Institute of Postgraduates Studies has listed 16 common course for all postgraduate student to take these course will assist the student to increase their understanding, skills and competency in conducting research and thesis writing. The 16 courses can be clustered into 5 categories, namely (i) Engineering Mathematics, (ii) English and Presentation Skills (iii) Statistic and Data Analysis (iv) Research Methodology and (v) Thesis Writing. Course synopsis of the 16 courses can be found in Appendix 1. The courses are open to bothe coursework and research student. The courses are 3 credit unit courses and will be given a grade. They are offered every semester as an elective course.
Students can apply to Research & Innovation Department to seek for funding. However, it is subjected to the approval based on availability of fund and other requirements. Sources of funding available are as follows: 1) PGRS (Postgraduate Research Scheme, UMP) 2) UMP RDU ( UMP Internal Grant) 3) UIC (External Industrial Grant) 4) UMP FLAGSHIP ( UMP Internal Grant) 5) FRGS ( Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, External Grant)- Students are required to apply for funding using IPS Postgraduate Competency Courses Registration Form which can be downloaded in IPS website https://ips.ump.edu.my
Fee for each course is ONLY RM855 !!