Entry Qualifications for Postgraduate Programmes

Programmes

Entry Qualifications

1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)   i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate; 
  or
 ii) A Bachelor’s Degree below a CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experiences in related fields.;
  or
iii) Through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE)

Applicant must be/have:

    • a Malaysian citizen; and
    • at least 30 years of age in the year of application; and
    • at least STPM/Diploma/equivalent qualifications; and
    • relevant work experience (subject to appropriate APEL assessment conducted by MQA).

2. Master of Project Management
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  i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate; 
  or
 ii) A Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate, subject to a minimum of five (5) years of working experience;;
  or
iii) For entry requirement through APEL, applicants must be/have:

  • a Malaysian citizen; and
  • at least 30 years of age in the year of application; and
  • at least STPM/Diploma/equivalent qualifications; and
  • relevant work experience (subject to appropriate APEL assessment conducted by MQA).
3. Master of Science in Business Management   i) A Bachelor’s degree in business related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate;
  or
 ii) A Bachelor’s degree not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above the CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to internal assessment;
  or
iii) A Bachelor’s degree below a CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to a minimum of five (5) years of working experience.

4. Master of Engineering   i) A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Engineering Technology with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate;
  or
 ii) A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Engineering Technology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to internal assessment;
  or
iii) A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Engineering Technology with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field;

 5. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering   i) Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme must possess

  • Recognized Master’s degree in Engineering or its equivalent; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are accepted by the University Senate.

  or
 ii) Candidates currently pursuing the Master’s programme by research in the University, and who are recommended by the Postgraduate Committee to upgrade their status to a Doctoral programme can also be considered, subject to the University Senate’s approval.

* Note:

  • There shall be no direct entry from Bachelor’s degree level to Doctoral degree level.
  • Candidates registered for Master’s degree programmes with at least CGPA 3.67 at Bachelor’s degree level may apply to convert their candidacy to the Doctoral degree programmes subject to:

a. Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral degree level
b. Approval by the University Senate.

 6. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Management i) Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme must possess:

  • Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) in a business or related field accepted by the University Senate; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) as accepted by University Senate.

ii) Candidates currently pursuing the Master’s programme by research in the University and who are recommended by the Postgraduate Committee to upgrade their status to a Doctoral programme can also be considered, subject to the University Senate’s approval.

* Note:

  • There shall be no direct entry from Bachelor’s degree level to Doctoral degree level.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree qualification, registered for Master’s degree by Research programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to Doctoral degree programmes.
  • Application of conversion must be done within one (1) year after candidate has registered for Master’s degree programmes.
  • Candidates registered for Master’s degree programmes with at least CGPA 3.67 at Bachelor’s degree level may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programmes subject to:

a. Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral degree level
b. Approval by the University Senate.

Note:  The entry qualifications listed above are subject to change as approved by the Senate, Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and Ministry of Higher Education.