Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Dean's Message

Assalamulaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

Higher education in Malaysia is experiencing a very drastic change in line with the progress at the global level. Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 (Higher Education) is a comprehensive educational plan to enable graduates who are sustainable and competitive. To uphold this aspiration, Awang Had Salleh Graduate School (AHSGS), Universiti Utara Malaysia is committed to implement the plan to ensure the aspiration of high level education system can be achieved.

AHSGS offers programs that are carried out in collaboration with the School of Computing, School of Education and Modern Languages, School of Quantitative Science, School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy, School of Languages, Civilization and Philosophy and School of Creative Industry Management and Performing Arts. Each school provides specialized programs according to the fields that are in line with the market demand and the needs of the students.

As the heart of the efforts to develop the human capital that will be able to accelerate the development of the country in the future, AHSGS will continue to help enhance graduates’ potential. The main objective of AHSGS is to offer programs that emphasize experiential learning in theory and practical, develop critical and creative thinking skills, leadership and communication skills and lifelong learning in order to produce holistic and balanced individuals.

Through its world-class academic programmes, in-depth research, high-impact publications and innovative consultations on solutions to various issues, AHSGS hopes to encourage and enable its graduates to adapt to the fast-changing and flexibility of the world environment.

With the increasing number of students from a wide range of countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, Jordan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Yemen, AHSGS hopes to create awareness on the importance of understanding between a variety of races around the world. AHSGS is also confident that it could always provide its best learning facilities that fit with the ever changing education world and enhance students’ capability to foster the conducive learning environment for the future generation.

Lets us all work together to achieve the goal of providing quality education for graduates and a world-class learning environment in our country.

Thank you.


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Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Universiti Utara Malaysia


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Contact Us

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297


Office Hours

Sunday-Wednesday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Weekend (Friday & Saturday): Closed