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Universiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM)

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Universiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM) is the eighteenth public university in Malaysia. Established on 1 January 2006, it is the first university to be based on the ďclusterĒ concept. UDM aims to be an internationally recognised institute of higher learning that produces future leaders who are talented and trained, well educated, also have high regards for culture and high morale, plus a towering personality.

UDM currently has two fully-operational campuses in Terengganu that is, the City Campus and KUSZA Campus. The third campus will be located at Besut and is expected to be operational in a few years.

The UDM KUSZA Campus focuses on teaching and researching Islamic knowledge which harmonises with conventional knowledge, while the UDM City Campus offers Allied Health Sciences programmes such as Nursing, Radiography and Medical Laboratory. Meanwhile, the UDM Besut Campus which is still in the pipeline will focus on Agriculture and Agricultural Bio Technology and other related courses. The courses offered at these three campuses do not overlap and each has a separate and identifiable niche.

FACULTIES

At present, the university has nine faculties offering courses ranging from diploma to PhD levels. They are:

  • Faculty of Business Management and Accountancy
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Food Technology
  • Faculty of Medicine Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Informatics
  • Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
  • Faculty of Law and International Relations
  • Faculty of Innovative Design and Technology
  • Faculty of Language and Communication

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

The university offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes under its various faculties by research mode only. The postgraduate programmes are managed and promoted by Pusat Pengurusan Pascasiswazah.

Courses:

  • Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
    • Master of Islamic Studies (MA) & Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) (by research)
    • Master of Contemporary Literature Research (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Contemporary Research (by research)
  • Faculty of Business Management and Accountancy
    • Master of Science (MS) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
    • Master of Science (MS) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)
  • Faculty of Food Technology
    • Master of Science (MS) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)
  • Faculty of Language and Communication
    • Master of Science (MS) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology
    • Master of Science (MS) (by research)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (by research)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission requirements to postgraduate programmes are as follows:

Masterís (MA):

  • The candidate must have a bachelorís degree with honours from any institution of higher learning recognised by UDM Senate
  • Bachelorís degree holder with 3 years working experience
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by UDM Senate

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):

  • A masterís degree from UDM or any institution of higher learning recognised by UDM Senate
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience recognised by UDM Senate
  • International candidates must have a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of at least Band 5
  • Candidates must complete research between 1-3 years for Masterís (MA) and 2-5 years for Doctor of Philosophy at UDM Kampus KUSZA, Gong Badak, K. Terengganu

DURATION OF STUDY

  • Full-time: 6-12 semesters for PhD and 2-6 semesters for Masterís (MA)
  • Part-time: 8-14 semesters for PhD and 4-10 semesters for Masterís (MA)

Basic Fees

First Semester
Social Science RM 1080.00 (Master & PhD)
Science RM 1280.00 (Master & PhD)
Medical RM 1680.00 (Master), RM 1780.00 (PhD)
Second and Subsequent Semesters
Social Science RM 880.00 (Master & PhD)
Science RM 1080.00 (Master & PhD)
Medical RM 1480.00 (Master), RM 1580.00 (PhD)
Final Semester
Social Science RM 1380.00 (Master), RM 1880.00 (PhD)
Science RM 1580.00 (Master), RM 2080.00 (PhD)
Medical RM 1980.00 (Master), RM 2580.00 (PhD)

Components of Basic Fees

Non-recurring Fees
Registration RM 150.00
Examination (Thesis) RM 500.00 (Master), RM 1000.00 (PhD)
Reexamination (Thesis) RM 500.00 (Master), RM 1000.00 (PhD)
Alumni RM 50.00
Recurring Fees
Social Science RM 500.00 (Master & PhD)
Science RM 700.00 (Master & PhD)
Medical RM 1100.00 (Master), RM 1200.00 (PhD)
Library RM 100.00
Bench Fees RM 200.00
Insurance RM 20.00 (annually)
Welfare RM 30.00
Health Care RM 30.00

HOW TO APPLY / APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application forms are available by post from Pusat Pengurusan Pascasiswazah, Universiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM), Kampus KUSZA, 21300 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu.

Application forms can also be downloaded from www.ppps.udm.edu.my. Each application is to be submitted with a postal order for the sum of RM5.00 to be made out to ďBendahari UDMĒ. Please include a self-addressed A4 size envelope with RM1.00 stamp.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Director
Pusat Pengurusan Pascasiswazah
Universiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM)

Kampus KUSZA, 21300 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu

ACADEMIC FACILITIES

A lot of attention has been given to academic facilities. UDM provides lecture rooms, tutorial rooms, seminar halls and workshops that are conducive to the learning process. Meanwhile, other facilities relevant to the learning process are also provided such as libraries, language labs, computer labs, clinical labs, and other facilities found in local higher educational institutions.

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

To ensure a comfortable learning environment for the students, the management have built four modern residential colleges. Three of the residential colleges are situated in the KUSZA Campus while one is located in the City Campus. KUSZA Campus has 38 blocks with 2,379 rooms while the City Campus has 2 blocks with 44 rooms. These four residential colleges can accommodate up to 4,800 students. Cafeterias are also provided for the convenience of students and staff.

SPORTS AND RECREATION

UDM provides a gymnasium to accommodate sports such as badminton, squash, volleyball and also exercise areas. Facilities for other sports are also provided such as a hockey field, tennis courts, sepak takraw courts, archery range and many more. Transportation is provided for off-campus sports and recreational activities. The KUSZA Campus is located about one kilometre from the Gong Badak Sports Centre, where various sports facilities are available for use.

LIBRARIES

UDM has a library building in the KUSZA Campus that can accommodate 300 users at one time with a collection of 140,000 reference materials (which includes books, journals, magazines and newspapers). There is another mini library in the City Campus.

OTHER FACILITIES

There are over 50 student societies involving various activities for students to join. Students can learn to improve their talents in leadership, management, organisation, entrepreneurship and others.

Students seeking financial aid can apply for loans or scholarships from organisations like PTPTN, MARA, Yayasan Terengganu, Yayasan Sabah, Yayasan Pelajaran Johor, Yayasan Islam Kedah, Felda, Koperasi Polis and more.

Prayer facilities for students and the campus community are available. For that purpose, UDM has provided a mosque that can accommodate up to 3,500 people. The Islamic Centre organises many activities from time to time. UDM views these facilities as not only beneficial to the university population, but also an important part in the development of the local community.

The Career and Counselling Unit plays a role in ensuring that students achieve a balance in knowledge and become good individuals, subsequently helping the university to produce quality graduates. Qualified counsellors are appointed to guide the students in ensuring that their problems and difficulties are addressed and solved.

Address :
Universiti Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM)
The Academic Department
Kampus KUSZA,
21300 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu
Tel : 609-6664063
Fax : 609-666 4063
Email : Click here to email
Website : http://www.udm.edu.my
Contact Person :
Cik Rosliza Abdul Razak
(Assistant Registrar)

Institution Profile

Courses Available

For detailed listing of the courses available, click here.

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Science & Mathematics
  • Social Science
  • Agriculture
  • Business Administration & Management
  • Health & Welfare
  • Humanities