Last updated Friday, 07 September, 2018 01:32:25 PM

Faculty of Business Management  | Master of Education  | Faculty of Engineering  |  Master of Engineering  |

OUM's Master programme
List of Master programmes offers by Open University Malaysia


Master of Science (Engineering)


The main objective of the Master of Science (Engineering) of OUM programme is to attract outstanding individuals to pursue research of the highest standard, with relevance to the field of engineering and technology

This programme is designed to provide postgraduate education and prepare individuals for a lifelong career in critical areas of engineering and management related decision making in the public or private sectors.

Open University Malaysia

3rd Floor, Bangunan Angkasa Raya
Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 603-2731 6000 Fax: 603-2148 4006

Programme Structure

There are three (3) phases as below in completing this program.

Part I: Compulsory Course Work

1 - Master's Seminar
2 - Advance Master's Seminar

For enrichment purposes, candidates are also required (if necessary) to do additional elective courses as below:

1 - Applied Statistics j
2 - Multivariate Statistics
3 - Non-Parametric Statistics

Part II: Research

In this part, candidates will be conducting the research and prepare the thesis through self managed learning and or independent study under the guidance of one supervisor assigned by OUM to the candidate. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in each semester before he/ she can progress in the subsequent semester.

A candidate can choose any of the following specialization areas to pursue their research.

1 - Technology Management - Research and Development
2 - Technology Development and Project Management
3 - Technology Management - Technology Transfer and Implementation
4 - Technology Management - Production and Quality Management
5 - Control Engineering
6 - Operational Research
7 - Production Engineering
8 - Civil Engineering and Geotechnical
9 - Electrical and Power Engineering
10 - Chemical Engineering
11 - Environmental Management
12 - Mechanical Engineering




Part III: Thesis Examination

In this part, the candidate has completed the thesis and ready to submit for examination by OUM. An internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the MSc (Engineering) thesis and the candidate will be examined in the 'Viva Voce' session organized by the Centre for Graduate Studies, OUM.

Entry Requirements : Bachelor's Degree with Honors or its equivalent in any field of study
Duration of Study : 6 Semesters or 2 years                  Fees : RM 15,640

OUMís vision is to be a leader and innovator in open learning.
  • To be the leading contributor in democratizing education
  • To develop quality education through multi mode learning technologies
  • To develop and enhance learning experiences toward the development of a knowledge-based society