Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

General Admission Requirement

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme must possess

  1. a master’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate; or
  2. any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  3. fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

Applicants for the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) programme must possess

  1. a master’s degree or its equivalent from any accredited Higher Learning Instituitions recognised by the University Senate with CGPA 3.00 and above; or
  2. other qualifications as approved by the University Senate; and
  3. Professional requirement (Diploma in Education or Teaching certificate)

 

MASTER PROGRAMME (BY RESEARCH)

Applicants for master’s programme by research must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant work experience; or
  3.  any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  4.  fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

Student for Master of Science (Information Technology) by Research must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree with honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other instituitions of higher learning recognised by the  University Senate with a CGPA of at least 3.00; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree with honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other instituitions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.99 and relevant work experience; and
  3.  fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

Student for Master of Science (Intelligent System) by Research must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree with honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other instituitions of higher learning recognised by the  University Senate with a CGPA of at least 3.00; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree with honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other instituitions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.99 and relevant work experience; and
  3.  fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

MASTER PROGRAMME (BY COURSEWORK / MIXED MODE)

(A) Master’s programme at UUM College of Arts and Sciences (UUM CAS) and Master’s programme at UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS)

Applicants for a Master’s programme at UUM CAS and UUM COLGIS must possess:

  1.  a bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant work experience; or
  3. a diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience,  35 years or older and passed APEL assessment (level 7); or
  4. any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  5. fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.

 

MASTER OF EDUCATION (UUM COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES)

Applicants for a M.Ed. at UUM CAS must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Universiti Utara Malaysia Senate with a CGPA of 3.00 or higher;
  2. a bachelor's degree with honours with a CGPA of at least 2.75 and 3 years teaching experience;

 

Specific Admission Requirement

Applicants for a Master of Education specializing in English Language Teaching must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree with honours in TESL/TESOL/TEFL/Linguistics/English language or any other related field from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate;or
  2. a bachelor's degree with honours and have at least 3 years teaching experience in English Language; or
  3. any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  4. a professional qualification (i.e. a diploma or certificate in education).

*Note: Candidates who do not meet the above minimum requirement may be requested to attend an interview by the Academic Committee at the respective Schools.

 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from any other universities recognised by Universiti Utara Malaysia; or
  3. any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Universiti Utara Malaysia.



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Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (AHSGS)

Universiti Utara Malaysia
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Kedah Darul Aman MALAYSIA

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