Course Details

Award: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language & Literature (BCL) (R/224/6/0018) (22.03.2021-21.03.2026)
MQA Approval FA4646
Duration 3 years (total up 8 semesters, incl. Industrial Training)
Intakes February, May, July & September
Total Course Fees RM 39,700 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction Chinese

Course Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature involves a three-year study in New Era University College. With Chinese literature as its core, the programme includes courses on etymology and related studies such as history, philosophy, philology as well as courses on Malaysian and Southeast Chinese. Our graduates may engage in any aspect related to Research, Education, Media, Cultural and creative industry, corporate, etc.

The objective is to produce graduates with a strong moral character and to enhance their ability to adjust to the changing social trends, to appreciate and to maintain cultural traditions, be creative and innovative, and to meet the professional demands of the job market.

Programme Modules *

中国文学与语言类 应用中文与创意写作类 中国历史与思想类 文化与华人研究类
  • 中国文献学 Chinese Classical Documentation
  • 先秦两汉文学史 History of Pre-Qin and Han Dynasties Literature
  • 魏晋南北朝文学史 History of Wei, Jin, Northern and Southern Dynasties Literature
  • 唐宋文学史 History of Tang and Song Dynasties Literature
  • 元明清文学史 History of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties Literature
  • 中国现当代文学史 History of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • 文学概论 Introduction to Literature
  • 历代文选 Selected Classical Literary Works
  • 中国现当代文学作品选读 Selected Literary Works in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • 诗选 Selected Readings In Classical Poetry
  • 词选 Selected Readings in Classical Verse
  • 诗经 Shijing (Book of Songs)
  • 中国古典小说选读 Selected Readings in Classical Novels
  • 中国文学理论批评史 The History of Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism
  • 港台文学 Literature of Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 世界文学 World Literature
  • 文字学 Etymology
  • 声韵学 Phonology
  • 训诂学 Critical Interpretation of Ancient Texts
  • 古代汉语 Classical Chinese Language
  • 现代汉语 Modern Chinese Language
  • 语言学概论 Introduction to Linguistics
  • 文化创意产业与文案 Cultural Creatives in Chinese Industries and Copy Writing
  • 语音教学 Teaching Chinese Phonetics as a Second Language
  • 中文刊物与出版 Chinese Publishing Industry
  • 中国四大名著与现代管理 The Four Great Chinese Classical Novel and Modern Management
  • 翻译与实务 Translating in Practice
  • 孙子兵法与现代社会 Art of War and Contemporary Society
  • 数位人文概论 Introduction to Digital Humanities
  • 创意写作 Creative Writing
  • 剧本欣赏与创作 Creative Script Writing
  • 中国学术导读(经史)Readings in Chinese Learning (Classics and History)
  • 中国学术导读(子集)Readings in Chinese Learning (Philosophy and Anthology)
  • 中国历史Chinese History
  • 当代中国 Contemporary China
  • 史记 Shiji (Historical Records)
  • 中国思想史 History of Chinese Thought
  • 四书 The Four Books of Confucianism
  • 当今世界 Current World Issues
  • 中国文化概要Introduction to Chinese Culture
  • 马来西亚华人研究 Research on the Chinese in Malaysia
  • 马华文学史 History of Malaysian Chinese Language
  • 马华文学作品选读 Selected Readings in Malaysian Chinese Literature
  • 中国方言与田野调查 Chinese Dialects and field Methods
  • 华人企业文化 Chinese Enterprise Culture

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • STPM (CGPA2.0) with 2 Principal Passes and SPM with a Credit in Chinese subject
  • UEC with 5 Credits and pass in Chinese subject
  • Foundation in Chinese Communication, New Era University College
  • A Level / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

This programme was planned in align with the development of the society and emphasized on inheriting and passing on of traditional culture and values, and at the same time encourage the spirit of innovation. Our main aim is to produce competent graduates not only acquired the professional capabilities, caring for the society and willing to contribute in promoting traditional culture and values, but also well prepared for the workplace. Our graduates may engage in any aspect related to

  • Chinese Language and Literature such as:
    Literature and text writing: writer, screenwriter, freelance writer.
  • Media and editing: reporter, editor, we-media.
  • Corporate and business: administrator, event planner, HR executive.
  • Cultural and creative industry: copywriter, cultural creative industry planner.
  • Education and research: teacher, academic staff, researcher.

Besides, graduates of this programme may continue their studies to our Master’s Degree or proceed to related fields for further studies such as contemporary literature, bibliography, linguistics, literature and art, or other humanities such as history, sociology, folklore and anthropology in other universities locally or abroad.



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