Master On Campus

Southeast Asian Studies

University of Malaya

24 months
3411 USD/year
1460 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Southeast Asian Studies coursework and dissertation programme at University of Malaya caters primarily to suitably-qualified working adults who, for professional or personal development, would benefit from a deeper and more focused academic understanding of the historical, political, economic, social, cultural and other related issues pertaining to the Southeast Asian region. 


By exposing students to some of the best works which scholars of Southeast Asian have produced as well as relevant theoretical and methodological debates on the region, students can be better equipped with knowledge base and analytical skills to explore their own areas of interests with greater competence and confidence.The Southeast Asian Studies program is offered at  University of Malaya.

Career Opportunity:

  • Ambassadorial Aide
  •  Author
  •  Economic Advisor
  •  Lecturer
  •  Market Researcher
  •  Regional Headquarters Branch Manager
  •  Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Methods of Comparative Development in Southeast Asia
  • Research Method in the Social Sciences
  • Regionalism in Southeast Asia
  • Economic Development in Southeast Asia
  • Politics and Regional Governance of Southeast Asia

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

    3411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6823 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2920 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 12,042 RM - Local
  • 28,135 RM - International

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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