FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY & EDUCATION

MASTER OF EDUCATION (MED),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (COMPUTER IN EDUCATION),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (EDUCATION MANAGEMENT),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (TESL),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE),
MASTER OF EDUCATION (CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN)

All candidates enrolled in the Master of Education programmes will be able to demonstrate the following program objectives:

  • Candidates should posses a good Bachelor of Education Degree from local universities or accredited universities. Those with Bachelor Degree with Honours in other fields but with teaching qualification and experience will also be considered.
  • STPM/ Diploma provided that the applicant has at least (5) years of direct working experience in the education industry and passed the APEL assessment.

MASTER OF PSYCHOLOGY (COUSELLING)
All candidates enrolled in the Master of Education programmes will be able to demonstrate the following program objectives:

  • Candidates should possess a good bachelor of psychology degree from a local universities or accredited universities. Those with bachelor degree with honours in other field with working experience may also be considered.
  • STPM/ Diploma provided that the applicant has at least (5) years of direct working experience in the psychology industry and passed the APEL.

FACULTY OF COMPUTING & INFORMATICS

MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (Software Development)

MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (Computational Intelligence) 

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 may be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent with CGPA less than 2.50 may be accepted provided that the applicant has at least five (5) years of direct working experience in the ICT industry; OR
  • A Bachelor of Science degree or its equivalent in any field other than Computer Science/Information Technology with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 may be accepted provided that the applicant has taken all prerequisite modules in computing; OR
  • Diploma/STPM or its equivalent provided that the applicant has at least five (5) years of direct working experience in the ICT industry AND passed the APEL T-7 assessment.
  • Degrees awarded by local/private institutions of higher learning, including those awarded under any collaborative/franchising schemes with local or foreign partners must be accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Language Requirement:

  • To fulfill the general language requirement outlined by the university.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS, ECONOMICS & ACCOUNTANCY

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

MASTER OF HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (MHCM)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any higher education institution recognised by the Senate of Universiti Malaysia Sabah and with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to minimum of five (5) years working experience in related area; or
  • STPM/Diploma provided that the applicant has at least five (5) years of direct working experience related to Business or Management and passes the APEL assessment.
  • A Candidate from non-English speaking country or obtains a Bachelor’s degree from higher education institution which uses non-English language as its medium must submit an English language test result of either IELTS [minimum Band 5] or TOEFL [minimum 500 (written)/42 (online)] or MUET Band 3 or to attend the Certificate in Progressive English Programme (PEP) and Pass MUET Band 3.

(Classes may commence concurrently for both full time and part time students.)

MASTER OF ECONOMICS (MEcons.)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any higher education institution recognised by the Senate of Universiti Malaysia Sabah and with a minimum CGPA of 2.75; or 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
  • A candidate from non-English speaking country or obtains a Bachelor’s degree from higher education institution which uses non-English language as its medium must submit an English language test result of either IELTS [minimum Band 5] or TOEFL [minimum 500 (written)/42 (online)] or MUET Band 3 or to attend the Certificate in Progressive English Programme (PEP) and Pass MUET Band 3

(Classes may commence concurrently for both full time and part time students.)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, ARTS & HERITAGE

MASTER OF ARTS (Government and International Relations)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Bachelor Degree with CGPA of not less than 2.75 from Universiti Malaysia Sabah or other institution of higher learning approved by Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor Degree from other fields that is approved by Senate with at least 5 years working experience;
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor Degree and possessing other qualification recognized by the Senate.
  • Candidates who wish to continue their studies on Coursework mode must satisfy special conditions specified by respective Faculties/Centers / Institutes.

FACULTY OF FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION

MASTER OF SCIENCE (Food Safety and Quality)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA 2.50 (or equivalent) from institutions of higher learning recognized by University Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field;
  • Local candidates must achieve credits in English at SPM level or have passed English courses at Diploma or Bachelor Degree level; AND
  • Candidates from non-English speaking countries must submit and English language test result either IELTS (minimum Band 5) or TOEFL (minimum 500/173) or MUET (Band 3) after attending Progressive English Program (PEP) at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah

FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCE

Master in Public of Health (MPH)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • The students' admission requires Medical Doctor's degree or medical qualification recognized by the Senate and the Malaysian Medical Council with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent AND
    Experience of at least one year as a medical officer (after houseman-ship) and preferably have experience working in public health for a year.
    OR
    Having a Medical Doctor's Degree (MD, MBBS) (Level 6 KKM) with a CGPA equal and above 2.50 with a minimum of 5 years working experience (including houseman-ship) in the relevant field.
  • For Malaysian candidates:
    -The Malaysia Certificate of Examination (SPM) results with credit in Bahasa Malaysia.

    For Non-Malaysian candidates:
    -Must pass the English language proficiency level of either IELTS band 6.0 (Academic) or TOEFL 550.
    OR
    Having graduated from University/ Institution in which medium of instruction is English.

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • The students' admission requires Medical Doctor's degree or medical qualification recognized by the Senate and the Malaysian Medical Council AND
  • Degree in Master in Public Health (MPH) with a minimum CGPA of 3.2 or equivalent and
    accepted by the Senate of Universiti Malaysia Sabah or in line with the concurrent regulations of the senate. AND
  • Must pass the English language proficiency level of either IELTS band 6.0 (Academic) or TOEFL 550. OR
  • Having graduated from University/ Institution in which medium of instruction is English.

BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

MASTERS OF SCIENCE (Molecular Biology)

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science with second class, or having a minimum CGPA of 2.75, in life sciences (biology) or equivalent, from universities recognized by the Senate.
  • Other qualifications equivalent to Bachelor degree and relevant experience recognized by the Senate.
  • Candidates should pass English paper in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or other relevant qualifications recognized by the Senate (example: TOEFL, IELTS etc.)

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Bachelor Degree in the field of engineering or science with CPGA not less than 2.5. For those with CPGA less than 2.5, minimum three (3) years’ experience in the related field is required and subjected to the approval from the Board of Study of the master program.
  • For Degree acquired outside of Malaysia, it must be recognized by the Senate of Universiti Malaysia Sabah and the qualification should be equivalent to the criteria stated in item (i).