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Master of Science
 
 

MASTER OF SCIENCE

 

Overview:

     

The Master of Science is a graduate program by research which is well recognized at both national and international levels. There are eleven (11) fields offered in the Master of Science (MSc) program which are

  1. Economics
  2. Business Economics
  3. Tourism
  4. Hospitality
  5. Management
  6. Marketing
  7. Human Resource Management
  8. Corporate Leadership
  9. Business Law
  10. Corporate Leadership
  11. Finance 
  12. Accounting

 

Candidates are required to register for several courses and conduct an independent research. A student pursuing a MSc may complete the program between a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years.

Applicant are required to provide a brief outline of their proposed research to ensure that their research interests match the expertise of faculty members. Upon enrolment, each student will be assigned with an academic advisor, who will guide them in organizing their studies.


Curriculum Structure

 
  • The MSc program consist of course work, seminar, thesis and viva voce (thesis examination).
  • Candidates are required to complete 6 credit hours of coursework consisting of a compulsory research methodology course (3 credits) and an elective course (3 credits).
  • Students are required to register for a seminar (1 credit) course which is offered every semester.
  • Students must present and pass the viva voce (thesis examination).
  • More information on list of courses, click here
 

Entry Requirements

 

Field of Study : Finance

The candidate should possess a:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 3.000 or;
  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification with a CGPA between 2.750 -2.999 and a minimum of 1 year working experience in a relevant field; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification with a CGPA between 2.500 -2.749 and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field.

Field of Study : Other than Finance

The candidate should possess a:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 3.000; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification with a CGPA between 2.750 - 2.999 and a minimum of 1 year working experience in a relevant field; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification with a CGPA between 2.500 - 2.749 and a minimum of 2 years working experience in a relevant field; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification with a CGPA below 2.500 and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field
     
English Requirements
 

For international candidates only:

  • Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Version); or
  • Score 79-80 for TOEFL (Internet-based); or
  • Band 4 for MUET; or
  • Score 50 for PTE Academic; or
  • Score 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre, UPM

Note : The validity period of the English Language Proficiency score should not be more than five years.

 
INTAKES    

September        (1st semester)

February          (2nd semester)

     
Career
 

Researcher, Lecturer and Consultant

     

Programme Recognition

 

AACSB Accredited

         
Brochure:       For program brochure, CLICK HERE
         
Fees and financial assistance:      

Basic fees imposed are:

      1st semester      2nd – 3rd semester     4th semester     5th and subsequent semesters     Study Cost for Max 2 years     Study Cost for Max 3 years

Local

   

RM1,950.00

    RM1,700.00      RM1,200.00     RM1,700.00     RM6,550.00     RM9,950.00
International    

RM5,850.00

   

RM3,950.00

   

RM3,450.00

    RM3,700.00     RM17,200.00     RM24,600.00

 

More information on financial assistance, please click here

         

Programme coordinator: 

     
MSc (Economics and Business Economics):    

MSc (Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism):

Name: Dr. Nor Yasmin Mhd Bani     Name: Assoc Prof Dr. Anuar Shah Bali Mahomed
Office: +603 - 9769 7248     Office: +603- 9769 7643
Email:nor_yasmin@upm.edu.my     Email: anuar@upm.edu.my

MSc (Accounting and Finance):     MSc (Business Studies):
Name: Assoc Prof Dr Ahmad Fahmi Sheikh Hassan     Name: Assoc Prof Dr Raja Nerina Raja Yusof
Office: +603 - 9769 7270     Office: +603-9769 7663
Email: ahmadfahmi@upm.edu.my     Email: nerina@upm.edu.my
     
       
     


   


       

To APPLY,  please click here 



For further enquiries, please contact: Office of Deputy Dean (Graduate and International)
  School of Business and Economics
  Universiti Putra Malaysia
  +603-9769 7609/7722/7744
  spe@upm.edu.my

 

Updated:: 14/08/2020

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