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Master of Arts (Education) and Doctor of Philosophy

 

The postgraduate degrees of Education offer students to be experts in vast areas such as distance education, language, science and mathematics education, psychometric, education for sustainable development, geography education and teaching of English to speakers of other languages. The programmes provide an excellent atmosphere for students to conduct independent and original research, where excellent supervision and guidance are provided by academic staffs who are accomplished specialists in their respective scientific disciplines.
 
Research Thrust Areas:
 
Distance Education
  • ICT in Distance Learning
  • Distance and Open Learning
  • Self-Instructional Multi-Media Application
  • Support System in Distance Education
  • Distance Education Technology
  • E- Learning Portal
  • Distance Education Administration
  • Adults Learning
 
 Language
  • Teaching English as a Second Languages
  • Malay Language
  • Distance Education
Science and Mathematics Education
  • Biology Education
  • Physics Education
  • Mathematics Education
 Psychometric
 
  • Psychometric and Education Evaluation
  • Research Methodology
Education for Sustainable Development
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Teaching Method
  • Humanities Education
     
Geography Education
  • Geography Teaching Method
  • Geography and Environmental Education
  • GIS in Geography Education
  • ICT in Geography Education
     
Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching and Learning of English
  • Adult and Distance Education
  • Education Psychology
  • Web-based English Teaching and Learning
  • Pragmatics
  • Literature in the TESOL classroom 
 
Expertise available in the following School:
School of Distance Education
http://www.pppjj.usm.my
 
Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the postgraduate programme is:
 
MA
  • A Bachelor degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 2.75/4 or second class honours) from a recognised institution.
PhD
  • A Master degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 3.00/4) from a recognised institution.
  • In cases where the candidates do not meet the minimum CGPA requirements, research experience or journal publications may be used to support applications for postgraduate study at SDE.
  • Application and registration is open throughout the year for postgraduate studies by research.
Duration

MA
  • Full-time : Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters
PhD
  • Full-time : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters

 

Master of Arts (Educational Technology) and Doctor of Philosophy

 
The postgraduate degrees of Educational Technology offer students to be experts in vast areas such as instructional design and technology, and ICT technology and multimedia in education. The programmes provide an excellent atmosphere for students to conduct independent and original research, where excellent supervision and guidance are provided by academic staffs who are accomplished specialists in their respective scientific disciplines.
 
Research Thrust Areas:
 
Instructional Design and Technology
 
  • Instructional Strategy
  • Instructional Innovation
  • Human Computer Interface/Usability
  • Instructional Systems Development
  • Visual Communication
 ICT Technology and Multimedia in Education
 
  • Multimedia Education and Information Technology
  • Laboratory Virtual Learning
  • Portal Learning
  • m-Learning
  • e-Learning
 
Expertise available in the following School:
School of Distance Education
http://www.pppjj.usm.my
 
Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the postgraduate programme is:
 
MA
  • A Bachelor degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 2.75/4 or second class honours) from a recognised institution.
PhD
  • A Master degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 3.00/4) from a recognised institution.
  • In cases where the candidates do not meet the minimum CGPA requirements, research experience or journal publications may be used to support applications for postgraduate study at SDE.
  • Application and registration is open throughout the year for postgraduate studies by research.
 
Duration

MA
  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters 
PhD
  • Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters

 

 

Master of Arts (Management) and Doctor of Philosophy

 

The postgraduate degrees of Management offer students to be experts in vast areas such as management, finance, marketing, operations and entrepreneurship. The programmes provide an excellent atmosphere for students to conduct independent and original research, where excellent supervision and guidance are provided by academic staffs who are accomplished specialists in their respective scientific disciplines.
 
Research Thrust Areas:
 
Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Training & Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership
  • Employee Work Values/Performance
  • Ethic Management
  • Learning Organisation
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • Quality of Management
  • Operational Management
  • Business Law
  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Performance Measurement
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Business
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Accounting
  • Virtual Organisation/Society
  • Micro Finance
  • Technology and Innovation Management 
  • Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Political Marketing
  • Service Marketing
  • Consumer Behaviour
 
Expertise available in the following School:
School of Distance Education
 
Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the postgraduate programme is:
 
MA
  • A Bachelor degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 2.75/4 or second class honours) from a recognised institution.
PhD
  • A Master degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 3.00/4) from a recognised institution.
  • In cases where the candidates do not meet the minimum CGPA requirements, research experience or journal publications may be used to support applications for postgraduate study at SDE.
  • Application and registration is open throughout the year for postgraduate studies by research.
 
Duration
 
MA
  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters
PhD
  • Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters

 

 

 

Master of Arts (Civilisation Studies) and Doctor of Philosophy

 

The postgraduate degrees of Civilisation Studies offer students to be experts such as Islamic civilisation, figures of Islamic thought, Islamic science, Islamic philosophy, comparative religion, internalisation of Islam values, Islamic history and epistemology. The programmes provide an excellent atmosphere for students to conduct independent and original research, where excellent supervision and guidance are provided by academic staffs who are accomplished specialists in their respective scientific disciplines.
 
Research Thrust Areas:
 
Civilisation Studies
  • Islamic Civilisation
  • Figures of Islamic Thought
  • Islamic Science
  • Islamic Philosophy
  • Comparative Religion
  • Internalisation of Islam Values
  • Islamic History
  • Epistemology 
Expertise available in the following School:
School of Distance Education
http://www.pppjj.usm.my
 
Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the postgraduate programme is:
 
MA
  • A Bachelor degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 2.75/4 or second class honours) from a recognised institution.
PhD
  • A Master degree in a related field (minimum CGPA 3.00/4) from a recognised institution.
  • In cases where the candidates do not meet the minimum CGPA requirements, research experience or journal publications may be used to support applications for postgraduate study at SDE.
  • Application and registration is open throughout the year for postgraduate studies by research.
 
Duration
 
MA
  • Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters
PhD
  • Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters