University of Malaya UM

University of Malaya UM

Courses
94
Scholarship
Yes

BACHELOR OF ARTS HISTORY   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 years
  Intake
Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake
  Tution Fees
N/A

Bachelor of Nursing Science
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME |

Bachelor of Counselling
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME |

Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian - April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake, International -June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Civil Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake, International-June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake, International -June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake

BACHELOR OF ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry
APPLY

FULL TIME | alaysian- April for Semester I intake,Internationa Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Bachelor of Science Applied Geology Honours
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International--June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOCHEMISTRY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake, International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHEMISTRY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake, International --June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOHEALTH SCIENCE
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International - June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECOLOGY BIODIVERSITY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GENETICS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake, International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MATERIALS SCIENCE)
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International --June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MICROBIOLOGY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Bachelor of Science in Physics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake, International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN STATISTICS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF ARTS ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International - June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL ADMINISTRATIONS
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF GEOGRAPHY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake, International -June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,International--June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF ARTS HISTORY
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF ARTS ENGLISH
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake.

BACHELOR OF ARTS INDIAN STUDIES
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -- April for Semester I intake,International -- June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

BACHELOR OF ARTS INTERNATIONAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME | Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,International--June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake-

BACHELOR OF MEDIA STUDIES
APPLY

FULL TIME | September and February

Bachelor of Business Administration
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,June for Semester I intake and November for Semester II intake

Bachelor of Finance
APPLY

FULL TIME | September and February

Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-- April for Semester I intake,International --June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Science (Architectural Studies)
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -- April for Semester I intake,International --June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Real Estate
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -- April for Semester I intake, International - June for Semester I intake

Bachelor or Building Surveying
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-- April for Semester I intake,International --June for Semester I intake

BACHELOR OF SPORT MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian -- April for Semester I intake,Intionternaal--June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Arabic Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian- April for Semester I intake, International-- June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Chinese Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-- April for Semester I intake, International- June for Semester I intakenal--

Bachelor of French Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian--April for Semester I intake,International--June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of German Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian--April to Sep,International--June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Japanese Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International-June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Spanish Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake, International --June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Tamil Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International -June for Semester I intake

Bachelor of Italian Language and Linguistics
APPLY

FULL TIME | Malaysian-April for Semester I intake,International--June for Semester I intake

Master of Science MSc
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME | FULL TIME-1 YEAR,PART TIME-3 YEARS

Master of Laws
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY COURSE WORK | September and February

Master of Criminal
APPLY

FULL TIME | September

Master of Commercial
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY COURSE WORK | September and February

Master of Legal Studies
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | September and February

Master of Real Estate
APPLY

FULL TIME | September

Master of Facilities and Maintenance Management
APPLY

FULL TIME | September and February

Master of Architecture
APPLY

FULL TIME | September

Master of Built Environment
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | Thought-out the year

MASTER OF ECONOMICS
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME |

MASTER OF RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK |

MASTER RESEARCH OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK |

Master of Arts (Linguistics)
APPLY

FULL TIME | September and February

Master of English Language Studies
APPLY

FULL TIME | September ans February

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK |

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | September and February

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (ENGLISH LITERATURE)
APPLY

FULL TIME,BY RESEARCH WORK | September and February

Department of History has developed three core areas that provide ample opportunities for students majoring in history to choose a variety of introductory and advanced courses specializing in the history of Malaysia, Southeast Asian History and Global History. Courses  offered not only reflect the expertise in teaching and academic research in the department but the main objective of this diversity is to produce graduates with holistic and ready to face the working environment

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Educator
  • Curator
  • Record Keeper
  • Policy Maker
  • Consultant
  • Researcher/Research Assistant
  • Writer

SUBJECTS

During the study period, students are required to fulfill a total of 122 credit hours for graduation. The following is the breakdown of the credit hour requirements:

  • University Courses                   :           20 credit hours
  • Faculty Core Courses               :           8 credit hours
  • Departmental Core Courses       :           55 credit hours
  • Faculty Elective Courses           :             9 credit hours
  • Departmental Elective Courses  :           30 credit hours 

List of Courses 

First Year

History of Malaysia

History of Southeast Asia until the 15th Century

Theory and Historical Methods

Introduction to Early Asian Civilization

Introduction to Early European Civilization

Second Year
(Core Courses)

Economic History of Malaysia, 1500-1957

Malacca Sultanate until the 16th Century

History of British Administration in Malaysia, 1874-1941

Islamic History in Southeast Asia

(Elective Courses–Malaysian History)

Resistance and Protest Movements in Malaysia

Islam and Society in Malaysia

Introduction to History of Arts in the Classical Age of Malaysia and Indonesia

History of Education in Malaysia

Politics, Trade and Diplomacy in the Malay States, 1700-1800

Malay Society and Culture from the 18th to 19th Centuries

History of Sabah and Sarawak, 1841-1895

History of Women in Malaysia

History of Public Health in Malaysia

(Elective Courses–Southeast Asian and Global History)

Political and Trade Systems in Southeast Asia, 1500-1914

Nationalism in Southeast Asia

History of South Asia

History of the Middle East, 1830-1919

Studies in Archaeology

Social History of Indonesia

History of Russia until the Early 20th Century

History of Modern China

Islamic History in South Asia 

Year Three
(Core Courses)

Academic Exercise

Documentation and Sources of Malaysian History

History of Indonesia, 1900-1965

Nationalist Movements in Malaysia

Islam and Politics in Western Asia

(Elective Courses – Malaysian History)

Malay Historiography in Malaysia and Indonesia

Islamic Archaeology in Malaysia

Japanese Occupation of Malaysia, 1941-1945

Development of Sabah and Sarawak in Post-World War II

History of the Malaysian Constitution

Malaysian Politics after 1957

Social Change in Malaysia

Emergency and Communist Movement in Malaysia

Business History in Malaysia, 1870-2000

(Elective Courses–Southeast Asian and World History)

Political History of Thailand, 1932-1992

History of Modern Europe, 1789-1918

Separatist Movements in China during the 19th and 20th Centuries

History of Islamic Civilization

History of Indochina, 1883-1986

Political History of Indonesia since 1966

History of Modern Japan

Interpretations of  Modern American History

History of Intelligence in the 20th Century

History of European Economic Expansion, 1500-1914

Final Year
(Core Course)

Industrial Training

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

LOCAL STUDENTS

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:
(1) Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject
or
a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July papers and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above);
and
(2) Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
and
(3) Have fulfilled all special requirements of the programme as may be prescribed by the Senate

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above
or
• A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
• Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students must obtain:
• TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above
or
• IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, students that have been accepted would be issued with a conditional offer letter for subsequent fulfillment of the English language requirements.
Applications must be submitted online at apply.um.edu.my
• For the latest English Language Requirements please refer here

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