Bachelor of Arts in Dhivehi Language

SUMMARY

Level
Bachelors Degree(MNQF Level 7)
Duration
3 years(6 Semesters)
Modes
Available Modes (Full-Time)
Course Fee
Course FeeMVR 21,705 (Applicable for Free First Degree Scheme)

current Intake

current Intake
February Intake 2024
Campus
Male' (Full-Time)

Overview

The Degree Course in Dhivehi Language is a pioneering program developed and conducted by the Maldives National University. As the inaugural degree course offered by the university, this program holds significant importance in promoting the study and mastery of the Dhivehi language and its associated cultural heritage. Rooted in the principles of higher education, the primary objective of this course is to nurture individuals known as Dhruvanhis, who possess profound and comprehensive thinking abilities. These individuals are capable of considering all stakeholders in decision-making processes and are open to revising their perspectives based on new information and insights.

Entry Requirements

General Entry

  • i) Two passes at GCE AL/HSC OR equivalent and 3 passes at GCE OL/SSC including Dhivehi or equivalent OR
  • ii) Attainment of a Level 4 qualification and a pass in SSC Dhivehi or equivalent OR
  • iii) Completion of MNU level 4 Foundation Studies target program

Alternative Entry

  • i) Completion of a level 4 qualification and successful completion of MNU University Preparation Program OR
  • ii) 20 years old, completion of secondary school, 2 years of relevant work experience and successful completion of MNU University Preparation Program

General Notes

  • Entry requirements are indicative. Depending on the sequence and the number of applications received, all qualifying students may not gain entry.
  • Circumstances may require the University to defer or cancel some courses, especially when the minimum class size (10 for certificate & diploma courses, 15 for Degrees courses) is not achieved.
  • Passes at GCE OL/SSC and HSC is considered to be grades "C" or above and passes at GCE AL is considered to be the grades "E" or above.

Structure

Semester 1

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
LIN105
Language and Communication I (CORE)
870
DHI117
Muaamalaath Kurumuge Hunaru (CORE)
870
GEN101
Advanced Study Skills (CORE)
870
CPT101
Computer Applications (CORE)
1,245
Semester Total 60
3,855

Semester 2

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
LIN107
Lanugage and Communication II (CORE)
870
MGT115
Management and Organistion (CORE)
1,320
HIS101
Ancient History of Maldives (CORE)
870
DHI119
Text and Context (CORE)
870
Semester Total 60
3,930
Exit with Diploma in Dhivehi Language after successful completion 120
7,785

Semester 3

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
DHI201
Dhivehi Grammar (CORE)
870
LIN201
Phonetics and Phonology (CORE)
870
PSY201
Critical Thinking (CORE)
870
DHI203
Literature I: Poetry (CORE)
870
Semester Total 60
3,480

Semester 4

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
LIN221
Morphology (CORE)
870
DHI301
Literature II: Novels (CORE)
870
HIS201
Medieval History (CORE)
870
ENG123
English for Second Language Learners (CORE)
870
Semester Total 60
3,480

Semester 5

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
LIN203
Syntax and Semantics (CORE)
870
DHI303
Research Methods (CORE)
870
DHI305
Literature III: Drama (CORE)
870
DHI313
Advanced Writing and Rhetorics (CORE)
870
Semester Total 60
3,480

Semester 6

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
LIN301
Discourse and Pragmatics (CORE)
870
HIS301
Modern History of Maldives (CORE)
870
DHI307
Directed Research Project (CORE)
1,740
Semester Total 60
3,480
Course Total 360 CP
Total: 21,705

Careers

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