About Us

About Us

The Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research(CPSR) is responsible for the effective administration of postgraduate programmes and serve as the research management centre to manage internal and external grants of TAR UMT. The Centre provides infrastructure and support as follows:

  • Provide support for high quality postgraduate teaching and research with strong professional and application focused;
  • Provide the research ecosystem and support to academic staff in pursuance of scholarly and research activities;
  • Assist and support the respective faculties for the smooth running of postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Programmes

The Centre enrolls qualified students from a diverse background which contributes to an exciting and vibrant learning environment at postgraduate levels for both staff and students. TAR UMT is committed to significantly increase research-based graduate studies at the Kuala Lumpur Main campus in the next five years.

Currently, the postgraduate programmes offered are:

By Coursework:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Corporate Governance
  • Master of Investment Management
  • Master of Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Science in Real Estate Development
  • Master of Science in Property & Facilities Management
  • Master of Science in Construction Project Management
  • Master of Science in Construction Contract Management
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Arts in English Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education

By Research:

  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Life Science)
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Arts (Psychology)
  • Master of Science (Food Science)
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Built Environment
  • Master of Science in Sport Science
  • Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Life Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physical Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Sports Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematical Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Food Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Finance
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

The Centre has in its pipeline upcoming Master's and Doctorate programmes (by taught course and by research) to cover the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Conducting Polymer
  • Nanocomposite
  • Molecular Biology
  • Psychology
  • Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Business Analytics

Taught courses of postgraduate programmes are developed in consultation with employers and professionals in industry to ensure relevance and acceptability to commerce and industry. Global perspectives are sought with key partner universities overseas to ensure global and international relevance so that our graduates are well fit for the global workplace. With the global changing economy in sight, a graduate qualification has become a necessity in achieving greater career leverage in the global marketplace.

Research Activities

To support the Master's degree and Doctoral by Research, there are in total 30 research centres that have been established within the respective faculties of TAR UMT focusing on the following research areas: Microbiology, Biotechnology, Advanced nanocomposite, Nano-polymer, Chemical analysis, Applied physics, Embedded system, ICT Innovations and Creativity, Big Data Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Computer Networking and Cyber Security, Sports and health science, STEM Education-Technology, Multimodal signal processing, Psychology, Instructional strategies, Business and policy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and sustainability research, Business model innovation, Media & communiation, Creative arts research and design, Social integration, soft skills and language enhancement research, Education and social science, Construction research, Building information modelling (BIM) technologies, and Socioeconomics.

We welcome research assistants and postgraduate students to join our progressive research team. If you have a good Bachelor's Degree, apply to be Research Assistant with us and you may be sponsored with scholarship to do Master's degree by research and undertake part-time tutoring in the relevant Faculty.

Come and talk to our academics in the faculty to discuss research proposal for admission to postgraduate by research programmes or for research assistantship post. Feel free to drop by at CPSR office at Block SB East Campus for assistance.


Please visit here for more information on Postgraduate studies either by taught course or by research.

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Contact Us


TELEPHONE: +603-41450100
Whatsapp: 011-1058 5971
Ext no. 3637, 3725
EMAIL : cpsr@tarc.edu.my

8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday to Friday, except for public holidays)

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