School of Academic/ Faculty

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Course Highlight/ Description

The Department of Chinese Studies of Southern University College is the pioneer Chinese studies department approved by the Malaysia Ministry of Education ahead of all other Chinese community-funded universities in Malaysia. The objective of the Diploma in Chinese Studies programme is to foster interest in Chinese studies in students at the pre-university level. Our curriculum focuses on the literature, history and philosophy of classical Chinese as well as modern Western humanities. In addition, our department also incorporates Malaysian Chinese literature and Malaysian culture into the framework of the programme.


March, June, October

Course Duration

Full Time: 2 Years 3 Months

Entry Requirement

• A pass in SPM/O-Level with minimum of 3 credits including Chinese; or

• UEC with at least Grade B in 3 subjects including Chinese; or

• A Certificate in related field; or

• Any other equivalent recognized qualifications.

Total Estimated Fee


Careers Prospects

• Educator

• Writer

• Reporter

• Translator

• Researcher and Administrator