REQUIREMENT

MASTERDOCTORATE
A bachelor’s degree with honours and CGPA of at least 2.75 or a CGPA that can be considered by the faculty, from Sultan Idris Education university or an equivalent degree from any higher educational institution; OR
 
Other qualifications recognised by the Senate, obtained through accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) subject to the fields listed; OR
 
Other qualifications recognised by the Senate; AND
 
Fulfilment of specific entry requirements imposed by the faculty concerned.
 
International candidates are required to score 500 for TOEFL or Band 5.5 for IELTS (2 years validity) except for candidates taking Malay as the field of study or a field of study that uses Malay language as the medium of instruction.
 
Candidates from cognate countries who are submitting research proposals in English must provide proof of the prescribed IELTS or TOEFL qualification when submitting their application for admission to UPSI. [136th Senate No. 11/2015]
 
If during the duration of study, the thesis is written in English, the candidates from cognate countries must submit an application to the Institute of Graduate Studies through the faculty before it is brought to the Senate meeting for approval. [136th Senate No. 11/2015]
 
Structure of the programme: – Research – Course work and Dissertation – Course work and Project Work
 
English Proficiency Requirement for International Candidate
International candidates are required to meet one (1) of the following English proficiency requirements:
 
A score of not less than 500 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with 2 years validity or;
 
A minimum overall band score of 5.5 in international English Language Testing System (IELTS) with 2 years validity
A master’s degree from the Sultan Idris Education University or any institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; OR
 
Other qualifications recognised by the Senate; AND
 
Fulfilment of specific entry requirements imposed by the faculty concerned, as the case may be.
 
International student candidates are required to pass TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5.5 (2 years validity) except for candidates taking Malay as the field of study or a field of study that uses Malay as the medium of instruction.
 
Candidates from cognate countries who are submitting research proposals in English must provide proof of the prescribed IELTS or TOEFL qualification when submitting their application for admission to UPSI. [136th Senate No. 11/2015]
 
If during the duration of study the thesis is written in English, the student from cognate countries must submit an application to the Institute of Graduate Studies through the faculty before it is brought to the Senate meeting for approval. [136th Senate No. 11/2015]
 
English Proficiency Requirement for International Candidate
International candidates are required to meet one (1) of the following English proficiency requirements:
 
A score of not less than 500 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with 2 years validity or;
 
A minimum overall band score of 5.5 in international English Language Testing System (IELTS) with 2 years validity

Semester 2 Session 2019/2020 and above
Master of Education (Guidance and Counseling) – by coursework
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