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School of Health Sciences compose of academic programmes of different professional emphasis. To ensure that the students are exposed to a holistic training, the School provides a support system in the interdisplinary component which offers a non-programme based courses. The objective is to offer elective courses that strengthen the students’ knowledge base as well to provide concrete space for intersdiscilinary exhange in teaching and research. It also promotes an integrated thinking and academic application across the spectrum of the academic programmed offered by the School. Presently the Interdispilnary courses and research covers a wide academic field of health such as Applied Health Sociology and Economy, Management, Health Promotion, Fiqh, and Health Administration and History. Post graduate students of this field will find themselves in well strucutred academic felxibility which provide enough space for any integrated intention.


Please visit the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) website at www.ips.usm.my for online application.


Program Qualification CGPA Academic Grade Requirement
Master Bachelor Degree 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 6 month)


2. Grade A- for final year project


3. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Doctor of Philosophy Master Degree (Coursework or Mixed Mode) 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 5 years)


2. Professional experience in related field (minimum 5 years)


3. Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied


4. Grade B for major/elective courses


5. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Master Degree (Research Mode)   Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

* Foreign Student has to produce English proficiency result as follows:

  • TOEFL paper based (minimum score 550) or
  • TOEFL computer based (minimum score 213) or
  • TOEFL Internet-based (minimum score 80) or
  • IELTS (skor minimum Band 6)


Mode Master Doctor of Philosophy
Full Time Min. 2 semester / Max. 6 semester Min. 4 semester / Max. 10 semester
Part Time Min. 4 semester / Max. 12 semester Min. 6 semester / Max. 15 semester


  Registration Fees Tuition Fees Personal Bond Examination Fees
Malaysian RM340.00

RM4100/Semester (Full Time)

RM3525/Semester (Part Time)


RM100.00 (PhD)

RM750.00 (MSc)

International RM910.00

RM6150.00/Semester (Full Time)

RM5600.00/Semester (Part Time


RM1500.00 (PhD)

RM1000.00 (MSc)


Health Promotion

Gender and Health

Health Social Work


Occupational Therapy

Health and Society

History of Health and Medical Sciences


Religion and Health

Health Economics and Management


No. Name Research Interest and Expertise
  David Joseph Pereira Health Management/ Health Organisation, Health and Society
  Garry Kuan Per Ern Bioethics, Sport Psychology, Disability, Music Theraphy
  Mohd. Zulkifli Abdul Rahim Occupational Therapy
  Mujahid Bakar Religion and Health, Religion and Bioethics, Health and Society
  Nik Norliza Nik Hassan Bioethics, Human Genetics
  Rehanah Mohd. Zain Health Promotion, Health and Society
  Rosminah Mohammed Health Economics, Health and Society
  Rohani Ismail Health Promotion, Health and Society
  Sabreena Safuan Bioethics, Pathology
  Siti Hawa Ali Health and Social Work, Gender and Health, Gender Based Violence, Health and Society
  Wan Aminah Hasbullah History of Health and Medical Sciences
  Wan Faizah Wan Yusuf History of Health and Medical Sciences

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