Admission

  • Online Application Timelines (Year 2021)
    • Postgraduate by Research Programmes

      Term: 2100

      Applicants From To
      Local 1 Jan 2021 31 Dec 2021
      International 1 Jan 2021 31 Dec 2021

       

      Postgraduate by Coursework and Mixed-Mode Programmes

      Term: 2112 (May 2021 Intake)

      Programme Applicants From To
      Executive Master of Business Administration [E.M.B.A] Local 2 Nov 2020 18 Apr 2021
      International 2 Nov 2020 18 Apr 2021

       

      Term: 2110 (July 2021 Intake)

      Programmes Applicants From To
      Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)

      Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

      Local 21 Mar 2021 13 Jun 2021
      International 8 Feb 2021 2 May 2021

       

      Term: 2111 (July 2021 Intake)

      Programmes Applicants From To
      Master of Science in Engineering Business Management

      Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering(ODL)

      Master of Multimedia (Digital Learning)

      Master of Creative Multimedia

      Master of Business Administration (Full-Time)

      Local 1 Feb 2021 13 Jun 2021
      International 21 Dec 2020 2 May 2021

       

      Term: 2113 (July 2021 Intake)

      Programmes Applicants From To
      Master of Business Administration (Part-Time)

      Doctor of Business Administration

      Local 25 Jan 2021 13 Jun 2021
      International 7 Dec 2020 23 May 2021

       

  • Application
      1. Visit Multimedia University (MMU) website, https://www.mmu.edu.my, and fill up the online application form.
      2. Kindly refer to PG Online Application Guideline.
      3. For research-based programmes:

      Should you encounter difficulties in applying online, please contact the Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS) at e-mail: ips@mmu.edu.my

      For any enquiry on postgraduate admission, please contact:

      Cyberjaya Campus Melaka Campus
      Institute for Postgraduate Studies Multimedia University Cyberjaya Campus +603-8312 5276/5822 Institute for Postgraduate Studies Multimedia University Melaka Campus +606-252 3824/3166
  • Entry Requirements
    • Structure Programme Entry Requirement Candidature Period
      A Master of Engineering Science
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least one (1) year relevant working or research experience, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Master of Science (Information Technology)
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent, in Computer Science or Information Technology or a relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 3.00, in Computer Science or Information Technology or a relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in Computer Science or Information Technology or a relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Master of Science (Creative Multimedia)
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in Creative Multimedia or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, in Creative Multimedia or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least one (1) year relevant working or research experience, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in Creative Multimedia or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Master of Philosophy (Management)
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, and evidence of at least one (1) year relevant working or research experience, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Master of Philosophy (Communication)
      1. A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, as accepted by the University Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field; OR
      4. Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate ofthe University.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Master of Laws
      1. A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah below a CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualification may be accepted, subject to minimum of five (5) years working experience; OR
      4. For specialised LLM for example Master in Construction Law, Intellectual Property or Banking Law, applicants without Bachelor of Laws can be considered, provided they have a degree in the related field of studies.
      Full Time: 2 – 3 years

      Part Time: 3 – 5 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)
      1. A Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
      3. Other academic qualifications equivalent to (1) or (2) that are accepted by the Senate.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)
      1. A Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Information Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
      3. Other academic qualifications equivalent to (1) or (2) that are accepted by the Senate.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Multimedia)
      1. A Master’s degree or equivalent in Creative Multimedia or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
      3. Other academic qualifications equivalent to (1) or (2) that are accepted by the Senate.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Management)
      1. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
      3. Other academic qualifications equivalent to (1) or (2) that are accepted by the Senate.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Communication)
      1. A Master’s Degree as accepted by the University Senate; OR
      2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree, as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
      3. Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
      • A Bachelor degree (Level 6, MQF) in Law or Shariah and Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP Senate.
      Full Time: 3 – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 – 7 years

      B Doctor of Business Administration
      1. A Master’s degree from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. Other academic qualifications equivalent to (1) that are accepted by the Senate
      Full Time: 3 years – 5 years

      Part Time: 4 years – 7 years

      C Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

      Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

      Master of Science in Engineering Business Management
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

      Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in Computing field from MMU or institutions recognized by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognized by the Senate; can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognized by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

      Master of Multimedia (Digital Learning)
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50 from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years
      Master of Creative Multimedia
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50 from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years
      Master of Business Administration
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

      Executive Master of Business Administration
      1. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
      Full Time: 1 year – 3 years

      Part Time: 2 years – 5 years

  • Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)
    • Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) for Master’s Programme by Coursework
      Candidates with APEL qualification admitted into the following programmes are subject to the internal assessment of MMU.

      Faculty Programme
      Faculty of Computing and Informatics
      • Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering)
      Faculty of Creative Multimedia
      • Master of Multimedia (Digital Learning)
      Faculty of Management
      • Master of Business Administration
      • Executive Master of Business Administration

      The method of internal assessment for APEL candidates is in the form of an interview session conducted by the faculty and coordinated by IPS. The interview session shall be evaluated by a panel of THREE evaluators as follows:

      1. Deputy Dean (R&D) or his/her representative from the R&D committee as the Chairperson; and
      2. TWO subject matter experts in the area appointed by the Faculty Dean.

       

      IPS shall only play the coordination role to bridge the APEL candidates with the faculties for the interview session. The faculties shall arrange for the interview session and communicate the interview outcome to IPS to be further submitted to BOP for approval.

  • Language Requirements
    • English Language Requirement
      All applicants must fulfill the English Language requirement in order to be admitted to the approved programme. The English language requirement and English interview is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.

       

      For Master and PhD Programme by Research (Structure A)

      Programme English Language Requirements
      Master of Engineering Science IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Science (Information Technology) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Science (Creative Multimedia) IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Philosophy (Management) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Philosophy (Communication) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Laws IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Multimedia) IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Management) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Communication) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*
      Doctor of Philosophy (Laws) IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*

       

      Programme by Coursework and Dissertation (Structure B)

      Programme English Language Requirements
      Doctor of Business Administration IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*

       

      Programme by Coursework (Structure C)

      Programme English Language Requirements
      Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)

      Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

      Master of Science in Engineering Business Management

      Master of Multimedia (Digital Learning)

      Master of Creative Multimedia

      IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering

      Master of Business Administration

      Executive Master of Business Administration

      IELTS 6.0 and equivalent*

       

      *Equivalency table:

      English Competency CEFR High
      B1
      CEFR Low
      B2
      CEFR Mid
      B2
      CEFR High
      B2
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176

      In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.