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University of Nottingham Malaysia
                                      Postgraduate Prospectus 2018/19
                                                                               Achieve it in a world
                                                                                beyond ordinary

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                                                                            Postgraduate prospectus 2018/19                                                           University of Nottingham Malaysia
Achieve it in a world beyond ordinary - Postgraduate prospectus 2018/19 University of Nottingham Malaysia


                                                                                                   study abroad
                                                                                                                                            Star                                      5,000
    Welcome to the                                                                                 There’s a wealth of opportunities
                                                                                                   at our campuses in China and the
                                                                                                                                       rating in
                                                                                                                                       SETARA 2017
                                                                                                                                                                                      students from
                                                                                                                                                                                      85 countries

    world of Nottingham
                                                                                                   UK and at partner universities                                                     study at Malaysia
                                                                                                   across the globe.

    Access to a world-class
                                                               Top                                                                     Over
    UK education
    Our degrees are honours degrees and taught in English.
    All students graduate with the same degree and the same
    certificate, regardless of which campus they study at.
                                                                                                   in the UK
                                                                                                   for graduate
                                                                                                                                       alumni from across
    Our degrees are accredited by international professional   worldwide
    bodies such as the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, the
    Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Great Britain and the UK   QS World University Rankings 2018
                                                                                                   The Times and The Sunday Times
                                                                                                                                       the globe
                                                                                                                                       Alumni from our UK, China and Malaysia Campuses.
    Engineering Council.                                                                           Good University Guide 2017

                                                                                                   Nobel prize-                        Renowned for our commitment
                                                                                                   winning                             to teaching and learning, we are in the
                                                                                                                                       top 100 of universities internationally*.
                                                                                                   academics                           Recognised globally for teaching
                                                                                                   University of Nottingham
                                                                                                   academics have won Nobel            excellence, acclaimed for our life-
                                                                                                   Prizes twice since 2003.
                                                                                                                                       changing research and home to
                                                                                                                                       students from all over the world,
                                                                                                                                       University of Nottingham is an inspiring
                                                                                                                                       place to study and work.

                                                                                                                                       In 2000 we became the first British university to set up a campus
                                                                                                                                       both outside of the UK and in Malaysia, earning University of
                                                                                                                                       Nottingham the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2001 and the Queen’s
                                                                                                                                       Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006.
                                                                                                                                       Since opening, Nottingham Malaysia has welcomed students from
                                                                                                   international                       across the globe and gained a reputation for world-class research and
                                                                                                   campuses                            teaching in arts, engineering, science and social science.

                                                                                                   in China
                                                                                                                                       *QS World University Rankings 2018

                                                                                                   and the UK
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    It starts here   Teaching excellence 
                     World-changing research 
                     On campus 
                                                                            Research opportunities	
                                                                            Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Where it goes
                     Student life                                    13    Civil Engineering                          74
                     Sporting opportunities                          15    Electrical and Electronic Engineering     76
                     Supporting your future                           17    Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing
                     Our global community                            19     Engineering                                78

    is up to you
                     Your support network                             21
                     Our Graduate School	                            23
                     Accommodation                                   25
                                                                            Science                                   81
                     International students                          27
                                                                            Biomedical Sciences                        82
                     Our international campuses                       29
                                                                            Biosciences                                 85
                     Scholarships                                     31
                                                                            Computer Science                           88
                     See for yourself                                33
                                                                            Environmental and Geographical Sciences    91
                                                                            Pharmacy                                    94
                     Arts and Social Sciences                         35
                                                                            Psychology                                  96
                     Applied Psychology                              36
                                                                            Pharmacy                                  118
                     Business                                        40
                                                                            Psychology                                 123
                     Economics                                       48
                     Education                                       50    How to apply                               99
                     English                                         55    Where to find us                           101
                     Media, Languages and Cultures                   59    Index                                      103
                     Politics, History and International Relations   63

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Teaching and learning

    Teaching excellence
    At Nottingham, we put students at the heart of the University. We are                                                     How you are taught
    committed to ensure that students learn in an academically stimulating                                                    As an international university we
                                                                                                                              pride ourselves on generating
    environment, and provide opportunities for students’ personal development                                                 graduates with global attributes for
    including their entrepreneurial and leadership skills. These commitment and                                               the global workplace. Our student-
                                                                                                                              centred style of learning will equip
    their achievement is recognised by the Teaching Excellence Framework                                                      you with the skills and analytical
    (TEF) Gold rating for outstanding teaching achieved in 2017 and SETARA                                                    abilities necessary to thrive in
                                                                                                                              business and industry. Teaching and
    2017 5-star ‘Excellent’ for mature university category are just two of the                                                learning opportunities at Nottingham
    most recent ratings received for the quality of teaching and learning at                                                  Malaysia are directly informed
                                                                                                                              by cutting-edge research and
    Nottingham. The SETARA rating further evidence our strong commitment                                                      technology.
    to the growth of the higher education sector in Malaysia in providing access                                              Course activities are enriched by
    to students to earn an international degree with mobility opportunities                                                   guest lectures from visiting scholars,
                                                                                                                              research seminars, workshops and
    across campuses in the UK and China. In addition, being part of two quality                                               student conferences. Classes are led
    assurance jurisdictions (QAA*, UK and MQA**) further strengthens our                                                      by tutors who are actively involved
                                                                                                                              in extending the boundaries of
    quality standing as we are independently evaluated by these agencies.                                                     our knowledge, and who seek to
    University is consistently among the highest ranking performers in                                                        promote a community of learning
                                                                                                                              in which undergraduate and
    independent teaching assessments.                                                                                         postgraduate teaching feeds directly
                                                                                                                              into a collective and collaborative
    An internationally                      discipline, they are required to        taught programmes provide a               intellectual endeavour. The relatively
                                            obtain Post Graduate Certificate        structured framework for study.           small size of our student body with
    recognised UK degree                    in Higher Education. Besides            They are based upon a programme           an average staff student ratio of 1:14,
    All degrees offered by University of    teaching, academic staff members        of strategic and innovative delivery      allows for a more intimate teaching
    Nottingham Malaysia are University      are required to be active in research   and assessment mechanisms and             and learning experience, with
    of Nottingham degrees and are           and publication and be involved         also traditional ones such as lectures,   academics readily approachable to
    subject to the same quality assurance in community and international            seminars and tutorials. Students          provide further one-on-one support
    processes as those offered in the       engagement.                             will normally complete compulsory         where needed.
    UK. You will graduate with a degree                                             core modules and will have the
                                                                                                                              In addition, our personal tutorial
    from University of Nottingham,          Quality courses                         opportunity to select from a number
                                                                                                                              system gives you access to an
    irrespective of the campus at which                                             of optional modules. These courses
    you complete your programme, be it We offer a comprehensive and                 aim to equip you with a curiosity-
                                                                                                                              academic member of staff to assist
    in the UK, China or Malaysia. You will varied range of courses, catering        driven and deep understanding of
                                                                                                                              you in any non-academic issues that
    receive a UK-style education and all    to students at all levels, through                                                you might face during your time at
                                                                                    your subject, as well as a critical
    our degree programmes, coursework foundation, undergraduate and                 approach and skills relevant to your
    materials, and assessments are in       postgraduate to PhD. Our courses
    English.                                span a range of disciplines and         future career.                        
                                            subjects across arts and social                                                           teachingandlearning
                                                                                    Our teaching is informed by the
                                            sciences, engineering and science.
    Academic excellence                     Our degrees are accredited
                                                                                    very latest research findings and         * The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
                                                                                                                              for Higher Education’s independent
                                                                                    our courses constantly evolve
    All academic staff at the University    by both the Malaysian and UK            to incorporate new research               review of teaching quality in the UK.
    of Nottingham Malaysia are              quality assurance agencies and by       developments, with many delivered         **The Malaysian Qualifications Agency
    selected based on their excellence      relevant national and international     by research scholars passionate           (MQA) for Higher Education’s review of
    in teaching and research. Diversity     professional bodies such as the         about their subjects. We also             teaching quality in Malaysia.
    is our strength. Our highly qualified   Association of MBAs, EQUIS, the UK      regularly consult with businesses and
    academic staff members are from         Engineering Council and the General     employers to ensure our programmes
    the UK, Malaysia and various            Pharmaceutical Council (UK). This       provide you with the opportunity to
    countries recruited based on open       proves that our programmes are          develop key transferable skills for
    international competition. Besides      internationally tested for quality.     employment.
    their qualification in their respective Our undergraduate and postgraduate

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Teaching and learning

     	97% of Nottingham’s research is
       recognised internationally and 80% is
       world-leading or internationally excellent*
      We have 5 star rating for the Malaysian
      Research Assessment (MyRA) exercise
      We have a grant portfolio of over RM37
      million in 2017
      Received over RM10 million in research
      funding in 2016
      Over 370 papers were published by
      academics in 2016*
    * As submitted to MyRA 2016

    Staff in Malaysia have been awarded a Top Research               We have also identified 14 research groups to
    Scientists Malaysia award by the Academy of Sciences             focus and assist our research teams. They include:
    Malaysia, two Young Chemical Engineer in Research Awards            Active Vision
    by the Institution of Chemical Engineers, a JCI Ten Young
                                                                        Advanced Materials
    Outstanding Malaysians award, and a L’Oreal-UNESCO
    Women in Science fellowship.                                        Combustion and Fuels
                                                                        Drug Delivery
    Support                                                             Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering
    We provide extensive support for our staff through initiatives      Food, Nutrition and Health
    such as the Early Career Research Network, which aims to            Intelligent Systems
    create a multidisciplinary environment for research activity.
                                                                        Molecular Pharming and Bioproduction
    Research                                                            Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials
    Research in Malaysia takes place against a background               Polymer Composites
    of excellence at Nottingham. We are characterised by                Renewable Energy
    excellence in research, with our particular focus on                Sahz nano- supercapacitor Pilot Plant
    addressing the challenges facing Southeast Asia and
    countries in the Islamic world.                                     Sustainable Process Integration
                                                                        Urban climate and Pollution
    We have established a number of Research Centres in
    Malaysia Campus and they include:
      Asia Aerospace City Research and Technology Centre - AARTC
      Centre for Interdisciplinary Data Analytics - CIDA
      Centre of Excellence for Green Technologies - CEGT
      Research Centre in Environmental Sustainability - MINDSET
      The Centre for Sustainable Palm Oil Research - CESPOR

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Our campus

       On         Combining beautiful
                  gardens, striking
                                              A strong sense of
                                                                                      Transport is available from the
                                                                                      campus to the nearest bus and rail
                                                                                      stations, providing easy access to KL
                                                                                                                              Eat, drink
                                                                                                                              and socialise

                                                                                      and the surrounding region. Kuala
                  architecture and            University of Nottingham Malaysia is
                                                                                      Lumpur International Airport is just
                                                                                                                              The campus has an indoor and
                                              characterised by its strong sense of                                            outdoor food court based in the
                  state-of-the-art learning   community, created by approachable
                                                                                      a 30-minute drive away, making it
                                                                                      an ideal base from which to explore
                                                                                                                              Students’ Association Building,
                  and research facilities,    staff, a welcoming student body,
                                              excellent support services and a
                                                                                      locally and further afield.
                                                                                                                              which has recently been extended
                                                                                                                              and renovated, providing a wide
                  our university is an        wide range of activities to help you
                                                                                      Amenities for
                                                                                                                              choice of food for all tastes. The
                                              meet new people and feel at home.                                               University has also invested money in
                  inspirational place to                                              your convenience                        creating social and learning hubs for
                  live, work and study.       A truly Malaysian                       Our self-sufficient campus provides
                                                                                                                              students in the Student’s Association
                                                                                                                              Building and around campus. These
                                              setting                                 students and staff with a range of      are perfect places to relax and catch
                                                                                      amenities. Facilities include 24-hour   up with friends.
                                              We are based on a self-contained
                                                                                      computer access, convenience
                                              site near Semenyih in the state
                                                                                      stores, vending machines, ATMs,
                                              of Selangor, 30 kilometres from
                                                                                      an extensive library, a sports
                                              Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur
                                                                                      complex, an Islamic Centre, a health
                                              (KL). The beautiful setting and
                                                                                      centre and a creche. Prayer rooms
                                              state-of-the-art teaching, learning,
                                                                                      are available 24-hours a day for
                                              research and leisure facilities
                                                                                      Muslim students, with a free bus
                                              combine to make an inspirational
                                                                                      service provided to the mosque
                                              environment for studying and
                                                                                      in Semenyih for Friday prayers.
                                              student life.
                                                                                      Buddhist, Christian and Hindu places
                                                                                      of worship can be found in Semenyih
                                                                                      and university facilities are also
                                                                                      available to support and host these

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Student life                              Students’ Association                 Networks
                                                 As a student at the University,       Networks bring together students           promote equal opportunity as well      Home Students Officer and
                                                 you are automatically a member        either to discuss issues of                as social justice.                     International Students Officer who
                                                 of the Students’ Association          importance or to work together to                                                 deal with:
                                                 (SA), which focuses on student        organise events, campaigns or other        The networks under the various
                                                                                                                                                                             – Accommodation
                                                 experience at the University of       forms of value-adding activities to        executive officers are:
                                                                                                                                                                             – Food
                                                 Nottingham Malaysia and also          our student community.                      	Education Network –                    – Health
                                                 acts as the bridge between the                                                       Education Officer                      – Security
                                                 student community and University      Each network is chaired by an SA
                                                                                                                                      International Students’ Bureau         – Transport
                                                 management.                           Executive Officer. Networks are also
                                                                                                                                      (ISB) – International Students      	Postgraduate Students Network
                                                                                       channels to collectively bring up
                                                 The SA encourages you to get to                                                      Officer                                (PGSN) – Postgraduate Officer
                                                                                       welfare concerns to the University
                                                 know your peers and get involved      management while recommending                  Sports Network – Sports Officer
                                                                                                                                                                         Find out more about the Students’
                                                 with the wide range of events         ways to improve and resolve such            	Sustainability Network –
                                                                                                                                                                         Association at
                                                 and activities organised by the       matters. Whilst playing a part in              Sustainability Officer
                                                 SA Executives and its clubs and       creating a green environment, the              Marketing and Communications
                                                 societies, beginning with Freshers’   Sustainability Network also focuses              Network – Vice President
                                                 Week for new students.                on activities that are charitable and       	Welfare Networks –
                                                 The SA receives an annual grant
                                                 from the University in order
                                                 to offer activities and improve
                                                 equipment and facilities for                                                                                                  Student Council
                                                 students. We also have the                                                                                                    The Student Council serves as
                                                 authority to raise additional funds                                                                                           a key component of our student
                                                 from profits made by running                                                                                                  community - it is the highest
                                                 activities, and via business                                                                                                  governing and policy setting body
                                                 ventures run by students, such as                                                                                             of the Students’ Association (SA).
                                                 its very own merchandise shop                                                                                                 Council consists of over 40 student
                                                 Nott A Shop.                                                                                                                  representatives who serve in the
                                                                                                                                                                               interest of all students. Councillors
                                                 You may choose to take the
                                                                                                                                                                               serve at various levels across our
                                                 leadership challenge as an elected
                                                                                                                                                                               vibrant student community under
                                                 student officer in the SA Executive
                                                                                                                                                                               the positions of: SA executive
                                                 Committee, the Student Council
                                                                                                                                                                               officers, faculty representatives,
                                                 Steering Committee or in the clubs
                                                                                                                                                                               school representatives,
                                                 and societies executive positions,
                                                                                                                                                                               postgraduate representatives, clubs
                                                 or use your talents to organise or
                                                                                                                                                                               & societies representatives and hall

     Student life
                                                 participate in the many events and
                                                 activities. Whatever you decide to
                                                 do, there are lots of opportunities                                                                                           Council’s roles include the
                                                 available to help develop your                                                                                                consideration of business affecting
                                                 skills while enhancing your CV.                                                                                               the student community, initiation
                                                                                                                                                                               and framing of SA by-laws and the
                                                                                                                                                                               regulation of SA policy.
     You will find our campus vibrant and
     welcoming with lots of events and
     activities to interest you. The Students’   Freshers’ Week                        Clubs and Societies                            Students’ Association Executive Committee
                                                 The SA aims to provide all            The SA has over 75 clubs and                   The SA is run by an Executive               Positions held by the Executive
     Association provides many opportunities     new students with a fun-filled        societies covering a wide spectrum             Committee (EXCO) of nine elected            Committee include:
     to enhance your university life, and        Freshers’ Week experience.
                                                 During Freshers’ Week you can
                                                                                       of interests including academic,
                                                                                       arts, cultural, international affiliated
                                                                                                                                      full-time student volunteers holding
                                                                                                                                      various portfolios to serve the
                                                                                                                                                                                      Vice President
     our facilities enable you to socialise,     enjoy various events designed         societies, religion, social, special           student community. The EXCO aims
                                                                                                                                                                                      Activities Officer
                                                 to welcome you to the                 interests and sports. It is highly             to improve the experience of student
     participate in activities and take a        University, make new friends          recommended that you become a                  life by providing representation,                 Education Officer

     break from academic life.                   and experience the diversity.
                                                 Past activities have included
                                                                                       member of one or more of our clubs
                                                                                       and societies to build up your CV
                                                                                                                                      development opportunities and
                                                                                                                                      quality services for all our students.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Home Students Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                          International Students Officer
                                                 ice-breaking sessions, karaoke,       and for your own self-development.             No matter what your level of study,                 Postgraduate Officer
                                                 campus-wide treasure hunts,           Annual membership begins with a                your student experience will be                     Sports Officer
                                                 cabaret, bowling, BBQ nights,         minimum of RM10 depending on the               taken care of by your elected peers
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sustainability Officer
                                                 music jamming sessions and            club or society. During the second             from the time you step into the
                                                 much more.                            week of the first semester there is a          University until the day you graduate.
                                                                                       Clubs and Societies Fair, where you
                                                                                       will be spoilt for choice with clubs
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Sporting opportunities

                                                                              Sports facilities

                                                                              University of Nottingham Malaysia boasts an
                                                                              impressive range of sports facilities which are free

                                                                              to all students and staff.
                                                                              Indoor facilities include courts for badminton,
                                                                              basketball, futsal, netball, squash, and volleyball;
                                                                              a fully-equipped gymnasium; and a multi-purpose
                                                                              room for martial arts or table tennis.
                                                                              Outdoor facilities include a five-a-side football
                                                                              and hockey pitch; a jogging track; a multipurpose
                                                                              field with football, rugby and cricket pitches; a
                                                                              mini archery range; a multipurpose outdoor court
                                                                              suitable for basketball, futsal, and volleyball; and
                                                                              two tennis courts.
     As well as an excellent academic                                         We also have 25m outdoor swimming pool with
     reputation, Nottingham is well known                                     mixed gender, male and female only session.

     for its sporting success.

                                                                                                                                                          Sports Clubs
                                                                                                                                                          The Students’ Association (page
                                                                                                                                                          13) supports many sport clubs
                                                                                                                                                          that you can join during your
                                                                                                                                                          time with us. These include
                                                                                                                                                          clubs for badminton, basketball,
                                                                                                                                                          cricket, dance, dodgeball,
                                                                                                                                                          football, golf, hockey, martial
                                                                                                                                                          arts, netball, rock climbing,
                                                                                                                                                          rugby, squash, swimming, table
                                                                                                                                                          tennis, tennis, track and field,
                                                                                                                                                          ultimate frisbee and volleyball.

                                            Whether you’re passionate
                                            about competing or just fancy
                                            something new, we’ve got it
                                                                              Tri Campus Games
                                            Find out about getting involved
                                            in sport at Nottingham:
                                                                              Unique within higher education, our Tri Campus Games see students
                                           from each of our Nottingham campuses – Malaysia, the UK and China –
                                                                              competing against each other in several sports. The Games involve nearly
                                                                              200 students from more than 20 nationalities and are held on a different
                                                                              international campus each year.
                                                                              Get involved in the games through one of the Students’ Association sports
                                                                              clubs or come along and show your fellow students your support!
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     your future
     Research shows that Nottingham is one
     of the most targeted universities by
     Britain’s leading graduate employers*.
     * University of the year for Graduate employment - Good
     University Guide 2017

     Career development

     The Careers Advisory Service (CAS) can play an
     important role in your career development. Our
     services will provide you with essential resources
     and guidance for your career choices and offer
     many opportunities for you to develop the skills
     needed to plan and manage your future. CAS will
     help you develop your career by:

       preparing you for the working
      	                                      organising events such as careers
        world by providing advice on           fairs and careers talks to provide
        matters such as CV and cover           invaluable opportunities to meet
        letter writing, interview and job      potential employers
        hunting skills
                                              arranging company
       providing you with the necessary
      	                                       presentations, field trips,
        knowledge to manage your               networking events and
        career expectations and enhance        roadshows
        your employability
                                              providing access to dedicated
       creating awareness of the
      	                                       online and printed careers
        importance of career information,      information on relevant
        resources, skills development and      occupations, employers and
        career guidance to fully prepare       further study through the Careers
        you for the workplace                  Resource Centre            
       liaising and maintaining close
      	                                      maintaining good relationships
        links with potential employers         and excellent collaborations         UNMCcareers
        to obtain information on career        with potential employers for the
        opportunities, internship and          benefit of students, employers
        training programmes and                and the University

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Our alumni
                                             As a graduate of University of Nottingham, you will join our global
                                             community of 270,000 alumni worldwide.

     Our global                              Our alumni
                                             Graduates of University of Nottingham automatically
                                             become members of our extensive global alumni
                                                                                                       Notable alumni
                                                                                                       We’re proud of the contribution our graduates make to
                                                                                                       society. Here’s what some of them have gone on to do:

                                             community. There are a whole host of services
                                             available to you as a Nottingham alumnus, including:        Dr Stewart Adams OBE – pharmacologist and creator
                                                                                                          of the painkiller ibuprofen
                                              	lifelong access to the Careers Advisory Service
                                              	 masterclasses                                           Sir Clive Granger – economist and Nobel Prize
                                              	 mentoring programmes                                    Winner
                                              	 recognition through Alumni Laureate Awards              DH Lawrence – author
                                              	 social networking events
                                                                                                         Judith McHale – former Under-Secretary of State in
                                                                                                          the US Obama Administration
                                             Alumni and Donor Relations Office
                                                                                                         Sir Andrew Witty – CEO GlaxoSmithKline and
                                             The Alumni and Donor Relations Office was set
                                                                                                         Chancellor of The University of Nottingham
                                             up on the Malaysia Campus in 2013, signalling the
                                             University’s intentions to further serve its alumni and     John Rishton – former CEO, Rolls-Royce
                                             extend their Nottingham experience beyond their
                                             time spent on campus. Alumni are encouraged to get          Sir John Sawers – former Head of MI6, UK
                                             in touch with us to find out how to be a part of a rich    	
                                                                                                         YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
                                             and exciting network of individuals.                        – Prime Minister of Malaysia
                                                                       The late DYMM Tuanku Ja’afar Ibni Almarhum
                                                                                                         Tuanku Abdul Rahman – Former King of Malaysia
                                                                                                          and Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
                                             Alumni Online
                                                                                                         The late DYMM Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Ibni
                                             You can also join our online alumni community to
                                                                                                          Almarhum Sultan Yussuf Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-
                                             find and stay in touch with friends, find out about
                                                                                                          lah – Sultan of Perak, Malaysia
                                             the latest exclusive alumni events, gain access to
                                             social networking sites, subscribe to newsletters and       DYMM Tuanku Zara Salim - Raja Permaisuri Perak
                                             access the Alumni Exchange Magazine.                         (equivalent to the Queen of Perak)

                                                           YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku
                                                                                                         Ja’afar – 10th Yang di-Pertuan Agong (equivalent to
                                                                                                          King) of Malaysia from 26 April 1994 until 25 April
                                                                                                          1999 and the 4th Yang di-Pertuan Besar of modern
                                                                                                          Negeri Sembilan
                                                                                                         YM Tengku Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad Rithauddeen
                                                                                                         Bin Tengku Ismail – Former Minister of Foreign
                                                                                                         Affairs Malaysia, Minister of Trade and Industry and
                                                                                                         Deputy Minister of Defence, and Chairman of The
                                                                                                         University of Nottingham in Malaysia Sdn. Bhd
                                                                                                         Deng Yaping – China’s Sporting Star of the century

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Services for students

     Your support
     At University of Nottingham Malaysia we
     understand it can take time to adjust to
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Library resources
     living and studying in a new environment.                                                                                                                                                              The library at the Malaysia Campus
     We provide a number of dedicated                                                                                                                                                                       has a comprehensive collection of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            books to meet the taught courses
     services designed to help you with the                                                                                                                                                                 offered by the University. The
     transition to university life.                                                                                                                                                                         library also has a wide spectrum
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of electronic and information
                                                                                                                                                                                                            resources, including subject-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                            reference enquiry services, internet
                                                                                                                                                                                                            subject gateway services and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            subject focused academic support
     Health and wellbeing                                                                                                   Academic and practical support                                                  services. Electronic resources can
                                                                                                                                                                                                            be accessed anywhere via internet.
     In addition to the many                Our professionally qualified              These include queries regarding       Student Services                       English language                               thelibrary
     opportunities available to you to      counsellors and psychologists             admissions and registration,
                                                                                                                            Centre                                 support
     enhance your life on campus, we
     also hold your health and wellbeing
                                            can help you cope with a range of
                                            issues, counselling you through
                                                                                      residential accommodation,
                                                                                      assessments and adjustments to the    The Student Services Centre is         We believe that all students have
                                                                                                                                                                                                            IT services
     in high regard.                        personal problems, mental                 learning, teaching and assessment     located in the Students’ Association   the potential to complete their          Information Services provide a range
                                            health concerns, relationship             environment, and access to            Building. It is a one-stop-shop        studies speaking excellent English.      of facilities both on campus and off
                                                                                                                                                                                                            campus. These include computer
     University Health                      circumstances and academic                alternative formats.                  to help you with University-           The Centre for English Language
                                                                                                                                                                                                            rooms, video conferencing facilities,
                                            or work-related situations.                                                     related administration, such as        Education provides English language
     Centre                                                                                                                                                                                                 print, copy and scanning facilities,
                                                                                      Faith provision                       accommodation, campus services,        support for all students who need it
                                                                                                                                                                                                            and student portals for accessing
     The campus houses the University       Disability and                            Prayer rooms are available 24 hours
                                                                                                                            finance, sponsorship, support          through our insessional classes, which
                                                                                                                                                                                                            study materials.
     Health Centre where students and                                                                                       services, registry, and visa issues.   are free of charge.
     staff can seek medical advice and      learning support                          a day for Muslim students on the
                                                                                                                            For faculty matters you will need to                                         
     consultation. Highly trained staff     At Nottingham Malaysia we are             ground floor of the Computer
                                                                                                                            visit your faculty office.                           Services
     at the centre can also dispense        strongly committed to the equality        Centre and within the Islamic                                                     
                                                                                      Centre. The nearest mosque is in
     medicines and arrange for              of opportunity in our provisions
                                                                                      Semenyih and a free bus service is    Academic and personal                  Student registry
     laboratory tests and referrals         for all of our students. Our campus
     where necessary.                       has been designed so that it is           provided for Muslim students for      tutoring system                        The Student Registry Office
                                            accessible to all. If you are a student   Friday prayers around lunchtime.      To help you in your academic           oversees administrative matters that
                with a physical disability, dyslexia or   Buddhist, Christian and Hindu         studies we provide you with a          concern students, including issuing
          healthcentre                                                               places of worship can be found in
                                            a long-term medical condition, our                                              personal tutor, who is usually a       letters, processing withdrawal and
                                            disability service, offered through       nearby Semenyih. The University       member of academic staff involved      suspension applications, producing
     Counselling and                        the University Wellbeing and              facilities are also available to      in the teaching of your course.        official transcripts and certificates,
                                                                                      support and host these activities.
     mental health                          Learning Support, provides support,                                             At the start of each semester you      maintaining the student records
                                            advice and assistance on a range of                                             will meet with your personal tutor     database, updating student details,
     We provide support for students
                                            matters.                                  Find out more                         and may turn to them for advice        setting the academic calendar, and
     through University Wellbeing                                                     Learn more about our health           and help on all academic related       managing and updating course
     and Learning Support, a free and                                                 and wellbeing provisions at           matters.                               information.
     confidential service which provides
     emotional support for any student                                                                                              
     who may be experiencing difficulties                                                   
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Graduate School
                                                        The Graduate School
                                                        Postgraduates are central to our research mission. Our

     Our Graduate School
                                                        dedicated Graduate School is committed to working
                                                        with you to ensure you receive all the support and skills
                                                        training you need to fulfill your potential.

                                                        The Graduate School provides an excellent

     The Graduate School supports all postgraduates     postgraduate experience via its thriving community
                                                        where you can come and relax, have a break from
                                                        work or study, meet other postgraduates and early
     and early career researchers. We offer a           career researchers and develop a constructive network
                                                        of friends and colleagues. We provide a year-round
     dedicated postgraduate hub, various resources      programme of social and academic-related events as
                                                        well as personal and professional support. We also

     and development opportunities, training courses,
                                                        have a Graduate School in China and Graduate Centres
                                                        at our UK campus which you can use should you spend
                                                        any time there.
     seminars and public engagement activities.
                                                        Researcher Development
                                                        We deliver core training in line with the standards set
                                                        out by the UK’s major research funders through our
                                                        Research Development Programme. This means that as
                                                        well as helping you to develop your research skills,
                                                        you’ll have access to a wide range of professional
                                                        development opportunities, covering communication
                                                        skills, careers, time management and entrepreneurship.
                                                        You’ll also have the chance to meet and work alongside
                                                        researchers from other disciplines.

                                                        Public Engagement
                                                        We offer you a range of activities to help you get
                                                        involved with public engagement. It’s not only
                                                        interesting, rewarding and lots of fun but also inspires
                                                        creativity and innovation; generate public awareness
                                                        and support for the research being undertaken and
                                                        help to demonstrate research impact.

                                                        Travel and Mobility Awards
                                                        The Graduate School offers a number of competitive
                                                        financial awards if you want to present your
                                                        research overseas or spend time researching abroad.
                                                        These include Graduate School Travel Prizes,
                                                        which contribute towards the cost of attending
                                                        an international conference and U21 Research




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Accommodation                            On-campus                                                                                                                     Terms and
                                               accommodation                                                                                                                 conditions

                                               We offer various room types within                                                                                            You can submit your application
                                               our 11 halls of residence, totaling over                                                                                      for a room, once you have
                                               2,400 beds, to suit your budget. They                                                                                         submitted your application to
                                               range from single en suite, twin share                                                                                        study with us.
                                               to four shared bedrooms. These halls
                                               are within easy walking distance                                                                                              You are then required to provide
     Finding the right place to live while     to the academic buildings, sports                                                                                             proof of payment of the rental
                                               complex, food courts and leisure                                                                                              fee as indicated in the official
     you study is an important consideration   facilities.                                                                                                                   invoice to confirm your booking.
     in your choice of university. Our         You will also have a Hall Warden or
     Accommodation Office is here to offer     Hall Tutor who will be available to
                                               care for your safety and welfare.
     a free and friendly service in helping    Facilities include:
                                                                                          Off-campus accommodation                                                           Students
     you find a place to live that not only     	cleaning services
                                                                                          Should the on-campus                   Off-campus accommodation is                 with specific
     suits your needs but lets you get on       	communal student area
                                                  (Student Village North - Radius         accommodation be unavailable, you      privately owned and managed, and            requirements
     with university life – both studying         and Nexus)                              may choose to live in off-campus
                                                                                          accommodation in Taman Tasik
                                                                                                                                 not run by the University. Please be
                                                                                                                                 aware that if you opt to reside in off-     If you have a disability or a
                                                	communal student hub
     and having fun.                              (Student Village North J1-J6)           Semenyih (TTS) or UniVillage. TTS is   campus accommodation it is a private        specific medical requirement,
                                                                                                                                                                             please indicate this in your
                                                                                          located about 2km from the campus      arrangement between yourself and
                                                	convenience store (Student                                                                                                 application form and send
                                                                                          main entrance, while UniVillage is     the off-campus accommodation
                                                  Village North)                                                                                                             us any necessary medical
                                                                                          located across the road from the       manager.
                                                	laundry services                                                                                                           reports. These will be
                                                                                          main entrance. Shuttle bus services
                                                	mini fridge in room (Student            are provided between the campus                                                    forwarded to our Student
                                                  Village North J1-J6)                    and these two locations which takes                                                Wellbeing and Learning
                                                	outdoor gym (Student Village            5-10 minutes.                                                                      Support Office for further
                                                  North and South)                                                                                                           advice and assessment.
                                                	pantry facilities
                                                	room repair and maintenance
                                                  wireless internet connection                                                   Room types                                       Rental per student
                                               Accommodation fees includes utilities                                             Deluxe single en-suite bathroom                  RM750 per month
                                               and internet connection. The room                                                 with air-conditioning
                                               rental will be billed on a quarterly                                              Single en-suite bathroom with air-conditioning   RM680 per month
                                               basis.                                                                            Single shared en-suite bathroom                  RM615 per month
                                                                                                                                 with air-conditioning
                                               Air-conditioning                                                                  Single shared bathroom in five                   RM585 per month
                                                                                                                                 room flat with air-conditioning
                                               and other costs
                                                                                                                                 Single shared en-suite bathroom                  RM510 per month
                                               Students in rooms with air-
                                               conditioning will be billed on a                                                  Single shared bathroom in five room flat         RM480 per month
                                               quarterly basis based on usage from                                               Twin shared in six bed flat                      RM455 per month
                                               meter reading. Students may use the                                               Four shared bedroom                              RM395 per month
                                               coin-operated launderette services at
                                               own expenses.

                                               Who can apply?
                                               The University accommodation policy        Room preferences                       How to apply                               Find out more
                                               states that all new students and           and allocation                         You can download the on-campus             Please contact the
                                               current residents are allowed to apply                                            accommodation application form             Accommodation Office:
                                                                                          Please indicate five choices of
                                                                                                                                 from the university website. Once
                                               for on campus accommodation and            room type on your application
                                                                                                                                 completed, please submit your                    +60 3 8924 8686
                                               stay for their entire study period.        (with number one as the most
                                                                                                                                 application to Accommodation
                                               Thereafter, on campus                      preferred, and number five as                                                           accommodation@
                                                                                                                                 Office via post or email.
                                               accommodation will be allocated            at the least preferred). We will                                              
                                               to returning students based on             not be able to process your                 applyaccommodation.               
                                               availability of a room and by payment.     application if you provides less                             accommodation
                                                                                          than five choices according to
                                                                                          your preferences.
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International student support
                                                                                                                                                                                         Medical insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                         Medical insurance coverage is compulsory and

       International students
                                                                                                                                                                                         arranged for you by the International Office. The
                                                                                                                                                                                         coverage takes effect from the point of registration
                                                                                                                                                                                         on campus.

       “Selamat Datang, Huãn Yíng

                                                                                                                                                                                         Student visa support
       and Vanakkam!”                                                                                                                                                                    All non-Malaysian nationals who wish to study at an
                                                                                                                                                                                         educational institution in Malaysia are required to hold
                                                                                                                                                                                         a valid Student Pass. We assist international students
       University of Nottingham Malaysia welcomes you                                                                                                                                    in arranging dependant passes for spouse or family
                                                                                                                                                                                         members, renewing the student visa while transferring
                                                                                                                                                                                         schools within Malaysia and any other visa-related
       to one of the most diverse nations in Asia.                                                                                                                                       issues.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Visa Office also arranges for the required annual
                                                                                                                                                                                         renewal of student visas. Please contact us for further

     Welcome to Malaysia                                             Having been colonised by the Portuguese, Dutch and                                                                 
     Covering an area of 127,350 square miles, Malaysia
                                                                     British, you will see, hear and taste these influences in    The capital city
                                                                     the architecture, Malay language and the internationally     The Malaysia campus is a 45-minute drive away
     consists of two regions separated by the South China Sea:
     Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo (also known as
                                                                     acclaimed Malaysian cuisine. Visitors to Malaysia are also   from Kuala Lumpur (KL), one of Asia’s most             Airport pick-up
                                                                     left awestruck by the tropical beauty of Malaysia - with     vibrant cities. KL is a true metropolis with some
     West and East Malaysia respectively). Peninsular Malaysia                                                                                                                           We offer an airport pick-up service for new
                                                                     pristine beaches, some of the world’s best underwater        of the world’s tallest buildings, largest shopping
     extends southeast from the border of Thailand. Malaysian                                                                                                                            international students on designated days prior to the
                                                                     wildlife, ancient rainforests and UNESCO World heritage      havens and modern infrastructure. However,             registration week. For further information, For further
     Borneo consists of the states of Sabah and Sarawak which        sites to explore, nature enthusiasts will find an exciting
     are located on the north-western coastal region of the                                                                       Kuala Lumpur also has pockets of historical            information, please write to us.
                                                                     home in Malaysia.                                            sites, traditional villages (known as kampung)
     island of Borneo. The country’s population is over 30 million
     to date.                                                                                                                     and greenery which are fun to explore on the          
                                                                                                                                  weekends. The city is served by a comprehensive
     Malaysia is a country with a unique blend of cultural                                                                        transportation system including buses, trains, a
     influences and ethnic groups. The country is home to                                                                         monorail and a number of airports.                     Meet us
     three main ethnic groups: Malays, Chinese and Indians,
                                                                                                                                  Kuala Lumpur lies in the heart of Southeast            Members of the International Office frequently
     as well as the native Orang Asli and East Malaysian tribes.
                                                                                                                                  Asia, and due to the number of low-cost and            travel to different countries to meet with prospective
                                                                                                                                  international carriers transiting in the country, is   students and their families. We also have overseas
                                                                                                                                  an inexpensive starting point for travel around        representatives in a number of countries who can help
                                                                                                                                                                                         you find the right course, and offer support and advice
                                                                                                                                  Southeast Asia and Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                                         through the application process. If you would like
                                                                                                                                                                                         to visit the University in person, we will be happy to
                                                                                                                                  The International Office                               arrange a visit for you.
                                                                                                                                  The International Office is responsible for the
                                                                                                                                  overall international student recruitment and         
                                                                                                                                  support, and establishing close relationship with
                                                                                                                                  foreign institutions for potential collaborations.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Contact us
                                                                                                                                  International student                                  If you are an international student with a query about
                                                                                                                                  support services                                       studying with us in Malaysia, please contact us.
                                                                                                                                  Our international student support service
                                                                                                                                  promotes the wellbeing and social interaction                   +60 3 8924 8686
                                                                                                                                  of international students. We provide invitations
                                                                                                                                  for visas and opening bank accounts, advice on        
                                                                                                                                  any problems you have with living and studying
                                                                                                                                  in Malaysia and information on the professional       
                                                                                                                                  support services available at the University.

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International campuses

     Our international                                          China – the city

     During your time with us, you might have the chance
     to study at one of our campuses in the UK or China. All
     our campuses offer a warm and friendly environment,
     interesting landscapes and first-rate facilities.

                                               Jubilee Campus
                                                                UK campuses                                                Sutton Bonington Campus
                                                                University Park Campus                                     Located in the beautiful countryside of south
                                                                                                                           Nottinghamshire, Sutton Bonington Campus occupies
                                                                Set around a lake with beautifully kept gardens, the       a spacious 100-acre site with its own teaching and
                                                                330-acre University Park is the University’s principal     learning facilities, sports centre, student guild, social
                                                                campus. Receiving Green Flag Award status every year       amenities and halls of residence.
                                                                since 2003, it is one of the most attractive campuses in
                                                                the country and features a mixture of period buildings     Ten miles south of University Park, the campus benefits
                                                                and modern teaching and research facilities, with 12       from state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities
                                                                halls of residence, a conference and exhibition centre,    including purpose-built plant, food and nutrition
                                                                sports facilities and Nottingham Lakeside Arts.            science buildings, specialised laboratories, a 24-hour
                                                                                                                           learning resource centre, extensive library, University
                                                                                                                           farm and a dairy centre with 180 robotically milked
                                                                Jubilee Campus                                             cows. The campus also houses the School of Veterinary
                                                                Jubilee Campus opened in 1999 and is just one mile         Medicine and Science which opened in 2006 as the
                                                                from University Park. It is an exemplar in sustainable     first in Britain for more than 50 years.
                                                                brownfield regeneration and has won numerous awards
                                                                for its environmentally friendly design. The modern,
                                                                purpose-built buildings include teaching and research      China Campus
                                                                facilities, residences, retail, social and support
                                                                amenities, libraries and a sports hall.
                                                                                                                           University of Nottingham Ningbo
                                                                Aspire, one of the country’s tallest free-standing work
                                                                of public art, soars to 60 metres above the campus.        China campus became the first British university to
                                                                The adjoining Innovation Park was launched in 2008         establish and run a campus independently within mainland
                                                                and continues to expand and evolve, hosting specialist     China when the first intake students were admitted in
                                                                facilities for global satellite navigation systems,        2004.
                                                                renewable energy technologies, mental health research      Around two-and-a-half hours by car from Shanghai, the
                                                                and aerospace technologies.                                China Campus is based at the Higher Education Park
                                                                                                                           in Ningbo, a historic port city on China’s eastern coast.
                                                                                       The campus covers 144 acres of landscaped parkland,
                                                                                                                           with a central lake and its own version of Nottingham’s
                                                                                                                           famous Trent Building. There are academic, residential
                                                                                                                           and support facilities for almost 6,000 students
                                                                                                                           including academic offices, a library, a fully equipped
                                                                                                                           sports centre, a Students’ Union, restaurants and shops.

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Funding your studies

                            University of Nottingham Malaysia grants scholarships to
                            deserving and academically excellent students. Applicants
                            are selected based on their academic achievements and the
                            socio-economic status of their family. In addition, there are
                            various sources of financial assistance available to help fund
                            your education.

                            Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship                   Financial assistance
                            10 full scholarships are offered every year for selected
                            masters programmes. This scholarship is only offered       Postgraduate students may also seek funding through
                            to international students from third world and             the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Withdrawal
                            developing countries.                                      Scheme for Education.

                            Automatic scholarships                                     Students with outstanding academic results can also
                            We offer several automatic scholarships for alumni         seek sponsorship from other sponsoring bodies.
                            of The University of Nottingham, children of alumni,
                            siblings, spouses and alumni of Universitas 21 (U21)            +60 3 8924 8052/8665/8063
                            Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Taught
                            Postgraduate (FASS - PGT) Scholarship                 
                            All postgraduate taught courses offered in the Faculty
                            of Arts and Social Sciences are eligible for this award.
                            The scholarship reduces the tuition fee by 25% and is
                            offered to both Malaysian and international students.
                            The scholarship is valid for the entire duration of
                            postgraduate taught degrees.

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Independent visits                                         Meet us in your country

     See for
                                                    You are welcome to arrange a visit to the campus and       Members of our International Office visit many
                                                    meet our staff for more information. Please contact        countries to meet prospective students and attend
                                                    your school or department of interest directly to          international exhibitions. We also work with a number
                                                    arrange for a visit.                                       of international academic services, educational
                                                                                                               agencies and counsellors in countries across the globe.

                                                    Education fairs                                            These agents and counsellors can help you to find the
                                                    We participate in a number of education fairs              right course, providing support and advise throughout
                                                    throughout the year all over Malaysia. You can talk to     the application process.
                                                    our staff and find out more about the University and our

     Open days                                  
                                                                                                               Find out more
     Each year we run open days, information                                                                   Contact us to find out how you can meet our staff or
                                                                                                               visit our campus.
     days and counselling sessions where you can
     visit our campus, experience our facilities,                                                            
     meet students and staff, attend talks and
     presentations as well as participating in
     Some faculties and schools also run their
     own open days and programme previews
     throughout the year.

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     Arts and
                    Applied Psychology                             36
                    Business	40
                    Economics	48
     Social         Education	50

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Arts and Social Sciences
                    English	55

                    Media, Languages and Cultures	 59
                    Politics, History and International Relations	 63

                                                                         Teaching and learning                   The occupational health and                At a glance
                                                                                                                 wellbeing cluster is concerned with
                                                                         Applied Psychology in the Division                                                  	We are a world-leading
                                                                                                                 contemporary issues in occupational
                                                                         of Organisational and Applied                                                         provider of education and
                                                                                                                 health and wellbeing, with an
                                                                         Psychology enjoys a strong reputation                                                 training in applied psychology
                                                                                                                 emphasis on cross-cultural contexts.
                                                                         for teaching and research. Our                                                        and related subjects, and a
                                                                         international team of staff have
                                                                         expertise in a diverse range of areas   Professional                                  thriving centre for research in
                                                                                                                                                               applied psychology.
                                                                         in applied psychology. They are         accreditation
                                                                         actively engaged in the collection,                                                 	We are committed to an
                                                                                                                 The MSc Occupational Health and
                                                                         evaluation and dissemination of                                                        international approach, our
                                                                                                                 Safety Leadership is accredited by the
                                                                         research activities informing policy,                                                  staff and students come from
                                                                                                                 Institution of Occupational Safety and
                                                                         best practice and education both                                                       over 40 different countries and
                                                                                                                 Health (IOSH), Europe’s professional
                                                                         nationally and internationally.                                                        we are involved in research
                                                                                                                 body for leading health and safety
                                                                                                                                                                collaborations with colleagues
                                                                         The division first opened its doors     professionals. This confers eligibility
                                                                                                                                                                across the globe.
                                                                         at the University of Nottingham         for graduate membership leading to
                                                                         Malaysia in December 2006, and          chartership with the IOSH.
                                                                         aims to promote the contribution of
                                                                                                                 Career prospects
                                           Create it                     applied psychology to organisational
                                                                         development, occupational and           Management psychologists are
                                                                         public health and safety, and to        well paid and in demand as they
                                                                         the management of related health        make a positive difference to
                                                                         services.                               organisational culture, productivity
                                                                                                                 and performance. Most work within
     Challenge it
                                                                                                                 a variety of large public or private
                                                                         Our research in applied psychology      organisations, often specialising in
                                                                         aims to promote ‘healthy people,        specific areas of work psychology.
                                                                                                                                                            All entry requirements, fees, school
                                                                                                                 Some choose to work for psychology
                                                                         healthy organisations and healthy                                                  and course information are intended as
                                                                                                                 and management consultancies while
                                                                         communities’. Our research                                                         a guide and were accurate at the time
                                                                                                                 others enter more general roles.           of printing. For the most up to date
                                                                         activities are managed through
                                                                         three clusters: culture and social      Graduates of the MSc Occupational          information and further details of each
                                                                                                                                                            course, please visit
                                                                         cognition in organisations, learning    Health and Safety Leadership may
                                                                         and development, and occupational       pursue a career in occupational health
                                                                         health and wellbeing.                   and safety. Experienced practitioners
                                                                                                                 could specialise in a particular area of         +60 3 8924 8686
                                                                         The culture and social cognition in     health and safety or work freelance as 
                                                                         organisations cluster is concerned      a consultant.                                    an-enquiry
                                                                         with the impact of culture and
                                                                         group level processes on work and       Our PhD or MPhil graduates often                 UoNMalaysiaCampus
                                                                         organisational outcomes.                pursue careers in academia or research,
                                                                                                                 working for government departments,              @UoNMalaysia
                                                                         The learning and development cluster    international research organisations,
       Analyse it                                                        is concerned with individual and        universities or as experts or
                                                                         organisational level processes and      consultants in their field of expertise.
                                                                         issues that impact on people’s growth
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                                                                         in organisations and communities.
Applied Psychology                       Duration              Intake             Malaysian fees   International   Taught courses
                                                                                                                                               MSc Management Psychology                                     MSc Occupational Health and Safety
                            Taught courses
                                                                                                                                               The MSc Management Psychology programme is                    Leadership
                            MSc Management Psychology                1-2 years full-time   February and       RM48,600*        RM53,600*       designed around three critical management activities:         The MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership
                            KPT/JPS(R/311/7/0077)3/21                2-4 years part-time   September          per course       per course      developing effective workers, identifying competent           is a programme for those who have an interest in
                                                                                                                                               workers, and managing productive organisations. You will      the management of health and safety at work. The
                            MSc Occupational Health and              1-2 years full-time   September          RM48,600*        RM53,600*
                                                                                                                                               also learn about the scientific foundations of psychology     programme presents health and safety leadership
                            Safety Leadership                        2-4 years part-time                      per course       per course
                                                                                                                                               and how to use psychological theories and methods.            within a problem-solving framework and is designed
                                                                                                                                               The course is offered on a part-time, flexible learning       around two central activities: identifying and managing
Arts and Social Sciences

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Arts and Social Sciences
                            Research opportunities                                                                                             basis over 24 or 36 months. Face-to-face teaching and         contemporary risks to health and safety; and developing
                                                                                                                                               tutorials, and workshop-based teaching with experts,          effective leadership strategies. The course is offered on
                            MPhil                                    1 year full-time      February, April,   RM35,700**       RM41,900**      are both supported and enhanced by an e-learning
                                                                     2 years part-time     July and Sep-      per year         per year                                                                      a part-time, flexible learning basis over 24 or 36 months.
                            KPT/JPS(N/310/7/0013)7/21                                                                                          environment. For the course you will require: a personal      Face-to-face teaching and tutorials, and workshop-based
                                                                                           tember                                              computer with a word-processing programme; email and          teaching with experts, are both supported and enhanced
                            PhD                                      2 years full-time     February, April,   RM35,700**       RM41,900**      internet; a printer; the ability to be organised and work     by an e-learning environment. For the course you will
                            KPT/JPS(N/310/7/0013)7/21                4 years part-time     July and Sep-      per year         per year        independently, and a willingness to engage in teamwork.       require: a personal computer with a word-processing
                                                                                           tember                                                                                                            programme; email and internet; the ability to be
                            * The payment installment scheme will differ for full and part-time students.
                                                                                                                                               Course structure                                              organised and work independently; and a willingness to
                                                                                                                                               You will complete 120 credits of taught modules plus          engage in teamwork.
                            ** Part-time students pay half the full-time fee for each year.
                                                                                                                                               an empirical research project worth 60 credits on
                                                                                                                                               topics relevant to your specialist area of interest. The      Course structure
                                                                                                                                               programme is organised in workshop-based modules.             You will complete 120 credits of taught modules plus an
                                                                                                                                               Modules vary from 5, 10 and 20 credits. Twenty credit         empirical research project worth 60 credits, or one major
                                                                                                                                               modules are organised over two weeks with face-to-face        (40 credits) and one minor (20 credits) dissertation on
                                                                                                                                               teaching taking place during two consecutive weekends         topics relevant to your area of interest in occupational
                                                                                                                                               and three week day evenings. Ten credit modules require       health and safety. The programme is organised in
                                                                                                                                               face-to-face teaching over one weekend and three              workshop-based modules. These 20-credit modules will
                                                                                                                                               weekday evenings. Five credit modules involve face-to-        be organised over two weeks with face-to-face teaching
                                                                                                                                               face teaching over one weekend. The schedule for the          taking place during weekends and three evenings. The
                                                                                                                                               different modules will be published in advance so that        schedule for the different modules will be published in
                                                                                                                                               you can plan your time accordingly. The timetable for         advance so that you can plan your schedule accordingly.
                                                                                                                                               taught modules for the year ahead will be published each      The timetable for taught modules for the year ahead will
                                                                                                                                               August. Your empirical project will be planned in the final   be published each July. The empirical project will be
                                                                                                                                               semester of study.                                            planned in the final semester of study.
                                                                                                                                               Typical core modules                                          Typical core modules
                                                                                                                                                 Applied Research Project                                      Applied Research Project or Major and Minor
                                                                                                                                                 Coaching and Mentoring                                        Dissertation
                                                                                                                                                 Organisational Development and Change                         Occupational Hazards and Risk Management Strategies
                                                                                                                                                 Oganisational Selection and Assessment                        Occupational Health and Safety Law, Policies and
                                                                                                                                                 Performance Management, Training and Learning                 Compliance: International Perspectives
                                                                                                                                                 Psychological Assessment                                      Organisations, Management and Leadership
                                                                                                                                                 The Psychology of Work, Management and 		                     Overview of Contemporary Challenges to Safety and
                                                                                                                                                 Organisations                                                 Health
                                                                                                                                                 Research Methods in Organisations                             Research Methods and Evidence-Based Problem
                                                                                                                                                 Strategic and Human Resource Management                       Solving in Occupational Safety and Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Specialist Issues in Contemporary Safety and Health

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Entry requirements                                                                English language requirements
                            MSc Management Psychology                                                         IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each
                            An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in

                            a relevant discipline. Applicants will be considered if they have a first         TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in
                            degree in a relevant subject such as management, psychology or other              Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
                            related disciplines.
                                                                                                              PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than
                            MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership                                     55 in each element)
                            An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent)
Arts and Social Sciences

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Arts and Social Sciences
                            in a relevant discipline. Applicants with a first degree in engineering,
                            ergonomics, medicine, nursing, public health, psychology, safety
                            science, and other subjects allied to medicine are also eligible to apply.

                            Please also refer to our entry requirement guidelines on page 100.

                           Research opportunities
                                                                                          If you are interested in applying, we would recommend
                           MPhil/PhD                                                      that you familiarise yourself with our research areas
                           We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate        and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your
                           students who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As a              research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in
                           research student you will work under a supervisor who          the first instance. Please visit our applications pages to      Teaching and learning                  NUBS Malaysia hosts the Centre          At a glance
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for Interdisciplinary Data Analytics
                           will assist you in your research and thesis design.            find out how to apply.                                          Nottingham University Business                                                  	The University of Nottingham
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (CIDA). Many academicians at
                                                                                                                                                          School (NUBS) Malaysia is a large      NUBS Malaysia are also members of          is ranked amongst the top 1%
                           Our current areas of research include:
                                                                                                       and culturally diverse school, with    research centres in the University of      of universities internationally.
                              Chronic Illness at Work                                                                                                    over 40 full-time academic staff                                                  We are placed 84th in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nottingham that are affiliated with
                              Expatriate Adjustment                                                                                                       and over 700 undergraduate and         the School, including the Centre for       world in the 2018 QS World
                              Generation Gap at Work and its Implications                                                                                 postgraduate students from across      Risk, Banking and Financial Services       University Rankings, which
                              Individual Differences, Coping and Work Performance                                                                         the globe. We are an integral                                                     also ranks us amongst the top
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (CRBFS), the International Centre
                                                                                                                                                          part of Nottingham University                                                     100 in 2017 for ‘Business &
                              Occupational Health and Wellbeing                                                                                                                                  for Corporate Social Responsibility
                                                                                                                                                          Business School, UK, and we aim to                                                Management’ and ‘Statistics &
                              Organisational Change and Employees’ Coping 		                                                                                                                     (ICCSR) and the Nottingham Centre
                                                                                                                                                          enhance business and management                                                   Operational Research’. We are
                              Behaviour                                                                                                                                                          for Research on Globalisation and
                                                                                                                                                          knowledge and practice in a                                                       ranked 147th in the world in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Economic Policy (GEP).
                              Psychology of Family Firms                                                                                                  responsible and sustainable way                                                   Times Higher Education World
                              Work Design and Psychological Wellbeing                                                                                     using our global presence. Our                                                    University Rankings 2018.
                              Work Engagement                                                                                                             presence in Malaysia provides          Accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          	The Nottingham MBA is placed
                              Work Life Balance and Work Family Conflict                                                                                  unique insights into Asian business    Nottingham University Business              84th globally and in the UK’s
                                                                                                                                                          growth and development.                School is one of an elite group of          Top 15, in The Economist’s 2017
                              Work Related Stress, Coping and Burnout
                                                                                                                                                                                                 business schools accredited by the          Top 100 MBA Ranking.
                              Women’s Leadership Labyrinth
                                                                                                                                                          Research                               European Quality Improvement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          	Our MBA is ranked amongst
                                                                                                                                                                                                 System (EQUIS). Uniquely, the
                                                                                                                                                          In the latest UK Research Excellence   EQUIS accreditation applies to all          the 2017 QS Global Top 250
                            Entry requirements                                                                English language requirements               Framework (REF), we ranked sixth       our campuses – the UK, China and            Business Schools for Full-Time
                            PhD                                                                               IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each   for ‘research power’ out of 101        Malaysia. The School is also among          MBA study.
                                                                                                              element)                                    UK business and management             a select global group of business
                            A masters degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline                                                       institutions. Research and teaching    schools which hold a full five-year
                            related to applied psychology plus, an upper second class honours                 TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in              at the Malaysia Campus is organised    EQUIS accreditation.                    All entry requirements, fees, school
                            degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A masters          Speaking and 19 in all other elements)      within the following academic                                                  and course information are intended as
                            degree either in psychology or with an element of psychology is highly                                                        divisions:                             In addition to EQUIS, our MBA           a guide and were accurate at the time
                            advantageous.                                                                     PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than
                                                                                                                                                            accounting, finance and law          programme is accredited by the          of printing. For the most up to date
                                                                                                              55 in each element)
                            MPhil                                                                                                                           business economics and 		            Association of MBAs (AMBA).             information and further details of each
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Our MSc Finance and Investment          course, please visit
                                                                                                                                                            quantitative methods
                            An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a                                                                                              is also accredited by the Finance       my/pgstudy
                                                                                                                                                            leadership, management and
                            related discipline.                                                                                                             marketing                            Accreditation Agency (FAA) and
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                            Please also refer to our entry requirement guidelines on page 100.
                                                                                                                                                          The School has three research          University Recognition Program.     
                                                                                                                                                          priority groups to facilitate the                                                    an-enquiry
                                                                                                                                                          exchange of ideas, explore emerging    NUBS Malaysia is also recognised
                                                                                                                                                          research opportunities, and            as an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered           NUBSMalaysia
                                                                                                                                                          collaborate with industry partners     Accountants in England and
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wales) Partner In Learning. The               @NUBSMalaysia
                                                                                                                                                          and research organisations:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 MSc Professional Accountancy        
                                                                                                                                                            private sector development           is a unique specialist programme              business
                                                                                                                                                            sustainability                       developed in collaboration with
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