Human Resource Development, M.Sc. | University Teknologi Malaysia | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
18 months
1557 EUR/year
1557 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Human Resource Development program from University Teknologi Malaysia is designed to provide advanced research based studies in Human Resource Development (HRD). It is aimed at developing understanding and to contribute to the expansion of new knowledge on the state of knowledge in the areas of HRD discipline through research activities. 


Students will be engaged in a significant research investigation of a specific inquiry resulting in the production of a thesis with either a theoretical or an applied focus.

The Human Resource Development program from University Teknologi Malaysia provides an opportunity for students to critically analyze issues that would contribute and expand knowledge related to HRD field based on observation, literature review and data analysis.

At the end of the program, students must submit a maximum of a 200 page thesis (including references) on a topic which has been agreed upon by the faculty. The conferment of the degree is subject to the successful completion of the thesis and viva voce defense.

Programme Objectives

At the end of this program, graduates are able:

  • Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in Human Resource Development (HRD).
  • Apply research skills in the field of HRD.
  • Critically think and solve HRD issues by using various HRD interventions.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and ethical behaviours, and moral responsibility for the good of mankind.
  • Communicate effectively in various contexts.
  • Seek, acquire and manage relevant information from a variety of sources independently for continous self-development and life-long learning.
  • Develop social skills through social responsibilities activities. Assume different roles in a team to solve problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methodology
  • Seminar on Global Development, Economic and Social Issues
  • Malaysian Society & Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Student must complete a minimum of 40 credits, and must obtain a final academic grade of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 CGPA. Minimum 40-credit consists of several subject modules including faculty compulsory, faculty electives, a university elective module and a Master’s project.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1557 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2336 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    1557 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2336 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National: 10,660 MYR
  • International: 26,500 MYR

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Human Resource Development
University Teknologi Malaysia
Human Resource Development
University Teknologi Malaysia


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!