FACULTY OF RESOURCE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Research Programme


Research programme refers to graduate programme that is wholly research based. Student is assigned to an experienced member of academic staff as supervisor or to a supervisory panel. A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University.

The academic progress of research student is evaluated two times a year through progress reports. The degree is examined through the presentation of a thesis and a viva voce examination. A student who has satisfied the Graduate Studies Committee in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the degree.

The fields of specialisations that the university offers are available within the research niche of each faculty/institute/center. Potential students are advised to look for supervisor by directly contacting them. You can prepare your research proposal following the template here.

The research programmes UNIMAS offers are:

Entry Requirements (as approved by Senate Nos. 02/2014 -13)
  • A Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate; or;
  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent with at least CGPA of 2.50 and did not achieve CGPA of 2.75, may be admitted depends on rigorous internal evaluation, or
  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent but with CGPA less than 2.50, may be admitted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field.
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate.
  • For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 5.5 or its equivalent ( eg. TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test-196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70 ) is required.
Duration of Study

The normal duration of study for a Master's degree (by research) is (2 - 4) years full-time or (3 - 6) years part-time.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is a research degree by thesis under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel. A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University. The minimum duration of studies is 3 - 6 years full-time and 4 - 8 years part-time.

The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through the progress reports. Final assessment is through thesis and a viva-voce examination.

A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

  • A Master Degree with good pass from an approved university in an area relevant to the candidate's proposed area of research.
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate
  • For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 5.5 or its equivalent (e.g TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test-196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70) is required
Duration of Study

For a PhD, the normal duration is (3 - 6) years full-time and (4 - 8) years part-time.

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Biology
  • Aquatic Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biodiversity
  • Biopolymer
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Community Ecology
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Evolution
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forest Science
  • Genetic
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Marine Science
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Mycology
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Plant Science
  • Plant Systematics
  • Soil Science
  • Water Resource Management
  • Wood Science
  • Wood Protection
  • Zoology

Resource Biotechnology:
Dr Azham bin Zulkharnain

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Dr Azham bin Zulkharnain

Senior Lecturer

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Resource Chemistry
Dr Rafeah binti Wahi

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Dr Rafeah binti Wahi

Senior Lecturer

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Aquatic Resource Science & Management
Associate Professor Dr Ruhana binti Hassan

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Associate Professor Dr Ruhana binti Hassan

Associate Professor

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Plant Resource Science & Management:
Dr Hollena Nori

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Dr Hollena Nori

Plant Resource Science and Management

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Animal Resource Science & Management
Encik Badiozaman bin Sulaiman

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Encik Badiozaman bin Sulaiman

Lecturer

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For More Information:

http://www.postgrad.unimas.my/research-programmes

Associate Professor Dr Edmund Sim Ui Hang,Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Research),Faculty of Resource Science and Technology,University Malaysia Sarawak,94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, MALAYSIA,(60-82) 583199,Fax : + (60-82) 583160,Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.