M.Sc. Materials Chemistry


UTHM Campus Pagoh
2° 8' 54.1176" N, 102° 43' 50.7792" E

The Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology is ideally located in Pagoh education hub; a truly holistic place of learning that will prepare you to change the world. Qualified and experienced researcher and academics are supported by some of the world’s advanced laboratory types of equipment to ensure the best education for the students.

The course consists of twelve (12) months full-time intensive programme of lectures and a dissertation based on individual research and development in the selected fields of modern materials chemistry under the supervision of expert academic staff. A part-time student may complete the course within twenty-four (24) months subjected to the flexibility of the programme.

One year course is designed to provide you with the theoretical and practice skill for employment in a diverse range of industries that require materials chemistry expertise. The curriculum has been developed with the input from experienced academic staff and also by the industry advisory board to provide the students with the necessary skills required by the industries. 

Entry Requirements: 


  • Bachelor of Science Degree with honours from Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia or any other Higher Learning Institutions recognised by the Senate
  • Other qualifications equivalent to Bachelor Degree with related experience deemed acceptable by the Senate
  • Minimum CPA (Mixed-mode) : 2.75
  • Other Qualifications will be considered: Working experiences in related field for those who do not meet the minimum CPA


  • A minimum score of 5.5 for IELTS or
  • 500 for TOEFL or
  • Band 3 for MUET or it’s equivalent.

Duration of Study: 

  • Full Time: Minimum of Twelve (12) months
  • Part Time: Minimum of Twenty Four (24) months

Tuition Fees: 

  • Local Student: MYR1400 / semester
  • International Student: MYR 3160 / semester

(Terms and Conditions apply, the fees may increase for every intake)

More detail, see Education Fees.

Contact Us: 

For further information of MSc (Materials Chemistry), please contact Dr. Suzi Salwah Binti Jikan /

Programme Structure: 

Full time course will be conducted in one year course. Student should complete 42 credit hours.

First Semester:

Course Code Course Name Credit hours
CWK 10000 Research Methodology Compulsory
CWK 10103 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3
CWK 10203 Materials Chemistry and Technology 3
CWK 10303 Biomaterial Technology 3
CWK 1**03 Elective 1 3
CWK 1**03 Elective 2 3
  Total 15

Elective Course (two courses should be selected):

Course Code Course Name Credit hours
CWK 10703 Dyes and Drugs Technology 3
CWK 10803 Catalysis 3
CWK 10903 Membrane Separation Technology 3
CWK 11003 Polymer Technology 3


Short Semester:

Course Code Course Name Credit hours
CWK 10403 Chemical Analysis of Materials 3
CWK 10504 Dissertation 1 4
  Total 7

Second Semester:

Course Code Course Name Credit hours
CWK 10620 Dissertation 2 20
  Total 20
M.Sc. Materials Chemistry


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