Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a recognized honours degree in Administration, Management or other related disciplines with a minimum Cumulative. Grade Points Average (CGPA) of 2.75 or equivalent and attended the interview conducted by the Faculty Postgraduate Committee. The application must be attached together with the research proposal in the prescribed format.

Application for research programme is open throughout the year.

Duration of study

1 - 4 years (2 - 8 Semester)


International Applicants

Applicants must have a good honours degree recognized by Malaysian Government and TOEFL score IBT 35-45/ CBT107-131/Paper Based 417-450 or IELTS = Band 5. 

Foreign applicants can only register as full-time candidates. For more information, please visit http://www.ipsis.edu.my


Areas of Research

Administration Modernization, Public Policy, Organisational Culture, Change Management, Business Process Reengineering, Quality Studies, Knowledge, e-Government & e-Governance, Technology Policy and Administrator, Technology Adoption, Social Marketing, Social Informatics, Strategic Management of Public Sector, Corporate Governance, International Relations, Malaysian Politics, ASEAN Studies and Local Government.

The above listed are only an indicative list of areas that can be offered. Inter disciplinary research can be accommodated given UiTM's vast resource in 24 growing faculties.


Requirements for the Research Degree

All postgraduate candidate is required to attend Institute of Graduate Studies Research Skills Seminar (IGSRSS)  or other equivalent courses by the Faculty.

All postgraduate candidate is also required to submit a thesis not exceeding 60,000 word on an approved area of study under supervision of a faculty member which meets the academic rigorous standards and pass a viva voce.