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Dear Returning & New Students

Please be informed that the period of study Second Semester (February 2015), A142 will commence from 23rd February 2015, until 6 June 2015.  Therefore, the first class will begin on 23rd February 2015 (Monday).

Thank you for your kind attention.

Dear All Researchers, Faculty Members and Case Writers,


Let us share an information.

7th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences will be hosted by Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYA-GSB) Universiti Utara Malaysia on 16th and 17th May 2015. Conference aims to provide a platform to scholars, academicians, practitioners, and business managers to share their valuable knowledge and experience with each other in the context of changing economics and social settings. Objective of the conference is to bring people from the academia and business world closer so that they can share the latest developments in the fields of economics, development studies, social sciences, business and technology.

Contributors can submit their papers as an email attachment: icessifrd@gmail.com, icess@ifrnd.org in doc or docx format. Please do mention name of the conference at the time of submission.

Publication opportunity

Actual Problems of Economics (Scopus, EBSCOHost, EconLit, ABI/Inform)
International Journal of Economic Research (SCOPUS, Elsevier’s Bibliographic Database)
International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research (SCOPUS, Eidatabases Index, EMBASE, EMCare)
Information Management and Business Review (ABI-INFORM, Business Dateline, EBSCOHost)
Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies (IBSS, ABI-INFORM, Business Dateline, EBSCOHost)
Journal of Social and Development Sciences (ProQuest Scoial Science, EBSCOHost)
Journal of Education and Vocational Research (Education Source, EBSCOHost)



Micro & Macro Economics
Public Management
Financial Economics
Development Economics
Sustainable Development
International Relations
Public Relations


Accounting & Finance
Behavioural Finance
Strategic Management
Research Methodology
Risk Management
Human Resource Management
Organizational Behavior
Work Integrated Learning

Social Sciences

Hospitality & Tourism

All accepted papers would be published in international peer reviewed journals if desired by the contributors.

For further information kindly visit: www.ifrnd.org





Hope best of your paper contributions.

Best Regards

Conference Chair
Prof. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail,
University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Conference Convenor
Associate Prof. Nor Azila Bt Mohd Noor, Ph. D.,
University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Contact: dileep@uum.edu.my for any clarification.

Dear Sir/Madam


Please note for those who have deferred register for First Semester of 2014/2015 (September 2014 Intake) A141, you are invited to register for the second semester of 2014/2015 (Feb 2015 intake) A142.

The currentRules and Regulations of Postgraduate Studies (clause 9.1) stated that:


‘Applicant who have been accepted into a programme of study but have not registered yet can opt to defer their registration by sending in a written application to the Dean.

The period of deferment cannot exceed one (1) semester’.


However, such offer isconsidered invalid if the candidates fail to register on the stipulateddate withoutinforming the Graduate School.

Further, following new ruling by the Malaysian Immigration Department effective 1st January 2014, allnew international students who want to pursue their studies in Malaysia are required to obtain a Visa With Reference (VWR) letter before entering Malaysia. The VWR will be issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur to all prospective students. In order to obtain this VWR, upon receiving this Offer Letter, you are required to submit the following complete documents via email to shima@uum.edu.my (AHSGS)/ sjamilah@uum.edu.my (GSGSG)/ rrozita@uum.edu.my (OYAGSB)  as soon as possible:

  1. Two (2) copies of the Offer Letter;
  2. Four (4) most recent passport-sized photographs (blue background only) measuring exactly 3.5 cm by 5 cm.
  3. Two (2) set of passport printed pages to be copied only on one side of the A4-sized paper (to be certified by the nearest Malaysian Embassy).
  4. One (1) copy of the information on the nearest Malaysian embassy address in your own country for collection of the VWR letter (to be printed on A4-sized paper)

The Centre for International Affairs and Cooperation (CIAC), UUM will e-mail you the VWR letter upon receiving it from the Malaysian Immigration Department. With the VWR letter, you are entitled for a Single Entry Visa on your passport to be obtained from the nearest Malaysian Embassy/Consulate in your country. Please bring along your Offer Letter, the VWR letter and your passport when applying your Single Entry Visa. Please be informed that if you do not have a VWR letter, you will not be allowed to enter Malaysia. For a full guide, please visit our website at http://ciac.uum.edu.my or contact our staff at CIAC over the phone +604-9283412/3413/3407 to seek further advice if necessary.


In View of the above you are invited to registerfor the Second Semester of 2014/2015 Session as indicated below.Failing to do so may result in the withdrawal of this offer.

08 February 2015 :

Arrival of international students


09 – 10 February 2015

(8.30 am to 4.00 pm)


Candidates to undergo medical check-up at the University Health Centre, purchase health insurance and make payment for all fees (total fees upon registration: please refer to your previous offer letter with additional of RM100 service fee)

11 February 2015

(8.30 am to 1.00 pm)



Candidates to register for the semester at the OYA, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

(2.00 pm to 4.00 pm  

Candidates to attend Postgraduate Briefing at OYA, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

15 February 2015

(8.30 am)


Students to sit for the ELPT at the foyer of Language Centre

(for students who do not fulfill English Language requirements)

Please refer to the Postgraduate Admission Guide available at www.oyagsb.uum.edu.my

Please take note that you are required to register and pass the following courses before you are allowed to defend your research proposal:

1. SCLE6014 Academic Writing
2. SZR6014 Research Methodology

Please be advised that the fees charged to new students are subject to the current rate of fees (refer to the fees upon registration).

Thank you.


Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) reserves the right to make amendments to the terms and conditions as may be deemed necessary from time to time. These amendments shall be applicable to new students.


Registration RM 750.00
Medical Examination RM 200.00
* Service fee RM 680.00
*Tuition (research) RM Refer to your previous offer letter
Tuition (pre-requisite courses) RM
International student bond (refundable) RM
Total RM  

(*payable every semester)               


Registration for English Language Placement Test (ELPT) RM 1000.00

Intensive English Course for International Postgraduate Students

(per semester)

RM 2880.00


Students undertaking studies for Ph.D and Master of Science (by research) related to Information Technology are required to pay computer fees minimum of RM 400.00 every semester to the maximum of RM 1200.00 for the whole duration of study.


Candidates must bring along the following documents during the registration day for verification by the College:

(i) Original letter of offer q
(ii) Original degree (Bachelor’s and/or Master’s) q
(iii) Original academic transcript q
(iv) Original certificate of English Qualification (IELTS/TOEFL) q
(v) Completed medical examination form (Section 2, 3 and 4 must be filled by the examining doctor) q
(vi) Proof of health insurance purchasing q
(vii) Proof of payment for registration q
(viii) Latest bank account statement that has at least USD2500 for candidate from ASEAN country and USD5000 for candidate from Non-ASEAN country. q


Candidates who fail to show any one of the above documents will NOT be allowed to register.

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