Master of Protective Security Management  (MPSM)

Master of Protective Security Management (MPSM)


Master of Protective Security Management (MPSM)


Program/MQR No.

Master of Protective Security Management – By Mixed Mode
MQR Code: MQA/FA0556

Programme Learning Outcome
  1. Deliver clearly the concept of strategic, operational and tactical thinking and apply the knowledge in a socially responsible manner for the progress of the nation and the Ummah.
  2. Use the knowledge and comprehension of management principles and practices including problem solving and scientific skills within the context of security profession that add real values to their personal and organizational effectiveness.
  3. Deliver effective communication, leadership and teamwork skills as well as practice professional and ethical values in performing their role as security professionals.
  4. Demonstrate values, attitudes, professionalism and relevant framework in ICT tools and technique that assist in understanding the potential benefits and risks related to the application of ICT.
  5. Demonstrate skills in information management, and lifelong learning by acquiring qualification for further degree, and engaging in societal initiatives leading to the establishment of national level association dealing with protective security standards and professional practices.
  6. Practicing leadership skills as well as applying professional and supervisory capabilities in performing their role as security professionals.
Entry Requirements

General Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or its equivalent, as accepted by the University Senate OR;
A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.5 , can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field OR;
A Postgraduate Diploma in related fields OR;
Other qualifications that are recognised by the Government of Malaysia (e.g. APEL).

English Requirements

At least 500 (paper based) / 173 (computer based) / 60 (internet based) in TOEFL or 5.0 in IELTS if their degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction OR;
English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum of band 5.0.

Curriculum Structure

Duration of Study

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) provides an opportunity for individuals with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue further studies in Higher Education Institution. The candidates without Bachelor's degree but have extensive experience can apply the MPSM programme through APEL channel. For more details please visit:

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