM Senate, with related experience; or
Other requirements stipulated by the University.

Full Time = 6 to 10 semesters or Part Time = 6 to 12 semesters
RM1598 (local), RM4025 (international)

Two times a year (March and September)
Open for the whole year (by research)

Deferment
You are allowed to defer your admission to the following semester. This can be done only once. Application for deferment of study can be made by filling
the ‘Application for Deferment of Study’ form which is to be submitted together with a processing fee of RM50.00
International applicants

Below are some basic guidelines for international applicants of UiTM's Postgraduate Programmes.
All international applicants must submit a letter of certification from their Ministry of Education verifying nationality and academic qualifications of candidate.
For international students applying from within Malaysia, the certification letter can be obtained from the Embassy/Consulate/High Commision of the
applicant's home country situated in Malaysia.
Academic transcripts and supporting documents must be certified true copies.
Certification should be done by a senior public official from the applicant's country or from Malaysia.
All application forms and supporting documents must be submitted to the Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM.

Academic Qualification

Master's Programme
Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University
Senate and the Malaysian government.

PhD Programme
Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.

English Language Proficiency
Applicants must show proficiency in English as all programmes are conducted in English. All international applicants applying for postgraduate studies in
UiTM are required to show proof of English language proficiency as follows:

a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
o 550 for (paper based), or
o 213 (computer based), or
o 79-80 (IBT), or
an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

Other Requirements
Applicants must also :
show proof of financial ability to pursue their studies and live in Malaysia for the duration of study. A letter of financial guarantee/sponshorship
or the most recent financial statement from applicant's bank is sufficent.
clear the medical check-up by the University's health authorities;
have international passports with at least two years validity and meet all immigration procedures.
[ More information on Immigration requirements is available on http://www.imi.gov.my ]

Intake
There are two intakes per academic calendar year - in March and September. However, application for research programme
is open throughout the year.

Visa Conditions
International Students are not permitted to study on a part time basis.
International students are required to pay RM150.00 as the fee for a student visa.
UiTM is obliged to report to the relevant authorities any student who has failed to comply with the University’s requirements. Such a student may
be asked by the relevant authorities to leave the country.

Refund Policy
Upon a student’s acceptance of a place offered by UiTM, a binding contract is deemed to have been created between the student and UiTM.
Students who wish to withdraw from the university within 28 days of the official registration, will receive a refund of 80% from the original
study fees. No refund will be given after that period.
Notification of cancellation/withdrawal from a course of study must be made by using Withdrawal of Study Form.
Students terminated by UiTM will not be entitled to any refund of fees.
UiTM reserves the discretion not to offer a course previously made available. Where a student is unable to enroll in a similar course at UiTM and
the enrolment is cancelled then all fees paid will be refunded with the exception of a RM400 administration fee.

Deferment
A New Student are allowed to defer the registration to the following semester. This can be done only once. Application for deferment of registration
can be made by filling the ‘Application for Deferment of Registration’ form which is to be submitted together with a processing fee of RM50.00.

Medical Insurance
As of July 2009 intake, all international students are required to have a medical insurance policy to cover their medical costs while studying in Malaysia.
International students may opt to subscribe the medical insurance policy from an appointed agent by the university upon registration. Without a medical
insurance policy, the student visa will not be issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

Other Conditions
The student is expected to attend all classes and undertake all tests and examinations within a course and abide by all rules and regulations
of the university that are in force at any time.