Master of Public Management (MPM)

Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (MBA)

Master of Public Management [MPM]

Course Overview

The Master of Public Management (MPM) program is designed for those serving in the public sector and those planning a career in the public service.

Programme Structure

The programme is conducted for part-time mode. All students are required to complete 40 credits hour. There are usually THREE (3) intakes in a year: January, May and September.

Study Duration

Study Duration is 6 semesters / 2 years (minimum) until 15 semesters / 5 years (maximum). Lectures are conducted on weekends (Saturday & Sunday)

Our MPM programme is accredited by MQA


Admission to Master of Public Management can be granted based on the criteria specified below::

  1. A bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institu­tions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75, OR
  2. A bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant WORK EXPERIENCE; OR 
  3. A diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least TEN (10) YEAR of relevant WORK EXPERIENCE, 35 YEARS or OLDER and passed APEL ASSESSMENT (LEVEL)7;  OR 
  4. Any other equivalent QUALIFICATIONS recognised by the University Senate;  AND Fulfill the ENGLISH LANGUAGE requirement as set by the University Senate.
Students are required to complete 40 credits:
  • Teras Program (Core Courses) – 22 credits
  • Elektif Program (Elective Courses) – 18 credits

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Master of Public Management programme structure (40 credits)
  • Core Courses (22 credits) 

GMGA5014 Public Policy
GMGA5023 Corporate Governance in Asia
GMGF5014 Public Financial Management
GMGM5013 Public Management
GMGM5024 Strategic Management in Public Organizations
GMGR6014 Research Methodology


  • Elective Courses (18 credits) 

GMGA5053 Politics and Administration
GMGA5033 Local Government Management
GMGM5043 Human Resource Management in Public Sector
GMGM5063 Leadership and Management
GMGM5033 Managerial Decision Making
GMGA5043 Social Policy: Issues and Options

Total Fees (40 credits hour) RM 21,500 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM23,500 – Sabah & Sarawak 
  • Coursework (40 credits) – RM500/credit hour – Peninsular Malaysia & RM550/credit hours – Sabah & Sarawak
  • Service Charge – RM150/semester
  • Registration Fees – RM600 / pay only 1st semester
  • Total Tuition Fees – RM 21,500 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM23,500 – Sabah & Sarawak
Each application should enclose a processing fee of RM150 (Malaysian Applicant). Payment shall be made to: Uniutama Consultancy and Education. Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad: 02093010007784. 

The completed ONLINE APPLICATION FORM must be submitted with the following documents:

  1. Proof of payment  processing fee at;
  2. Certified copies of Degree/equivalent qualifications, Malaysian University English Test (MUET)/ Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), professional certificates and full academics Transcripts;
  3. Employee Endorsement Letter;
  4. Letter of approval/official leave from employer/relevant authorities to pursue this programme;
  5. Two (2) copies of passport-sized coloured photographs for student application 
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation or testimonial proving applicant’s potential for success in the desired programme

Please be informed that the acceptance letter will be posted through your e-mail. Only completed forms received will be processed.


Pohon Sekarang Bagi Kemasukan 2021/22

Permohonan untuk Program Pendidikan Jarak Jauh (PJJ) dibuka sepanjang masa bagi kemasukan Januari, April, Julai dan Oktober.

2 thoughts on “Master of Public Management (MPM)”

  1. Salam sejahtera
    Saya telah memohon pada 19 ogos 2021
    Bilakah keputusan permohonan akan diperolehi?

    1. Calon yang berjaya akan dimaklumkan melalui email dan pos. Jika ada sebarang pertanyaan, tuan boleh hubungi pihak Unit Pemasaran 019-590 6855 (Asly)
      019-590 8544 (Nurul) atau 013-534 3636 (Zulaikha)

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