Master in Science (MSc)

Master in Science (MSc)

KPT/JPS (R/720/7/0054) 02/26 (MQA/FA4142)

Aimed at expanding our knowledge in allied health sciences (AHS) and traditional & complementary medicine (TCM), the course provides candidates opportunities to conduct research and investigation on an approved topic.

Research areas include: Occupational Safety and Health, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Health Sciences, Sport Sciences, Wellness, Childhood Education, Paramedic Sciences, Clinical Social Work, Nutrition, Dietician, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Homeopathy, Naturopathy and Traditional Medicine.

Candidates will be challenged to think critically and rigorously prove their hypothesis backed by sound research results. Candidates will then be invited to defend their dissertation in an oral presentation.

Career Prospects

• Lecturer
• Researchers in the various TCM and allied health fields
• Scientists
• Positions in research departments in both government and private organizations

Duration Of Studies

Full Time: 2-6 years
Part Time: 4-8 years
Research methodology
Dissertation preparation


Full and Part Time studies delivered through the following:-

• Independent study and research
• Intensive seminar in research
• Dissertation
• Oral defense

Entry Requirements

Candidates must first complete their Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent; OR

A Bachelor’s degree candidate in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and less than 2.75 may be admited upon internal assessment; OR

A Bachelor’s degree candidate in a relevant field with a CGPA less than 2.50, but with a minimum 5 years of relevant work experience may be admitted; OR

Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Foreign Students’ English Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score of 550 or 80 (Internet), or IELTS score of Band 6.0

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