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Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Faculty: Centre for Graduate Studies
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor’s degree with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees20000/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Open University Malaysia (OUM) distinguishes itself by offering a unique package of Master of Early Childhood Education (MECHE) that ensures the candidates a competitive advantage, which will pave the way to a successful career.

The curriculum, specially designed is in line with the Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s Programme Standards: Early Childhood Education which is to equip graduates with knowledge and competencies for them to be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of knowledge of the core areas of knowledge in early childhood care and education and understanding their relationships to related fields;
  • Demonstrate a mastery of developmentally appropriate practices to monitor and model;
  • Demonstrate effective leadership in advocating for quality early childhood care and education;
  • Analyse, apply and disseminate information to enhance quality early childhood care and education; and
  • Apply evidenced good practices in administration, management and entrepreneurship in early childhood fields.

Programme offered cover all the five (5) groups of core areas of knowledge needed by every childhood professionals or educators. They are Child Development, Curriculum and Learning Environment, Administration and Management, Families and the Community, and Professional Development. The Master of Early Childhood Education is especially suited for preschool teachers, principals and operators, teachers, school principals, college lecturers and other education personnel, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) personnel involve with young children, journalist, writers/authors of young children books, social workers handling young children, instructors and organisers of young children programmes who wish to equip themselves with up-to-date knowledge and specialised skills for continuous personal improvement as well as career enhancement in their professions.

 

Course Structure

This is a two (2) years or six (6) semester Master’s Degree by Coursework programme. Candidates will be exposed to 11 Core Modules which cover all the five (5) Core Area of Knowledge included courses in theory and research methodology as proposed in the Programme Standards: Early Childhood Education by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (2014). Candidates can only register for a maximum of three (3) courses per semester. At the end of the programme candidates are required to conduct a research project and produce a project report of not exceed 15,000 words.

A seminar of three (3) hours per courses will be conducted at the main campus on weekends every fortnightly. Candidates will be provided with Learning Kits instead of Modules as the learning materials which to be used and discussed during the scheduled seminars. Besides face-to-face seminars, presentations, problem-based learning, case study and Webinar, candidates are encourage to actively involved in on-line discussion forums for each courses through the my Virtual Learning Environment or myVLE regarding any issues or concern that they have.

Assessment for every course based on 60% assignment and 40% final examination.

* For May and September Semester 2015, programme is only offered in Kuala Lumpur.

Coursework with Master´s Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Investigation on Early Childhood Development Theories 3
Quality of Educational Environment for Young Children 3
Comparing Early Childhood Curriculum Programmes 3
Early Childhood Curriculum Planning & Assessment 3
Managing Learning & Development in Early Childhood Organisation 3
Comparing Early Childhood Curriculum Programmes 3
Pedagogical Approaches to Early Childhood Settings 3
Counselling & Guiding in Early Childhood 3
Early Intervention: Theory & Practice 3
Issues & Trends in Early Childhood 3
Professional Development & Community Relations in Early Childhood Education 3
Educational Research Methods in Early Childhood 4
Master’s Project 6
Total 40

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal postgraduate degree
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin, or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Studies/ Syariah/ Usuluddin with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees15600/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Islamic Studies (MIS) degree is designed to meet the needs of those interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in this area. It is also aimed at developing specialisations in various areas of Islamic studies, such as Usuluddin (Theology), Shariah (Islamic Law and Jurisprudence), Dakwah (Preaching of Islam), and Sirah (Islamic History).

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Kaedah Pengajian Syariah 3
Kaedah Pengajian Usuluddin 3
Educational Research Methodology 4
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Tafsir 3
Isu Kontemporari dalam Pengajian Hadith 3
Maqasid al-Syariah 3
Sejarah Keilmuan dan Intelektual Islam 3
Mahkamah Syariah dan Undang-Undang Islam di Malaysia 3
Metodologi Dakwah di Malaysia 3
Transaksi dalam Ekonomi Islam di Malaysia 3
Isu-isu Semasa Akidah dan Pemikiran Islam 3
Kertas Projek 6

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees23856/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Counselling (MC) degree is designed to meet the needs of those who interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in the area of counselling. MC programme is also aimed to produce graduates with professional skills and knowledge in counselling and to train more qualified counsellors according to the standard and requirement of Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM).

Course Structure

University Courses

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
Human Development across the Lifespan 3
Theory of Career Development 3
Techniques and Process in Counselling 3
Multi-cultural Counselling 3
Psychological Testing 3
Group Counselling 3
Basic Statistics and Research Methods 3
Assessment in Counselling 3
Career Counselling and Personnel Development 3
Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychology 3
Practicum Training 3
Internship 6
TOTAL CREDIT 42

 

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Basic Research Writing 3
Choose any ONE of the following courses:

1. Family and Marriage Counselling
2. Industrial and Organisational Counselling
3
TOTAL CREDIT 6

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Education and Language
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate AND Diploma in Education OR Diploma/Certificate in Teaching; OR
Bachelor degree in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted with at least 2 years related working experience.
Bachelor degree with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years related working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths ; 2 Yrs (full coursework)
Fees18396/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Due to the current shift towards knowledge-based economy, there is a growing demand for highly-educated teachers or educational leaders to manage schools and institutions more effectively.

In line with this demand, the Master of Education is designed with the following objectives :

  • To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or lecturers in educational institutions.
  • To produce education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning and carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of conducting research in their related fields of specialization.

The Master of Education is especially suited for teachers, school principals, college lecturers and other education personnel who wish to equip themselves with up-to-date knowledge and specialized skills for continuous personal improvement as well as career enhancement in their professions.

Course Structure

Note

Coursework with concentration is only offered in Kuala Lumpur, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang (Kuantan), Negeri Sembilan, Sabah (Kota Kinabalu) dan Sarawak (Kuching). The concentration offered is Educational Management.

 

With Master's Project

Coursework with Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Educational Leadership 3
Comparative Education 3
Educational Psychology 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Guidance and Counselling 3
Curriculum Development 3
Instructional Technology 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Directed Reading 3
Master's Project 6

With Concentration

Core coursework
Subject Name Credit Hours
Sociology of Education 3
Comparative Education 3
Educational Psychology 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Curriculum Development 3
Instructional Technology 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3

Concentration

Subject Name Credit Hours
EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Educational Administration 3
Educational Leadership 3
School Effectiveness & School-based Management 3
Seminar Paper in Educational Management 3

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees22932/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

MEST provides a logical progression for BES graduates and equivalent English graduates to read for a postgraduate degree in English. MES is also sufficiently flexible to cater to qualified learners with non-BES/English backgrounds via OUM’s Open Entry route. 

Course Structure

*Choose 4 electives

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Mapping English Studies 3
Academic Writing for Postgraduates 3
Reading Literature 3
Language, Power and Society 3
Malaysian Fiction 3
Literary Theory 3
Creative Nonfiction 3
Cultural Studies 3
World Literature 3
Visual Culture 3

 

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Film and Society in Contemporary Southeast Asia 3
Postcolonial Writings 3
Philosophy of Literature 3
Research in English Studies I 3
Advanced Readings in Critical Theory 3
Film and Society in Contemporary Southeast Asia 3
Postcolonial Writings 3
Philosophy of Literature 3
Research in English Studies II 6

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees19880/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Instructional Design Technology programme (MIDT) offered by the Open University Malaysia (OUM) aims to produce graduates who will be equipped with impactful theories, principles and practices of Instructional Design that could be applied in numerous engaging, attractive and appealing settings especially in an e-learning and social media environment. The instructional methods for MIDT are task-based and student centered, utilizing up to date learning designs to suit various technology environments. As we are aware, present day students are facing learning challenges that are fundamentally different from that of previous generations.

They require a different kind of educational experience that fits their multitasking lifestyle. In addition to this growing demand are technological developments, which have ushered in a new paradigm in education, bringing with it a new breed of students and a demand for courses that meet their needs. With the job market growing ever more competitive, and employees being expected to continually develop themselves professionally, lifelong learning' has become a necessity.

OUM has recognized this need for innovative programmes and pedagogical solutions to attract such students, and has offered several online courses to its clients - MIDT is one of them. Another highlight of the programme is the diversity of its learning community: the students and facilitators hail from at least 7 different time zones and 14 different countries. This enables a mix of cultures unparalleled in education.

The MIDT is endorsed by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) with yearly scholarships for deserving students and it is also very affordable - at least 4 times cheaper than those offered by other equally competitive institutions in other parts of the world with no compromise on quality of learni

Course Structure

Core Courses

Course Offered
Credit Hours
CORE - TAKE ALL 12
HMLT5203 - Applying Theories of Learning to Instructional Technology 3
HMID5003 - Principles and Practices of Instructional Design 3
HMOA5403 - Online Assessment Methods 3
HMIR5103 - Research in Instructional Design and Technology 3

Elective Courses

Course Offered
Credit Hours
ELECTIVES - TAKE SEVEN 21
HMLC5303-Learning Communities and Social Pedagogical Networks 3
HMIC5503 - Managing Intellectual Capital 3
HMDD5603 - Design and Development of Interactive E-Content 3
HMHP5903 - Human Performance Technology 3
HMMC5703 - Managing Instructional Technology for Change 3
HMTT6003 -Instructional Technology Development Tools 3
HMUT6103 Usability Testing and Method in Instructional Design Process 3
HMLT5113 Mobile Learning: Trends and Development 3

Research Project

Course Offered
Credit Hours
RESEARCH PROJECT 7
HMVS6502 - Virtual Seminar: Critique and Review of Electronic Portfolio 3
AND  
Conducting Research on Instructional Design & Technology 4
OR  
HMPT6404-Practicum In Instructional Design and Technology 4
Total credits to be taken 40

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) in Education; OR Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Bachelor’s degree in Education; OR Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Diploma/Certificate in Teaching; OR Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess at least 2-year teaching experience; OR Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and pass three (3) bridging courses offered by the university; OR Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees32160/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The Doctor of Education (EDD) is designed to produce high quality academics in the area of education. This is in line with the nation aspiration in enhancing the human capital, which will be the pillar in achieving vision 2020. The following are the specific objectives of this programme.

  • To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or lecturers in educational institutions.
  • To produce education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning dan carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of con ducting research in their related fields of specialisation.
  • To develop educational leaders who can translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications.

 

Course Structure

Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Current Trends in Higher Education 3
Psychology of Education 3
Comparative Studies in Curriculum Change 3
Quantitative Research Methods 3
Qualitative Research Methods 3
Academic Writing for Postgraduates 3

Concentration Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
 
Education Management
Economics of Education 3
Educational Change and Innovation 3
Educational Law and Governance 3
Human Resource Management in Education 3
 
Instructional Design
Instructional Design 3
Leadership in Instructional Technology 3
Instructional Tools and Applications 3
Trends and Issues in Distance Education 3

Elective Courses

Educational Management (Choose any 2)
Economics of Education
Educational Change and Innovation
Human Resource Management in Education
 
Instructional Design (Choose any 2)
Instructional Design
Leadership in Instructional Technology
Instructional Tools and Applications

Dissertation

Dissertation
  • Doctoral Seminar ( Conceptual Paper) : HPEF 7090 ( no credits)

Select either:

  • Dissertation : HPDT 7100 - 24 Credits
  • Research Portfolio : HPRP 7100 - 24 Credits

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Master’s degree in Education / related field; OR
Bachelor’s degree with first class in Education / related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND

  • i) Registered for a Master’s degree in Education / related field; AND
  • ii)Passed related qualifying examination.
Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees28359/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The PhD in Education is a research-oriented degree designed for educators from schools, teacher training colleges, universities, businesses, industry, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, the military and other educational settings who need a strong research base in their careers.

The intent of the programme is interdisciplinary and designed to meet the needs of educators in various positions. Students are presented with knowledge and skills in solving problems and making decisions about research that will advance their development in the profession.

Opportunity is provided for students to focus on an area of study according to his or her interest, previous background and experience.

 

Course Structure

This programme comprised three parts:

  • Part I - Compulsory Core Courses
  • Part II - Research
  • Part III - Thesis Examination

 

Part I: Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Educational Research Methodology 3
Doctoral Seminar: Research Area in Education 3

 

Part II

After completing the required courses (PART I) learners will begin the research and thesis work (PART II) under the guidance of a supervisor. Each learner will meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in a semester and achieve satisfactory progress in the research / thesis work before being allowed to register in the subsequent semester.

Areas of specialisations in research / thesis:

  • Educational Administration
  • Curriculum and Instructional Design
  • Reseach and Evaluation
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Sociology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Philosophy

 

Part III

When the learner has completed the thesis and is ready for examination, an examining committee consisting of one internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the thesis (PART III). The learner will be examined in the Viva Voce sessio

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Information Technology & Multimedia Communication
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyMultimedia University (MMU)
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

A Bachelor’s Degree in Computing OR non-Computing field, with CGPA of 2.5 and above.
Where candidates without a Computing Degree are admitted, prerequisite modules in Computing must be offered to adequately prepare them for their advanced study.
Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be admitted subject to a rigorous Internal Assessment process.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees24920/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The objectives of the Master of Information Technology are to:

  • Strengthen your managerial skills and competencies in computerised technical know-how
  • Improve your managerial capability in handling information management in business organisations
  • Enhance your analytical skills and problem-solving capability in handling current issues in computer management
  • Enhance your role as IT manager in the K-economy

Information technology and communication (ICT) play an important role in shaping our daily lives, both at work and at home. The role of information, communication and technology will be further enhanced in the information generation era as the business frontiers extend beyond any expected horizon.

The Master of Information Technology offers you an opportunity to enhance your managerial and technical competences in the challenging field of information technology and become the future knowledge workers in the knowledge economic era.

Note:

** Students with non-IT degree are required to take additional TWO courses as Audit.
** The offering of concentration/elective courses is the sole discretion of the faculty.

Course Structure

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Advanced Database Systems 3
Advanced Object Oriented Programming 4
Advanced Computer Network 3
Software Quality and Metrics 3
Methodology of Information System Development 3
Project Management 3
Software Testing 3
Computer Architecture and Operating System 3
Web Design and Technologies 3
Project 6

University Courses

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
 
Knowledge Management 3
Information System Planning (ISP) 3
Network Security 3

Note:

1. OUM has the flexibility to offer any courses in any semester

2. The courses are subjected to change without prior notice

3. The offering of the elective courses is the sole discretion of the faculty

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Master’s degree in Computing / related field; OR
Bachelor’s degree with first class in Computing / related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND

  • Registered for a Master’s degree in Computing / related field; AND
  • Passed related qualifying examination.
Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees35487/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Ultimately this programme aims to:

  • Enhance research management skills in specific areas of Information Technology.
  • Improve the analytical and conceptual skills in specific areas of Information Technology.
  • Foster research and development of new knowledge in specific areas of Information Technology.

Malaysia requires more knowledge workers to help it to propel towards the knowledge-based economy. The Doctor of Philosophy degree programme in Open University Malaysia (OUM) has been designed to produce cutting-edge knowledge workers in information and communication technology and cater to the needs of industries, academic and research institutions. In particular, the objective of this programme is to produce high-calibre researchers in critical areas in information and communication technology.

Course Structure

This programme comprised three parts:

Part I
Subject Name Credit Hours

Research Methodology

This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, logical methods of reasoning and hypothetic-deductive method are discussed. The course will also focus on formulating research problem, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis formulation, research design, data collection techniques, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation.

3

Doctoral Seminar

In this course, learners will identify the basic area of study for research. Learners will present the literature review, methodology, and theories relevant for the proposed research area. After each presentation, learners will make the necessary amendments and improvements of the paper for subsequent seminars.

3
TOTAL CREDIT 6



Part II
**Learners will be conducting the research and prepare the thesis under the guidance of supervisor(s). The areas of research in this field of study are as follows:
  • Methodology of Information System Development
  • E- Learning
    • Learning Object Modelling
    • Object Reusability
    • Automatic Instructional Design
    • Use modelling
    • E-Learning Effectiveness
    • Learner Assessment in E-Learning Environment
  • Intelligent Systems and Novel Computing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Database
    • Uncertainty Database
    • Spatial Database
  • Computer/Information System Security
  • Media planning and Economic



Part III
**In Part III, the learner has completed the thesis and ready to submit for examination. An internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the Ph.D. (Information Technology) thesis in the Viva Voce session.
Thesis Examination

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Nursing and Health Science
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as approved by Senate, AND
Registered with Nursing Board; AND
Possess latest Annual Practice Certificate, AND
Possess minimum 3 years working experience.

For foreign applicants

Possess Temporary Annual Practice Certificate (TPM) for clinical programme; AND
Passed International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with minimum 6.5 OR Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimun 600.

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees21080/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The School of Nursing aims to diversify the nursing programmed so as to be competitive in nursing education. Nursing education has recently become increasingly prominent for aspiring candidate of higher learning & there is an urgent need to fill up the vacuum in the nursing profession with the higher academic qualification. 

Aims of the course

  • The course aims to assist learners to develop professionally, to respond effectively to the challenges of changes within health care and to consolidate their role as nursing leader.
  • The courses would produce graduates, which are able to function as professional nursing leader and will be equipped to respond to an increasing complex health care environment.
  • To create competent nursing leader in Malaysia so as to be more effective and efficient.
  • To contribute to the nursing profession by upgrading their nursing leadership and professional skills.

 

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Nursing Models and Development 3
Research Methodology 3
Trends and Issues in Nursing 3
Hospital Administration 4
Clinical Decision Making 3
Healthcare Management 3
Reflection in Nursing 3
Transcultural in Nursing 3
Nursing Research Proposal 3
Statistical Analysis 3
Advanced Nursing Leadership and Management 3
Research Project Paper 6

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Master of Nursing or equivalent; AND Registered with Malaysia Nursing Board or equivalent; AND Possess latest Annual Practice Certificate.

Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees43260/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The Doctor of Nursing is a 4 year coursework and dissertation based program offered via the distance and open learning mode. The program is for nurses to pursue their career pathway in clinical, education and research, while honing their critical and analytical thinking and decision making skills.

This terminal degree for nurses will prepare them for their future challenging roles in healthcare delivery. The program admits registered nurses who already have a Master of Nursing and they will be the future nurse leaders, academicians and researchers, contributing to the efforts of the nation's high income, knowledge based population.

In the clinical area they will be the resource person as well as the experts in their selected field.

 

Course Structure

The program is offered in 12 semesters (4 years) with a total of 54 credits and 8 structured courses. The assessment is both continuous evaluation and a final examination. The final course is dissertation where the students will be able to select an area of study relevant to their previous background and experience where they will be expected to apply the research and statistical knowledge learned.

Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Philosophy of Science 3
Policy and Politics in Nursing 3
Health Economics 3
Evaluation and Health Outcomes Research 3
Nursing Research 3
Qualitative Methods and Analysis 3
Applied Statistics 3
Technical Academic Writing 3
Dissertation 30
Total 54

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Science & Technology
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees20076/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

This Master of Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management (MOSHRM) programme offered at OUM is a part-time open and distance learning (ODL) postgraduate programme which offers a qualification that provides a sound business and technical basis to support the implementation of hazard identification, risk assessment and control measures, and to monitor their business effectiveness. This course includes study in the areas of management systems, risk management, OSH legislations, six sigma, occupational safety, occupational health and hygiene, project management and security management. The capstone unit for the Masters is a work-related research project.

MOSHRM provides the comprehensive and real OSH learning experiences to the learners to successfully integrate OSH into business management. MOSHRM provide a unique mix of academic quality and industry relevance to develop sound, solid and professional competencies in OSH.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Risk Management is an area of prime importance in the management of enterprises and other workplaces, generating a demand for qualified occupational safety and health professionals. These programs are designed to enable graduates to work effectively in a range of OSH professional roles.

 

This programme is recognized by DOSH as continous education programme (CEP) for Registered Safety and Health Officer.

Course Structure

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Ergonomics 3
Process Safety Management 3
Emergency Management 3
Management Systems 3
Risk Management 3
Security Management 3
Managing Safety Hazards 3
OSH Legislations 3
Six Sigma 3
Occupational Hygiene 3
Occupational Health 3
Science and Technical Research Methodology 3
Project 6
Course Career Path(s)

OSH professional practitioners are in demand because of the increasing focus on the management of occupational safety and health processes in accordance with the law and regulatory requirements. Graduates of this course are likely to have increased opportunities across a wide range of professions and industries.

 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyMultimedia University (MMU)
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate;
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees21040/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

MPM is an industry-driven programme designed for individuals who want to establish themselves as professional in project management field and those who are interested to pursue a new career in project management.  The programme helps students to develop the ability to solve real-world problems, exercise sound management judgment and develop efficient decision-making skills.

MPM aims to trains students to acquire a wide perspective by providing courses in the core area of project management such as principles of project management, cost analysis, quality management, risk management, contract management and business management. In addition, courses like change management, international project management and safety health will allow MPM graduates to be competent professionals in the era of globalisation. These graduates have been trained using case studies and a research project, thus improving employability.

This programme is ideal for project managers, supervisors, engineers, project directors from various sectors - national and international public and non-governmental organisations, ministries, banks, consulting companies and entrepreneurs.

 

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Project Management 3
Organization and Business Management 3
Project Quality Management 3
Project Risk Management 3
Contract Management 3
International Project Management 3
Project Cost Analysis and Appraisal 3
Safety, Health and Environmental Management 3
Change Management 3
Science and Technical Research Methodology 3
Case Studies in Project Management 4
Master's Project 6

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; Flexible Entry
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working
experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration2 Yrs
Fees21960/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Quality Management (MQM) program will provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory and application of the various concepts that form the basis of Total Quality Management (TQM).The Master of Quality Management Program is a unique programme developed based on the knowledge related to quality management encompassing areas of Total Quality Management, Quality Improvement Tools & Methods ISO 9001: 2008 QMS, ISO 14001: 2004, EMS and ISO 18001: 2007 OSHAS.

Leverage on quality management strengthen weaknesses that exists in the management and operational system of an organization. Skills and knowledge in quality management assist to formulate the countermeasures relevant to eliminate the weakness within any organisation.

This programme is developed to prepare competent quality engineers and quality managers in the job market. At OUM, this programme is further strengthened by collaborating with SIRIM Training Bhd., where a mixture of academics and industrial experts will be integrated in the teaching and learning process. The involvement of Quality Experts from SIRIM Training Bhd. in the development of the learning materials and in the teaching process will further enhanced this area of study especially in the current educational arena which prepares graduates relevant to the competencies expected by employers.

Application can be made through either the normal entry or flexible entry modes. OUM offers this programme at affordable cost and we ensure that students receive the best learning materials and state of the art education facilities.

 

Course Structure

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Enterprise Risk Management 3
Performance Management 3
Total Quality Management 3
Quality Standard and Systems 3
Supplier Quality Management 3
Quality Improvement Tools and Methods 3
Statistical Quality Control 3
Six Sigma 3
Lean Management 3
Science and Technical Research Methodology 3
Customer Service Management 3
Project 6
Course Career Path(s)
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Service Quality Managers
  • Quality Engineers
  • Safety Specialists
  • Health and Safety Advisors
  • Process/System Analysts
  • Internal/External Auditors
  • Quality System Champions
  • Management Consultants
  • Compliance Officers.

 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Master’s degree in Science / related field; OR Bachelor’s degree with first class in Science / related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND i) Registered for a Master’s degree in Science / related field; AND ii)Passed related qualifying examination.

Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees35487/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The aim of the Doctor of Philosophy (Science) programme in OUM is to create an opportunity to develop scientific research skills among working adults in research institutions and industries towards creating specialised and technology driven economic structure. The objectives of this programme are to enable students to gain knowledge in research skills, develop ability to successfully conduct research projects, and hence to contribute to the existing body of knowledge.

Course Structure

This programme comprised three parts:
Part I - Compulsory Core Courses
Part II - Research
Part III - Thesis Examination

Part I
Compulsory Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Research Methodology
This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, and logical methods of reasoning, hypothetico-deductive method are discussed. Formulating research problem, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis formulation, research design, data collection methods, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation.
3
Doctoral Seminar
In this course, participants will identify the basic area of study for research. Participants will present the literature review, methodology, and theories relevant for the proposed research area. After each presentation, participants will make the necessary amendments and improvement of the paper for subsequent seminars.
3

 

Part II
After completing the required courses (PART I) learners will begin the research and thesis work (PART II) under the guidance of a supervisor. Each learner will meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in a semester and achieve satisfactory progress in the research / thesis work before being allowed to register in the subsequent semester. Areas of specialisations in research / thesis:
  • Agriculture Technology and Business
  • Applied Statistic
  • Biotechnology Management
  • Computational and Theoretical Mathematics
  • Distance Education in Chemistry and other Science/Mathematics subject
  • Science Education
  • Sport Science

 

Part III
When the learner has completed the thesis and is ready for examination, an examining committee consisting of one internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the thesis (PART III). The learner will be examined in the Viva Voce session.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: OUM Business School
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees26796/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The objectives of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) are to:

  • Enhance students managerial competencies and add value on current managerial knowledge;
  • Sharpen students analytical and conceptual skills; and
  • Improve students employability and managerial career development.

The MBA programme is designed to enhance the managerial skills and capability in managing organisations efficiently and effectively. The OUM MBA provides the opportunity for the working adults to enhance their managerial skills and competencies without sacrificing their professional and career development.

The MBA programme contributes both theoretical and practical foundations for understanding the main roles, principles, processes and skills that linkage with the management of resources and issues in an organisation/ country. It grants the knowledge of business best concepts and practices which can be implemented by the organisation to attain high-productivity performance and profits.

Ultimately, the MBA programme is to prepare professionals with business qualifications which will in turn give them diverse and interesting career opportunities in any industries.

 

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Managerial Economics 3
Organization and Business Management 3
Accounting for Business Decision Making 3
Marketing Management 3
Managerial Finance 3
Business Law 3
Business Research Methods 3
Human Resource Management 3
Strategic Management 3
IT for Managers 3
TOTAL 30

 

OPTION 1: With Major - 4 Electives courses (Choose one major)
Subject Name Credit Hours
A. Marketing
Consumer Behaviour 3
Marketing Research 3
Service Marketing 3
Marketing Strategy 3
 
B. Human Resource Management
Human Resource Planning, Recruitment & Selection 3
Industrial Relations 3
Human Resource Development 3
Compensation Management 3
 
C. Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship 3
Enterprise Development 3
Small Business Management 3
New Venture Development 3
 
D. Healthcare Management
Hospital Administration 4
Clinical Decision Making 3
Healthcare Management 3
Health Economics 3
 
E. Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management
Risk Management 3
Management System 3
Ergonomics 3
Emergency Management 3
 
F. Project Management
Principles of Project Management 3
Project Quality Management 3
Project Risk Management 3
Project Cost Analysis and Appraisal 3
 
G. Knowledge Management
Competitive Strategy 3
Knowledge Management 3
Intellectual Property, Brain Mapping and Innovation 3
Issues in Knowledge Management: People, Information, and Knowledge 3
 
H. Finance (Choose any 4)
Basic Concept of Islamic Finance 3
Islamic Financial Management 3
Islamic Financial System 3
Investment Analysis 3
Corporate Finance 3
Bank Management 3
 
I. Aviation Management
Airline Route Planning Management 3
Airport Management and Operations 3
Air Law & Regulations 3
Global Issues in the Airline Industry 3
 
TOTAL 12

 

OPTION 2: General
Any 4 Elective courses from any specialisations of MBA  
TOTAL 12

 

OPTION 3: Elective Courses/ Master's Project
Any 2 of the following Elective Courses in the chosen specialisation 6
Master' Project in the chosen field of speciailisation, with the exception of MBA (General) 6
TOTAL 12

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 42

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees22218/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The objectives of the Master in Human Resource Management are to:

  • To develop an understanding of theory and practice in the overall human resource management areas;
  • To help students prepare effectively, through broadening their knowledge, skills and ability for a career as human resource specialists;
  • To inculcate a sense of appreciation for innovative thinking in human resource management areas, particularly in understanding organizational theory and its application to organizational development;
  • To develop the ability to sensibly solve employees and organizational issues; and
  • To provide a reliable basis for further professional or educational enhancement in the future.

Placing the right people in the right job is the most important role of human resource management. To carry out this task, the human resource management itself must be staffed with the right people in the first place. This is a requirement that a human resource department should fulfill if it wants to recruit people with the right skills. Today, employees are looked upon as assets who can help to organisational goals. Therefore, trained and qualified human resource professionals should and would have an edge in the job market.

The MHRM programme in OUM provides learners with the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge in human resource management and to manage people in organization effectively.

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Human Resource Management
This course emphasises a pragmatic approach to the study of managing human resources. Common themes include human resource management potential link to contribute to organisational success and employee well-being and the relationships that exist between employers and employees. This course explores the role of human resource managers and provides a comprehensive foundation to managing human resources for non-human resource managers.
3
Organisational Behaviour
This course provides an overview in understanding people at their work place. It discusses a systematic approach to understanding the actions and attitudes of people that take place in organizations by using organisational behavior theories and models. This course also discusses on the individual differences and personality, perceptions, motivation and its relationship with rewards, teams and groups, different types of power, conflict and negotiations, organisational design and structure and culture in an organisation.
3
Human Resource Planning, Recruitment & Selection
Hr planning, recruitment and selection have become the focus of widespread attention in recent years. Thus, this course explores the basis requirements of hr planning, recruitment and selection in an organization. It focuses on the importance and the major components in the process of hr planning, recruitment and selection. Emphasis is also given to the link between the hr planning, recruitment and selection, and their current trends, issues and challenges.
3
Human Resource Development
Developing effective training programmes is a significant concern for today¿s managers. This course is designed to enable students to understand the theories and conceptual underpinnings of training and development. This module emphasizes on structural considerations and processes vital for managers in planning training and development programmes at the micro level. Emphasis is also given to main methods used to train, develop and evaluate employees in an organisation.
3
Organisational Development and Change
This course attempts to explain an in-depth study of organization-wide interventions designed to develop the organization and to implement change in the organization. Tools and alternatives for developing and improving the organization from a holistic management approach are discussed in this course. This course also explores the organization development consultants role as a change agent.
3
Career Development
This course explains the basics of career management to include the necessity of career development and defines career success. Next, this course emphasises on general progression and adult life cycle stages. The roles of organisation, managers, employees and hrm professionals must play in career development are discussed prior to identifying several career development tools and activities that can be used by hrm professionals in implementing career development efforts. Before ending the course with a look at implementing and evaluating career development systems, this course describes several career issues and challenges.
3
Performance Management
This course introduces the concepts and principles of performance management in an organization. It concerns the processes on how organisations plan, coach, review, reward and recognise their individual and organizational performance. This course also highlights the importance of a balanced scorecard, a 360-degree feedback in achieving high performance, and the current issues and challenges in performance management.
3
Compensation Management
This course examines the development of an organizational's compensation management systems. It highlights the approaches on how organizations design their compensation management systems in an effort to enhance their recruiting, motivation and retention of employees and subsequently to enhance their organizational performance. This course also examines the influential of government, union and legislative framework in determining the work force compensation.
3
Industrial Relations
This course discusses issues pertaining to work and industrial law. Topics covered include employment contract, employer and employee obligations, terms and regulations of work as well as management prerogatives. Principles of wrongful behaviour and domestic investigations are emphasized. This course also discusses matters with regards to industrial relations, workers union, collective bargaining, collective agreements, industrial disputes and resolutions.
3
Occupational, Safety and Health
This course emphasizes on the key aspects of occupational safety and health at a workplace particularly for employees. It disscusses the legal frameworks of osh, how to conduct risk management, osh audits, inspections, training programs, stress management, measuring osh performance and how to communicating osh in an organization. Issues and challanges in osh are also explained.
3
Cross Cultural Management & Diversity
The impact of globalization and workforce diversity in business require employees develop their cross cultural competence to work effectively in international assignments, with diverse work teams and customers; and to compete with diverse competitors, suppliers and other stakeholders. Thus, this course tries to look at the effective cross cultural management and the issues to be faced while working abroad. This course also emphasizes at the international organizational behavior and human resource issues and practices in transnational organizations.
3
Research Method
This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, methods of reasoning, and hypothetic-deductive method are discussed. Formulating research problems, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis, research design, data collection methods, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation are discussed.
3

 

Option 1: Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Master’s Project 6

 

Option 2
Option 2: ANY TWO Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Accounting for Business Decision Making
The course is designed for business students without previous in-depth exposure to managerial accounting. Internal or managerial accounting system provides a unique information environment to assist managers in handling the tasks of planning, control and decision-making. 

Today's management accountants focus on the advisory and consulting services related to strategic planning, organizational control and broad business decisions. Their roles are not only tailored to costing, product pricing, asset and liability management, and investment analysis and performance evaluation but also extended to financial and business reengineering. The type and nature of information supplied by the internal system of accounting is rather flexible and customized to the needs of managers. It is also a dynamic function that evolves consistently as organizational changes occur. Parallel to the current trend in business, issues of global significance are heavily discussed and explored in this course.
3
Marketing Management
The course will cover the major aspects of marketing decision-making: role of marketing in business organisations; analysis of marketing opportunities; development of marketing strategies; and implementation and control of marketing efforts. The course is interactive in nature, involving discussions, case analysis and assignments.
3
Organisation & Business Management
This course is an introduction to key concepts in management and organization theory. Its goal is to enable learners to understand the manager's role, constraints, leverages and opportunities within complex organisations. It stresses the use of behavioural science based on research and the formulation of systematic diagnoses, which in turn will lead to specific courses of action. 

The purpose of the course is to introduce the learner to the different aspects of organisational business management as a clear understanding of management approaches is critical to effectively manage an organisation. This course takes the perspective of a manager who needs to plan, organise, lead and control.
3
Ethics for Managers
This course is intended to help managers recognize and think through ethical issues when they arise, and to contribute to their overall knowledge of the management process. The honesty, integrity, and good will of those who manage an organization set the stage for effective and profitable results.
3

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Fees22932/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The objectives of the Master of Management are to:

  • Identify and develop critical success factors of successfully managed excellent organisations
  • Integrate your managerial knowledge to manage your organisations more efficiently and effectively
  • Develop your analytical and decision-making skills in your professional development.

In the highly competitive business environment, business organisations need people with managerial talents and skills to better manage their organisations more efficiently and effectively.

Managerial competences are prerequisites of successful and excellent organisations today in the knowledge based economy of the information millennium.

The OUM Master of Management programme is designed to provide you with highly commendable managerial skills and competences to enhance your managerial career and professional development.

 

Course Structure
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Organization & Business Management
This course is an introduction to key concepts in management and organization theory. Its goal is to enable learners to understand the manager's role, constraints, leverages and opportunities within complex organisations. It stresses the use of behavioural science based on research and the formulation of systematic diagnoses, which in turn will lead to specific courses of action.

The purpose of the course is to introduce the learner to the different aspects of organisational business management as a clear understanding of management approaches is critical to effectively manage an organisation. This course takes the perspective of a manager who needs to plan, organise, lead and control.
3
Information Technology for Managers
This course will discuss on organization and management, elements and infrastructure of Information Technology, Information System, types of computer based Information System and Organizational Information System used in organizational management. The concepts of knowledge management for building an effective Information System for digital firm also will be highlighted.
3
Human Resource Management
This course emphasises a pragmatic approach to the study of managing human resources. Common themes include human resource management potential link to contribute to organisational success and employee well-being and the relationships that exist between employers and employees. This course explores the role of human resource managers and provides a comprehensive foundation to managing human resources for non-human resource managers.
3
Marketing Management
The course will cover the major aspects of marketing decision-making: role of marketing in business organisations; analysis of marketing opportunities; development of marketing strategies; and implementation and control of marketing efforts. The course is interactive in nature, involving discussions, case analysis and assignments.
3
Organisational Behaviour
This course provides an overview in understanding people at their work place. It discusses a systematic approach to understanding the actions and attitudes of people that take place in organizations by using organisational behavior theories and models. This course also discusses on the individual differences and personality, perceptions, motivation and its relationship with rewards, teams and groups, different types of power, conflict and negotiations, organisational design and structure and culture in an organisation.
3
Research Method
This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, methods of reasoning, and hypothetic-deductive method are discussed. Formulating research problems, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis, research design, data collection methods, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation are discussed.
3
Strategic Management
This course focuses on formulating and implanting short and long-term strategies. As in most private and public organizations, policies and strategies are formulates and implanted in a multi-faceted global environment of social, political, economics, and legal entities. The main purpose of this course is to develop a conceptual framework of ?general management?s perspective? on strategic thinking and direction in formulating policies and strategies. Students will be introduced to the latest application managerial tools and techniques that should be utilized in assisting the decision-making process. Focus would also be made to evaluate the impact of situations and implications to the total enterprise.
3
Corporate Communication
Corporate communication is a sub-discipline of strategic management in both perspectives of corporate and non-profit organizations. This course is designed to examine the development of corporate events, image, the collaborative efforts affecting media strategies and how corporate identity can be managed. The course also discusses issues on the relationship between ICT platform, technology revolution and its implication on corporate disclosure in the information age
3
Organizational Development and Change
This course attempts to explain an in-depth study of organization-wide interventions designed to develop the organization and to implement change in the organization. Tools and alternatives for developing and improving the organization from a holistic management approach are discussed in this course. This course also explores the organization development consultant?s role as a change agent.
3
Leadership
The aim of the course is to expose students on managerial leadership in formal organizations. It focuses on the building of necessary skills that are vital for effective leadership. Different types of leadership, their effectiveness and challenges, are discussed. At the end of the course, students will be able to differentiate the different types of leadership characteristics and apply them in different situations in the organization.
3
Ethics for Managers
This course is intended to help managers recognize and think through ethical issues when they arise, and to contribute to their overall knowledge of the management process. The honesty, integrity, and good will of those who manage an organization set the stage for effective and profitable results.
3
International Business Management
This course is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of the environment in which international business operates and of the business practices required to compete successfully in global markets. A secondary goal for this course is for students to develop the basic decision-making skills associated with managing different aspects of international business. In order to facilitate these goals, students will be exposed to a variety of information and experience through readings in the text, articles on international business, international data bases, business cases, and a group project based on a global business situation.
3

 

Option 1: Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Master’s Project 6

 

Option 2
Option 2: ANY TWO Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Accounting for Business Decision Making 3
Human Resource Planning, Recruitment & Selection 3
Marketing Strategy 3
Cross Cultural Management & Diversity 3

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Master’s degree in related field; OR
Bachelor’s degree with first class in related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND
i) Registered for a Master’s degree in related field; AND
ii)Passed related qualifying examination.

Course Duration4 Yrs
Fees29776/Course
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) are:

  • To enhance the research management skills in specific areas of business studies,
  • To enhance the analytical and conceptual skills in specific areas of business studies, and
  • To foster research and development of new and improved knowledge in specific areas of business studies.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) is designed to provide a strong foundation in selected areas of business administration by learning through the various phases in the research process. 

This programme is also developed to enhance the expertise of business professionals who are inclined towards an academic career, research related careers, or human resources development in selected areas of business administration like management, marketing, finance and economics.

Course Structure

This programme comprised three parts:
Part I - Compulsory Core Courses
Part II - Research
Part III - Thesis Examination

Part I
Compulsory Core Courses
  Subject Name Credit Hours
A Research Methodology in Business 3
B Doctoral Seminar in Management 3
Doctoral Seminar in Marketing 3
Doctoral Seminar in Finance 3
Doctoral Seminar in Economics 3

 

Note: Choose 1 course

Learner can also take additional courses (optional)

Additional Courses
  Subject Name Credit Hours
A Applied Statistics 3

 

Part II
Subject Name Credit Hours
Master's Project 6

After completing the required courses (PART I) learners will begin the research and thesis work (PART II) under the guidance of a supervisor. Each learner will meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in a semester and achieve satisfactory progress in the research / thesis work before being allowed to register in the subsequent semester.

Areas of specialisations in research / thesis:

Option 1: Master's Project
1 Management (Human Resource, Organisational Behaviour, Strategy, Ethics, etc)
2 Marketing (Service, Consumer Behaviour, Strategy, etc)
3 Finance (Investment, Banking,Portfolio Management, etc)
4 Economics (Industrial Economics, Development, etc)

 

Part III

When the learner has completed the thesis and is ready for examination, an examining committee consisting of one internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the thesis (PART III). The learner will be examined in the Viva Voce session.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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