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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), University of Malaya.Studying the Arts and Social Sciences allows you to explore the intellectual, cultural and artistic ideas of the world.

We have a long and proud international history of collaboration and partnership across our teaching and research activity which supports student exchanges internationally. We provide a stimulating and welcoming community for you to enjoy a high quality educational experience.

You will learn to think critically about current world issues, develop excellent problem-solving and communication skills, and make your education in Arts and Social Sciences a catalyst into a career in administration, education, business, government, communication, and many other sectors.

We offer undergraduate courses in Anthropology and Sociology, Chinese Studies, East Asian Studies, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Geography, Gender Studies, History, Indian Studies, International and Strategic Studies, Media Studies, Social Administration and Justice, and Southeast Asian Studies. 

Our graduate offerings are full-research MA and PhD, mixed-mode master programmes in English Literature, Malaysian History, Southeast Asian History, Southeast Asian Studies, International and Strategic Studies, and a full coursework programme in Media Studies. 

I am sure our programmes of study, both undergraduate and postgraduate, will challenge and inspire you, as well as equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in your career.

We invite you to explore this website to learn more about the FASS, University of Malaya. Please contact us if you have queries or if you would like to arrange a classroom visit or a faculty tour.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Last Updated: 05/10/2020