Admission

  • Application
      1. Visit the 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. Please specify a proposed supervisor (if any) in the application form (for research based programme only)
      4. Please attach the research proposal along with the application form (for research based programme only)
      5. Payment of the processing fee of RM 50 (Ringgit Malaysia Fifty Only) for local applicants and RM 280 (Ringgit Malaysia Two Hundred and Eighty Ringgit Only) for international applicants.
        1. The processing fee payment can be made via cheque/ bank draft/ online transaction.
        2. All payments are made payable to “UNIVERSITI TELEKOM SDN BHD”.
        3. The payment by credit card can be made at the Multimedia University’s Finance Counter during the office hours.
      6. Please attach the payment receipt/ proof of payment along with the application form
      7. Should you encounter difficulties in aplpying online, please contact the Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS) at e-mail: ips@mmu.edu.mymmu.edu.my
      8. 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 (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or 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 (iii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Science (Information Technology) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent, in a Computer Science or Information Technology or relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 3.00, in a Computer Science or Information Technology or relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or (iii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a Computer Science or Information Technology or relevant field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Science (Creative Multimedia) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a Creative Multimedia or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, in a Creative Multimedia or 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 (iii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a Creative Multimedia or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Philosophy (Management) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) 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 (iii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Laws (i) 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 (ii) 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 (iii)  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 5 years working experience; OR (v) 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 related field of studies Full Time: 2 year – 3 years Part Time: 3 years – 5 years
      Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) (i) A Master’s degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; or (iii) Other academic qualifications equivalent to (i) or (ii) that are accepted by Senate. Full Time: 2 years – 5 years Part Time: 3 years – 7 years
      Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology) (i) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; or (iii) Other academic qualifications equivalent to (i) or (ii) that are accepted by Senate. Full Time: 2 years – 5 years Part Time: 3 years – 7 years
      Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Multimedia) (i) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a Creative Multimedia or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; or (iii) Other academic qualifications equivalent to (i) or (ii) that are accepted by Senate. Full Time: 2 years – 5 years Part Time: 3 years – 7 years
      Doctor of Philosophy (Management) (i) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; or (iii) Other academic qualifications equivalent to (i) or (ii) that are accepted by Senate. Full Time: 2 years – 5 years Part Time: 3 years – 7 years
      Doctor of Philosophy (Laws) (i) A bachelor degree (Level 6, MQF) in Law or Shariah and Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) or its equivalent qualification as accepted by HEP Senate Full Time: 3 years – 5 years Part Time: 5 years – 7 years
      B Doctor of Business Administration (i) A Master’s degree from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) Other academic qualifications equivalent to (i) that are accepted by Senate; Full Time: 3 years – 5 years Part Time: 4 years – 7 years
      C Master of Engineering (Telecommunications) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology field or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Electrical and Electronic Engineering (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology field or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Science in Engineering Business Management (i) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology field or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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 Computer Science in Software Engineering (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, in a Computing field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate;or (ii) 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 recognised by Senate, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process; (iii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by 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) (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field. Full Time: 1 year – 3 years
      Master of Business Administration (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, from MMU or institutions recognised by 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
      Executive Master of Business Administration (i) A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate; or (ii) A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, from MMU or institutions recognised by 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
  • 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 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 (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

      IELTS 5.0 and equivalent*
      Master of Computer Science in Software Engineering IELTS 6.0 and equivalent**
      Master of Business Administration IELTS 6.0 and equivalent**
      Executive Master of Business Administration IELTS 6.0 and equivalent**

       

      The equivalency table is as below:

      *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.