BANGI, 20 September 2010 – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is widening its part time executive study and distance learning programmes to include post graduate studies up to the PhD level in Islamic Studies, Education and Economy.
For a start over 100 students
have enrolled for the post graduate programmes, said Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Prof Dato’ Ir. Dr.Hassan Basri (Academic and International Affairs) when
representing the Vice Chanellor, Prof Tan Sri Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan
Shahabuddin at the oath taking ceremony of the new students of the programme
for the 2010- 2011 session here on Saturday (18 September).
A total of 914 new
students for the part time and distance learning programmes took part in
This alternative learning
programme was designed to give opportunities to people already employed to
obtain higher qualifications, said Prof Hassan.
As a Research University, UKM
has the responsibility to provide opportunities to these group to gain tertiary
The availability of this
alternative learning programme allow those committed to their work or have
family commitments to continue their studies without having to leave their
In line with the 1 Malaysia concept,
the Executive learning and distance learning programmes are offered. More information on the program www.ukm.my