-Professional Diploma Programme is an alternative education pathway for those who do not fulfill entry requirements for
Executive Diploma Programme.
-The entry requirements are more relaxed, it has shorter study duration and competitive course fee.
-It can increase the number of students in executive programmes.
The objectives of Professional Diploma are:
-To offer alternative education pathway to executives who do meet the minimum entry requirements to join existing Executive Diploma Programme
-To increase the accessibility of lifelong education locally or internationally.
-To increase the income of UTMSPACE and its Smart partners by having flexible entry requirements.
-To inculcate the lifelong learning culture among working adults in Malaysia.
The following is the structure of Professional Diploma Programme Programme:
Total No. of Module
Credit Per Module
Total Study Hours
This is a part time course; normally it will take 12 months or 3 semesters to complete a Professional Diploma Programme. Refer to the schedule below:
Entry requirements for Professional Diploma Programme are:
-A pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia or equivalent.
-Five (5) years working experience in related field.
Note:Interview sessions will be conducted for candidates who do not meet the above requirements.
There two types of assessments, on-going assessments (formative) and final examination (summative). On-going assessments will contribute about 40%-60%. The following are suggested on-going assessments for this programme.
Observation is also used, especially for subjects with learning outcomes that cannot be tested in the final examination
Professional Diploma Programme is an alternative to Executive Diploma Programme offered by UTMSPACE to cater to market demands. The target group of this programme is applicants or candidates who fail to meet the entry requirement for Executive Diploma Programme. Therefore, MQA accreditation cannot be awarded since the standard and the criteria of MQA are not being fulfilled.
Executive Programmes and International Division
School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE)
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
35-50,Jalan Kebudayaan 1,
81300 Skudai, Johor
Tel : 07-5215325/ 07-5213196
Fax : 607-5215327