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Master Degree By Coursework



Our coursework programmes are designed to extend knowledge and skills gained from the first degree and to develop new professional skills in graduates. The programmes involve lectures, seminars and project work. Students are required to successfully complete the minimum credit as required by the respective programme (between 40 – 44 credits) and a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 in order to graduate. The Master degree by Coursework is offered every February and September.




Important Dates for Application & Registration : February 2015 Intake



International Students

Local Students

Closing Date for Online Application


26 December 2014

06 January 2015

Last day to issue Offer Letter


07 January 2015

14 January 2015

Registration Date for New Students


(Coursework & Research) : 16 February – 20 February 2015

Registration Date for Returning Students


(Coursework & Research) : 16 February – 01 March 2015

Late Registration With Charges

(ONLY for Returning Students)



02 March 2015 - 08 March 2015


Welcoming New Graduate Student Event



28 February 2015




 **As successful International applicants need to apply for visa.


Successful applicant will be notify within 1 week *(subject to change) after closing date for September Intake.

Each coursework programme consists of a combination of compulsory subjects, electives and a research project. Each subject carries a weightage of 2 to 3-credit points, and assessments are through take home assignments, tests and end of semester examinations. Students' progress and performance in the research project are assessed through oral presentations and written reports.


Entry Requirements  (as approved by Senate Nos. 02/2014 -13)


  • A Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate;
  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent but with CGPA less than 2.50, may be admitted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experiencein the relevant field; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate
  • For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or its equivalent ( e.g TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test -196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70 ) is required.