MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MANAGEMENT)

A spirit for innovation

INTRODUCTION

This program is designed to provide advanced research-based studies in management related to wide array of issues in management and technology related. Research activities are aimed at developing in-depth understanding of the state of knowledge in a technology-inclined management discipline that will contribute to the expansion of new knowledge, expertise and research skills. Students will engage in a significant research investigation of a specific inquiry resulting in the production of a thesis either with a theoretical or applied focus.

Students will have the opportunity to analyse issues, contribute or expand knowledge in their area of interest through observations, literature review and data analysis. At the end of the program, students must submit a maximum of a 200-page thesis (including references) on a research topic which has been agreed upon by the faculty. The conferment of the degree is subject to the successful completion of the thesis and viva voce. FM offers you a research experience that explores your potential to shape your future.

 

RESEARCH AREA

  1. Accounting and Finance.
  2. Business and Management.
  3. Business Law and Taxation
  4. Corporate Governance
  5. economics
  6. Entrepreneurship
  7. Information System
  8. Management
  9. Management Technology
  10. Marketing

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

In addition to the thesis, to be eligible for the award, students must complete the following university courses:

  • Research Methodology
    Credit : 0

Choose 1 Course

  • Seminar on Global Development, Economic and Social Issues
    Credit: 3
  • Malaysian Society & Culture
    Credit: 3
  • Seminar on Science Philosophy and Social Development
    Credit: 3
  • Bahasa Malaysia Akademik 1
    (only for Malay-background international students from Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand and Singapore)
    Credit: 3

 

Entry Requirements

LOCAL STUDENTS

  1. Possess Bachelor Degree with honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any institutions of higher learning recognized by the University’s Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  2. Possess Bachelor Degree with CGPA <2.75 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any institutions of higher learning recognized by the University’s Senate WITH several years working experience.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENT (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY)

If English is not your native language and you are attending a school where English is not the language of instruction, you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System Academic (IELTS Academic).

 

Program Information

Duration of study : 3-8 Semesters, Full Time

Intake: Throughout the year

Where Are We?

Skudai, Johor The Perfect Location ‘Skudai is a rapidly expanding suburb of Johor Bahru, the largest city and the capital of the state of Johor in southern Malaysia. It is part of the new growth corridor of southwest Johor, which includes the Senai International Airport, Tanjung Pelepas Port and the new administrative capital of Johor, Bandar Nusajaya. It has a population between 160,000 and 210,000. The headquarters for the Johor Bahru Central Municipal Council and home to the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia campus…’ Many people in Skudai are from other states in Malaysia, attracted by better employment opportunities and double the exchange rate in neighbor Singapore and this is the norm in many parts of southern Johor. People from other states in Malaysia would rent houses in Skudai and other parts of Johor, with many preferring to settle down in Johor after living for many years here. This has created a housing boom in this area as many local young people are also starting families of their own. There are those who receive higher income because these residents can earn more from working in Singapore and this has resulted in higher disposable income too, thus spurring the entertainment and automotive sectors in Johor.

For more information about the admission process, please contact:

Email  pgrad@utm.my
Telephone   +6075537900
Website   admission.utm.my

To know more about the programme, please contact:

Name:  Dr. Norzaidahwati Zaidin
Email:   nzw@utm.my
Telephone:   019-7257734

Any inquiry about course registration, please contact:

Name  FM Academic Office 
Email   academic-fm@utm.my
Telephone +607-5610188
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