Research Opportunities

Study Opportunities

Application for research based degree is open throughout the year. These degrees require you to complete an individual research project and submit a dissertation. Interested applicant should first visit the website of the respective research groups (refer Research Groups FSKKP information) to identify the potential supervisor. We encourage the applicants to communicate with the potential supervisor in the process of preparing the research proposal which is compulsory for the admission application.

Application shall be processed so that successful applicants can start their candidature in current academic semester. Applicants are encouraged to follow-up with the Institute of Graduate Study (IPS) OR This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on the status of their application one month after submitting the application.

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Scholarship Offer

UMP does provide a limited number of financial assistance for deserving candidates. These assistances may cover living cost only or cover both living expenses and tuition fees.

Candidates requiring financial assistance to study in UMP must apply for assistance before commencing their study in UMP. Such candidates should only commence their candidature when their application is successful. Applicants who are not dependent on financial assistance from UMP may commence their study at anytime. Applicants must be fully responsible for the financial application of their decision to commence their study.

The financial assistance by UMP are in two forms, being:
  1. Graduate Research Scheme (GRS), and
  2. Doctoral Scholarship Scheme (DSS)

GRS provides RM1500 per month meant to cover student living cost. For prudent student, this amount could also be enough to help pay for tuition. DSS provide assistance to cover both living and tuition cost. However DSS is meant only for student registered in doctoral program. The amount provided for living cost is RM1800 per month.

In addition, the university also provide postgraduate research grant scheme (UMP-PRGS). This financial support is to assist full time research students of UMP (both Masters and PhD) to undertake meritorious research activities such as attending conferences, buying stationaries, research materials etc. The application is open throughout the year at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and it must be applied by the main supervisor of the research student.

Research Jobs

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
    • The University now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Fellows. Please visit for further information about post-doctoral research fellowship.
  • Research Assistant
    • Please contact the Deputy Dean of Research for further assistance.
  • Working Student Scheme
    • Please contact the Deputy Dean of Research for further assistance.

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