Master of Project Management

Master of Project Management

This program intends to produce knowledgeable and competent project management professionals who are ethically and socially responsible, and sensitive to the needs for promoting sustainability. Students are trained with the skills to handle problems, challenges and a project management perspective in a global context. Among others, disciplines stressed in this program include Principles of Project Management, Project Management Professional Development, Project Investment and Financial Management, Organisational and Strategic Management, and also Value and Risk Management. The multi-disciplinary approach in the program also allows exploration of other disciplines that are relevant to project management including Health and Safety Management, Information Technology Management for Projects, Legal Studies for Project Management as well as Assets and Facilities Management. The component that is given emphasis in this program is research in selected areas specific to project management, so that students are trained to become effective analyzers and develop skills towards problem solving using scientific approach.

  • To produce project management graduates who are skilled, knowledgeable, and professional in managing projects as required by the industries;
  • To produce project management graduates who are critical, creative, innovative, able to lead and competitive; and
  • To produce project management graduates who are alert to technological advancement, professional, ethical and having responsibilities towards community and environment.
Entry Requirements

Non-University of Malaya Graduates

  • Bachelor of Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Estate Management, Architecture, Urban & regional Planning, Engineering, IT, Science, Business or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment.
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69
    Can be considered if it meets  two (2) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce publications in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49
    Can be considered if it candidates passed an interview by the Faculty and meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least one (5) five year of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment

University of Malaya Graduates (UM Alumni)

  • Bachelor of Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Estate Management, Architecture, Urban & regional Planning, Engineering, IT, Science, Business or equivalent in a related field from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.70 to 2.99; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.50 to 2.69

Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:

  • Have at least one (1) year of work experience in related field; OR
  • Produce publications in related fields; OR
  • scholarship recipient; OR
  • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
  • Passed an interview; OR
  • Pass Special Assessment
  • Bachelor's Degree with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49
    Can be considered if it meets one (1) of the following criteria:
    • Have at least five (5) years of work experience in related field; OR
    • Produce one (1) publication in related fields; OR
    • Scholarship recipient; OR
    • A Malaysian Government agency personnel; OR
    • Passed an interview; OR
    • Pass Special Assessment

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Additional requirements for candidates who is applying for the Master of Project Management (by Coursework):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Built Environment, Engineering, Management, IT, Sciences, Social Sciences, Economy, Finance or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline with CGPA of 3.00 and above; or
  • Professional qualification from a recognized professional body; or
  • Other qualifications as written by the Senate from time to time; AND
  • Have at least one (1) year of working experience in related field; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of less than 3.00 (2.70 to 2.99) with a minimum of three (3) years of working experience in related field; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of less than 2.70 (2.50 to 2.69) with a minimum of three (3) years of working experience in related field; AND University of Malaya graduate; or Produce at least one (1) publication in related fields; or Scholarship recipient; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of less than 2.50 (2.10 to 2.49) with a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in related field; AND University of Malaya graduate; AND Produce at least one (1) publication in related fields; or Scholarship recipient.
Language Requirements
Course Structure
Programme Fee

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:

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