University of Nottingham Malaysia
Study in Malaysia

Find a postgraduate taught course

What is a postgraduate taught degree?

Studied over one year full-time, a taught masters degree is an intensive taught higher level academic degree with a dissertation or project.

Taught masters degrees can provide anything from vocational training to preparation for further research and demonstrate a mastery or high level of knowledge of a specific field of study.


What is the difference between a taught and research postgraduate degree?

A taught postgraduate degree focuses on classroom-based learning and typically includes a dissertation or project. In contrast, a research postgraduate degree emphasises independent research in a specific area of study.

Benefits of a postgraduate taught course

Choosing a postgraduate taught degree at the University of Nottingham Malaysia offers numerous advantages:

  • Specialised knowledge: Dive deeper into your chosen field and gain specialised knowledge that sets you apart in the job market.

  • Networking opportunities: Connect with industry leaders, alumni, and peers, opening doors to potential job opportunities and collaborations.

  • Career advancement: A postgraduate degree can lead to higher earning potential and open up leadership roles in your chosen field.

  • Research opportunities: Engage in cutting-edge research projects and contribute to advancements in your discipline.

How to choose the right course?

Selecting the right postgraduate taught course is crucial for your academic and career aspirations. Here are some steps to guide you:

  • Identify your goals: Understand whether you're looking for career advancement, a change in profession, or academic research.

  • Research the curriculum: Ensure the course content aligns with your interests and goals.

  • Consider the faculty: Look into the expertise and research interests of the faculty members.

Check for practical opportunities: Courses that offer internships, research projects, or industry collaborations can provide valuable real-world experience.

Arts and Social Sciences


University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

DULN001(B) (473520-K)

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8005

course enquiries: +6 03 8924 8686
Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm (Except on public holidays)

Make an enquiry