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Consortium of 11 Public Universities
 that set up OUM UNIVERSITI TERBUKA MALAYSIA on 10 August 2000
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The most beautiful University Hall in Malaysia with 4,851 students for the admission 20142015 session
The most beautiful University Hall in Malaysia with 4,851 students for the admission 2014 and 2015 session

The Oath-Taking ceremony saw the 4,851 newly-enrolled students taking their oath to mark the beginning of their journey with the university. The number included 100 students recruited through the Transforming Ideas into Reality programme, or Meniti, a new entry mode mechanism offering spots for those from families earning 40 per cent below the poverty line to further their studies at UMS.

Out of the 4,851 new students enrolling into UMS for the year 2014/2015, 1,992 were from Sabah, 2,295 from Peninsular Malaysia, 399 from Sarawak, and 165 international students.
 



 

“Always remember that your main goal when entering the university is to make your parents proud by bringing home a degree and achievements,”


UMS Vice Chancellor,
Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah
at the ‘Aku Janji’ Oath-Taking ceremony
4th September 2014
 

 

 





International Students for new admission in the year 2014

Out of the 4,851 new students enrolling into UMS for the year 2014/2015,  165 are international students.
 



Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University of Malaysia Sabah)
UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH
( University Malaysia Sabah )
BEG BERKUNCI 2073, 88999 KOTA KINABALU, SABAH.
TEL  :088-320000     FAX :088-433990
EMAIL     :pejakdmk@ums.edu.my
   http: www.ums.edu.my

Contact Us


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is a research-led institution. The university gives the highest priority to research in line with its mission to emerge as an internationally recognized seat of knowledge. One of the university's core activities is the creation and transmission of knowledge through research and training of postgraduate research students at masters and Ph.D levels. All academic units of the university are involved in substantial programmes of research, both basic and applied. UMS research projects are funded by the university's own resources, national agencies, and international institutions. Some research projects involve collaborations with government agencies, industry, and private sectors, both at home and abroad.

University Malaysia Sabah's Centre for Management of Research & Conference (PPPP)  is responsible for managing all aspects of university research and conferences. The information of this centre is to complement the initial functions of all the divisions/departments. It aims at providing quality services in all the functions entrusted by the university and to conform with the set procedures and working ethics.


For online application to  University Malaysia Sabah  please visit official web site of UPM at    www.ums.edu.my


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

NO NAME OF QUALIFICATIONS NEC FIELD (National Education Code)
1

Bachelor Of Accounting With Honors

344 (Accounting and Taxation)
2

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honors (Crop Production)

621 (Crop and Livestock Production)
3

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honors (Horticulture and Landscaping)

622 (Horticulture)
4

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honors (Livestock Production)

621 (Crop and Livestock Production)
5

Bachelor Of Arts With Honor (Creative Arts)

212 (Music and Performing Arts)
6

Bachelor Of Arts With Honor (Music Arts)

212 (Music and Performing Arts)
7

Bachelor Of Business With Honors (Entrepreneurship)

345 (Management and Administration)
8

Bachelor Of Business With Honors (Financial Banking And Management)

343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)
9

Bachelor Of Business With Honors (Hotel Management)

811 (Hotel, Restaurant and Catering)
10

Bachelor Of Business With Honors (International Business)

340 (Business and Administration (Broad Programmes))
11

Bachelor Of Business With Honors (Marketing)

342 (Marketing and Advertising)
12

Bachelor of Business with Honors (Tourism Management)

812 (Travel, Tourism and Leisure)
13

Bachelor Of Computer Science With Honors (Networking And System Management)

481 (Computer Science)
14

Bachelor Of Computer Science With Honors (Software Engineering)

481 (Computer Science)
15

Bachelor Of Economics With Honors ( Human Resource Economics)

314 (Economics)
16

Bachelor Of Economics With Honors (Monetory/Financial Economics)

314 (Economics)
17

Bachelor Of Economics With Honors (Planning & Development Economics)

314 (Economics)
18

Bachelor Of Education With Honors (Education With Science)

145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)
19

Bachelor Of Education With Honors (Education With Social Science)

145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)
20

Bachelor Of Education With Honors (Education With Economics)

145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)
21

Bachelor of Education with Honors (Education with TESL)

145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)
22

Bachelor Of Engineering ( Electric And Electronic Engineering)

523 (Electronics and Automation)
23

Bachelor Of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)

524 (Chemical and Process)
24

Bachelor Of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

526 (Civil Engineering)
25

Bachelor Of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

521 (Mechanics and Metal Work)
26

Bachelor of Engineering with Honors (Chemical Engineering)

524 (Chemical and Process)
27

Bachelor of Engineering with Honors (Civil Engineering)

526 (Civil Engineering)
28

Bachelor of Engineering with Honors (Computer Engineering)

523 (Electronics and Automation)
29

Bachelor of Engineering with Honors (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

523 (Electronics and Automation)
30

Bachelor of Engineering with Honors (Mechanical Engineering)

521 (Mechanics and Metal Work)
31

Bachelor Of Food Science With Honors (Food Science & Nutrition)

541 (Food Processing)
32

Bachelor Of Food Science With Honors (Food Technology And Bioprocessing)

541 (Food Processing)
33

Bachelor Of Forestry Science With Honors (Forest Plantation & Agroforestry)

623 (Forestry)
34

Bachelor Of Forestry Science With Honors (International Tropical Forestry)

623 (Forestry)
35

Bachelor Of Forestry Science With Honors (Nature Parks & Recreation)

623 (Forestry)
36

Bachelor Of Forestry Science With Honors (Wood Fiber Technology And Industry)

623 (Forestry)
37

Bachelor Of Information Technology With Honors (E-Commerce)

481 (Computer Science)
38

Bachelor Of International Finance (International Finance) With Honors

343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)
39

Bachelor of International Finance With Honors (International Financial Economics)

343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)
40

Bachelor of Islamic Finance with Honors

343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)
41

Bachelor Of Psychology With Honors (Child And Family Psychology)

311 (Psychology)
42

Bachelor Of Psychology With Honors (Counseling Psychology)

311 (Psychology)
43

Bachelor Of Psychology With Honors (Industrial And Organizational )

311 (Psychology)
44

Bachelor Of Psychology With Honors (Youth and Community Development)

311 (Psychology)
45

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Multimedia Technology)

481 (Computer Science)
46

Bachelor Of Science (International Banking) With Honors

343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)
47

Bachelor Of Science (International Marketing) With Honors

342 (Marketing and Advertising)
48

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Aquaculture)

443 (Earth Science)
49

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Biotechnology)

545 (Applied Science)
50

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Conservation Biology)

422 (Environmental Science)
51

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Environmental Science)

422 (Environmental Science)
52

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Geology)

443 (Earth Science)
53

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Industrial Chemistry)

545 (Applied Science)
54

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Marine Science)

443 (Earth Science)
55

Bachelor of Science with Honors (Mathematics with Computer Graphics)

461 (Mathematics)
56

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Mathematics With Economics)

461 (Mathematics)
57

Bachelor Of Science With Honors (Physics With Electronics)

441 (Physics)
58

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (Communications)

321 (Journalism and Reporting)
59

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (Geography)

443 (Earth Science)
60

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (History)

225 (History and Archaeology)
61

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (Industrial Relations)

347 (Working Life)
62

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (International Relations)

313 (Political Science and Civics)
63

Bachelor Of Social Science With Honors (Sociology & Anthropology)

312 (Sociology and Cultural Studies)
64

Bachelor of Social Work with Honors

762 (Social Work and Counseling)
65

Bachelor Of Sport Science With Honors

813 (Sports)
66

Bachelor of Visual Arts Technology with Honors

211 (Fine Arts)
67

Doctor Of Medicine (MD)

721 (Medicine)

1 Borneo new megamall

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is about 6 minutes by car from the city center. This university location just in front of the beach and being next to 1 Borneo new mega mall, the largest shopping mall in Sabah.


UMS Mosque  Masjid Universiti Malaysia Sabah

 
UMS Mosque  Masjid Universiti Malaysia Sabah overlooking the university and the Crocker Range

The UMS Mosque is the 3rd largest mosques in Kota Kinabalu City.

This beautiful campus mosque on a hill overlooking the university and the Crocker Range.

Located on the north side of the university campus, the mosque can be seen by visitors traveling north of  the city towards Kinabalu National Park.

The UMS Mosque, or Masjid Universiti Malaysia Sabah, the in on-campus mosque for the university.


TAMAN PUSPA SARJANA UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH

 

TAMAN PUSPA SARJANA
UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH

dirasmikan oleh

YBHG. TAN SRI PROF. DATUK SERI PANGLIMA DR. ABU HASSAN OTHMAN

NAIB CANSELOR

UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH

17 MAC 2005 / 6 SAFAR 1426H


University Malaysia Sabah UMS Chancellery

 
University Malaysia Sabah UMS Chancellery

UMS Chancellery Building. University Malaysia Sabah
The Administrative Building of Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

UMS Museum

The Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Museum is nestled on the ground floor of the Chancellery Building

Its grandiose and contemporary setting epitomizes a decade of the University’s progress towards excellence.

Officially launched on the 25th of October, 2003, the UMS Museum was the brainchild of the first and present Vice Chancellor, Tan Sri Prof. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Abu Hassan Othman, whose unrelenting dedication and unsurpassed contribution has seen the University through multiple stages of development.

The main entrance of the Museum is adorned by meaningful verses of a poem, “Griya Citra” that embodies the path taken by UMS in its quest towards realizing its mission as a landmark of global eminence.

The interior of the Museum is finely designed with carved wooden.

Interactive multimedia touch screens are illuminated by the complementary effect of brightly lit lights and exquisite regal red carpet.
Aesthetic arrangement of memorabilia, most noticeably the University Mace, adds to splendor and magnificence of the Museum.
 



 

UMS  To be the first “Eco Campus”

University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) aims to be the first eco-friendly university in Malaysia by 2017 to be a fully “Eco Campus” after launching its EcoCampus Blueprint on 7th February 2013.

“It will be the first university in Malaysia to Endeavour in the EcoCampus Project based on three basic principles of Innovation, Relevant and Sustainability in line with the global shout ‘The Future We Want’ at the recent Rio+20 global conference,”

“This programme is not just about promoting awareness to preserve our nature or encourage cleanliness, but it is about how we minimize the pollution and promote our nature tourism.

“We want to capitalize these assets that we have around us, all the land, trees, sea and river,” he said.

Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah
7th February 2013.

 

Launching of the Eco Campus Blueprint at UMS ODEC beach, 7th February, 2013

UMS is committed to implement the elements contained in the Ecocampus blueprint to achieve the target to become a leading higher learning institution (IPT) model in preserving the environment.

UMS is blessed with abundant of flora and fauna, UMS is currently in the phase of being a reference center that acts as the guardian of the environment as well as to contribute to global efforts towards environmental excellence, research, management and operations in the future


The EcoCampus Blueprint would increase the awareness amongst the global community towards sustainable development.

UMS has more than 17,000 students and 2,000 staff, this EcoCampus would give a great positive impact towards the environment, economy and society in Asia.

EcoCampus enables universities to systematically identify, evaluate, manage and improve their environmental performance and practices.

The programme would also benchmark environmental improvement by external audit whether an institution has attained a certain level of environmental performance.

The five elements in the Ecocampus blueprint consists of :
1) Sustainable development,
2) Ecology protection,
3) Environmental compatibility,
4) Resource conservation and
5) Environmental monitoring.


Apart from supporting the ecocampus programme, UMS also practice other concept of sustainability such as :
1) energy conservation (eco-energy),
2) eco-space,
3) eco-building and
4) reduce the usage of plastic bag.

The world is facing very serious issues of species’ extinction, land degradation and pollutions caused by humans.

The higher learning institutions are not only acts as a knowledge centre for the society but also as a medium to promote environmental awareness and address the solutions for these problems.



 

Photo above : University Malaysia Sabah Tawau campus

UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SABAH TAWAU CAMPUS

Location of UMS Tawau Campus : TB11775, Ground Floor, Commercial Shop house, Perdana Square, Batu 3, Jalan Apas, 91000 Tawau

Tel: 089-913905 / 089-914905   Fax: 089-912905

UMS Centre for External Education (UCEE)

There are 5 UCEE branches throughout Sabah:

1) Kota Kinabalu,
2) Sandakan,
2) Tawau,
4) Keningau and
5) Labuan

These UCEE offering 19 undergraduates programmes and 9 postgraduate (coursework) programmes.



Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
Established only in 1995 UMS is one of Malaysian government’s efforts towards meeting the need of competent human  knowledge economy. One of the primary concerns of UMS is to develop a world-class quality education system that meets the demands and requirements of the new century.

The beginning of UMS started in 1995 with very limited resources. Being the ninth of 20 public higher institutions in the Malaysia, UMS vision and mission was to look for opportunities for economic development of Malaysia to attain Vision 2020 towards status of a developed country. University Malaysia Sabah has been growing and developing progressively. Aspirating of becoming a quality university of world class standing in line with the University’s motto “Strive to Excel”.

Main focus of UMS Is to impart knowledge, skills  and instill the attitudes to the students and encourage the understanding of global context in academic strategies.

The main role of UMS is to produce a competent workforce equipped with skills, knowledge, attitude and behavior to meet the demands of the high-technology era. In that respect courses in Applied Science and Technology, Information Technology, Electronics, Engineering, Biotechnology, Manufacturing and Communication are being expanded.

UMS faculty exchange programs are to gain first hand experience. UMS believes that study abroad is necessary for her faculty members and administrative staff to become globally competent. In that respect, UMS tutors in particular are encourage to do their masters program abroad.

UMS has sent hundreds of  tutors abroad. Besides local Institution of higher Learning other favorite destination are countries such as Japan, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Large proportion of these tutors and junior lecturers undertake their masters and doctorate degrees in the United Kingdom.

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Dewan Canselor Chancellery Hall

 

 
The construction of UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SABAH

The University of Malaysia Sabah is one of the major projects undertaken for the Ministry of Education  in Sabah.

This  turnkey project  involving design, building and completion of the university which is an important tertiary education center both locally and internationally catering for some 10,000 students when completed.

It has been divided into various Phase

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Phase 1A)

The Administrative Centre
The Kuliah Sepusat Hall
The School of Science and Technology
Hostels
The Sekolah Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa
The School of Social Science
The Institute of Ethnography and Development
The School of Business and Economy


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Phase 1B)

The Library
The Student Consultation Centre
Borneo Marine Research Institute
TBCRI Tropical Biology and Conservation Research Institute
The Health Centre
The School of Education and Social Development


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Phase 2A)

The Grand Hall
The School of Psychology and Social Work
The School of Food Science and Nutrition
The School of International Tropical Forestry
The Maintenance Centre and Central Storage
 

Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Sabah - Phase 2B

Multimedia Centre
The Institute of Biotech Research


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Residential Colleges

 
Residential Colleges

Accommodation
Students are offered a very supportive atmosphere while studying at UMS. The halls of residence provide a clean, comfortable and affordable environment in which to pursue studies and extracurricular activities.
The accommodation consists of
a) terraced houses and
b) apartments.


1) Inside University campus : 'Kampung' AB, CD and E within the University campus.
2) Outside University campus : Kolej Kediaman Indah Permai and Kolej Kediaman Kingfisher. Each apartment/house is modestly furnished andwithin driving distance.

Photo above : Pejabat HEP Kolej Kediaman E Residential College E

Hal Ehwal Pelajar (HEP) Student Affairs Office
Block A3
Block A1


Aquarium and Marine Museum of University Malaysia Sabah

 

Aquarium and Marine Museum of University Malaysia Sabah

A state-of-the-art Aquarium & Marine Museum in Universiti Malaysia Sabah campus.

Established in 1995 by Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) to promote education, research and training in conservation and sustainable development of marine resources.

Situated within the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) Complex adjunction to the Sepanggar Bay area, this aquarium and museum boasts one of the best aquarium facilities on the Borneo Island.

Among its facilities are :

1) free standing exhibition tanks,
2) live open water reef exhibition centre,
3) live shallow reef exhibition centre,
4) mangrove walk,
5) contemporary Marine and Maritime Museum,
6) Multimedia Interactive Information Kiosk,
7) Sipadan deep dive diorama.

There is a skeleton of a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale in the Marine Museum. Cuvier's Beaked Whale are dark grey, others a reddish-brown. Cuvier’s Beaked Whale can grow up to about seven meters in length and weighs 2-3 metric tons. They can live up to forty years.

More about Aquarium and Marine Museum of University Malaysia Sabah


Institut Penyelidikan Marin Borneo (IPMB) Borneo Marine Research Institute

 
Jetty of Borneo Marine Research Institute

The Institute is located at the seafront, with a jetty to the sea, berthing facilities for research boats, finfish and crustacean hatcheries, well-equipped laboratories.

An attractive Marine Aquarium and Museum for education and research, and a coherent functioning of this center of excellence.

Institut Penyelidikan Marin Borneo (IPMB)

Borneo Marine Research Institute, UMS.
BENGKEL BOT / JETI

First foreigner to get PhD from UMS

Dr Zelzy Shahar Al-Johary, 45, who was a lecturer from Universiti Brunei Darrusalam (UBD) in Brunei, became the first foreigner to attain the doctorate from UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SABAH (UMS) during the convocation's first session in October 2012

"Like other countries, I felt that Brunei was also going through a transformation in its education sector and thought it was time to research on the relevant programmes for teachers in my country," Dr Zelzy Shahar Al-Johary

http://www.nst.com.my/nation/general/first-foreigner-to-get-phd-from-ums-1.160334


UMS is one of the most beautiful public university in Malaysia.

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) was established on 24 November 1994. His Royal Highness the Yang di Pertuan Agong proclaimed the establishment of UMS under Section 6(1) of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971. The ninth public university in Malaysia expanded rapidly since its inception. The physical development of the permanent campus on a 999 acre piece of land began in August 1995. The University's occupation of the permanent campus started in 1999 and was completed in 2000. In that same year, a branch campus was established in Labuan Island placing two Schools concentrating on International Offshore Banking and E- Commerce. In addition, UMS has three centres of excellence to support teaching, learning and research in the university such as Tropical Biology and Conservation Research Institute, Borneo Marine Research Institute and Biotechnology Research Institute. The Centre for The Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning was also established to support teaching, learning and research in the University. Today, UMS is proud of its 13 Schools that offer 63 degree programmes, with a total enrolment of more than 12,000 students.

UMS offers the standard of professionalism and acquiring knowledge like those of other top universities in Malaysia,
 

Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) has a plan to build a RM120 million branch campus in Sandakan to cater for the need to expand higher learning education in the East Coast.

The off campus programme of UMS in Sandakan was started in 1996 by renting a building that belonged to Sabah Forestry Education Institute (formerly Sabah Forestry Training Institute). Under the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP) the Sabah Government agreed to build the School of Agriculture facility in Sandakan that include hostels, a library, lecture halls and IT facilities.

The School of Agriculture, he said, would have three branches of studies, namely Livestock Production, Crop Production and Horticulture and Landscape.

UMS is also built new branches in other parts of Sabah such as Tawau similar to its branch in Labuan.

UMS should raise own fund, says former chief justice
Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/08/26/ums-should-raise-own-fund-says-former-chief-justice/#ixzz3CVgd7Mac

 


Motto : STRIVE TO EXCEL

Universiti Malaysia Sabah has a mission to strives to achieve academic excellence in various fields by gaining international recognition through teaching and learning, research and publication, social services and a balanced specialization of knowledge and personality development of students resulting in high productivity and quality in the context of the society and the nation.

Philosophy

An education that is based upon the principle of the belief in God and in the development of students who are progressive, disciplined, integrated and balanced in their intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual outlook, and who will contribute towards the well being of the society and the nation.


Programme Outline

Postgraduate and Undergraduate courses offered by the various schools of UMS :

> School Of Science And Technology

• Aquaculture • Biotechnology • Conservation Biology • Environmental Science • Geology • Industrial Chemistry • Marine Science* • Mathematics with Economics • Physics with Electronics • Plant Technology • Mathematics with Computer Graphics * These programmes are conducted by Borneo Marine Research Institute.

> School Of International Tropical Forestry

• International Tropical Forestry • Nature Parks and Recreation • Wood Fiber Technology and Industry • Plantation and Agro Forestry

> School Of Food Science And Nutrition

• Food Science and Nutrition • Food Technology and Bioprocessing

> School Of Engineering And Information Technology • Civil Engineering • Electrical and Electronic Engineering • Chemical Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Computer Engineering • Software Engineering • System Management

> School Of Social Sciences

• History • Geography • Sociology and Anthropology • Communication • Industrial Relations • International Relations > School Of Psychology And Social Work

• Industrial and Organizational Psychology • Youth and Community Development • Counseling Psychology • Child and Family Psychology • Social Work

> School Of Education And Social Development

• Education with Science • Education with Social Science • Education with Economics • Education with TESL* • Sports Science * TESL = Teaching of English as a Second Language

> School Of Arts Studies

• Music Studies • Creative Art Studies • Visual Arts Studies

> School Of Business And Economics

• International Business • Entrepreneurship • Finance Management and Banking • Hotel Management • Marketing • Accountancy • Economic Planning and Development • Monetary Economics • Human Resource Economics

> School Of Medicine

• Medicine

> School Of Sustainable Agriculture

• Horticulture and Landscape • Crop Production • Livestock production

> Labuan School Of International Business And Finance

• International Finance • Offshore and International Banking • International Marketing • International Financial Economics • Islamic Financial

> Labuan School Of Informatic Sciences

• Multimedia Technology • E-Commerce

Research Institutes  

• Borneo Marine Research Institute Research Focus

- Marine Conservation

- Physical Oceanography

- Marine Aquaculture

- Seaweed Farming

- Marine Biotechnology

- Mariculture (Seaweed)


DURATION OF STUDY

Masters Programme/Master of Philosophy
1. Full-time student is two (2) to six (6) semesters.
2. Part-time student is four (4) to ten (10) semesters.

Doctorate/Doctor of Philosophy Programme
1. Full-time student is six (6) to twelve (12) semesters.
2. Part-time student is eight (8) to fourteen (14) semesters.

TYPES OF PROGRAMMES

1 - The types of programmes offered include

(1) Thesis Preparation,

(2) Coursework and Research, and

(3) Coursework only.


2 - To qualify for the degree, a candidate must fulfill a minimum of 30 credit hours of thesis for the Masters/Master of Philosophy programme, and 60 credit hours of thesis for the Doctorate/Doctor of Philosophy, in addition to having passed all examinations.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Masters Programme/Master of Philosophy
a) Bachelor degree with Honors from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or


b) Other qualifications equivalent to the Bachelor degree and relevant experience recognized by the Senate

2. Doctorate/Doctor of Philosophy Programme
a) Masters degree from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or


b) Other qualifications equivalent to the Masters degree and relevant experience recognized by the Senate;


c) Currently pursuing a Masters Programme or a Master of Philosophy Programme at UMS
 


• Tropical Biology and Conservation Research Institute

- Biosystematics and Biodiversity - Ecological Processes - Bioprospecting and Natural Product Chemistry - Nature Tourism - Taxonomy (Biosystematics) - Conservation Biology - Natural Resources

• Biotechnology Research Institute

- Molecular Biology - Microbiology - Environmental Conservation - Nutraceuticals - Pharmaceuticals - Plant Biotechnology - Marine Biotechnology - Food Biotechnology - Medical Biotechnology - Other areas in collaboration with relevant facilities and research centres

Centres

• Centre for Postgraduate Studies • Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning • Centre for Cocurriculum and Student Development • Centre for Management of Research and Conferences • Centre for Research and Entrepreneurial Development • Centre for Consultancy Services and Training • Centre for Natural Disaster Studies • Centre for Material and Minerals • Centre for Student Information Systems • Centre for Artificial Intelligence • Centre for Academic Advancement

• Centre for Rural Development and Education • Centre for Remote Sensing and GIS


• Units

• Psychology and Social Health Research Unit • Ethnography and Development Research Unit • Media and Education Technology Unit • UMS External Fund Management Unit

• Library

The general library is 20,000 square meters large with a collection of 200,000 books and increasing. In addition, the library also subscribes to more than 26 online databases (Digital Collection). These consist of about 320,389 journals, magazines, handbooks and proceedings. Besides the digital collection, the library also subscribes to 75 electronic journals.

• Co-Curriculum Facilities

Universiti Malaysia Sabah has an impressive sports complex. It caters for the recreational and sporting needs of students and staff alike. Facilities are available for tennis, soccer, rugby, netball, hockey, badminton, basketball, volleyball, racing, jogging, athletics and aerobics.

• Bank Facilities

Bank facilities are available on campus. A branch of Bumiputra-Commerce Bank Berhad is located at the heart of the University and Maybank is located at "Kampung E" with ATM facilities.

• One Stop Centre (OSC)

The one Stop Centre (OSC) houses the academic, bursar and student affairs service counters under one roof to provide convenient and systematic services to students, It is strategically located near the bus-stop, lecture halls, bank, library, stationery outlets and cafeteria.

• Universiti Malaysia Sabah-Outdoor Development Centre (UMS-ODEC)

University Malaysia Sabah UMS-ODEC provides its clients with a variety of adventure-based experiential learning programmes for people to discover their true potential, to understand the real meaning of teamwork and to test their skills in leading and managing people in a 'real world' situation.


PPRL Banggi Seaweed Development Project  was established in 1999 managed by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). The development activities carried out by UMS include :
a) Introducing seaweed culture to Banggi Islands
b) Identifying ideal seaweed culture area and Carrying out research and development on culture technique and disease
d) Commercialization and marketing of seaweed


Bornean Wild Cat and Clouded Leopard Project, a collaborative effort between the Global Canopy Programme and University Malaysia Sabah, aims to assist the conservation of five species of wild cat found on Borneo. The project will gather baseline information regarding the ecology of these felids, increase awareness of wild cats in Sabah, Malaysia,
and build capacity for mammal field research in Malaysia.

Source : http://www.catsg.org

Bornean Wild Cat and Clouded Leopard Project

TBCRI  Tropical Biology and Conservation Research

TBCRI  Tropical Biology and Conservation Research Institute is actively involved in research and development activities, and teaching aimed at:
1) Contributing to understanding, rational management and use of plant and animal species, communities and ecosystem.
2) Promoting dissemination of information on environmental management issues and encouraging informed debate on these issues and
3) Meeting the challenges of biodiversity conservation by a holistic approach.


Public Universities of Malaysian Government  September 22, 2014 09:22:24 AM

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