The programme synergizes the expertise in political science and public administration of the faculty to develop an interdisciplinary approach in training students to address the challenges of governance, public administration and international relations in the national and regional context. The programme focuses on the fundamental principles, practices and techniques of organisational management related to public institutions. It expose students to relevant theories, and their applications in multidisciplinary fields. The emphasis is on linking theory to research, problem solving skills, as well as professional analysis of a wide range of issues in the areas of policy analysis, public sector management, urban planning design and urban development.



    A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.0 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge in the field of economics or in quantitative oriented fields.  



    Minimum: 2 Semesters
    Maximum: 8 Semesters



    A non-citizen applicant who wishes to follow a Master’s Degree Programme (other than specific programme at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and all programmes in the Faculty of Medicine) shall obtain at least the result below in one of the English Language competency examination as stated below:

    A minimum score of 550 for paper-based total (PBT), a score of 213 for the computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 80 for the internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
    A minimum score of band 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic);
    Score according to the respective standard programmes if it is higher than (i) and (ii).
    For any standard programme which states that the TOEFL or IELTS (Academic) score is lower than the minimum score of the University, these programmes should follow the minimum score set by the University;
    Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) with a minimum score of 42;
    Minimum Grade C for the English Language subject General Certificate of Education (A-Level);
    Minimum Grade C for the Cambridge English: First (FCE);
    Minimum Grade C for Cambridge English: Advance (CAE);
    Minimum Grade C for Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); or
    Minimum band 4 Malaysian University English Test (MUET).


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Last Updated: 17/08/2021