Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a recognised Master’s degree in Administration, Management or other related disciplines with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.00 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

2½ - 7 years (5 – 14 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

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

The above listed areas 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 candidates are required to attend Institute of Graduate Studies Research Skills Seminar (IGSRSS) and Postgraduate Training in Innovation & Entrepreneurship Exploration (TIE2) courses or other equivalent courses by the Faculty.

All postgraduate is also required to submit a thesis not exceeding 100,000 words on an approved area of study under the supervision of a faculty member which meets the academic rigorous standards and pass a viva voce.