OUM’S Master of English Studies programme, or MEST, is an advanced degree that caters to learners seeking to deepen and widen their appreciation of English. Suitable for both English and non-English majors, and uniquely different from traditional offerings, the MEST curriculum is reflective of English as an evolving intellectual discipline offered in progressive universities across the globe. Providing learners with a thorough immersion in the discipline, MEST features exciting courses in writing, linguistics, literature, and cultural studies.
Learners who successfully complete an English Studies programme at OUM can expect to be able to:
English graduates have thrived in diverse careers. This is because they possess not only subject knowledge and subject specific skills, but also such transferable graduate skills as advanced literacy and communication skills, critical reasoning, and the capacity to critically analyse diverse forms of discourse.
Interesting and diverse career paths await English graduates, including Teaching, Training, Journalism, Management, Professional Writing, Creative Writing, Research, Editorial, Advertising, Media, Public Relations, Academia, Theatre, Consultancy, and more.
To know more about English Studies at OUM, download the FAQ here
|Name||:||Associate Prof Dr David Lim|
|Tel (Office)||:||603 2773 2723|
i. Ijazah Sarjana Muda dengan PNGK minimum 2.50 atau yang setara dengannya seperti yang diterima oleh Senat PPT; atau
ii. Ijazah Sarjana Muda atau yang setara dengannya tetapi tidak mencapai PNGK 2.50, boleh diterima masuk tertakluk kepada minimum 5 tahun pengalaman bekerja dalam bidang yang relevan.
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 30 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Memiliki kelayakan Diploma/A-Levels/STPM atau kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara dengannya; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman bekerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM).
i. Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by Senate; or
ii. Bachelor degree or its equivalent with CGPA below 2.50, is acceptable subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related field
• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 30 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
• Posses Diploma/A-Levels/STPM qualification or equivalent; and
• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
• Pass APEL Assessment for Master Degree (conducted by OUM)
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Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens
The University offers 50% discount for:
These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.
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|Subject Name||Credit Hours|
|Mapping English Studies||3|
|Academic Writing for Postgraduates||3|
|Language, Power & Society||3|
|Research in English Studies I||3|
Elective Courses (four only)
|Subject Name||Credit Hours|
|Film & Society in Contemporary Southeast Asia||3|
|Philosophy of Literature||3|
|Advanced Readings in Critical Theory||3|
|Sense of Style||3|