24 months
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The Health Sciences (By Research) programmes at International Islamic University of Malaysia 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. The Health Sciences (By Research) program is offered at International Islamic University of Malaysia.

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.

Career Opportunities

As a research based program, graduate in general can assume role in academic or any research position. As a research based program for clinical allied health science professional, graduate can continuously serves as allied health science professional in private or government sectors with additional skills as an independent researcher. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Optometry
  • Visual Sciences
  • Audiology
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Radiography
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nutrition Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

  • 90 RM National
  • 1350 RM International

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.


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