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AWANG HAD SALLEH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

AWANG HAD SALLEH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

INTRODUCTION

Just like the beautiful country in which we are located, Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is a rich blend of traditional and modern styles. We have developed a singular character to embrace those things that set us apart. We pride ourselves in the quality of both our teaching and research as well as having a unique living and learning environment.

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences provides access to world-class resources across a wide range of disciplines. This translates into industry-ready skills and a competitive edge for graduates.

Employers are demanding that graduates not just have qualifications, but also have the experience and ability to contribute to the workplace. To meet these demands, Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences develops programmes and partnerships with academic and industry partners, with a heavy focus on applied learning. This helps in ensuring that the skills and knowledge taught at Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are up-to-date and in high demand.

Our courses are approved by the Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

CONTACT AND INFORMATION

Assoc. Prof. Dr Abdul Malek Hj Abdul Karim Dean Tel.: +604 - 928 5970 E-mail: malek@uum.edu.my

Prof. Dr. Che Su bt Mustaffa Deputy Dean Tel.: +604 - 928 5973 E-mail: chesu402@uum.edu.my

Mrs. Jamilah Samsudin Principal Assistant Registrar Tel: +604-9284995 E-mail: sjamilah@uum.edu.my

Mr. Abdul Rahman Mohd. Isa Assistant Registrar Tel.: +604-9285974 E-mail: rahman.mohd@uum.edu.my

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

UUM SINTOK

Postgraduate programmes offered at UUM Sintok Campus are as follows:

No.

 

Programme

Programme Structure

1.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Field of study:

 

Research

Applied Linguistics

 

Communication

 

Contemporary Malay Language Studies

Counselling

 

Decision Science

 

Education

 

History

Information Technology

 

Islamic Studies

 

Mathematics

Psychology

Social Work Studies

 

Statistics

 

2.

Master in Applied Linguistics

 

Coursework

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

 

Research

3.

Master of Education (MEd.) – specialization in:

 

Coursework

Curriculum and Instruction

 

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

Educational Psychology

English Language Teaching

Research

Instructional Technology

4.

Master of Science (Educational Management)

 

Coursework

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

 

Research

5.

Master of Science (Principalship)

 

Coursework

 

Research

6.

Master of Science (Decision Science)

 

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

 

Research

7.

Master of Science (Mathematics)

 

Research

8.

Master of Science (Statistics)

 

Research

9.

Master of Science (Information Technology)

 

Coursework

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

 

Research

10.

Master

of

Science

(Information

and

Communication

Coursework

Technology)

 

11.

Master of Science (Intelligent System)

 

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

 

Research

No.

Programme

Programme Structure

12.

Master of Science (Technopreneurship)

Research

13.

Master of Science (Managerial Communication)

Coursework

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

14.

Master of Arts (Communication)

Research

15.

Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies)

Coursework

Coursework and Dissertation (mix mode)

Research

16.

Master of Science (Counselling)

Coursework

Research

17.

Master of Arts (Psychology)

Research

18.

Master of Arts (Social Work)

Research

19.

Master of Arts (Islamic Studies)

Research

20.

Master of Arts (History)

Research

OFF-CAMPUS CENTRES

The Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences also offers postgraduate programme by coursework at the following off-campus centres:

No.

Off-campus Centre

Programme

1.

Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Master in Applied Linguistics

Master of Science (Counselling)

Master of Science (Educational Management)

2.

Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu

Master of Education – specialization in

Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Psychology

English Language Teaching

Instructional Technology

Master of Science (Educational Management)

Master of Science (Counselling)

LOCAL COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMMES

Collaborative Partner

Programme

Programme Structure

L.W. William Consulting (Sabah & Sarawak)

Master

of

Science

(Educational

Coursework

Management)

 

Master of Education – specialization in:

Curriculum and Instruction

Instructional Technology

 

Jabatan Penjara Malaysia

Diploma

Postgraduate

in

Correctional

Coursework

Science

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme is offered by full research. However, students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to enroll and pass the following courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):

SZRZ 6014

a) Research Methodology

b) Academic Writing

c) Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

SCLE 6014

To complete the Ph.D. programme, students are required to:

3. Present and defend proposed research/thesis to a committee;

4. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

5. Produce at least two (2) articles, in which (Option A or Option B):

Option A

i. at least one (1) article is accepted for publication in ISI Journal or Scopus; and

ii. at least one (1) article is under review for publication in a refereed journal.

Option B Two (2) articles are published in a refereed journal

6. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

7. Submit a final thesis.

RESEARCH FIELD

Division

Research Field

Specializations Offered (but not limited to)

Applied Science

Information Technology

Web Engineering

Mobile Applications

Bio-informatics

Intelligent System

Computer Network and Security

Information Management

Information System

Knowledge Management

Multimedia Technology

Human Computer Interaction

Virtual Reality

Software Engineering Process

Requirement Engineering

Simulation and Modeling

Genetic Algorithm

Database Technology

Educational

Education

Curriculum and Instruction

Studies

Educational Psychology

Instructional Technology

English Language Teaching

Sociology of Education

Educational Management

Humanities

Communication

Communication

Applied Linguistics

Applied Linguistics

Contemporary Malay Language Studies

Contemporary Malay Language Studies

Islamic Studies

Islamic Studies

Division

Research Field

Specializations Offered (but not limited to)

 
 

History

History

Physical Science

Mathematics

Mathematics

Statistics

Statistics

Decision Science

Optimization: resource allocation, multi-criteria decision making, scheduling etc.

Heuristics/Artificial Intelligence

 

Combinatory

Information Technology Application in Decision Making

Operation Production Management

 

Computer Simulation and Modeling

Numerical Analysis

 

Simulation and System Dynamics

 

Modeling and Forecasting: time siries, regression, mathematical modeling etc

Quality and

Productivity:

efficiency,

measurement,

quality

control,

total

quality

management etc

Decision Support Systems

 

Social Science

Psychology

Psychology

Counselling

Counselling

Social Work

Social Work

MASTER IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian applicants must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate; or

ii. a Bachelor’s degree with honours from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate and must have at least three (3) years teaching experience in English language course or have a certificate/diploma in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

International applicants must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in Linguistics, English Language, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL) Or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; and

ii. Fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Master in Applied Linguistics is offered in three (3) structures, which are by coursework, coursework and dissertation, and full research.

(A) Coursework

In order to be conferred the Master in Applied Linguistics by coursework, students have to complete at least 40 credit hours with a CGPA of at least 3.00. The programme structure is as follows:

CORE COURSES (16 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLE 5124

Modern English Linguistics

SCLE 5144

Second Language Acquisition

SCLE 5154

Methods of Teaching English

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose any six (6) courses from the courses listed below:

SCLE 5013

Materials Selection And Development

SCLE 5043

Teaching English Through Literature

SCLE 5053

Pedagogical Grammar

SCLE 5113

Phonetics and Phonology

SCLE 5133

Morphology and Syntax

SCLE 5163

Language Assessment

SCLE 5213

Semantics

SCLE 5223

Psycholinguistics

SCLE 5233

Sociolinguistics

SCLE 5243

Discourse Analysis

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLZ 6996

Project Paper

(B)

Coursework and Dissertation

In order to be conferred the Master in Applied Linguistics by coursework and dissertation, students must complete at least 19 credit hours of coursework and 21 credit hours of dissertation. The programme structure is as follows:

CORE COURSES (16 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLE 5124

Modern English Linguistics

SCLE 5144

Second Language Acquisition

SCLE 5154

Methods of Teaching English

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSES (3 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose any 1 course from the courses listed below:

SCLE 5013

Materials Selection and Development

SCLE 5213

Semantics

SCLE 5233

Sociolinguistics

DISSERTATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLZ 69921

Dissertation

Students are also required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research/dissertation to a committee;

ii. Attend a viva session to defend the dissertation; and

iii. Submit a dissertation of at least 20 000 words.

(C)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF EDUCATION

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Education Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, and Instructional Technology must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.50 and three (3) years of teaching experience; or

iii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; and

iv. A professional qualification (i.e. holding a diploma or certificate in education).

Applicants for Master of Education specialization in English Language Teaching must posses the following:

a) Local Applicant

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in TESL/TESOL/TEFL/Linguistics/English Language or any other related field from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate; or

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours with at least 3 years of teaching experience in English Language; or

iii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; and

iv. A professional qualification (i.e. holding a diploma or certificate in education).

*note: candidates who do not meet the above minimum requirement can be interviewed by the School.

b) International Applicant

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in TESL/TESOL/TEFL/Linguistics/English Language or any other related field from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate; or

ii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; and

iii. Fulfill the English Language requirementss with the following score of:

575 in TOEFL; or

6.5 in IELTS

Students without professional qualification are required to attend and pass the following pre-requisite courses with at least B grade before being allowed to proceed with the Master of Education courses.

i. SGDF 1013

ii. SGDG 1023

iii. SGDY 2033

History and Philosophy of Education

Educational Sociology

Educational Psychology

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Master of Education (MEd.) is offered in three (3) structures (coursework, coursework and dissertation, and full research) with four specializations.

(A)

Coursework

Component

 

English Language

 

Educational

 

Instructional

 

Curriculum &

Teaching (ELT)

Psychology (EP)

Technology (IT)

Instruction (C&I)

Core courses

9

credit hours

9

credit hours

9

credit hours

9

credit hours

Research

7

credit hours

7

credit hours

7

credit hours

7

credit hours

Specialization

18 credit hours

18 credit hours

20 credit hours

20 credit hours

(Elective)

Project Paper

6

credit hours

6

credit hours

6

credit hours

6

credit hours

Total credit hours

40 credit hours

40 credit hours

42 credit hours

42 credit hours

CORE COURSE (9 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDC 5013

Curriculum And Pedagogy

SGDT 5013

ICT In Education

SGDY 5063

Educational And Psychological Measurement And Evaluation

RESEARCH COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

SGDP 5053

Statistics In Education (for MEd. in IT and EP) ; OR

SGDP 6033

Qualitative Research In Education (For Med. in C&I and ELT)

SPECIALIZATION

(A) ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (18 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDB 5013

Fundamentals Of ELT

SGDB 5023

Second Language Acquisition

SGDB 5053

Context And Culture In Language Teaching

SGDB 5063

ELT Curriculum Design And Development

SGDB 5073

Teaching English To Young Learners

SGDB 6013

ELT Professional Concerns Seminar

(B) EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (18 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDP 6033

Qualitative Research In Education

SGDY 5013

Human Lifespan Development

SGDY 5023

Human Learning

SGDY 5033

Human Motivation

SGDY 5043

Learning And Individual Differences

SGDY 5053

Adolescent Development; OR

SGDY 5073

Socio-Cultural Theory And Learning; OR

SGDP 6023

Survey Research In Education

(C) INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (20 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDT 5014

Multimedia For Education And Training

SGDT 5023

Fundamentals Of Instructional Technology

SGDT 5024

Web Development For Instruction

SGDT 5033

Instructional Design

SGDT 5083

Graphic Design And Development In Education

SGDT 6023

Instructional Technology Planning, Management And Research

(D) CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (20 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDC 5023

Evaluation Of Teaching

SGDC 5034

Models Of Instruction

SGDC 5043

Curriculum Design And Development

SGDC 5053

School–Based Curriculum Development

SGDC 5063

Curriculum Leadership And Management

SGDC 6044

Curriculum Studies

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDZ6996

Project Paper

(B) Coursework and Dissertation

Component

English Language

 

Educational

Instructional

Curriculum &

 

Teaching (ELT)

Psychology (EP)

Technology (IT)

Instruction (C&I)

Core/Research

7 credit hours

7 credit hours

7 credit hours

7 credit hours

Specialization

12

credit hours

12

credit hours

14

credit hours

14

credit hours

(Elective)

       

Project Paper

21

credit hours

21

credit hours

21

credit hours

21

credit hours

Total credit hours

40 credit hours

40 credit hours

42 credit hours

42 credit hours

CORE/RESEARCH (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

SGDP 5053

Statistics In Education (for MEd. in IT and EP) ; OR

SGDP 6033

Qualitative Research In Education (For Med. in C&I and ELT)

SPECIALIZATION

(A) ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (12 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDB 5013

Fundamentals Of ELT

SGDB 5023

Second Language Acquisition

SGDB 5053

Context And Culture In Language Teaching

SGDB 6013

ELT Professional Concerns Seminar

(B) EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (12 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDP 5033

Qualitative Research In Education

SGDY 5023

Human Learning

SGDY 5033

Human Motivation

SGDY 5043

Learning And Individual Differences; OR

SGDP 6023

Survey Research In Education; OR

SGDY 5053

Adolescent Development; OR

SGDY 5073

Socio-Cultural Theory And Learning; OR

SGDY 5013

Human Lifespan Development

(C) INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (14 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDT 5014

Multimedia For Education And Training

SGDT 5033

Instructional Design

SGDT 6014

Instructional Technology Assessment And Evaluation

SGDT 6023

Instructional Technology Planning, Management And Research

(D) CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (14 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDC 5034

Models Of Instruction

SGDC 5043

Curriculum Design And Development

SGDC 6044

Curriculum Studies

SGDC 5023

Evaluation Of Teaching; OR

SGDC 5053

School Based Curriculum Development; OR

SGDC 5063

Curriculum Leadership And Management

DISSERTATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDZ 69921

Dissertation

(C)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology;

ii. Academic Writing; and/or

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

SCLE 6014

MASTER OF SCIENCE (EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for the Master of Science (Educational Management) must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent qualification from any institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent qualification from any institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.50 and 3 years of teaching experience; or

iii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; and

iv. Professional qualification (i.e. diploma or certificate in Education).

Students without professional qualification are required to attend and pass the following pre-requisite courses with at least B grade before being allowed to proceed with the Master of Science (Educational Management) courses:

i. SGDF 1013

ii. SGDG 1023

iii. SGDY 2033

History and Philosophy of Education

Educational Sociology

Educational Psychology

*note: International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Master of Science (Educational Management) is offered in three (3) structures, (i.e. by coursework, coursework and dissertation, and full research).

(A) Coursework

Students have to fulfill at least 42 credit hours, which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (11 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDU 5024

Leadership in Education

SGDU 5063

Human Resources Development in Education

SGDU 5074

Strategic Management in Education

RESEARCH COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDP 5053

Statistic in Education

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

SPECIALIZATION COURSE (12 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDU 5033

School Management and Supervision

SGDU 6063

Legal Aspect in Educational Management

SGDU 6073

Quality Management in Education

SGDU 6083

Financial and Physical Management in Education

ELECTIVE COURSE (6 CREDIT HOURS) Choose 2 courses from the courses listed below or any courses offered under Educational Studies:

SGDG 5013

Schools and Society

SGDG 6023

Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Educational Management

SGDU 5083

Creativity in Management for Effective School

SGDU 6033

Organizational Behaviour in Education

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDZ 6996

Project Paper

(B)

Coursework and Dissertation

In order to be conferred the Master of Science (Educational Management) by coursework and dissertation, students have to fulfill 21 credit hours of coursework and 21 credit hours of dissertation. The programme structure is as follows:

CORE COURSE (11 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDU 5024

Leadership in Education

SGDU 5063

Human Resources Development in Education

SGDU 5074

Strategic Management in Education

RESEARCH COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDP 5053

Statistic in Education

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

SPECIALIZATION/ELECTIVE COURSE (3 CREDIT HOURS) Choose only 1 course from the courses listed below:

SGDU 5033

School Management and Supervision

SGDU 6063

Legal Aspect in Educational Management

SGDU 6073

Quality Management in Education

SGDU 6083

Financial and Physical Management in Education

DISSERTATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDZ 69921

Dissertation

(C)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF SCIENCE (PRINCIPALSHIP)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for the Master of Science (Principalship) must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent qualification from any institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75 and 5 years of teaching experience; or

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent qualification from any institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least 7 years of teaching experience; or

iii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; and

iv. Professional qualification (i.e. diploma or certificate in Education).

Students without professional qualification are required to attend and pass the following pre-requisite courses with at least B grade before being allowed to proceed with the Master of Science (Pricipalship) courses:

i. SGDF 1013

ii. SGDG 1023

iii. SGDY 2033

History and Philosophy of Education

Educational Sociology

Educational Psychology

*note: International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A) Coursework

Students have to fulfill at least 42 credit hours which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (11 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDU 5024

Leadership in Education

SGDU 5063

Human Resource Development in Education

SGDU 5074

Strategic Management in Education

RESEARCH COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

SGDP 5053

Statistics in Education

SPECIALIZATION COURSE (12 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDU 5013

Instructional Leadership and Supervision

SGDU 5053

Principalship and School Management

SGDU 5083

Creativity in Management for Effective Schools

SGDU 5113

Governance and Administration of Schools

ELECTIVE COURSE (6 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any 2 courses from the courses listed below:

SGDG 6023

Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Educational Management

SGDU 6033

Organizational Behaviour in Education

SGDU 6093

Quality Management in Education

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SGDZ 6996

Project Paper

(B) Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF SCIENCE (DECISION SCIENCE)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Decision Science) must possess the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree from any institution of higher learning recognised by the University Senate in the field of science, computer science, information technology, engineering or any other related field with:

a. A CGPA of at least 2.75; or

b. A CGPA of less than 2.75 and at least one (1) year working experience in the related field.

OR

ii. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.

*note: international applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A)

Coursework and Dissertation

Students have to fulfill 40 credit hours which comprise of 20 credit hours of coursework and 20 credit hours of dissertation as follows:

CORE COURSE (20 CREDIT HOURS)

SQIT 5013

Business Programming Using Visual Tools

SQIT 5023

Decision Support System

SQQP 5043

Simulation for Decision Making

SQQP 6014

Operation Research

SQQP 6023

Heuristic Techniques for Combinatorial Optimization Problems

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

DISSERTATION (20 CREDIT HOURS)

SQQP 69920

Dissertation

(B)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF SCIENCE (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Information Technology) must possess the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or any other related field with:

a. a CGPA of at least 2.50; or

b. A CGPA of less than 2.50 and at least 3 years of work experience in Information Technology or Computer Science or related field;

OR

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of other than information technology or computer science with work experience in planning, development, operation and maintenance of information system or information technology of not less than 3 years; OR

iii. A diploma in information technology, computer science or nay other related field with a work experience of at least 5 years; OR

iv. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.

*note: International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A) Coursework

The Master of Science (Information Technology) by coursework is 42 credit hours which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (24 CREDIT HOURS)

STID 5014

Advanced Database Design

STIJ 5014

Distributed System

STIN 5014

Artificial Intelligence

STIW 5014

Advanced System Analysis and Design

STIW 5024

Advanced Programming

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE (12 CREDIT HOURS) Choose 3 courses from any one of the specialization listed below or any other courses approved by the College:

A) INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

STID 6014

IT Policy and Strategy

STID 6024

Decision Support System

STID 6034

E-Government & Managing ICT in Public Sector

STID 6044

Managing Knowledge in a Changing World

STID 6054

Seminar in Information Technology

B) NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

STIJ 6014

Network Security

STIJ 6024

Information Security

STIJ 6034

Network Management

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

STIJ 6054

Computer Forensic

STIK 6014

Network Architecture and Design

C) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

STIN 6034

Intelligent Agent Development

STIN 6044

Intelligent Database

STIN 6054

Web Based Intelligent System

STIN 6064

Natural Language Computing

STIN 6074

Fuzzy Logic

STIN 6084

Genetic Algorithms

D)

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

STIV 5014

Interaction Design

STIV 6014

Usability Engineering

STIW 6014

Requirements Engineering

STIW 6024

Measuring Software Quality

E) MULTIMEDIA

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

STIV 5014

Interaction Design

STIV 6014

Usability Engineering

STIV 6024

Virtual Reality

STIV 6034

Video Production Technique

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

 

STIZ 6996

Project Paper

(B)

Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Science (Information Technology) by coursework and dissertation is 40 credit hours, which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (16 CREDIT HOURS)

STID 5014

Advanced Database Design

STIJ 5014

Distributed System

STIW 5014

Advanced System Analysis and Design

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE (4 CREDIT HOURS) Choose 1 course from the courses listed below or any other course approved by the College:

STID 6054

Seminar in Information Technology

STIJ 6024

Information Security

STIN 5014

Artificial Intelligence

STIV 5014

Interaction Design

STIV 6014

Usability Engineering

STIW 6024

Measuring Software Quality

DISSERTATION (20 CREDIT HOURS)

STIZ 69920

Dissertation

(C)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF SCIENCE (INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Information and Communication Technology) must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in the field of other than information technology or computer science with:

a. a CGPA of at least 2.50; or

b. a CGPA of less than 2.50 and work experience of at least 3 years;

OR

ii. a diploma in the field of other than information technology or computer science with at least 5 years of work experience; OR

iii. any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.

*note: International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Master of Science (Information and Communication Technology) is offered by coursework. Students are required to complete at least 42 credit hours, which comprise of the following:

CORE COURSE (24 CREDIT HOURS)

STIA 5014

Principles and Techniques in Programming

STID 5024

Database Application Development

STIW 5034

Information System Development

STIJ 5024

Internet Technology

STIK 5014

Computer Systems and Networks

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE (12 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any 3 courses from any one of the specialization listed below or any other courses approved by the College:

A) INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

STID 6014

IT Policy and Strategy

STID 6024

Decision Support System

STID 6034

E-Government & Managing ICT in Public Sector

STID 6044

Managing Knowledge in a Changing World

STID 6054

Seminar in Information Technology

B) NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

STIJ 6014

Network Security

STIJ 6024

Information Security

STIJ 6034

Network Management

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

STIJ 6054

Computer Forensic

STIK 6014

Network Architecture and Design

C) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

STIN 6034

Intelligent Agent Development

STIN 6044

Intelligent Database

STIN 6054

Web based Intelligent System

STIN 6064

Natural Language Computing

STIN 6074

Fuzzy Logic

STIN 6084

Genetic Algorithms

D)

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

STIV 5014

Interaction Design

STIW 6014

Requirements Engineering

STIW 6024

Measuring Software Engineering

STIV 6014

Usability Engineering

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

E) MULTIMEDIA

STIV 5014

Interaction Design

STIV 6024

Virtual Reality

STIV 6014

Usability Engineering

STIV 6034

Video Production Technique

STIJ 6044

Mobile Internet Programming

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

STIZ 6996

Project Paper

MASTER OF SCIENCE (INTELLIGENT SYSTEM)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Intelligent System) must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in information technology or computer science or any other related field with:

a. A CGPA of at least 2.50; or

b. A CGPA of less than 2.50 and 3 years of work experience;

OR

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of other than information technology or computer science with work experience in planning, development, operation and maintenance of information system or information technology of not less than 3 years; OR

iii. A diploma in information technology or computer science or any other related field with at least 5 years of work experience; OR

iv. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.

*note: international applicants must also fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A) Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Science (Intelligent System) by coursework and dissertation is 40 credit hours which comprise of the following courses:

CORE COURSE (16 CREDIT HOURS)

STIN 5014

Artificial Intelligence

STIN 5024

Data Mining

STIN 5034

Neural Networks

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE (4 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any one (1) course from the courses listed below or any other courses approved by the College:

STIN 6014

Artificial Intelligence Programming Language

STIN 6024

Expert System

STIN 6034

Intelligent Agent Development

STIN 6044

Intelligent Database

STIN 6054

Web-based Intelligent Systems

STIN 6064

Natural language Computing

STIN 6074

Fuzzy Logic

STIN 6084

Generic Algorithm

STIN 6094

Swarm Computing

DISSERTATION (20 CREDIT HOURS)

STIZ 69920

Dissertation

(B) Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

MASTER OF SCIENCE (TECHNOPRENEURSHIP)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Technopreneurship) must be a Malaysian citizen with age of within 22 – 40 years old and must possess the following:

i. a Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or any other related field with a CGPA of least 3.00; OR

ii. a Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or any other related field with a CGPA of 2.50 – 2.99 and work experience of at least 2 years; OR

iii. a Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or any other related field with a CGPA of 2.00 – 2.49 and approved by the Selection Committee based on business idea that innovative and potential to be commercialized; OR

iv. a diploma holder with a minimum of age 35 years old and relevant work experience; AND

v. pass an interview session and test that is conducted by Selection Committee.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

In order to be conferred the degree of Master of Science (Technopreneurship), students must:

i. enroll and pass all modules for Technopreneurship programme;

ii. produce one prototype product or service based on IT research that potential to be marketed and submit a thesis which contains full report of research process and the prototype development;

iii. produce a complete business plan;

iv. set up a company by private or partnership; AND

v. fulfill one of the following requirements:

a.

get a grant at least RM50,000.00 from any agency such as MARA, CRADLE, MAVCAP, MTDC, MDV, MDeC (Preseed Fund), and MeCD; OR

b.

Produce sales of at least RM50,000.00 for product or IT services that was developed as in the article ii above.

MASTER OF ARTS (CONTEMPORARY MALAY LANGUAGE STUDIES)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) must posses the following:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of Malay language, linguistics and literature or any other related field with a CGPA of at least 2.75; OR

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of Malay language, linguistics and literature or any other related field with a CGPA of less than 2.75 and 3 years of work experience in a field of languages, education or any other related field; OR

iii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of other than Malay language, linguistics and literature with a work experience of not less than 3 years; OR

iv. A diploma in Malay language, linguistics and literature or any other related field with a work experience of at least 5 years; OR

v. Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate; AND

vi. International applicants must pass an interview (to assess the level of Malay language proficiency), conducted by the College/School.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A) Coursework

The Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) by coursework is 42 credit hours, which comprise of the following structure:

CORE COURSE (27 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLM 5013

Bahasa dan Masyarakat

SCLM 5023

Bahasa dan Minda

SCLM 5043

Analisis Wacana

SCLM 5073

Linguistik Terapan

SCLM 5083

Isu-isu Bahasa Melayu

SCLM 5123

Bahasa dan Komunikasi

SCLM 5133

Bahasa dan Pemikiran Kesusasteraan Melayu

SCLM 5163

Kajian Semantik

SCLM 5173

Kajian Morfologi dan Sintaksis

ELECTIVE COURSE (9 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any 3 courses from the courses listed below:

SCLM 5093

Kaedah Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu

SCLM 5103

Pengujian dan Penilaian Bahasa Melayu

SCLM 5113

Kajian Terjemahan

SCLM 5143

Sastera untuk Kanak-kanak dan Remaja

SCLN 5153

Linguistic Kritis dan Penilaian Teks

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLM 6996

Project Paper

(B)

Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Arts (Contemporary Malay Language Studies) by coursework and dissertation is 41 credit hours, which comprise of the following structure:

CORE COURSE (12 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLM 5043

Analisis Wacana

SCLM 5073

Linguistik Terapan

SCLM 5163

Kajian Semantik

SCLM 5173

Kajian Morfologi dan Sintaksis

RESEARCH COMPONENT (8 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLE 6014

Academic Writing

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

DISSERTATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

SCLM 69921

Dissertation

(C)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

i. SZRZ 6014

ii. SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

MASTER OF SCIENCE (MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATION)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicant for Master of Science (Managerial Communication) must posses:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in communication or any other related field with a CGPA of at least 2.75, or if less than that, applicant must have at least 3 years of work experience in communication or other related field; OR

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in a field of other than communication with a work experience of at least 3 years; OR

iii. A diploma in communication or any other related field with a work experience of at least 10 years and minimum age of 35 years old; AND

iv. International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A) Coursework

The Master of Science (Managerial Communication) by coursework is 43 credit hours which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (16 CREDIT HOURS)

SCCG 5113

Managerial Communication

SCCG 5123

Advanced Communication Theory

SCCG 5153

Quantitative Applications in Communication Research

SCCG 5163

Qualitative Applications in Communication Research

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

MANAGERIAL COMPONENT (15 CREDIT HOURS)

SCCG 5213

Perspective of Human Communication in organizations

SCCG 5223

Diversity and Communication in Workgroup

SCCG 5233

Theories and Strategies in Persuasion

SCCG 5243

Communication and Global Working Environment

SCCG 5253

Corporate Communication

ELECTIVE COURSE/ APPLICATION COMPONENT (6 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any 2 courses from one of the following component:

A) ORGANIZATION

SCCG 5313

Communication and Information Technology

SCCG 5333

Organizational Image Management

SCCG 5343

New Media Management

SCCG 5543

Seminar of Managerial Communication

B) MEDIA MANAGEMENT

SCCG 5413

Media Organization Management

SCCG 5423

Media Ethics and Law

SCCG 5433

Broadcast Journalism

SCCG 5453

Seminar in Media and Journalism

PROJECT PAPER (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SCCZ 6996

Project Paper

(B) Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Science (Managerial Communication) by coursework and dissertation is 40 credit hours which comprise of:

CORE COURSE (10 CREDIT HOURS)

SCCG 5113

Managerial Communication

SCCG 5123

Advanced Communication Theory

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSE/ MANAGERIAL COMPONENT (9 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any 3 courses from the courses listed below:

SCCG 5213

Perspective of Human Communication in organizations

SCCG 5223

Diversity and Communication in Workgroup

SCCG 5233

Theories and Strategies in Persuasion

SCCG 5243

Communication and Global Working Environment

SCCG 5253

Corporate Communication

DISSERTATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

SCCZ 69921

Dissertation

MASTER OF SCIENCE (COUNSELLING)

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Applicants for Master of Science (Counselling) must fulfill the following criteria for admission:

i. A Bachelor’s degree with honours in Counselling from UUM or any other universities recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75 and work experience as a counselor for at least one (1) year; OR

ii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours from UUM or any other universities recognised by the University Senate with a work experience as a counsellor for at least two (2) year;’ OR

iii. A Bachelor’s degree with honours from UUM or any other universities recognised by the University Senate with a work experience as a counsellor for at least five (5) years; AND

iv. Pass an interview and/or a psychology test.

v. International applicants must fulfill the English Language requirements.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

(A)

Coursework

The Master of Science (Counselling) is 52 credit hours which comprise of the following structure:

RESEARCH METHODS AND APPLIED STATISTIC COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

SSMQ 5033

Applied Statistic and Computer Application

SZRZ 6014

Research Methodology

THEORY OF COUNSELLING, PSYCHOTHERAPY, PERSONALITY AND CAREER (30 CREDITS)

SSKC 5113

Theory and Practice of Individual Counselling

SSKC 5123

Theory and Practice of Group Counselling

SSKC 5133

Theory and Practice of Family and Marriage Counselling

SSKC 5213

Applied Career Counselling

SSKC 5223

Contemporary Career Seminar

SSKC 5303

Counselling Ethics and Counselor Act 1998 (Act 580)

SSYM 5223

The Psychology of the Adolescence and the Adult

SSYP 5113

Psychological Testing and Assessment

SSYP 5313

Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy

SSYS 5313

Applied Social Psychology

RESEARCH PROJECT (6 CREDIT HOURS)

SSKZ 6996

Project Paper

PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP (9 CREDIT HOURS)

SSKX 5983

Counselling Practicum

SSKX 5996

Internship

(B)

Research

Students are required to:

i. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

ii. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

iii. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

iv. Submit a final thesis.

Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrollment):

SZRZ 6014

i. Research Methodology;

ii. Academic Writing; and/or

SCLE 6014

iii. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

MASTERS PROGRAMME BY FULL RESEARCH

PROGRAMMES

1. Master of Science (Mathematics)

2. Master of Science (Statistics)

3. Master of Arts (Communication)

4. Master of Arts (Psychology)

5. Master of Arts (Social Work)

6. Master of Arts (Islamic Studies)

7. Master of Arts (History)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The above programmes are offered by full research. Students are required to:

1. attend and pass the following courses (if necessary) with at least B grade:

a. SZRZ 6014

b. SCLE 6014

c. Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee

Research Methodology;

Academic Writing; and/or

2. Present and defend proposed research to a committee;

3. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;

4. Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and

5. Submit a final thesis.