Literacy & Cultural Studies

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Literacy & Cultural Studies

Faculty: Modern Language & Communication
Qualification: Ph.D


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Subject: Cultural Studies
Duration: 5 Years
Tuition Fee (Totally):


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What will you learn?

Cultural and literary studies involve the scholarly interpretation of literary and cultural texts, as well as contemporary social phenomena, popular culture, and their historical contexts. Research in this field includes approaches such as reader response, textual analysis or comparative analysis, and theories related to cultural production.


Entrance Requirements 

Applicants should have a Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.20 (thesis based) or 3.50 (coursework based) or equivalent in related fields (based on the proposal presented during the application process)

Applicants who do not meet the CGPA requirement at the Master’s level but who possesses a CGPA of no less than 3.0 (thesis-based Master’s programme) or 3.20 (coursework-based Master’s programme) in relevant fields, can be considered for entry into the PhD programme based on work experience of at least 3 years or related academic publications.

English Language Requirement

  • International applicants for the five fields of study must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based) or IELTS Band 6. 


Core areas of emphasis

Career prospects

• Business executive. • Human relations manager. • Public relations manager. • Marketing executive. • Teaching. • Media planner. • Web content manager. • Lecturer • Researcher

Tuition Fees

Totally (USD) Yearly (USD)
$ 9975 $ 1995
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Course Details:

Duration: 4-5 Years Intakes: February, September

Scholarships for Post-graduate studies:

Fellowships, scholarships, assistantships are usually available for postgraduate students wishing to study in Malaysia, depending either on availability within the institution and your academic qualifications. Additionally, a number of scholarships are available from other institutions and organisations, such as the Malaysian government.


  • GRA (Graduate Research Assistantship)
  • GRF (Graduate Research Fellowship)
  • Financial Aid for Local Graduate Students to Undertake Overseas Research Attachment
  • Financial Aid to Attend International Seminar/Conference/Symposium
  • IGRF (International Graduate Research Fellowship)
  • IGSS (International Graduate Student Scholarship)
  • SGRA (Special Graduate Research Allowance)
  • PASS (Putra Alumni Scholarship Scheme)

Campus (Main Campus)

Jalan UPM, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

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