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 & Sept
Total Course Fees RM 38,700 (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

This is a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature, involving 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.

The objective is to produce graduates with a strong moral character and to enhance their ability to adjust to 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 *

  • Chinese History (I)
  • Readings in Chinese Learning (Classics and History)
  • Introduction to Literature
  • The Four Books of Confucianism
  • Chinese History (II)
  • Readings in Chinese Learning (Philosophy and Anthology)
  • Chinese Classical Documentation
  • Classical Chinese Language
  • Literary History of Pre-Qin and Han Dynasties
  • Selected Chinese Poetry
  • Etymology
  • Public Speaking
  • Literary History of Wei, Jin, Northern and Southern Dynasties
  • Literary History of Modern and Contemporary Chinese
  • Selected Classical Literary Works
  • The Chinese of Malaysia
  • Literary History of Tang and Song Dynasties
  • Literary History of Malaysian Chinese
  • History of Chinese Thought
  • Literary History of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties
  • Selected Readings in Malaysian Chinese Literature
  • Thesis Writing I
  • Thesis Writing II
  • Industrial Training
  • Modern Chinese Language
  • Chinese Arts and Cultural Creative
  • Selected Literary Works in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Selected Readings in Verse
  • Creative Writing
  • The History of Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Literature of Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • Chinese Phonology
  • Selected Readings in Classical Novels (I) (Han, Wei, Six Dynasties and Tang Novels)
  • Selected Readings in Classical Novels (II) (Song, Yuan, Ming & Qing Dynasties Novels)
  • Chinese Cultures Outline
  • World Issues
  • Shiji (Historical Records)
  • Book of Songs
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • World Literature
  • Critical Interpretation of Ancient Texts
  • Translating in Practice

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • STPM (CGPA2.0) with 2 Principal Passes and SPM with a Credit in Chinese
  • UEC with 5 Credits
  • Foundation in Chinese Communication, New Era University College
  • Other equivalent qualifications

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

Career Prospects

  • Educator
  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Researcher
  • Fields which culture highlighted packaging and cultural innovation
  • Etc



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