1) Is this a public or a private University?
UTeM is the 14th public university in Malaysia and a Malaysian Technical University Network with UTHM, UNIMAP and UMP.

2) Where is Centre for Graduate Studies (PPS) Located?
PPS is located at the main campus of UTeM in Durian Tunggal near the North-South Highway.

3) How do I get there?
Road – From outside Melaka, the main campus is accessible via North-South Highway at the Ayer Keroh Exit

4) What are the programmes offered by the PPS?
We offer:


5) How many years for the MSc and the PhD programmes?
MSc – Click Here
PhD- Click Here

6) How to apply for the programmes?
Please type this address : https://portal.utem.edu.my/postgraduate/

7) How much is the fees for the programmes offered?
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8) Is there any scholarship available to pursue my studies here?

9) What are the requirements to register in Master and Doctoral programme?
Doctoral Programme

  1. A Master degree from UTeM or any other accredited institutions of higher learning; OR
  2. Any other qualifications that are recognised as equivalent to a Master degree or other relevant qualifications and experience that are recognised by the Senate.
  3. For Industrial PhD programme, candidate must be currently an employee as professionals, executives, engineers, researchers or equivalent, in the industry or Malaysian company operating overseas.
  4. Application for Doctoral degree must be accompanied by an initial research proposal.

Master Programme

  1. A relevant Bachelor’s Degree (honours) with good grades (minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent) from UTeM or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; OR
  2. Any other qualification that is recognised as equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (honours) or other relevant qualifications and experience that are recognised by the Senate; OR
  3. For candidate with Bachelor’s degree whose CGPA is between 2.49 and 2.00, minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in the related fields will be considered.
  4. Candidates with diploma qualification and work experience of TEN (10) years in the relevant field of interest will be considered together with Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) from MQA. MQA APEL application should be made directly to the MQA and approval must first be obtained before applying to UTeM programme.
  5. Applicants for the MBA programme must have at least one (1) year relevant working experience.
  6. Application for Master (by Research) programme must be accompanied by an initial research proposal.

Language Requirements

1. International applicants are required to present Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the test administered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with the minimum required score intable below:

Types of Programmes Minimum TOEFL Score Minimum IELTS Score
Master 520 5.5
Doctoral 550 6

2. Applicants without TOEFL/IELTS or for those who obtained a score below the requirement above are required to undergo and pass the English language programme conducted by UTeM prior to commencement of the postgraduate programme.

3. Exemption may be given to those who have undertaken regular programmes of studies and graduated from universities that use English as the medium of instruction or who has graduated from UTeM in a programme with English as the medium of instruction.

Other Requirements ( International Students)
- All international students are required to register as full time student and should have the financial capability to meet the course fees and living expenses
- Applicants need to submit a letter of certification from their Ministry of Education verifying nationality and academic qualifications of candidate.
- Academic transcripts and supporting documents must be certified true copies by a senior public official from the applicant’s country or from Malaysia.
- Proof of financial ability to pursue their studies and live in Malaysia for the duration of study. A letter of financial guarantee/sponsorship or the most recent financial statement from applicant’s bank is sufficient.
- Have international passport with at least two (2) years validity and meet all immigration procedures.
- Clear medical check-up by the health authorities.

 10) What kind of accommodation facilities do you have for student

UTeM provides accomodation for student. Currently, UTeM own 7 residential colleges which 6 of them located in the main campus while the remaining is under rental. The residential colleges located in the main campus are Lestari Residential  College, Satria (Tuah) Residential College, Satria (Jebat) Residential College, Satria (Lekir) Residential College, Satria (Lekiu) Residential College, Satria (Kasturi) Residential College which entitle for 6020 student. Meanwhile UTeM Sri Utama Residential College which was rented from a third party developer could place 1152 student.

In assurence of the contentment of every student, UTeM Residential College provides facilities such as cafeteria with varieties of foods, laundry room, movie room, activity room, surau, sports and recreation centre and cleaning services. Student have internet access in their room. Rooms are very spacy and comfy with 2 student for every room.

11) How many faculties are there at UTeM

There are seven faculties at UTeM. They comprise Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship and Faculty of Engineering Technology.

12) What facilities are provided?

The University aims to have a campus conducive to learning and living. Among the facilities provided are hostels, library, Cyber Hall, Cafeteria, Sports  Complex, shuttle service, mosque, and so forth. All the facilities provided are not only in relation to studnet capacity and needs but also teaching and learning requirements.

13) Who should I contact if I have any questions?

Person In Charge (Click Here)

Viva-Voce Calendar


 What I Need to Do?
 Semester I 2023/2024

 For Postgrade Students:

Semester l (2023/2024)
  • Revision Week (1 week) 20/01/2024 - 28/01/2024
  • SemesterI Examination (2 Weeks ) 29/01/2024 - 08/02/2024

 For Research Students:

Semester l (2023/2024)
  • Research Seminar for Research Programme 18/12/2023 - 05/01/2024
  • Uploading the Progress Report for Research Mode Students(4 weeks)02/01/2024 - 02/02/2024

    For Taught Course & Mixed Mode:     

    Semester l (2023/2024)

  • Revision Week (1 week) 20/01/2024 - 28/01/2024
  • SemesterI Examination (2 Weeks ) 29/01/2024 - 08/02/2024