Master of Health Sciences (Research)

Programme Overview

Master of Health Sciences programme is designed to produce postgraduates who are well-trained and are capable of applying their knowledge and skills in general and specifically to their occupational roles as academicians, researcher, consultants, administrators, managers and trainers among others in public and private sectors. This two years programme is offered by full research mode focusing on public health programme such as biomedical science, medical science, medical laboratory technology, nutrition, dietetic, mental health and so on.

This research based program as a platform for academicians, researcher, Science Officer, Research Officer, Consultant and entrepreneurs.

  1. A bachelor’s degree of biomedical science or any health related biological Sciences programme with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 2.50 or equivalent, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment and accepted by Senate; or
  2. A bachelor’s degree ofbiomedical science or any health related biological Sciences programme with CGPA 2.50 below can be accepted subject to a minimum of three years working experience in relevant field.
  3. For international students, a minimum International English Language Test (IELTS) score of 5.5 or its equivalent (e.g. Teaching English Language as Foreign Language (TOEFL – 525, TOEFL Computer Test – 196, TOEFL Internet Test 69-70 or MUET Band 4) is required.

Doctor of philosophy in health science, public health programme, biomedical science, medical science, medical laboratory technology, nutrition, dietetic, mental health and so on.



Compulsory Module

·      Research Design & Methodology

·      Research Analysis &Statistics




Fieldwork (Research Project)



Batu Muda

Programme Status:

Provisional Accreditation

Reference No:

JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/156/Jld4(9) (MQA/PA14027) (N/720/7/0133) 11/25


a.    Public Health Programmes

b.    Health

  • Biomedical Science
  • Medical Science
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nutrition
  • Dietetic
  • Mental Health and etc.


Study Mode:



Study Level:



January and June


Full time          : 

Minimum – 2 years

Maximum – 3 years

Part Time        : 

Minumum – 3 years

Maximum – 5 years