Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language & Literature (BCL)

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 abilities to adjust with 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
  • Classical Chinese Language
  • Academic English Programme
  • Chinese History (II)
  • Readings in Chinese Learning (Philosophy and Anthology)
  • Chinese Classical Documentation
  • Modern Chinese Language
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • History of Pre-Qin and Han Dynasties Literature
  • Selected Readings In Classical Poetry
  • History of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Cultural Creatives in Chinese Industries and Copy Writing
  • Selected Readings in Classical Novels
  • History of Wei, Jin, Northern and Southern Dynasties Literature
  • Selected Classical Literary Works
  • Research on the Chinese in Malaysia
  • Etymology
  • Contemporary China
  • Industrial Training
  • History of Tang and Song Dynasties Literature
  • History of Malaysian Chinese Language
  • History of Chinese Thought
  • Thesis Writing I
  • Thesis Writing II
  • Selected Readings in Malaysian Chinese Literature
  • History of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties Literature
  • Selected Literary Works in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Selected Readings in Verse
  • The History of Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Literature of Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • World Issues
  • Chinese Phonology
  • Chinese Pronunciation and Intonation
  • Chinese in Publishing Industry
  • Chinese Enterprise Culture
  • The Four Great Chinese Classical Novel and Modern Management
  • Chinese Cultures Outline
  • Shiji (Historical Records)
  • Book of Songs
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • World Literature
  • Translating in Practice
  • Art of War and Contemporary Society
  • Critical Interpretation of Ancient Texts
  • Creative Script Writing
  • Chinese Dialectology and field Methods
  • Digital Humanities

* Selected programme modules

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Intakes and Duration
3 years
3 years
3 years
3 years
Course Fee (Local Students)
Course Fee (International Students)
Please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Entry Requirements
STPM (CGPA2.0) with 2 Principal Passes and SPM with a Credit in Chinese
UEC with 5 Credits and pass in Chinese
Foundation in Chinese Communication, New Era University College
Other equivalent qualifications
A Level / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA
English & Other Languages

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