Current Postgraduate Students
Master of Science
Full Time : 2 – 3 years
Part Time : 3 – 4 years
Doctor of Philosophy
Full Time : 3 – 6 years
Part Time : 4 – 7 years
Master of Engineering
Full Time : 1.5 – 2 years
Part Time : 2 – 4 years
Change in Study Mode
Change of Registration Type
Change of Programme
Requirement of Bahasa Melayu
All international students are required to complete and passed one (1) course of Bahasa Melayu organised by the University.
Exemptions may be granted to students who have attended and passed an equivalent Malay Language course organized by other parties approved by the Senate. All application for course exemption should be made using the Course Exemption Application form (UKM/PPPS/C/PO3/AK07/01).
All students are required to register every semester for the duration of his/her study. Students are required to pay tuition fees before being allowed to register. Students who are sponsored, please submit a copy of the sponsorship letter to the
Student Finance Section, Bursary UKM.
Research and Supervision (Research Mode)
All students under research mode are required to attend and pass the KKKF6003 Research Methodology course for graduation. Students are required to register the course by the end of the first year of their study. The purpose of the course is to provide new postgraduate.
Students Progress Monitoring
An effective monitoring process is essential to ensure students can complete their studies within the stipulated time and in compliance with all the conditions specified. Student progress can be monitored through several methods as follows:
Preparation of Candidates Progress Report
Supervisor-student meetings should be conducted as follows:
Research Proposal Presentation Seminar
Postgraduate Progress Presentation and Monitoring Seminar
Research Final Presentation
Usage of Log Book
Graduate on Time (GOT)
Research Misconduct and Plagiarism
Research misconduct is an act that violates research ethics such as fabrication, falsification or plagiarism in producing the writing of a thesis/dissertation, report, paperwork, assignment, and research findings. With reference to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Graduate Studies) 2015, the following are types of research misconduct:
Regulation 30 (3) of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Graduate Studies) Regulations 2015 requires a plagiarism free check of thesis / dissertation submitted for examination using Turnitin software.