Master of Psychology
(Industrial & Organisational Psychology)

Master of Philosophy
(Social Science)


Master of Strategic Communication



Master of Psychology
(Industrial & Organisational Psychology)

(R/311/7/0033)08/23(MQA/FA3161)


About
Master by Mixed Mode | UTAR Kampar Campus
The Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare students with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational process, and at the same time imparts effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems

Duration
Full time: minimum 1.5 years, maximum 4 years
Part time: minimum 2 years, maximum 6 years

Intake
Jan, May and October

Programme Structure
Coursework (Credit hours: 21)
6 core course + 1 elective; and Dissertation (Credit hours: 0)


Master of Philosophy
(Social Science)

(R2/310/7/0022)07/24 (A9923)


About
Master by Research | UTAR Kampar Campus
The Master of Philosophy (Social Science) ensures the students are analytical in thinking, knowledgeable in their respective field of specialisation, possess the skills and understanding that will enable them to keep abreast of future developments in their field and in technology and are well-versed in the practical application of their expertise to suit industrial needs.

The Master of Philosophy (Social Science) programme is designed to cater students across a diverse range of disciplines in humanities and social sciences, namely Communication, English Language Studies, Psychology and many others. As such, the students’ researches often develop interdisciplinary perspectives in areas like Gender and Identity Studies, Education, Literary Studies, Cross-cultural Studies, Politics and etc. The programme also helps students to analyse concepts, definitions, arguments and problems. It contributes to students’ capacity to organise ideas and issues, to deal with questions of value and to extract what is essential from masses of information. In addition to that, the programme emphasises a clear formulation of ideas and problems, selection of relevant data and objective methods for assessing ideas and proposals. It also emphasises the development of a sense of new directions suggested by the hypotheses and questions one encounters in doing research.

Duration
Full Time: Normal 2 years - Maximum 4 years
Part Time: Normal 3 years - Maximum 6 years

Intake
Open throughout the year

Programme Structure
2 Compulsory modules(6 credit hours) + Dissertation


Master of Strategic Communication

(R2/310/7/0022)07/24 (A9923)


About
Master by Coursework | UTAR Kampar Campus  

Master of Strategic Communication aims to provide graduates with mastery knowledge in the field of media and communication. It also aims to equip them with leadership skills and the ability to communicate critically, objectively and creatively as required by the contemporary society, while fostering a lifelong learning attitude. Strategic communication is the science of professional and effective conceptualisation of media messages delivered through effective media channels to targeted audiences to achieve specific organisational goals. Malaysia is a fertile ground for media and communication studies. Many Higher Education Providers (HEP) in Malaysia now offer a wide array of Mass communication programmes to meet the increasing demand of the media and communications industry. Therefore, Master of Strategic Communication, as a stream of study, and as a career, is an enviable programme. Upon completion of the programme, graduates should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the field of strategic communication locally and internationally, apply practical skills in the field of media and communications, and demonstrate leadership qualities, communicate and work effectively with academic peers and stakeholders. They will be able to conduct social and communication research with appropriate supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice, apply interpersonal and communication skills in solving societal problems, generate solutions to problems by using scientific, analytical and critical thinking skills, apply numeracy and digital skills in the production of strategic communication solutions, as well as demonstrate social and entrepreneurial skills and inculcate a spirit of innovation.


Salient Features

  • Emphasises on producing skilled strategic communication executives and professionals
  • Curriculum in line with industry trend
  • Continuous collaboration with the industry
  • Balanced approach between theory and practice
  • Capstone project
  • Experienced and qualified facilitators drawn from diverse media and communication background

 

Duration

Full Time: Normal 1 year - Maximum 4 years
Part Time: Normal 2 years - Maximum 6 years

Intake
January, May and October

Programme Structure
The programme comprises of a coursework component and a capstone project. The coursework component consists of 10 core courses and 2 electives assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and examinations. Continuous assessment includes individual and group assignments, and presentations.