Bachelor On Campus


University of Malaya

36 months
3968 USD/year
600 USD/year
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Bachelor of Drama programme at University of Malaya provides a comprehensive grounding in the theories, technique, aesthetics, management and technologies drama and theatre. Offer flexibility for students to choose area of specialisation. Either professional or academic-based as a career.


At the end of this Drama programme offered at University of Malaya, graduates are able to:

Demonstrate the overall aspects of the performing arts with a variety of topics relating to drama either traditional or modern drama, especially dramas in Malaysia, Southeast Asia and Asia.

Produce and staged a variety of drama productions for the development of creative industries in both national and international level.

Provide guidance balanced in terms of practical and theoretical development, maintaining the dramatic heritage of Malaysia through dramaturgical research, community’s awareness about the importance of appreciation of education through drama, performances and research.

  •  Showing the value of professionalism and tolerance in the implementation of production management and hosting responsibilities especially related to arts events.
  •  Able to communicate effectively, work in a team and have leadership skills among members of an organization consisting of various disciplines, races and cultures.
  •  Using scientific skills in helping to make decisions,solve specific problems in the technical work and management of performing arts projects.
  •  Using information management skills for lifelong learning as an actor, stage manager, script writers, production managers, art managers, directors, sinografer, educators and researchers.
  •  Using the managerial and entrepreneurial skills in planning, organizing and conducting research or performing as well as detecting potential business opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Skill
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Social Engagement
  • English Course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or
    •  A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
    •  Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1984 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • RM 1,240 (Local student)

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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