Bachelor On Campus

German Language and Linguistics

University of Malaya

48 months
3200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The German Language and Linguistics program of the University of Malaya is offered by the Faculty of Language and Linguistics.



  • Obtaining scholarships for further studies in Germany (from DAAD) or other European countries (from ERASMUS). DAAD also provides scholarships for Malaysians to attend summer courses in Germany,
  • Exchange programme at the HTWG Konstanz (Germany) for the Bachelor in Business German and Tourism Management and other elective languages exchange programmes (Korean, Thai, etc).

Career Opportunity

Graduates of the German Language and Linguistics program of the University of Malaya will find jobs:

  • In the media, advertising and publishing industry (e.g. junior script-writers, editors, copywriters, proof-readers; writers, etc );
  • In corporate communication;
  • In the education industry (e.g. language teachers/instructors, teachers assistants, education administrators at government and private schools and institutions, research assistants, etc);
  • As translators and interpreters (e.g. to translate subtitles, advertisements, texts, etc);
  • As language or linguistic consultants (e.g. linguistic and language- related fieldwork, research assistants, analysing linguistic aspects of spoken and written texts at the basic level);
  • As tour guides
  • In civil service

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the program page.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Deadline for Malaysian applicants: April for Semester I intake


125 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 percentage of 80% and above
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1600 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • RM 7,900 (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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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