M.P.A. On Campus


University of Malaya

18 months
6330 USD/year
2216 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Drama programme of the University of Malaya offered with 42 credits and the duration of the course is three (3) semesters minimum and eight (8) semesters maximum.


Candidates of the Drama programme of the University of Malaya will able to organise an effective research works in drama & theatre, have some view and opinions on modern and contemporary Malaysian Drama. Candidates will also organise a production in one of the theatre discipline such as producer, production manager, artistic director, director, scenographer, stage manager, technical director, artist, researcher or educationist.

Career Opportunity

Producer; Production Manager; Artistic Director; Scenographer; Stage Manager; Technical Director; Artist; Researcher; Lecturer; Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology In Drama And Theatre
  • Ethics Aud Philosophy In Drama
  • Theatre Criticism
  • Issues On Eastern Drama
  • Studies On Modem Drama
  • Studies On Drama Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in the related field
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor's Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9495 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    2216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3325 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • (Local) RM 13,689
  • (International) RM 35,370

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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