Postgraduate Study for Malaysian
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Open Distance Learning (ODL)
Postgraduate Study Options
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research-only qualification designed for students who intend to pursue an academic or research career. The degree is awarded on the basis of the submission of a thesis which should give evidence of the candidate’s ability to carry out research, evidence that the candidate has shown originality and independence, and that the candidate has made a significant contribution to knowledge in a particular field.
RESEARCH MASTERS’ DEGREES
The Master by research is supervised by a graduate faculty (or a panel of graduate faculty members). The directed research work introduces candidates to the processes by which new knowledge is developed and applied accordingly
MIXED MODE MASTERS’ DEGREES
Student must complete a minimum of 21 credits of courses and an equivalent of 21-credit research component, and must obtain a final academic grade of at least 3.0 CGPA.
COURSEWORK MASTERS’ DEGREES
Student must complete a minimum of 40 credits, and must obtain a final academic grade of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 CGPA. Minimum 40-credit consists of several subject modules including faculty compulsory, faculty electives, a university elective module and a Master’s project.
Postgraduate Weekend Classes
Postgraduate Weekend Programme is specially designed for working professionals and open to all Malaysian.
The timetables is flexible and customs to suit student’s time yet follows the curriculum of mainstream programme.
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