UTHM offers two type of courses, i.e., coursework and research. Availability of a specific type of programmes is subject to faculty’s decision.
Coursework involves lectures, seminars and master’s project. Each subject carries approximately 3 credits while research projects or Master’s Project ranges from 6 to 12 credits. A master’s project may be completed within one or two semesters subject to the requirement of the specific course of study. A two semester project consists of Project 1 ( 2 credit) and Project 2 ( 4 credit) while a one semester project carries 12 credits.
Master by Research programmes is based totally on research. Each semester, a research student will have to register for one subject, that is research in addition to university compulsory subjects or pre-requisite subjects depending on requirements. Semester grade is based on progress report.