Master 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 and 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.
List of Coursework Programmes
Master of Science in HRD
This taught Master programme is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is especially targeted at working professionals. Courses are conducted after office hours and are designed to upgrade knowledge and skills among professionals in the area of human resource development and management. A unique feature of this programme is the inclusion of cognition, human behaviour and information technology knowledge with the core courses of human resource development and management.Students have to complete a research paper as a partial requirement for completion of the programme.
Corporate Master in Business Administration
The CMBA provides opportunity for individuals to advance their career in business management, as well as for practitioners to sharpen their business management skills and knowledge. The programme has attracted a highly motivated community of students from diverse academic backgrounds and working experiences. We bring together experienced, dedicated and qualified lecturers to ensure an innovative, application-oriented and multidisciplinary program. The CMBA is outstanding because it has retained the best features of the traditional MBA combined with the contemporary features demanded by today’s business managers.
Master of Environmental Management (Development Planning)The Faculty of Resource Science and Technology (FRST) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) jointly offer a capacity building academic programme for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia (SLUSE-M). The programme is modeled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities (SLUSE-D).
Master of Environmental Science (Land Use and Water Resources Management)
The Faculty of Resource Science and Technology (FRST) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) jointly offer a capacity building academic programme for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia (SLUSE-M).
Master of Advanced Information Technology (MAIT)
In response to the needs of today’s IT professional to enhance their skills and knowledge, the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT) is offering a Masters of Advanced IT (MAIT) Programme. Our objective is to equip students with advanced knowledge in the field of Information Technology; and to produce more graduates IT caliber in the global arena. The programme will be offered at our main Campus in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. Students are required to complete 43 credit units of courses and pass with a minimum grade of B- along with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.00. With a Master in Advanced Information Technology, the students will not only get to widen their perspective in the field, but also achieve the perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and experiential learning
MENG - Master of Engineering (Civil) Programme by Coursework
The complexity of modern day civil engineering in different specialized field (i.e. water resources, structures, building foundations and soil problems, transportation and traffic problems, the management of construction projects that are environmental-friendly) requires an up-to-date engineering knowledge. Advanced technical know-how, has become a compulsory qualification and essential to all future and practicing engineers.The Faculty of Engineering, UNIMAS is committed to take the challenge of updating and enhancing the engineering knowledge through a Master of Engineering (Civil) Programme by Coursework
Master of Science (Learning Science)
This MSc Learning Sciences programme is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is intended for professionals interested in teaching and learning. The Learning Sciences programme is interdisciplinary in nature, combining advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of Cognitive Sciences, Learning Technology and Learning Sciences research in its curriculum. This is the first postgarduate programme in this field to be offered in Malaysia. This programme combines coursework and research paper. A minimum of 40 credits of study and a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 is required for the award of the Master degree.
Master of Engineering (Communication System)
Master of Engineering in Communication System programme by coursework is ideal for fresh graduates, practicing engineers and academicians with primary degrees in engineering and science who wish to focus on a career in telecommunications industry. The programme offers a broad curriculum focusing on solid theoretical core in communication systems engineering. It is designed to equip students with a detailed knowledge of modern communications technologies; telecommunications and data network systems and build the interdisciplinary skills to meet current and future needs of commerce and industry.
Master of Science (Counselling)
The MSc Counselling is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is aimed to produce counsellors with:
- competence in handling issues relating to individuals, organizations, families and communities
- professional, ethical and scientific thinking to improve quality of life and productivity in a variety of environments
- A tendency to engage in research-related problems in a variety of environments
- cultural practice through role helping and volunteering as a counselor, manager, consultant, mentor , coach and mediator
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
This new program is suitable for fresh graduates, practicing engineers and academicians with primary degrees in Mechanical Engineering who wish to extend in depth and breadth the knowledge and skills gain from their engineering graduate studies. The programme offers two specialization areas in mechanical engineering field which are Mechanical & Energy Sustainability and Design & Manufacturing in the elective courses that enable the students to choose their area of interest. These areas of specialization are in line with the current needs of the industry.