Universiti Malaya Ips

By | February 6, 2018

Universiti Malaya Ips

Universiti Malaya Ips, Ips is the Institute of Postgraduate Studies and the institute falls under the Institute of Graduate Studies [IGS]. The Institute of Graduate Studies (IPS) is the Graduate Centre for UM. Since its inception in 1979, IGS has inspired to promote excellent multidisciplinary research and postgraduate training in order to meet the growingdemands and development of the modern era. The number of postgraduate students has increased significantly over the years. There are currently over 10,000 students with about 2,500 international students from 80 countries.
Under the Dean’s office are the Postgraduate Admissions, Examination, Finance, and student development activities. With cooperation of other academic establishments of the university, these sections oversee the academic progress, finance and postgraduate students activities.

With more than a thousand international students from about 80 countries, IGS proudly upholds the traditions and standards of excellence in teaching, research and scholarships, by providing effective and efficient student services, opportunities and a platform for the sharing & shaping of ideas.


To be an internationally renowned institution of choice for postgraduate studies and research.


To advocate for the academic and professional development of postgraduate students across disciplines through quality teaching and research for the nation and for humanity.

Core Values

We are guided in our work by our core values: Integrity, Respect, Academic Freedom, Open-mindedness, Accountability, Professionalism, Meritocracy, Teamwork, Creativity and Social Responsibility.

Dean’s Message

prof-wan-haliza-140x140Assalamualaikum w.b.t , Selamat Datang and a very warm welcome from the Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS).
The Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS) , which is known as the Graduate Centre for University of Malaya since its inception in 1979, has continuously strives with dedication to promote excellent multidisciplinary research and postgraduate training. Having said that , it is also  proudly upholds the traditions and standards of excellence in teaching and research by offering many upskills programs, opportunities and a platform for the sharing & shaping of ideas with the university scholars. Currently, IGS manages over 10,000 students with about 2,300 international students from more than 80 countries.
Being a premier Research University in this country, the University of Malaya,  confers degrees in a large variety of academic programmes at the Master’s and PhD levels. IGS also offers dual PhD degrees with more than 20 highly reputable  universities in many parts of this world as the partner university . To name a few, the University of Melbourne (Australia), University of Nottingham (United Kingdom, University of Kyoto (Japan)  and the Consortium of Presidents of Universities (CPU) in France.
I believe that your choice to pursue postgraduate studies with us will be of great benefit to your career and enable you to contribute to the society in which you serve. In doing so, success at the postgraduate level is not an easy task and requires a lot of commitment and sacrifices. A lot of patience and maturity is required to overcome the ever-changing challenges posed by this academic pursuit.  For that reason , our highly motivated  and dedicated supervisor is always there to assist you, as long as you constantly communicate with them to facilitate your progress towards shaping  you as a leading researcher of tomorrow; researcher who are equipped with characteristics of ethical behavior, intellectual soundness  and skills. As a postgraduate candidate, you are also expected to write and publish in reputable refereed international journals which should be your main aim and focus throughout this journey.
Last but not least, I would like to advise you to be aware of and to understand the rules governing the process in ensuring you to experience a smooth progression throughout your candidature. All guidelines and regulations pertaining to your studies are provided in this website and it is the best reference site. Please feel free to find out more and strictly adhere to the University rules and regulations.
Finally, I wish you every success and an enjoyable degree programme at the University of Malaya.
Thank you.
PROFESSOR DR. WAN HALIZA ABD MAJID, Dean, Institute of Graduate Studies.


ADMISSIONS UNIT☏ Tel: +603 – 7967 4528/4623/4404/4407
Fax: +603 – 7956 6634
✉ E-mail : eapps_ips@um.edu.my
REGISTRATION UNIT☏ Tel: +603 – 7967 4659/4405/4408/4517
Fax: +603 – 7956 6634
✉ E-mail: registration_ips@um.edu.my
ASSESSMENT UNIT☏ Tel: +603 – 7967 6278/4603
Fax: +603 – 7967 44226299
✉ E-mail : examips@um.edu.my
FINANCE & SCHOLARSHIP UNIT☏ Tel: +603 – 7967 4604 / 6996
Fax: +603 – 7967 4434
✉ E-mail: finance_ips@um.edu.my
THESIS UNIT☏  Tel: +603 – 7967 6284
Fax: +603 – 79674 6299
✉  Email : ips_thesis@um.edu.my
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT UNIT☏Tel: +603 – 7967 4419
Fax: +603 – 7967 4606
✉ E-mail: ips_upskill@um.edu.my