Transforming Higher Education for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Objectives

  • To be the feeder into USM PhD and other doctoral degree programmes.
  • To stimulate and encourage graduates of calibre who are in the job market to pursue their education at a higher level then what they possess now.
  • To meet the national need of a highly trained manpower to further develop the national economy.
  • To increase the enrolment of quality candidates at USM with CGPA of 3.00 and higher, many of whom are already in the job market.
  • To increase research and consultancy cooperation between USM and industry.

Target Group

Qualified graduates, the general public and public sector staff to pursue a full

time research or mixed mode Master Degree at USM.

Fields of Studies

  • Science and Technology
  • Social Science/Professional Arts:

Priority will be given to research that lead to innovation, economic development, increase in the quality of life guided by related fields in the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA).

Fields in Social Science/Professional Arts

MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS

Strategic/Tourism/ Health Tourism/Eco-tourism/International Business/Marketing/ Operation / Int. Operation/ Supply Chain Management/ Logistic & Transportation/ Hospitality/ International Trading/ Small and Medium Industry/ Entrepreneurship/Int. Entrepreneurship/Insurance / Sports

ECONOMICS & ACCOUNTING

Economics/ Planning & Development/Islamic/International Accounting/ Auditing/ International Accounting/ Actuarial Science

FINANCE & BANKING

International Finance/ Islamic Finance/Islamic Banking/Islamic Wealth Management

 HUMANITIES

Law/Psychology/Sociology

Qualifications

1.Malaysian citizens.
2.Age: 35 years or younger when applying.
3.Has a Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualification recognized by the government with CGPA of at least 2.75.
4.Has an acceptance letter into a Master programme or is already enrolled in one as a full time student.
5.Not sponsored by any other scholarship granting body. 

 

Funding: Based Upon MyMaster

1.Tuition only, up to a maximum of RM10,000.
2.Payment made directly to USM.
3.Thesis preparation allowance provided that there are remainders from 1
 i.  Research mode: RM3,000.00
 ii.  Mixed mode: RM1,500.00

 

Funding by Industry

1.Research Mode: Cost of research.
2.Mixed Mode:

 i.  Cost of course delivery (To be paid to the USM School/Centre running  the course).

 ii.  Cost of research.

Implementation

•Similar to MOHE’s Industrial PhD, except for the sending of the signed MOU for validation by MOHE marking the release of funds to USM and the beginning of candidature.
•However, an MOU is still needed so that IP issues are mutually agreed upon and the rights of publication are respected.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
JOIN US!!!

Comments on: "USM Industrial Master: Earn your Master in your workplace" (5)

  1. Katrina said:

    I’m a Biotechnology graduate in 2008 and I’m currently working full time. Can i pursue a Industrial Master Programme in Business Administration (MBA)? Must i be a full-time MBA student? I’m living in Selangor – must i pursue the Programme in USM?

  2. ABUL KASIM BIN S.M.J DULKAMAN said:

    I AM NOW WORKING IN GLOBETRONICS SDN. BHD. AS A QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER, IAM LOOKING FORWARD TO FURTHER MY STUDY IN MASTER/PHD…

    SO HOW TO APPLY THIS, PLEASE ADVISE. JUST GRADUATE FROM USM (POLYMER ENGINEERING) IN MAY 2011.

    THEN, I AM INTERESTING TO DO MASTER/PHD RELATED TO QUALITY ASSURANCE, WHAT IS THE BEST COURSES THAT SUITE ME.

    THANKS & BEST REGARD

  3. there’s no Industrial’s Master research programme?

  4. Hi, I’d like to know more about master degree courses, could you please send me info to below email? Thanks.

    Regards,
    Lowcc

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