Centre for Postgraduate Studies (CPS) UMK is one of Malaysian youngest, vibrant, dynamic and most entrepreneurial business schools. CPS aims to be a world class higher education provider and to develop a new generation of managers, leaders and entrepreneurs with ‘TRANSFORMATIVE, ENTREPRENEURIAL, EXCELLENCE’ mind.
We use innovative, creative and effective teaching modes in delivering knowledge to our students. They are trained to be a better person, manager and/or entrepreneur using Student Centered Learning approach such as Problem Based Learning (PBL), Case Study, Experiential Learning @ CPS Entrepreneurship Strategy Simulation (CESS), Guest/Industry Lecture and Chairman Lecture Series.
Our professors will share their knowledge and experience in business strategies and concepts, in theory and in practices. Students will benefit from guest/industry lectures delivered by prominent corporate figures. Indeed, our lecture delivery is a blend of academics and industry (60:40).
We are committed to make sure that our students have a great time exploring knowledge and developing their skills at CPS. As part of our effort to produce quality students, more than 25 professors are dedicated to our coursework based postgraduate programs. Indeed, we are ambitious to become a leading business school - not just in Malaysia, but in the region and across the globe.
We would like to see our graduates experienced personal transformation and fully equipped with hard/soft skills and various management skills to change business entities, organizations, and institutions around them. As we keep our eye on the fast development in future business environment, we remain focused on strengthening the CPS’s core assets — its human capital and its programmes
February & September
Registration closing date
Application deadline varies for courses
• Library (Database Centre)
• Sport and Cultural Facilities
• Computer Lab
• CPS Postgraduate Lounge
• MGSEB Postgraduate Room
• Postgraduate Lounge
Scholarships and financial aid
• MyBrain 15
• Graduate Research Assistant
• Graduate Teaching Assistant
• MARA Entry requirements
• Master (research) = Bachelor’s Degree with Honours (CGPA > 2.75) from recognized institutions as endorsed by Senate
• Master (coursework) = Bachelor’s Degree with Honours (CGPA > 3.00) from recognized institutions as endorsed by Senate
• PhD = Master Degree from recognized institutions as endorsed by Senate
Where to get application forms
• UMK City Campus Pengkalan Chepa
• UMK Bukit Jalil Campus, Technology Park
• Sarawak Learning Centre