The programmes will focus on theory and practice of designing and building hardware and software systems for a wide range of purposes; processing, structuring, and managing various kinds of information; doing scientific studies using computers; making computer systems behave intelligently; creating and using communications and entertainment media; finding and gathering information relevant to any particular purpose, and so on. Accordingly, the programme s aim to produce graduates who are knowledgeable, competitive and skills in theory and practice of computer science or information technology to deal with an organization's computing needs.

Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
College of Art & Sciences,
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

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Tel: +604-928 5299
Fax: +604-928 5297

Available Programmes

Research Area(s)

  • Big Data
  • Bio-informatics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Performance Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Forensics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Mining
  • Database Design & Technology
  • Decision Analysis
  • E-Business & E-Commerce
  • E-Health
  • Forecasting
  • Genetic Algorithm
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Management
  • Information System
  • Information Technology Transfer (Innovation, Adoption, Acceptance)
  • Intelligent System
  • IPv6
  • IT & Social Impact
  • IT Policy
  • IT Strategic Planning
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management Information System
  • Mobile AdHoc Networks
  • Mobile Applications
  • Network Performance
  • Network Security
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Design & Development
  • Software Engineering Process
  • Software Quality
  • Software Requirement Engineering
  • Technopreneurship
  • Web Engineering

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Local Applicant

Main Campus:
Semester 1: 30th June
Semester 2: 30th November
Semester 3: 30th March

UUMKL & Other Centres: 
Semester 1: 30th June
Semester 2: 30th November
Semester 3: 30th March

International Applicant*

Main Campus:
Semester 1: 30th May
Semester 2: 31st October
Semester 3: 28th February

*International applicants are encouraged to apply at least three months before deadline


  1. Research Proposal (for Programme by Research):
    1. Masters - 1,000 to 1,500 words
    2. PhD - 1,500 to 2,000 words
  2. Applicants without professional qualification (Bachelor of Education/ Diploma in Education/Certificate of Education) are required to attend and pass the courses as required by the University.
  3. PhD applicants need to attend interview related to field of study being applied. 


  1. For sponsored applicant: Letter of Undertaking
  2. For self sponsored:
    1. Master candidate: Minimum balance of USD5,000.00 in own account
    2. Doctoral candidate: Minimum balance of USD10,000.00 in own account