Master Of Science (HRD) By Coursework
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Our coursework programmes are designed to extend knowledge and skills gained from the first degree and to develop new professional skills in graduates. The programmes involve lectures, seminars and project work. Students are required to successfully complete the minimum credit as required by the respective programme (between 40 and 44 credits) and a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 in order to graduate. The Master degree by Coursework is offered every February and September.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (AS APPROVED BY SENATE NOS. 01/2020 -186)
- A Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate;
- A Bachelor degree or equivalent but with CGPA less than 2.50, may be admitted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experiencein the relevant field; or
- Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate
- For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 5.5 or its equivalent ( e.g TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test -196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70 or MUET Band 3) is required.
The Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development currently offers a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Human Resource Development (HRD). The MSc HRD degree is designed for professionals who seek advanced knowledge, skills and confidence in the areas of human resource development and management. Students examine various aspects related to learning and instructional design processes; theories, models, adult learning and strategies. Students are given opportunities to think critically and reflect on current issues and trends of human resource management and development for application in their workplace.
The MSc HRD programme consists of taught coursework (lectures, assignments and assessments) and research paper. A minimum of 42 credits of study and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 is required for the award of the degree.
A unique feature of the MSc HRD programme is the inclusion of courses on cognition, human behavior and information technology knowledge which can be used to facilitate organisational learning. In addition, students will attend sharing sessions with the university’s Alumni and practitioners in various industries that will enrich their learning experiences.
Duration of the Programme
The MSc in HRD programme is a master programme by coursework over a minimum duration of 24 months, which is equivalent to 6 semesters of study.
Facilities And Resources
To support your study, the university provides various facilities and resources:
- Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Rahman Ya'kub (PeTARY)
- Computing facilities
- Online learning support
- Knowledge sharing from industrial practitioners
Who Should Apply
- HR Practitioner
- Office Administrators
- Fresh graduates from various disciplines
- Individuals who are interested in HRD
- Professional and Support Group from Public & Private Institutions
Local Student : RM 21,272.00
International Student : RM 28,372.00
|Human Resource Development|
|KMS 6013||Human Resource Development|
|KMS 6053||Design and Management of Training Programmes|
|KMS 6033||Effective Teaching and Learning|
|KMS 6043||Management in the Workplace|
|KMS 6063||Human Resource Management|
|KMS 6083||Strategic Management|
|Cognition and Human Behaviour|
|KMK 6053||Cognition & Organizational Behavior|
|KMK 6063||Cognition & Learning|
|KMS 6143||Information and Communication Technology for Managers|
|KMS 6073||Technology for Human Resource Development|
|KMF 6013||Statistics for Social Sciences|
|KMF 6023||Research Methods|
|KMS 6152||Research Paper 1|
|KMS 6164||Research Paper 2|
All teaching and learning activities are conducted during the weekends.
Encik Heng Chin Siong
MSc. HRD Programme Coordinator
Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Tel : +(60-82) 581549
Fax : +(60-82) 581567
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org