Master of Science (Strategic Studies)

Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (MBA)

Master of Science (Strategic Studies)

Course Overview

The aim of the Master of Science (Strategic Studies) programme is to produce graduates with the ability to think systematically and strategically when understanding, analyzing and addressing international issues across various disciplines relating to strategy

Programme Structure

The programme is conducted for part-time mode. All students are required to complete 42 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 Master of Science (Strategic Studies) programme is internationally accredited by AACSB & MQA


Admission to Master of Science (Strategic Studies)  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 42 credits:
  • Teras Program (Core Courses) – 20 credits
  • Elektif Program (Elective Courses) – 16 credits
  • Kertas Projek (Project Paper) – 6 credits

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Master of Science (Strategic Studies) programme structure (42 credits)
  • Core Courses (20 credits) 

GFPP5014 Strategic Philosophy and Thought
GFPP5024 Theories of International Relations
GFPP5034 The Evolution and Development of Strategic Studies
GFPP5044 Application of Strategic Theories in Leadership and Management
GFPP5334 Research Methodology for International Relations Contracts and Maxims


  • Elective Courses (12 credits) 

GFPP5074 Strategic Models of Development

GFPP5244 The Politics of International Law

GFPP5234 International Political Economy

GFPP5224 Contemporary Strategic Issues

  • Project Paper (6 credits)
    GFPZ6996 Project PaperMaster of Science (Strategic Studies)
Total Fees (42 credits hour) RM 22,600 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM24,600 – Sabah & Sarawak 
  • Coursework (42 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 22,600 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM24,600 – 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

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Apply for January, May & September 2022/23

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One thought on “Master of Science (Strategic Studies)”

  1. This programme is offered fully online/ distance learning?

    Does the student need to attend classes?

    If need to attend class, it will be conducted at learning centres?

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