CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

Prospective Students

Contact Info

Centre for Postgraduate Studies

International Islamic University Malaysia

Level 2, Rectory Building

P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Tel : +603 6196 4000 ext 3258

Fax :+603 6196 4163

E-mail : cps2u@iium.edu.my


Centre for Postgraduate Studies (Kuantan Campus),

Level 1, Office of The Campus Director,

IIUM Kuantan Campus,

Bandar Indera Mahkota

25200 Kuantan, Pahang

Tel : +609 712 4302


Operating Hours:-

Mon - Thur : 8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

                   : 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Fri                : 8.00a.m. - 12.15 p.m.

                    : 2.45 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.


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updated on May, 2018

Prospective Students


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Application Procedures

 

ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATION

  • An applicant wishing to enter a graduate programme at the IIUM must submit an appropriate, completed application form with all the required supporting documents to the Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) within the period of time stipulated by the CPS for a specific intake. (more...)

APPLICATION PROCESSING

  • All postgraduate applications shall be reviewed by the relevant department or kulliyyahs for recommendation
  • The recommended application will be tabled at the Student Admission Committee (SAC) for the final decision on the applicant's admission

ISSUANCE OF OFFER LETTER

  • A letter of acceptance (offer letter) and all relevant information will be sent to the successful candidate. 
  • Candidates may have an option to check their application status through online. (click here...)

ACCEPTANCE

  • If the candidate fails, within the specific period, to ENROLL or to REGISTER for the semester in which he was acceptedthe offer will lapse unless he made a deferment. Download

TIME OF ENROLMENT

  • A candidate must enrol into the Unversity before the commencement of classes in his first semester of study, within a period specifiec by CPS. Failure to enrol in the specifiec period may result in the withdrawal of the offer of admission by the University.

DEFERMENT OF ENROLMENT

  • A student who has been issued an offer of admission to pursue his postgraduate studies at the IIUM may apply to defer his enrolment for a maximum of one (1) academic year subject to approval from the Student Admission Committee (SAC)
  • Should the SAC reject such an application, the student shall be required to enrol on the date originally set by the CPS. Failure to do so may result in the withdrawal of the offer of admission. Download

 

For more information on INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION, Please visit  INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION UNIT


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NEW ENGLISH REQUIREMENT FOR ALL PG STUDENTS NEW AND EXISTING BASED ON PROGRAMMES

 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

Type of Program

Minimum Score (TOEFL)

Minimum Score (IELTS)

Minimum Score (EPT)

Entry Requirement

All Arts Based programs

Paper based : 550

Computer based : 213

Internet based : 79

6.0 Overall band score

6.0 Overall band

score

All Science and Technology Based programs

Paper based : 500

Computer based : 173

Internet based : 60

5.0 Overall band score

5.0 Overall band

score

 

EXCEPT for

Type of Program

Minimum Score (TOEFL)

Minimum Score (IELTS)

Minimum Score (EPT)

Entry Requirement

PhD and Master of English Language Studies

and

English Literary Studies (KIRKHS)

Paper based : 600

Computer based : 250

Internet based : 100

 

 

7.0 Overall band score

-

Master of Education Teaching English as a Second Languade (KOED

Paper based : 600

Computer based : 250

Internet based : 100

7.0 Overall band score7.0 Overall band score

PhD and Master of Arts in Teaching of English for Specific Purposes (KLM)

Paper based : 575

Computer based : 232

Internet based : 92

7.5 Overall band score

 

-

PhD and Master of Arts in Teaching of Arabic for Specific Purposes (KLM)

Paper based : 437 - 473

Computer based : 123 - 150

Internet based : 41 - 52

4.0 Overall Minimum band

3.5 (WLS)

4.0 (R)

4.5 Overall Minimum band

3.5 (WLS)

4.0 (R)

PhD and Master programs with Arabic as the medium of instruction

Paper based : 425

Computer based : 113

Internet based : 30

 

3.0 Overall band

score

 

3.0 Overall band

score

 

PhD and Master programs with “Research Only” mode

AND

thesis written in Arabic Language 

Graduation Requirement

Clinical Specialist Training program (KOM)

Paper based : 550

Computer based : 213

Internet based : 79

5.0 Overall band score

 

5.0 Overall band

score

 

ARABIC LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

 

Type of Program

Minimum Score (APT)

 

 

Entry Requirement

PhD and Master programs with Arabic as the medium of instruction

7.0 Overall band score

 

 

PhD and Master programs with “Research Only” mode AND

thesis written in Arabic Language 

 

    

 

BAHASA MELAYU REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

Type of Programme

Requirement

 

 

Graduation Requirement

PhD and Master programs with Arabic as the medium of instruction

PhD and Master programs with “Research Only” mode

AND thesis written in Arabic Language 

Pass Level 1 of Introductory course

 

 

 Ø  If deemed necessary by the department, a student pursuing a programme with English as a medium of instruction may be required to attain a minimum score in Arabic before being allowed to register for his research

Ø  If deemed necessary by the department, a student may be required to achieve satisfactory level of proficiency in any other language that is relevant to his research work before being allowed to register for his research

LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST

The English Placement Test (EPT)/Arabic Placement Test (APT) will be conducted during the first week of the orientation programme. Failure in attending this test might restrict you to successfully enroll as IIUM postgraduate students.

EXEMPTION FROM LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT/LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST

Ø  Exemption may be given to the following students:

o     English Language:

a. Students who have undertaken regular programmes of studies and graduated from universities that  use English as the medium of instruction in English-speaking countries (recognized by IIUM: United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, New Zealand and Canada); or

b. Who have graduated from IIUM in a programme with English as the medium of instruction.

o     Arabic Language:

a. Students who have undertaken regular programmes of studies and graduated from universities that use Arabic as the medium of instruction in Arabic-speaking countries (recognized by IIUM); or

b. Who have graduated from IIUM in a programme with Arabic as the medium of instruction.

SPECIAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMME

Ø  A student who does not achieve the required scores will have an option to enroll in a Special Language programme for Postgraduates for a maximum of two (2) years prior to his admission into Postgraduate programmes. In such cases, the student will not be allowed to register for any courses of the Postgraduate programme.

(Tuition and academic administrative fees for this programme will be charged accordingly)

VALIDITY OF THE OFFER OF ADMISSION

Ø  An offer of admission issued to an applicant who does not satisfy the conditions stipulated in the above table shall remain valid for a period of two (2) years. Failure to attain the required scores in TOEFL, IELTS, EPT or APT within the two (2) years shall result in the automatic withdrawal of the offer of admission.

The above language requirement applicable to all students (Malaysian or International)

 

ENGLISH AS A MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION AT THE INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (IIUM)

Certification Letter duly signed by the Dean of CPS related to the above. (Certification Letter)

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POSTGRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS

IIUM Postgraduate Assistantships

 The Centre for Postgraduate Studies, IIUM offering a range of PG Assistantships to needy and excellent students in order to assist and encourage students to excel in their academic studies as well as serving the Ummah through supporting the students in developing their personal ability and academic qualifications.

Categories of the IIUM Postgraduate Assistantships:

There are four (4) types of assistantship that are to be offered to the postgraduate students:

  • President’s Assistantship
  • Rector’s  Assistantship
  • Ummatic Assistantship
  • Niche Area Assistantship

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

(Only PG student who has completed one semester is eligible to apply)

1.     Period of assistantship:

The Scholarships will be awarded to successful student for 1 year (Semester 1 & 2 ), however student may apply fresh application for the following semester if the student is not exceeded the normal study period.

2.     Signing of the assistantship agreement:

        The successful candidate is required to sign the agreement with the University (IIUM).

3.     Suspension of Scholarship

·            Student who have granted study leave / medical leave are not eligible for the assistantship for the period of the leave.

·            The assistantship will be suspended automatically if the students DO NOT obtain a CGPA or the Research Progress Report Rating Scale. As such, the students will be required to pay the fees during suspension period.

·            Students who register below the minimum credit hours required (< 9 Cr Hrs) will not receive the assistantship for that particular semester.

     

4.     Termination of assistantship:

The assistantship can be terminated by the University by giving 1 week notice to the student.

The University holds the right to terminate the assistantship, without any prior notice if the recipient:

1.         Is guilty of breaching the Students’ Discipline Rules 1984 ( amendment 2004); 

2.         Is found guilty of misconduct improper moral behaviors;

3.         Fails to maintain good academic performance;

4.         Is not allowed to continue his / her studies;

5.         Is not fulfill  / fails to complete his / her studies;

6.         Is certified to be medically unfit to continue his / her studies.

 

Amendments to the Rules and Regulations:

The Board of the IIUM Postgraduate Scholarship reserves the right to add / vary / amend or alter the rules and regulations of the scholarship from time to time / whenever deemed necessary.

HOW TO APPLY:

1.        The Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) will made an announcement through website and notice board of CPS and relevant kulliyyahs beginning of every first semester.

2.        The application form and criteria of the assistantships can be obtained through the Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) website.

 

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for application will be announced in the notice issued by the CPS

LIST OF SPONSORSHIPS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

NO

NAME

COUNTRY

LINKS

1

EMBASSY THE REPUBLIC OF YEMEN K. LUMPUR

MALAYSIA

www.yemenembassy.org.my

2

HADHRAMOUT UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

YEMEN

http://hu.edu.ye/

3

HIGH COMMISSION OF  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

MALAYSIA

https://www.embassypages.com/missions/embassy4553/

4

ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK

SAUDI ARABIA

https://www.isdb.org/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl:

//5ffaebd539e6818daffef7bff9d770cb  

5

KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

https://www.moe.gov.my/index.php/my/

6

MARKAS ANGKATAN TENTERA MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

http://www.mafhq.mil.my/index.php/my/

7

EMBASSY OF LIBYA

LIBYA

http://www.escho-my-ly.com/User/Login.aspx?fpassword=yes

8

INSTITUT KEFAHAMAN ISLAM MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

http://www.ikim.gov.my/

9

MALAYSIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (MIS)

MALAYSIA

https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/INTER/index.php

10

LEMBAGA ZAKAT SELANGOR (MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM SELANGOR)

MALAYSIA

http://www.zakatselangor.com.my/

11

MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN

MALAYSIA

http://www.maiwp.gov.my/i/index.php/en/

12

IIUM ENDOWMENT FUND - IQRA' SCHOLARSHIP

MALAYSIA

http://www5.iium.edu.my/ief

13

IIUM ENDOWMENT FUND - IIUM UMMATIC SCHOLARSHIP PG

MALAYSIA

http://www5.iium.edu.my/ief

14

MIMOS BERHAD

MALAYSIA

http://www.mimos.my/

15

RHB BANK BERHAD

MALAYSIA

https://www.rhbgroup.com/

16

ROYAL EMBASSY OF SAUDI ARABIA

SAUDI ARABIA

http://www.uksacb.org/uk-en1313/page/king-abdullah-scholarships-program

17

BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

http://www.bnm.gov.my/

18

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DJIBOUTI

DJIBOUTI

https://www.4icu.org/institutions/dj/1003.html

19

UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH YOGYAKARTA

INDONESIA

http://www.umy.ac.id/en/study-at-umy/schoolarship

20

WORLD ASSEMBLY OF MUSLIM YOUTH (WAMY)

SAUDI ARABIA

https://www.globalmbwatch.com/2008/12/03/wamy-awards-graduate-scholarships/

21

YAYASAN BIASISWA SARAWAK TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN

MALAYSIA

http://yayasansarawak.org.my/index.php?do=biasiswa

22

YAYASAN KHAZANAH

MALAYSIA

https://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my/

23

KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN TINGGI

MALAYSIA

https://www.mohe.gov.my/

24

INTERNATIONAL SHARI'AH RESEARCH ACADEMY FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE (ISRA)

MALAYSIA

https://www.isra.my/talent-development/scholarship.html

25

KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN TINGGI - MYMASTER

MALAYSIA

https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/MyBrain15/v2/

26

KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN TINGGI - MYPHD

MALAYSIA

https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/MyBrain15/v2/

27

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION, QATAR

QATAR

http://www.sec.gov.qa/en/secinstitutes/highereducationinstitute/offices/pages/missionsandscholarships.aspx   

28

EMBASSY OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN

MALAYSIA

http://afghanembassy.org.my/

29

INDONESIA ENDOWMENT FOR EDUCATION

INDONESIA

https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/scholarship-finder/lpdp-indonesia/

30

TURKEY DIYANET FOUNDATION

TURKEY

https://www.wemakescholars.com/trust-foundation/turkey-diyanet-foundation-tdv-

31

MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM NEGERI SEMBILAN

MALAYSIA

http://www.mains.gov.my/

32

SHEIKH THANI BIN ABDULLAH FOUNDATION AND HUMANITARIAN SERVICES (RAF)

QATAR

https://arab.org/directory/sheikh-thani-ibn-abdullah-for-humanitarian-services/

33

EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SUDAN

QATAR

https://www.agendaforhumanity.org/stakeholder/253

34

EMBASSY OF THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

 

 

35

FOUNDATION -WAQF YAHYA KOROMA

 

 

36

KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

http://www.moh.gov.my/

37

KOLEJ UNIVERSITI ISLAM ANTARABANGSA SELANGOR (KUIS)

MALAYSIA

http://www.kuis.edu.my/v4/

38

KUMPULAN YAYASAN SABAH

MALAYSIA

http://www.yayasansabahgroup.org.my/

39

KUWAIT CULTURAL OFFICE / EMBASSY OF KUWAIT

KUWAIT

http://www.kuwaitculture.com/mohe/home

40

MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM DAN ADAT ISTIADAT MELAYU KELANTAN

MALAYSIA

http://www.e-maik.my/portal/index.php/ms/

41

MINISTRY OF NATIONAL EDUCATION THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

TURKEY

https://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/en/turkiye-burslari-2018-2-donem-basvurulari-basliyor/

42

MAJLIS AMANAH RAKYAT (MARA)

MALAYSIA

http://scholarships2u.com/mara/

43

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALDIVES

MALDIVES

http://www.dhe.gov.mv/?page_id=2473

44

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION SULTANATE OF OMAN

OMAN

http://www.omancdin.com/scholarship%20progarmme.pdf

45

PUSAT ZAKAT SABAH (MUIS)

MALAYSIA

http://www.zakat.sabah.gov.my/

46

ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT

THAILAND

 

47

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OFFICE , REPUBLIC OF GAMBIA

GAMBIA

http://www.pmo.gov.gm/

48

MAJLIS ISLAM SARAWAK

MALAYSIA

http://www.mis.sarawak.gov.my/

49

AL-MUNTADA AL-ISLAMI

UNITED

KINGDOM

http://almuntadatrust.org/

50

AMANIE ADVISORS SDN BHD

MALAYSIA

http://amanieadvisors.com/new/

51

ISLAMIC RELIEF MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

https://islamic-relief.org.my/

52

SD MUHAMMADIYAH 4 TERPADU INDONESIA

INDONESIA

http://www.sdmuh4t-smd.sch.id/

53

SINDH AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY TANDOJAM

PAKISTAN

http://www.sau.edu.pk/

54

SYSTEM CONSULTANCY SERVICES SDN. BHD

MALAYSIA

http://www.scs.my/v2/

55

SANA UNIVERSITY

YEMEN

https://university.sana-commerce.com/

56

UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR

MALAYSIA

https://www.unikl.edu.my/

57

UNIVERSITI SELANGOR

MALAYSIA

https://www.unisel.edu.my/main/

58

UNIVERSITY OF BAHRAIN

BAHRAIN

http://www.uob.edu.bh/en/

59

UNIVERSITY OF SINDH

PAKISTAN

http://usindh.edu.pk/

60

WAQF BID-GUINEE

GUINEA

http://www.waqfbidguinee.org.gn/index.php/fr/

61

ZARQA UNIVERSITY, JORDAN

JORDAN

http://www.zu.edu.jo/en/