Postgraduate Programmes

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GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MASTER PhD / DOCTORATE

Qualification (any of the below):

I.     Bachelor degree (Honours)

A) CGPA of at least 2.75/4.00


B) CGPA of 2.50 - 2.74/4.00 with

  • Research experience – 1 year; or
  • Professional experience in related field- 1 year; 
    or,
  • One(1) academic publication in related field; or 
  • Grade B for major/ elective courses; OR,
  • Grade B+ for final year project.

C) CGPA of 2.00 - 2.49/4.00 with

  • Research experience - 5 years; OR
  • Professional experience in related field - 5 years, AND
  • One (1) academic publications  in related field; OR,
  • Grade B for major/elective courses; OR,
  • Grade B+ for final year project.

OR,

II.    APEL A Certificate (APEL T-7)

http://www2.mqa.gov.my/APEL/ 

Qualification (any of the below):

I.     Master degree (Coursework or Mixed Mode)

A) CGPA of at least 3.00 / 4.00


B) CGPA of 2.50 - 2.99 with

  • Research experience – 2 years; OR,
  • Professional experience in related field – 2 years;
    OR,
  • Two (2) academic publications in the field; OR,
  • Grade B+ for major/elective courses; OR,
  • Grade B+ for Coursework Mode or P for Mixed Mode dissertation/project; 

OR,

 II.    Master degree (Research Mode)

OR,

 

GENERAL LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Internet-based); or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or
  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and Master level is English; or
  • English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council).

* Candidates are advised not to send the TOEFL scores directly to USM on their own. Please make requests for ETS to send the score to us. USM's institutional TOEFL code is 8900. 

FAST TRACK TO PhD

Be on the Fast-Track to a PhD from a Bachelor’s Degree

Eligibility:

  • Applicants with a CGPA of 3.67/4.00 or First Class for the Bachelor’s degree
  • Passed interview 
  • Other requirements set by the University

Note: The nominated potential supervisor is compulsory has graduated at least one PhD student.

*Terms and Conditions Apply


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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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