Master of Science in Human Resource Development (HRD) Programme by Coursework

General

Program Description

This M.Sc. HRD program is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is especially targeted at working professionals. Courses are designed to upgrade knowledge and skills among professionals in the area of human resource development and management. This program combines coursework and a research paper. A minimum of 42 credits of study and a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 is required for the award of the Master degree.

A unique feature of this program is the inclusion of cognition, human behavior and information technology knowledge with the core courses of human resource development and management. Students have to complete a research paper as a partial requirement for completion of the program. Furthermore, students will be exposed to the training field, industrial visit and sharing session from the university’s Alumni and practitioners that broaden their learning experiences.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

- HR Managers/Officers - Administrators - Managers - Education Officers - Teachers - Professionals who are interested in human resource development

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Teaching and learning activities for this program are conducted during the weekends.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For admission into the program, a candidate must meet the following criteria: - A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or; - A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but CGPA less than 2.50 may be admitted subject to a minimum of five years working experience in the relevant field or, - Other equivalent qualifications approved by Senate - For international students, an IELTS score of 6.0 is required in addition to the entry requirements.

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia's eighth university was officially incorporated on 24 December 1992. A university that is contemporary in character and forward-looking in outlook, it is ... Read More

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia's eighth university was officially incorporated on 24 December 1992. A university that is contemporary in character and forward-looking in outlook, it is committed in providing the nation with leaders, managers, scientists and technical specialists as well as thoughtful citizens who are capable of handling the complex challenges of our common future - confidently, competently, and creatively. Read less