Programme Offered
  • Biomedical Science
  • Clinical Linguistics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dietetics
  • Environmental Health
  • Health & Occupational Safety
  • Health Education
  • Health Psychology
  • Hearing & Speech
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Toxicology
  • Forensic Science 

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time / Part Time

HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAMME

Faculty of Health Sciences

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Faculty of Health Sciences offers a balanced of study and research to graduate students who intended to pursue their study at Masters and Doctor of Philosophy levels. As a leader in teaching, learning, research, and innovation in the field of Health Sciences, we offer comprehensive postgraduate study packages through 23 undergraduate and doctoral programs.

Grow your career to the next level by following our graduate programs. We have everything you need to move forward in your career especially in the field of Health Sciences. All graduate courses developed are to meet the needs of industry and professional bodies. FSK has close relations with industry, government bodies, and various related institutions.The programs that were developed are also led and delivered by expert and internationally recognized academic staff. Students also have the opportunity to work with renowned FSK researchers. FSK also encourages multidisciplinary research and has innovative potential that is recognized in Malaysia as well as internationally.

LIFE AT THE FACULTY

The Faculty of Health Sciences in UKM offer postgraduate programmes such as Masters and Doctor of Philosophy throughout the year. In the first semester, all postgraduate students will be required to register for a statistic course and for international students they have to pass a Bahasa Malaysia course. The Faculty of Health Sciences is renowned for its numerous research opportunities, up to date programmes, and various student-led activities. Students will be exposed to the tight-knit health campus members, with opportunities to connect with peers from other health background programs. The campus is located strategically in the heart of Kuala Lumpur which offers students an opportunity to experience life in the capital city of Malaysia. Various facilities including the library, cafeterias and student lounges are available for students to study, to have discussion sessions with their peers or to have a break in between lectures.  Student accommodation is located near Taman Tasik Tititwangsa, an urban recreational park spreading across an area of 95 hectares with 57 hectares of lake. Students will able relax or exercise at the park if they require a change of scenery.

Programme Requirement

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

1. An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency requirements as follows:

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non Graduating Student.

2. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

How Much It Will Cost Me?

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

  Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full time

1,01012453,4855,7404,73029,390

Part Time

8859753,285  5,1454,26034,965

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full time

1,7101,8556,2909,8558,14550,580

Part Time

This program is not offered by part-time

The fees is not include Personal Bond and Visa Reference (VDR)
** All fees are subject to change

Why This Programme?

This program is unique and well established. The supervisors are the experts in the niche field and the knowledge and experience gained will benefit the candidate’s future career.

How To Apply
  1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join/
  2. Intake for coursework and mixed mode are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake).
  3. Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.
  4. The duration for Masters programme requires 2 to 4 semester of study on fulltime basis and 4 to 8 semesters on a parttime basis and for Doctor of Philosophy programme is 6 to 12 semesters on fulltime basis and 8 to 14 semesters on a part-time basis.
Faculty Information

Campus : Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
Faculty : Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Duration:

  1. Research & Mixed Mode Programme – Full Time (Min 6 Semester) / Part Time (Min 8 Semester)

Contact :
Faculty of Health Sciences
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz,
50300, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603-9289 7038/ 8816/ 2344/ 7614
Fax: +603-2691 4304
Email: muhamadizham@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fsk

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

43600 Bangi Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603 89118468 / 8389
Fax: +603 89118471 
Email: akad@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/akademik

Ready To Be A UKM Students?

FeesOne YearTwo Years (Indonesian Only)
Processing Fee1,000.001,140.00
Student Pass60.00120.00
Visa Fee (according to country – not exceeding RM 50)50.00 (max)30.00
Ikad50.00100.00
eVAL150.00150.00
Service Tax (6%)78.6077.40
EMGS Insurance400.00400.00
Total:1788.60Total: 2017.40

All in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

Personal Bond
RM 2000
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RM 750
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RM 500
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RM 200
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