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Duration of Study

Entry Requirements

The PhD takes 4 academic years (12 semesters) while the Master’s Degree takes 2 academic years (6 semesters) to complete.

Doctor of Philosophy (Science) • Master’s Degree in Science or it equivalent.

Financial Sources

Master of Science • Bachelor Degree in Science / Mathematics / Health Science / Nursing Science / Science Education or its equivalent.

• Employee’s Provident Fund (EPF), Account 2 • Study Loan from banks • Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% Interest Rate)

Application Application is open throughout the year for all programmes. However, intakes are on a semester basis in January, May and September. Application Procedures 1) Complete the OUM application form (application form can be obtained from OUM website) 2) Enclose the following: • Processing fees of RM50 in the form of bank draft or postal order made payable to UNITEM Sdn. Bhd. • 1 set of certified IC copy, all academic certificates and transcripts • 1 RM0.30 stamp 3) Applicants are encouraged to apply online @ www.oum.edu.my

Master of Environmental Science (Integrated Water Resources Management) • Bachelor Degree with Honours in Science / Engineering / Social Sciences or its equivalent OR • Bachelor Degree without Honours in Science / Engineering / Social Sciences with at least 2 years relevant work experience, OR • Open Entry Open Entry • Must have STPM (1 principle) or Diploma and 35 years old on 1st January of year applied

Centre for Graduate Studies Doctor of Philosophy (Science) Master of Science

(PhDSC) KPT/JPS (KA6754) 2/11

(MSC) KPT/JPS (KA6753) 2/11

Master of Environmental Science (Integrated Water Resources Management)

(MES) KP/JPS (A5481) 7/12

Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur ) 603-2773 2002 603-2697 8852

http://www.oum.edu.my Learning Centres: • KEDAH 04-441 8582 • P. PINANG 04-390 2006

• PERAK 05-254 6006 • N. SEMBILAN 06-761 1003

• JOHOR 07-221 2006 • MELAKA 06-292 1852

enquiries@oum.edu.my OR cgs@oum.edu.my

OR

http://cgs.oum.edu.my

• PAHANG 09-572 3777 • KELANTAN 09-741 8606

• SABAH 088-712 652 • SARAWAK 082-458 602


Established on August 10, 2000 Open University Malaysia (OUM) is the seventh private university in Malaysia. OUM leverages on the quality, prestige and capabilities of its owners - a consortium of the 11 Malaysian public universities.

OUM programmes are designed by experts from the industry, academia and professional bodies and are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), formerly known as National Accreditation Board (LAN).

Accessibility

Available anytime, anywhere and to anyone.

Striving on its motto of a “University For All” OUM subscribes to the philosophy that education should be made available to all, regardless of time, place and age.

Why study with us?

Flexibility

Advantage of completing your study at your own pace.

Affordability

Reasonable fees payable by installments. 10% discount upon full payment of semester course / tuition fees. 75% special fee reduction* scheme for physically disadvantaged and senior citizens. *Subject to terms and conditions

OUM LEARNING METHODOLOGY

Learners choose the nearest location as their learning centres and the number of subjects per semester. We offer a flexible blended mode of learning.

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Master of Science

Part 1: Self Improvement Each candidate will be required to take the following courses: • Research Methodology • Advanced Doctorial Seminar in Science and Mathematics • And one or two of the following courses: - Applied statistics - Multi variance analysis - Non-parametric statistics

Part 1: Self Improvement Students will attend a course on research methodology in science and one of the following courses depending on their requirement: • Applied statistics • Multi variance analysis • Non-parametric statistics

Part 2: Research Candidates are expected to participate in independent research under the guidance of an academic supervisor or supervisors appointed by the Faculty. Students may conduct research in their own laboratory / premise through self managed learning guided by the supervisors. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisors at least 4 times in each semester.

Part 2: Research Candidates are expected to participate in independent research under the guidance of an academic supervisor or supervisors appointed by the Faculty. Students may conduct research in their own laboratory / premise through self managed learning guided by the supervisors. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisors at least 4 times in each semester.

Area of specialisations: • Agriculture Technology and Business • Applied Statistics • Biotechnology Management • Computational and Theoretical Mathematics • Distance Education in Chemistry and other Science / Mathematics Subjects • Nursing and Health Science • Science and Technology Policy and Management • Science Education • Sports Science Part 3: Thesis Examination In this part, the candidate has completed the thesis and ready to submit for examination by OUM. The candidate will be examined in the ‘Viva Voce’ session.

SELF-MANAGED LEARNING

Where learners study independently according to their time availability.

ON-LINE LEARNING

Electronic communication tools such as e-mail, bulletin board and chat rooms are provided to facilitate interaction among learners, tutors and facilitators.

FACE-TO-FACE INTERACTION

Face-to-face tutorial sessions are conducted at Learning Centres during weekends or after office hours.

They are also required to complete a Master’s seminar and an advanced Master’s seminar.

Area of specialisations: • Agriculture Technology and Business • Applied Statistics • Biotechnology Management • Computational and Theoretical Mathematics • Distance Education in Chemistry and other Science / Mathematics Subjects • Nursing and Health Science • Science and Technology Policy and Management • Science Education • Sports Science Part 3: Thesis Examination In this part, the candidate has completed the thesis and ready to submit for examination by OUM. The candidate will be examined in the ‘Viva Voce’ session organised by CGS.

Master of Environmental Science (Integrated Water Resources Management) Part 1: Course Work Core Courses • Ecological Systems, Biodiversity and Environmentally Sensitive Areas • Human Dimension in Project Planning Water Resource Economics and Risk Analysis in Water Resources Management • Hydrology for Integrated Water Resource Management • Modelling in Integrated Water Resource Management • Land Use, Natural Resources and Integrated River Basin Management • Sustainable Water Resources Utilisation and Management • Integrated Water Resource Management Field Work • Integrated Water Resource Management Methodologies Elective Courses (Choose 2) • Hydroinformatics • Statistics and Experimental Design • Environmental Management Instruments and Design • Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Part 2: Research Candidates are expected to participate in independent research under the guidance of an academic supervisor or supervisors appointed by the Faculty. Students may conduct research in their own laboratory / premise through self managed learning guided by the supervisors. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisors at least 4 times in each semester. Part 3: Project Work • Research Project


Postgraduate - Science