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
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Normal EntryBachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
APEL Entry (Only for Malaysians)The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
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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|
|Film And Society in Contemporary Southeast Asia||3|
|Research in English Studies I||3|
|Advanced Readings in Critical Theory||3|