Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (Spanish), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

This programme is a major in Spanish. Upon graduation, candidates will be conferred with Bachelor of Language and Linguistics degree.

The Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (Spanish) programme is a 3-year degree programme, where candidates will be exposed to one of the most famous of Romance languages. Spanish is an Iberian Romance language and in 2000, was estimated to be spoken by roughly 364 million people in the world – making it the fourth most spoken language. It is also the most widely studied Romance language.

From Spain to Argentina to the Philippines, Spanish has had a marked influence on the cultures through its history. Spanish is also one of the six official working languages of the United Nations, and after English, the most widely used. The popularity of Spanish among non-native speaking nations has also increased, due to international recognition in literature, film, television and music. At the end of their study, candidates will be conferred the degree Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics.

Career Opportunities

  • Journalist
  • Language Teacher
  • Liaison Officer
  • Press Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Translator

Course Modules

Core Subjects:

  • Ethnic Relationships
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper I)
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper II)
  • Information Skills
  • Thinking and Communication Skills
  • Introductory Linguistics
  • Introductory Semiotics
  • Academic Writing
  • Introductory History of Linguistics
  • The World’s Major Languages
  • Language and Meaning
  • Inter-cultural Communication
  • Language Skills I, II, III, IV, V&VI
  • Language and Literature I&II
  • Language Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language Morphology
  • Language Syntax
  • Language and Civilization I&II
  • Language for Special Purposes
  • Language Discourse and Text
  • Evolution of Language
  • Two-way Translation I&II
  • Geographical Influence on Language Variation

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Department of English Language
Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 3177
Fax: +6(03)7957 9707