Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English with Drama

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,076
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 14,210

About this course

This programme aims to produce graduates with effective communication skills and fundamental knowledge of the English Language, as well as the skills in literature and drama, to perform and communicate competently and effectively for professional employment in any organisation Malaysian or abroad where the English Language is required as the medium of communication. This unique combination of both the practicality of the English Language as a vital language tool and the richness of performing arts will provide the graduates with a competitive advantage of possessing a good command of the language, as well as creative skills and talents.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
(4) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track B)

Compulsory subject:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language


(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) must include MUET Band 4/IELTS Band Score 6.0/ equivalent

a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
b) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.


  • Structure and Grammar of English
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Introduction to English Literature
  • Malaysian Literature
  • Structure and Grammar of English II
  • English Morphology and Syntax
  • Language Awareness
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Discourse Analysis
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • Corporate Writing
  • Business Communication
  • Creative Industries Management
  • Expository Writing
  • Research Methodology
  • History of the English Language
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Creative Writing
  • World Literature 
  • Literature, Adaptation and the Screen 
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Industrial Training
  • Studies in Drama 
  • Renaissance Drama
  • Fundamentals of Acting and Characterisation 
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • Stage Management
  • Playwriting
  • Theatre Practices
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning
  • Study Skills or Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Japanese Language l or French Language l or Korean Language l
  • Japanese Language ll or French Language ll or Korean Language ll

Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curicular Courses: :
• , Tamadun Islam dan Asia, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Entrepreneurship, Co-curricular courses

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