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What will I learn?

Master of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy) or in short, MSTIP, is a programme that offers a niche specialized policy programme that caters for the areas of science, technology and innovation as postgraduate studies. A total of 45 credits is required for graduation, comprising 11 taught modules of 3 credits each and a master project worth 9 credits. The duration of study is 1½ years for full-time.


Strong observational, analytical, synthesizing skills within which they are able to consolidate STI issues into scholarly policy research and writing.

Able to demonstrate effective communication skills and practice professional and societal responsibilities, whilst able to conceptualize and execute STI research independently from responsible ethical perspectives.

Demonstrate adaptability in different roles. Responsibilities, surrounding and communities, enabling them to contribute and lead in their organizations and society.

Able to manage the scholarship of STI policy studies to benefit humankind and aware of related potential entrepreneurial opportunities and higher-order thinking skills necessary to solve research problems through innovation and creativity, which also drive them to be life, long learners.


Ability to relate STI knowledge to interpret professional behavior appropriate to the process of policy implementation and formulation

Ability to formulate original policy, design and organize research scientifically to solve problems and evaluate current STI policy model

Ability to analyze a situation, rationalize and response effectively verbally and write in scholarly publications

Able to demonstrate professionalism ethically in research and explain ethics related to STI policy from the aspects of social responsibilities

Able to analyze and apply current knowledge independently and manage information effectively to produce innovative research

Able to show managerial skills and recognize entrepreneurial opportunities in STI policies.

Which department am I in?

Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
Tuition fees: RM 22,750 for the entire course
Start date

Expected February, September 2023


Kuala Lumpur Campus

Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

54100, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a bachelor degree with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor degree and experience in the related field recognized by the senate. English Language Requirements: IELTS ? Band 6.0; TOEFL ? 550; TOEFL (IBT) ? 79ELS CIEP LEVEL 108 & 109.

For international students

A Bachelor’s Degree with good honors from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or

A qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in the relevant field recognized by the Senate.

Applicant must fulfill one of the options below:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum scores of 550 or TOEFL IBT 79

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum scores of 6.0

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP): Completion of ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 107 or higher

Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR): The minimum scale of B2


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