FIM MSc programme is designed for graduates to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in Business and Administration field by utilizing higher order thinking skills to solve problems (Cognitive).
  • Competent in a wide range of tools and techniques to provide solutions for the advancement of knowledge (Psychomotor).
  • Manage knowledge in pursuing lifelong learning and in adhering to effective professional codes of practices (Affective).

In the end, graduates are able to:

  • Synthesize literature in business
  • Recognise and validate problems
  • Apply qualitative and/or quantitative research methods with minimal supervision
  • Practice ethical principles when conducting research
  • Manage and lead research intellectually and collaboratively.
  • Interpret, draw conclusions and disseminate empirical research findings
  • Use appropriate tools to analyse data
  • Recognise the needs for lifelong learning for scholarly development.

The application is throughout the year. We have a diverse pool of supervisors you can choose from.


Program Info

How long is a MSc?
  • If you are studying full-time, you are expected to complete the award in 24 months. The minimum period to receive this is award is 12 months and the maximum is 36 months.
  • If you are studying part-time, you are expected to complete the award in 36 months. The minimum period to receive this award on a part-time basis is 24 months and the maximum is 60 months.
Is there any financial assistance?

Yes, namely:

Master Research Scheme (MRS) Local & International Slot

  • Academic requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.75. Priority is given to candidates who are active in co-curricular activities.
  • Application must be submitted through IPS Online: ( Students need to fill in the application form and upload all document required before submitting the application online. Main Supervisor needs to verify the application. Upon the application completion, an interview session will be done at the faculty level.
  • To apply please find: (Student E-community> Postgraduate Student> IPS Online V2 > Scholarship> NEW Application)

MRS ‘Jom Sambung Master’ Local Slot (*watch for next opening)

  • Applicants must be a local and in their final semester of Bachelor’s degree in Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Academic requirements are: A Bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 3.00.
  • Local students will only be permitted to hold one scholarship of either MyBrain or MRS ‘Jom Sambung Master’. Prior to applying for MRS, applicants must perform an online application for postgraduate enrolment via
  • Priority is given to applicants with active engagement in co-curricular activities, and potential supervisors with active involvement in research and publication.

EPF Education Withdrawal Scheme (

  • The withdrawal allows you to withdraw your savings from Account 2 to finance your education. You are eligible to apply if you fulfill the following requirements:
    1. A Malaysian citizen or
    2. A Permanent Residence or
    3. A Non-Malaysian citizen (Expatriate) who became a member of the EPF before 1st August 1998.
  • You may apply for this withdrawal scheme to cover the programme fees for every semester or one academic year (one-time withdrawal in an academic year).

Dermasa Siswaza Bagi Melanjutkan Pelajaran Zakat Kedah (

Pinjaman Pendidikan Negeri Pulau Pinang (

Pinjaman & Biasiswa Negeri Selangor (

Pinjaman Yayasan Kelantan (

Hadiah Latihan Persekutuan (

The PTPTN Education Loan (

Grants offered by potential supervisors.

For more information

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Lee Chia Kuang
Deputy Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies)

 Faculty of Industrial Management

Tel: +609-431 5335


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Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah,
Lebuh Persiaran Tun Khalil Yaakob,
26300 Gambang
Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur.

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