Master of Publishing Studies (MPS)

Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
February September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Master’s Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) or its equivalent in the related field.
  • Preference will be given to applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent, or second class honors from a recognized university.
  • Applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.

PhD Admission Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the related field.

Language Requirements

  • English
    • Have at least IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction.
    • Or Pass an English proficiency test approved by the University.
  • Bahasa Malaysia for Foreigners
    • All foreign candidates of higher degree are required to attend and pass the Bahasa Malaysia course run by the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics before the conferment of their Masters degree
    • Candidates are exempt from the course if they have obtained a pass grade in:
      • the Malaysian Certificate of Education level
      • Level III of the Bahasa Malaysia Proficiency Certificate
      • Level III of the University’s Intensive Bahasa Malaysia Certificate
      • Or equivalent

Curriculum

Core Courses:

  • Research Methodology
  • Publishing Project
  • Book Writing and Editing
  • Management of Book Publishing Organizations
  • Seminar on the World of Publishing

Research project leading to a submission of a dissertation of about 30,000 words (40 credits hours).

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