M.A. On Campus

Arts (English Literature)

University of Malaya

24 months
3182 USD/year
1391 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts (English Literature) programme at University of Malaya is aimed at providing quality and in-depth postgraduate education in the field of literary studies. 


Courses offered in the MA in Arts (English Literature) programme at University of Malaya by Coursework and Dissertation are comprehensive and range from Medieval Literature through to Cultural Studies. 

The programme

On the whole, the MA programme is designed not only to promote a love for English Literature and Language but also to enhance and increase the scope of research undertaken by staff and students.  Besides the MA by Coursework and Dissertation, candidates can opt to pursue the degree purely by research.

Students applying for the MA programme can choose from the following:

1. Mixed-mode MA (Coursework and Dissertation)

2. MA by Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature of the Romantic Age
  • Modernist Literature
  • American Literature
  • Postcolonial Theory and Literature 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


50 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or
  • a professional qualification from a recognised professional body; or
  • any other qualification as may be approved by the Senate from time to time.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3182 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6364 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1391 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2783 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 26,242 RM - International
  • 11,479 RM - Local

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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