Background

 

The Academy of Language Studies (ALS) has begun to accept graduate and post-graduate candidates since July 2009. We are highly committed

to provide students with quality supervision and other postgraduate related matters and services. With a total of more than 100 Ph.D holders, we

believe we could assist students in their postgraduate studies.

 

Entry Requirement

 

DOCTORAL PROGRAMME (PhD)
LG950 - DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES)

 

  • A Master's degree in (a relevant field) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate; or
  • Other qualifications in a relevant field, equivalent to a Master's degree recognized by the UiTM Senate, with related experience; or
  • Other requirements stipulated by the University.

 

Full Time = 6 to 10 semesters or Part Time = 6 to 12 semesters

 

Specialisation & Supervision Areas

 

 At present, APB is offering PhD programmes in various specialty areas as listed below:

 

FIELD

SPECIALISATION & SUPERVISION AREAS

EXPERTS / CONSULTANTS

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Genre studies
  • Socio-Linguistics
  • Discourse studies
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Translation
  • Pragmatics
  • Semantics
  • Language proficiency
  • Cognitive mapping strategies
  • Phonetics
  • Culture and Civilisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. PROF. DR NOORZAN MOHD NOOR
  2. PROF. DATIN DR. HAJIBAH OSMAN
  3. PM DR NORMAH ABDULLAH
  4. PM DR. FAIZAH MOHAMAD
  5. PM DR. CHAI MOO HUNG
  6. PM DR. ANEALKA AZIZ HUSSIN
  7. PM DR. CYNTHIA YOLANDA DOSS
  8. PM DR. RAMESH NAIR
  9. PM DR. LIM PECK CHOO
  10. PM DR GRACE REGINA DEVI WILLIAM MICHAEL
  11. DR. PARAMJEET KAUR A/P SHINGARA SINGH
  12. PM DR ASIAH JAMIL
  13. DR. FARIDAH JAAFAR
  14. DR. SUHAILA SULONG
  15. DR. ROZAIMAH RASHIDIN
  16. DR. MUHAMMAD ARSYAD ABDUL MAJID
  17. DR. MOHD SAUPI HJ. MD SAID
  18. DR. PIERMAURO CATARINELLA
  19. DR. ALEXANDRA XAXIER
  20. DR. SARINAH SHARIFF
  21. DR. MAIZURA MOHD NOOR
  22. DR. LOW HIANG LOON
  23. DR. NOOR IDA RAMLI
  24. DR. NORIZAH ARDI
  25. DR. NORHAZLINA HUSIN
  26. DR. NORHAYUZA MOHAMAD
  27. EN. AZHAR AB WAHAB

TESTING & EVALUATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Testing & Evaluation
  • Computer-based Testing
  • e-Assessment
  • Test-Taking Strategies

 

 

  1. PM DR. HJ AHMAD MAZLI MUHAMMAD
  2. PM DR SAIDATUL AKMAR
  3. PM DR. ASIAH JAMIL
  4. PM DR. OTHMAN ISMAIL
  5. PM DR. MEGAWATI OMAR
  6. PM DR. ZARINA SURIYA RAMLAN
  7. DR. ZAMNAH HUSIN
  8. DR. GHAZALI YUSRI ABD RAHMAN
  9. DR. ELIA MD JOHAR
  10. DR. NOR SHIDRAH MAT DAUD

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY

E-LEARNING

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Instructional System Design (ISD)
  • Interactive Web & CD-Based Multimedia e-Language production
  • Instructional Technology
  • Blended Learning
  • Self-Access Learning and Education
  • Technology
  • Learner Autonomy
  • Mobile learning
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  1. PM DR. KRISNAKUMARI A/P N R KRISHNAN
  2. PM DR. FAIZAH MOHAMAD
  3. PM DR. OTHMAN ISMAIL
  4. PM DR. JANUDIN SARDI
  5. PM DR. ANEALKA AZIZ HUSSIN
  6. PM DR. LAURA A/P CHRIST
  7. PM DR. LIM PECK CHOO
  8. DR. NOR FAZLIN MOHD RAMLI
  9. DR. ZAMNAH HUSIN

 

LANGUAGE FOR PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

 

 

  • Professional Communication
  • Language and Critical Thinking
  • Persuasion and Negotiation
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Academic writing
  • Language and communication
  1. PROF. DR. NOORZAN MOHD NOOR
  2. PM DR. HJ AHMAD MAZLI MUHAMMAD
  3. PM DR. RAMESH NAIR
  4. PM DR A. NALINI ARUMUGAM
  5. PM DR LIM PECK CHOO
  6. DR. ANGELINA SUBRAYAN MICHAEL
  7. DR. NOR SHIDRAH MAT DAUD
  8. DR. MAIZURA MOHD NOOR
  9. DR. FARIDAH JAAFAR

 

LANGUAGE FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSE

  • Content-based Instruction
  • Adjunct Writing Use of SEM in Language
  • Research
  1. PROF. DR NOORZAN MOHD NOOR
  2. PM DR. ISMIE ROHA MOHAMED JAIS
  3. PM DR. ASIAH JAMIL
  4. DR NORHAZLINA HUSIN

 

 

Fee Structure

 

RM1598 (local), RM4025 (international)

 

Intake Session

 

Two times a year (March and September)

Open for the whole year (by research)

 

Deferment
You are allowed to defer your admission to the following semester. This can be done only once. Application for deferment of study can be made by filling

the ‘Application for Deferment of Study’ form which is to be submitted together with a processing fee of RM50.00.

 

Application Procedures

 

Local applicants

 

STEP 1

  • Candidates need to purchase the PIN Number which is available from Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN)

 

STEP 2

 

STEP 3

a.  Printed Application Form
b. National Identity Card **(certified true copy).
c. Degree / Master certificates **(certified true copy).
d. Examination Transcripts **(certified true copy).
e. Referee Report(s)
f. Send your hard copy of the following documents to Akademi Pengajian Bahasa. 

 

STEP 4

  • Selection will be carried out at the FACULTY

 

STEP 5

  • Faculty will inform Institute of Graduate Studies (IPSIS) of the successful candidate/s

 

STEP 6

  • Candidate can check their application status online

 

STEP 7

  • Bring the offer letter and register on the date stated on the offer letter.

Applications are available online.

 

International applicants

 

Below are some basic guidelines for international applicants of UiTM's Postgraduate Programmes.

  • All international applicants must submit a letter of certification from their Ministry of Education verifying nationality and academic qualifications of candidate.
  • For international students applying from within Malaysia, the certification letter can be obtained from the Embassy/Consulate/High Commision of the
    applicant's home country situated in Malaysia.
  • Academic transcripts and supporting documents must be certified true copies.
  • Certification should be done by a senior public official from the applicant's country or from Malaysia.
  • All application forms and supporting documents must be submitted to the Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM.

 

Academic Qualification

 

  • Master's Programme
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University
      Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • PhD Programme
    • Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.

 

English Language Proficiency

Applicants must show proficiency in English as all programmes are conducted in English. All international applicants applying for postgraduate studies in

UiTM are required to show proof of English language proficiency as follows:

 

  • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    o 550 for (paper based), or
    o 213 (computer based), or
    o 79-80 (IBT), or
  • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 

Other Requirements

Applicants must also :

  • show proof of financial ability to pursue their studies and live in Malaysia for the duration of study. A letter of financial guarantee/sponshorship
    or the most recent financial statement from applicant's bank is sufficent.
  • clear the medical check-up by the University's health authorities;
  • have international passports with at least two years validity and meet all immigration procedures.
    [ More information on Immigration requirements is available on http://www.imi.gov.my ]

 

Intake

  • There are two intakes per academic calendar year - in March and September. However, application for research programme
    is open throughout the year.

 

Visa Conditions

  • International Students are not permitted to study on a part time basis.
  • International students are required to pay RM150.00 as the fee for a student visa.
  • UiTM is obliged to report to the relevant authorities any student who has failed to comply with the University’s requirements. Such a student may
    be asked by the relevant authorities to leave the country.

 

Refund Policy

  • Upon a student’s acceptance of a place offered by UiTM, a binding contract is deemed to have been created between the student and UiTM.
  • Students who wish to withdraw from the university within 28 days of the official registration, will receive a refund of 80% from the original
    study fees. No refund will be given after that period.
  • Students terminated by UiTM will not be entitled to any refund of fees.
  • UiTM reserves the discretion not to offer a course previously made available. Where a student is unable to enroll in a similar course at UiTM and
    the enrolment is cancelled then all fees paid will be refunded with the exception of a RM400 administration fee.

 

Deferment

  • A New Student are allowed to defer the registration to the following semester. This can be done only once. Application for deferment of registration
    can be made by filling the ‘Application for Deferment of Registration’ form which is to be submitted together with a processing fee of RM50.00.

 

Medical Insurance

  • As of July 2009 intake, all international students are required to have a medical insurance policy to cover their medical costs while studying in Malaysia.
    International students may opt to subscribe the medical insurance policy from an appointed agent by the university upon registration. Without a medical
    insurance policy, the student visa will not be issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

 

Other Conditions

  • The student is expected to attend all classes and undertake all tests and examinations within a course and abide by all rules and regulations

     of the university that are in force at any time.

Registration Procedures

 

STEP 1

  • Offer Letter
  • Print Bill for Academic Fees

 

STEP 2


Successful applicant is required to bring the following documents during the registration day:

  1. Registration Procedure Form
  2. ORIGINAL documents for verification by Faculty:
    1. Identification Card (I/C)
    2. Master / Bachelor Degree Certificate
    3. Academic Transcripts
  3. Copies of the following documents for submission
    1. Letter of Offer & Postgraduate Registration Form (3 copies)
    2. Health Examination Report** Full Time Mode ONLY
    3. Bill of Academic Fees (3 copies)
    4. Student’s Pledge (3 copies)
    5. UiPS Membership
    6. Identification Card (I/C) (Certified true copy) (2 copies)
    7. Master / Bachelor Degree Certificate (Certified true copy) (2 copies)
    8. Academic Transcripts (Certified true copy) (2 copies)

 

STEP 3
 
Payment of the bill can be made on or before the registration day.

  • For Cash Payment :
    Any branch of BANK ISLAM MALAYSIA BERHAD

 

  • For non-cash payment (Sponsored* or Credit Card):
    BURSARY ZONE 24
    INSTITUTE OF GRADUATE STUDIES
    UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
    BLOCK 8, INTEKMA CONVENTION CENTRE
    PERSIARAN RAJA MUDA
    40000 SHAH ALAM
    SELANGOR DARUL EHSAN
    MALAYSIA

Note:
* Sponsored candidate please present evidence of financial support to Bursary

 

Writing Research Proposal

The contents of Research Proposal are as follows:

  • Title of the research
  • Problem identification / Background to the research
  • Review of the prevoius studies related to the title
  • Objectives of the research
  • Methodology
  • Expected significant contribution to new knowledge / expected benefits to the country / society / organizations
  • Citation and list of references
  • Schedule for the research

Your research proposal have to be written in English should have the following components and it must be typed on A4 size paper and double space.

The whole proposal should not exceed 10 pages.

Attach the proposed research with your application form and send to Akademi Pengajian Bahasa.

 

Inquiries

Institute of Graduate Studies

Universiti Teknologi MARA
Block 8, INTEKMA Convention Centre
Persiaran Raja Muda Musa
Section 7, 40000 Shah Alam
Selangor, MALAYSIA

Phone : 603-5522 5336/5338/5241
Fax   : 603-5522 5335      

                                                                       

Head of Postgraduate Programme

Dr. Ghazali Yusri Abd Rahman
Academy of Language Studies
Universiti Teknologi MARA
40450, Shah Alam
Selangor, MALAYSIA

Phone : +603-55444951/603-5544 2407
Fax   : 603-5544 2493

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