Candidates enrolled in the Master of Music programme are required to follow a scheme of research under a principal supervisor with expertise in the related field of study as appointed by the university. Areas of supervision in the field of music include psychology, teaching and learning processes, motivation, curriculum design and evaluation, instrument pedagogy, examinations and assessment, musicology, composition and performance. Candidates may be required to pass relevant proficiency tests and defend their proposal as determined by the Faculty of Music before undertaking the research. All postgraduate research candidates are required to attend courses in Research Methodology & Presentation Skills, Thesis Writing & Data Analysis organized by the Institute of Graduate Studies. At the end of the programme upon fulfilling these requirements, candidates will submit a written thesis for examination.

Entry Requirement
Bachelor of Music in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or any other suitable and equivalent qualifications as approved by the UiTM Senate; AND pass the interview and audition (if required) conducted by the Faculty of Music.

Course List

MU750 is a research based degree and does not have course listings.

Job Opportunities

Graduates are eligible to apply to teach at universities and other educational institutes. Graduates may also apply for other music-related jobs.

Opportunities for Further Studies

Masters students would be able to proceed to MU950 in UiTM. Alternately, they may do postgraduate degrees and diplomas in universities around the world.


Prof Madya Dr Chong Yew Yoong
Coordinator, Graduate Studies

Faculty of Music
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Section 17 Campus, Block F
40200 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Tel: 03 5522 7355 / 7461
Fax: 03 5522 7464
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