UCTS-MARii Postgraduate Joint Research Scholarship Scheme


Student researchers are needed for the below Postgraduate Joint Research Scholarship Scheme


Name of Scholarship Scheme UCTS-MARii Postgraduate Joint Research Scholarship Scheme
Proposed Project Titles

(The proposal will be subjected to internal assessment and approval by MARii and UCTS)

Topics in line with National Automotive Policy:-

  • Digitalization of automotive sector towards realizing the connected mobility vision.
  • Smart governance towards connected mobility vision
  • Towards realizing smart community ecosystem in Malaysia
  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) as a key enabler for Mobility as a service (MaaS)
  • The Transformation automotive sector in Malaysia by year 2030
  • Impact analysis of National Automotive Policy (NAP) to automotive ecosystem in Malaysia
  • Green automotive design as a paradigm to elevate the remanufacturing sector in Malaysia
  • The development of e-platform for automotive parts and components
  • The enhancement of vehicle service and maintenance ecosystem in Malaysia
  • Study on Semi Knocked-Down (SKD) vehicles, Complete Knocked-Down (CKD) vehicles and its impact on the automotive industry
  • Study on Industrial Linkage Program (ILP) enhancement through 5 pillars
Venue University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS), Main Campus
Description Selected candidate is required to register for Master’s degree by-research programme in UCTS under full time basis.  This is a joint research programme between UCTS and Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute (MARii), Cyberjaya.

Student is required, but not limited to:-

  1. To conduct research under minimal supervision (and possess a genuine passion for research);
  2. To conduct proposal defence within six (6) months from the first date of registration with UCTS;
  3. To submit progress report every three (3) months to School of Postgraduate Studies;
  4. To attend meeting as requested by MARii and/or UCTS;
  5. To submit thesis for viva-voce examination; and etc
Duration of Study Master’s programme: Two (2) years
No. of Vacancies Two (2)
Stipend Master’s programme: RM1,500.00 per month
Minimum Entry Requirements Minimum Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Applied Science / IT/ Political Science, any related technology field discipline with minimum CGPA of 2.75.
Specific Skills / Knowledge Required Applicants with a good Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Technology, Business, Computing, Software or related fields are encouraged to apply. Candidate must have good interpersonal skills and good team work spirit.
How to apply If you are interested, please contact School of Postgraduate Studies via email at postgraduate@ucts.edu.my or call 084-367511 (Dr Hii) / 084-367509 (Mdm Richelle)
Deadline for application The application form together with research proposal need to be submitted to School of Postgraduate Studies as per deadline below:-

Semester March 2020:   –

Semester June 2020:   –

Semester September 2020:   –

Semester December 2020:   –