Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research

Apply for admission through APEL

It has been your lifelong aspiration to pursue a Master’s degree study but do not have the requisite Bachelor’s qualification to apply for admission?

Dream no more. Now you CAN! 

With the announcement by MQA via its notification letter No. 2/2014 [Ref No. MQA.100-1/7/2(1)] dated 13 Feb 2014 on the implementation of APEL, you can now apply for admission into the following Master’s degree programmes by Coursework in UTAR through APEL:

  • Master of Business Administration 
  • Master of Business Administration (Corporate Governance) 
  • Master of Business Administration (Building Management) 
  • Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management) 
  • Master of Project Management 
  • Master of Information Systems 
  • Master of Communication 
  • Master of Strategic Communication 
  • Master of Environmental Technology 
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical) 
  • Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Master of Engineering (Electronic Systems)

What is APEL?
APEL, which stands for “Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning”, provides an 'alternative' entry method to those who do not possess the requisite formal qualification to further their education to a higher level. 

To qualify to be assessed by APEL, you must be a Malaysian citizen of at least 30 years of age and possess at least STPM / A-level / Diploma / Equivalent qualification with relevant work experience. 

Read more about APEL, click here 
(i) APEL A Brochure
(ii)APEL C Brochure