Masters of Science (by Research)

Master of Science

by Research


The Master of Science by Research provides you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding in your chosen field research. You may develop broad skills in relevant areas of:

  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Technology
  • Chemical Engineering and Technology
  • Maritime Engineering and Technology
  • Electricity and Energy
  • Electronics
  • Physics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematical Sciences

While there is no specific number of credits required for graduation, students are required to enrol in some courses to strengthen their knowledge base. At the end of the programme, candidates are required to submit a thesis to the examination committee.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent from UMT or any other higher institutions recognized by the Senate; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a CGPA below 2.75 or equivalent qualification and possesses evidence of relevant and adequate research or work experience (one (1) year working experience equivalent to 0.1 point); or
  • Any other academic qualification in a related field and possesses evidence of adequate research or work experience recognized by the Senate.


  • Air Pollution
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Environmental Safety and Health
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Energy and Environment

Find list of research projects in Environmental Management. 

  • Environmental Sciences
  • Materials Technology
  • Resource Recovery
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Water and Wastewater
  • Solid Waste
  • Scheduled Waste
  • Hydrology and water resources
  • Environmental soil physics

Find list of research projects in Environmental Technology. 

  • Chemical Processes
  • Membrane Technology
  • Petrochemical Technology
  • Biological Engineering
  • Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology
  • Separation Technology

Find list of projects in Chemical Engineering and Technology.

  • Corrosion Technology
  • Material Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Offshore Engineering
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Subsea Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Ship Structure Engineering
  • Combustion
  • Thermo fluids

Find list of research projects in Maritime Engineering and Technology.

  • Computational Modelling and Simulation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Automation and Control
  • Instrumentation
  • Communications and Network
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Material Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Energy

Communications and Signal Processing

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Systems
  • Databases
  • High Performance Systems
  • Image Processing
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Systems
  • Multimedia
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Algorithm and Data
  • Communication and Security
  • Concurrent, Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Computer Graphic
  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Computational Mathematics and Modelling
  • Decision Sciences
  • Differential Equations
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Fuzzy Mathematics
  • Fuzzy Modelling
  • History and Philisophical Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Opitimization
  • Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Operations Research and Optimization
  • Theoretical Mathematics

Fees and funding


The 2021/22 annual tuition fees for this programme are:

Home                       1st Semester                                   RM 2,460.00
                                  2nd & Subsequent Semesters      RM 1,130.00
                                  Final Semester                                RM 1,630.00

International           1st Semester                                   MYR 3,380.00                                 
                                  2nd & Subsequent Semesters      MYR 2,130.00
                                  Final Semester                                MYR 2,630.00


Government funding

You may be eligible for government finance to help pay for the costs of studying. See the Government’s student finance website.


Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit. For further information on the range of awards available and to make an application see our scholarships website.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Salisa Abdul Rahman
Phone No: +609-6683159