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Degree in Bachelor of Science in Geology and Applied Geology is offered based on a semester system . This system provides students the chance to complete the course in a minimum of 6 semesters or 3 years.  Students who apply for the Geology course should have some background in Physics, Chemistry & Maths .  The medium of instruction is Bahasa Malaysia and English.

Undergraduate Programme 

Postgraduate Programme

Admission Requirements


For admission to the Masters degree programme either by research or coursework, the candidate must possess a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from the University of Malaya in the appropriate discipline or its equivalent as recognised by the University of Malaya Senate.  A candidate with lesser qualifications may be admitted based on suitable working experience in the relevant field.


For admission to the PhD programme the candidate must possess a Master degree from the University of Malaya or its equivalent as recognised by the University of Malaya Senate.

Registered MSc students have the opportunity to convert their candidature to a PhD if their research progresses have been deemed to be excellent.  Application for conversion has to be made at least 1 year and no later than 2 years after commencement of the MSc candidature.

Application for Admission

Application for admission to the research programmes may be submitted at anytime.  However, as fees are required to be paid on a semester basis, applicants are advised to register at the beginning of either Semester 1 or Semester 2.  Applications must be made using the appropriate application form obtainable from:

                                                    The Postgraduate Admission Unit
                                                    Institute of Postgraduate Studies  
                                                    University of Malaya 
                                                    50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA 

                                                    Tel: (603) 7967 4600/4601 
                                                    Fax: (603) 79568940/79674606

The department invites application for postgraduate courses
(Full-time or part-time in the following)

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