Study of Malayalam language and literature is part of the U.G. Curriculum of the Calicut University. In the revised semester pattern, the second language (Malayalam) component is renamed as common course 7. There are separate syllabi for B.A. /B.Sc, B.com and B.Sc (other pattern). The syllabi are designed in such a way that the students get a fair understanding of various genres of Malayalam literature and kerala culture. Ancient, medieval as well as modern phases of Malayalam literature are included in the syllabus. Fundamentals of Malayalam informatics is also part of the syllabus.
MALAYALAM B.A. WITH JOURNALISM (self financing)
Malayalam B.A. with Kerala Culture and Journalism is a rare combination course offered in the UG level with job oriented components. Fundamentals of print, visual and web journalism are included in the updated semester syllabus. With the advent of new media and the upsurge in the visual and print media journalism, students with flair of journalistic content writing skills are on a greater demand. On successful completion, students will have the double benefit of opting for either literature or journalism streams to pursue their higher studies.