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Health Sciences (By Research), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The undergraduate programmes of the Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences commenced in 2004 and with the increase in the number of academic staff in specific niche areas, the Kulliyyah has able to offer postgraduate degree programmes starting 2007. 


At present, there are lecturers with PhD or professional postgraduate qualifications on board and each has the experience and capability of supervising postgraduate students. Supervision could also be shared with other appropriate supervisors from other Kulliyyahs at the IIUM Kuantan Campus through the appointment of co-supervisors.

Being one of the youngest faculties of the University, the Kulliyyah is located in the new Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences building at the Bandar Indera Mahkota of Kuantan, Pahang. Adequate research facilities, teaching classes and laboratories are available for general and specific use including up-to-date equipments to accommodate postgraduate learning needs. 

Other than strengthening Kulliyyah research efforts, this will also cater for the students who have great passion and determination to do research work and participate in intellectual activities.  Kulliyyah targets would be personnel who are engaged in research and development in industries and research institutes as well as bachelor degree holders with good academic background.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rural and remote 
  • Community health
  • Gerontology
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Health Leadership (incorporating clinical education)
  • Mental health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  •  At least three (3) principal passes in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level (A) Level Examination (UK Educational System) obtained in one sitting OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of six (6) subjects obtained in one sitting OR
  • Any other qualifications that are recognized by the Senate of the University as equivalent to the above.
  • Applicants must also have the following subjects taken at the above mentioned examinations (A level, IB or any other equivalent certificates):
  • Mathematics (for applicants to all undergraduate programmes offered except for Bachelor of Arabic).
  • Two other subjects in the intended field of study.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
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