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PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS
Full time based only
M.PH [min. 1 year, max. 2 years]
Admission is September yearly
 
Master of Public Health
 
Minimum entry requirements
Applicants should possess the following academic requirements:
 
1.    Candidate MUST possess Medical Degree, such as MBBS, MD, MBChB or equivalent qualification accepted by the University Senate and is registered with the Malaysian Medical Council [MMC]. However, an applicant who does not have the above qualifications can be considered for admission if he/she possesses suitable research experience in the relevant field.
 
2.    Candidate MUST also possess at least 2 years experience after graduation, either in hospitals or other institutions. Priority will be given to applicants possessing working experience in the field of Public Health
 
3.    Candidates may be required to attend a pre-test/interview before the final selection
 
4.    Candidate MUST also in good physical and mental condition
 
 
English requirements for foreign candidate
 
All foreign candidate applying for any postgraduate programs at School of Medical Sciences, USM must possess any of following requirements :
 
TOEFL [paper-based test] with minimum score of 550 OR
TOEFL [computer-based test] with minimum score of 213 OR
TOEFL [internet-based test] with minimum score of 80 OR
IELTS with minimum score of Band 6
 
Exception may be considered should candidate possess any of following requirements :
 
English is the candidate’s mother toungue language OR
English was the intermediate language while pursuing undergraduate degree OR
 
English course offered by British Council OR
School of Language, Literacies & Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia OR
Any Malaysian institute of higher education
[courses and level of course must be endorsed by USM Postgraduate Council, MPSU]
 
Fee Structure
 
Duration (Semester)
Total Tuition Fee (M.PH)
Min.
Max.
Malaysian
International
2
4
RM10720.00
USD4000.00
 
Disclaimer:
Fees are subject to change by University without prior notice. Candidates are advised to check the latest rates.
 
 
Master of Cognitive Neurosciences

1. Overview 

This programme aims to produce graduates who:
  • Can work in a wide range of career opportunity such as in neurobusiness, neuromarketing, computational neurosciences, social neurosciences, neurolinguistics, neuroeducation, neurobehaviors, etc. at various institutions/companies
  • Are able to continue their study at the doctorate level in the inter-disciplinary of arts and sciences.
The programme will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia - KL Campus, Wisma Sejarah, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur in year 1 (for core and elective courses). Research Project will be held at a different location of Universiti Sains Malaysia such as in the Main Campus (Penang) or/and Health Campus (Kubang Kerian, Kelantan) depends on the chosen research topic.

 

2. Admission Requirements

i. A Bachelor’s degree in any field of arts and sciences from recognised universities with minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00; (A Bachelor’s degree in any field of arts and sciences not meeting CGPA of 3.00 can accept subject to internal assessment by an independent review panel)

3. Language Requirements

English
  1. TOEFL (Internet-based Test) minimum score 80; OR
  2. IELTS minimum Band 6.0; OR
  3. MUET minimum score or Band 4; OR
  4. Applicants’ native language is English; OR
  5. English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  6. The candidate graduated from an institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor level is English; or
  7. English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  8. English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  9. English Courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council)
Bahasa Malaysia
International students need to complete and pass Bahasa Malaysia LKM 100 course during this program.
 
*Eligible canddates who qualify for admission will be called for pre-entry interview to complete the application process (if needed).
 

4. Duration and Credit Units

 Mode of study

Regular

 Maximum

Flexible

2 semesters

(2 years)

10 semesters

(5 years)

 

 Master of Cognitive Neurosciences

Full-Time

Long Semester

Short Semester

No. of Weeks

88

Not available

No. of Semesters

4

No. of Years

2

 

Component

Total Credit/

 

Taught-Courses

(Core and Elective)

 

Research Project

Credit Unit

 (%)

Credit Unit

(%)

46

26

(43.5%)

20

(56.5%)

 

5. Fees

 

Fees Rate 

National Citizen

International student

 Total

Per unit

Total

Per unit

(RM)

(RM)

(USD)

(USD)

25,300.00

550.00

38,500.00

550.00

Postgraduate Application: http://onlineips.usm.my/admission

 
 
Contact Persons
 
Professor Dr. Shaiful Bahari Ismail
Dean
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Professor Dr. Abdul Razak Sulaiman
Deputy Dean [Postgraduate Studies & Professional Training ]
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Mrs Wan Nur Fajrina Wan Azmi
Senior Assistant Registrar
Postgraduate Office
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