• Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE), UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC)
  • umpedac@um.edu.my
  • +603-22463246

The postgraduate programs in UMPEDAC are open to both local and international students who are qualified to pursue their graduate studies in:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (full research): Power Energy
  • Master of Philosophy (full research): Power Energy
  • Master of Renewable Energy (Coursework)

1. Research Programs

Study opportunities through research programs (Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy).

Specialization for research program:

  • Power Electronics
  • Wind Technology
  • Smart Transportation
  • Electrical Motor Drives
  • Fuel Cell Technology
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Machine Design
  • Power System
  • Power Quality
  • Smart Grid System
  • Energy Policy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Control and Automation
  • Power System Stability
  • Power System Optimization
  • Power System Protection
  • Energy Security

Admission Requirements

Candidates should possess a Bachelor Degree with honors not less than 3.0 CGPA in a related Engineering field or equivalent degree or any other qualification that may approved by Senate from time to time.

Applicants with a Bachelor degree less than 3.0 CGPA (i.e. between 2.7 – 2.99) are required to fulfill at least ONE of the following criteria:

  • Working experience in related field;
  • One (1) ISI publication;
  • Scholarship holder;
  • University of Malaya graduate.

For online application and other information, go here.

Language Requirements

Candidates should possess atleast IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if 1st degree is obtained from University where English is not the medium of instruction or Pass the English profiency test approved by the University.

2. Coursework Program

Master of Renewable Energy 

The Master of Renewable Energy program, which is a matching programme for the Master of Energy Science from Kyoto University, Japan under the UM-Kyoto University double Degree MoA, offers to produce expert in the field of Renewable Energy among local and international students.

Program Educational Objectives

PEO 1 Knowledgeable and skilled of application in the field of renewable energy.
PEO 2 Able to communicate and lead effectively teamwork in solving issues related to the field of renewable energy in creative and innovative way.
PEO 3 Realizing the needs of critical thinking and lifelong learning in self-development and development of the country.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  1. Shows expertise in the renewable energy field;
  2. Applying the practical skills in renewable energy;
  3. Relate the idea of community issues in renewable energy;
  4. Conducting research with minimal supervision and compliance with the regulations, ethics and codes of professional practice;
  5. Display leadership qualities through effective communication and collaboration among group and other parties related;
  6. Produce solutions to solve problems using scientific and critical thinking skills;
  7. Manage information for lifelong learning.

Contact Info
Dr. Tan Chia Kwang
Programme Coordinator
Master of Renewable Energy
E-mail: cktan@um.edu.my

Last Update: 11/07/2023