Master of Science (MSc) JPT/BPP(MQA/PA5374)03/20

The Master of Science (MSc) programme can be undertaken in the principal areas of research such as Biology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Microbiology, Food Science, Environmental Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Mathematics, Materials Science, Computer Science and other relevant areas.

This postgraduate programme is ideal for graduates who wish to seek advanced knowledge in science and research skills. It will also benefit candidates from industry and public who are keen on continuous life-long learning.

The programme will help you upgrade your fundamental knowledge, develop areas of expertise and increase your professional credibility. It involves a comprehensive review of literature, advanced research techniques and extensive analysis applied to research areas.

Graduates from this programme may find employment in jobs related to research, scientific analysis, tertiary level education, consultation and product development.

MSc graduates will exhibit advanced knowledge in multidisciplinary areas related to science.

List of Compulsory Courses/Modules Offered

  • Research Methodology and Data Analysis
  • Thesis

Minimum entry requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate; or
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field

Intakes
Full-time & Part-time :January, May and September

Mode of Study: Full-time and part-time

Duration 
Full-time Minimum : 2 years / Maximum : 4 years
Part-time: Minimum : 3 years/Maximum : 6 years

Mode of Delivery: Research

Language of Instruction: English

Method of Delivery: Research Supervision, Lecture, Discussion

Assessment
Students will be assessed via short presentation, proposal defense seminar, research progress evaluation, thesis and Viva-Voce.