FAQ


1. How do I apply to the university I am interested in for my graduate studies?

A: You can check the website for the respective university.


2. What is the tuition fees of my graduate studies?

A: The fees are always listed in the university's website, but the tuitions could vary base on the 

discipline and annual intake.


3. What are the requirements needed for me to apply as a graduate student?

A: Generally, most Graduate Programs require students to have completed their undergraduate study with GPA of 3.0 and above and to meet the requirement for English Proficiency Test by taking IELTS, TOEFL, etc. 


4. How long do I need to spend studying to obtain my master degree qualification?

A:  Typically, all graduate studies takes about one to two years depending on the field you are in and you attend. Please refer to the website of the universities.


5. How many partner universities are collaborating with Xiamen University Malaysia?

A:  Currently we have 8 partnership so far. More collaborations are expected.  


6. Which are the universities Xiamen University Malaysia is working with for collaboration and what is the status of the progress?

University


Country

Status


Australia National    

University, Canberra




Australia



Memorandum of Understanding Signed


Dublin Business School, 

Ireland



Ireland


Memorandum of Understanding Signed


Strachclyde University, 

Glasgow



United Kingdom


Memorandum of Understanding signed


Newcastle University 

Upon Tyne 



United Kingdom

  


Memorandum of Understanding signed


Cardiff University, Wales


United Kingdom

  


Memorandum of Understanding signed


Victoria University of 

Wellington



New Zealand


Memorandum of Understanding signed


University of Cincinnati, Ohio




United States 

of America


Memorandum of Understanding, 

and Agreement signed


Hull University of 

Cottingham Road



United Kingdom


Memorandum of Understanding Signed


Southhampton University, 

England



United Kingdom


Memorandum of Understanding work in discussion


University of Sussex, 

Falmer, England



United Kingdom


Memorandum of Understanding work in discussion

  

7.  Am I eligible to apply for scholarship for my graduate study? 

A: You can always find the scholarship or financial support information in the universities' website, 

which you can apply if you meet the requirements. Some of our partner universities provide our students with 

tuition waiver scholarship. 


8.  Can I apply to the graduate program of the university I intend to attend, before obtaining my Bachelor's certificate?

A: Some universities would offer you a conditional offer based on the required documents (e.g.: academic transcripts, personal statements, recommendation letter, etc.) you submitted when applying. 


9.  Can I change my major of studies when pursuing my Master's program?

A: This depends on the major requirments of the university. Some conversion are greatly encouraged, some are not. Please come to the talk organized by International Affairs for the partner universities, more informations will be released. 


10.  Who can I turn to for more specific details about my graduate school application?

A:  You can call at 03-8705 5015 or email to intaffairs@xmu.edu.my to set an appointment to meet us, and we will be happy to help you. Also, in the university of your interest website, there will be an email you can write to and the person in charge will be glad to assist you. 


11. How many intakes are there for graduate school?

A: There is usually one intake but some university may have two. Check the university website for the 

exact one.

  

12.When can I start to apply for my graduate studies and when is the deadline to apply?

A: Check on the university of your interest website as each will have different dates.


13. What are the schedules of talks held by specific universities? 

Date/DayTimeVenueUniversity
16th October 2018 (Tuesday)10.30am - 12.00pmA4#G09Australian National University
23rd October 2018 (Tuesday)10.30am - 12.00pmA5#G06University of Sussex 
24th October 2018 (Wednesday)1.00pm - 2.30pmA4#G07Massey University
25th October 2018 (Thursday)1.00pm - 2.30pmA5#G06Cardiff University
30th October 2018 (Tuesday)
1.30pm - 3.00pmA5#G07Cardiff University: Computing 


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