About MSc programs at Asia e University:

This AeU MSc program enhances the candidates’ research, analytical and conceptual skills. AeU MSc program is one of the few research-based accredited Masters programs by MQA Malaysia and currently recognized by Ministries of Higher Education in many Asian countries including Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

The MSc supervisor shall be selected from the students region (same or neighboring country) and approved by AeU School of Graduate Studies and AeU Senate. This ensures ability of supervisor to provide direct care to student and also ensures relevance of students research topic based on meeting local and regional requirements.

The AeU MSc degree enables its holders to participate heavily in the knowledge-based society and improve the quality of life for themselves and others. They will also be able to enhance their economic competitiveness in the Middle Eastern, Africa, and global market.

AeU provides its MSc candidates with an e-Library, accessible anywhere and anytime, consisting of a wide collection of academic resources including e-Books, e-Journals, reference materials, and many more. Being a platform for 33 ACD member countries, AeU gives the opportunity to its candidates to access a variety of references in those countries’ HEIs.

MSc Research Programs:

1.       Management

2.       Education

3.       Information Technology

4.       Social Science

5.       Humanities and Arts

Entry requirement:

Bachelor's Degree (or an equivalent degree) in any field, recognized by AeU Senate.

Program language:

The Program is offered in English as well as in Arabic. Since the Program is research-based without taught courses included, the student may choose to write the research in English or in Arabic, and use the same language during his/her research at the final Viva defense. Upon choosing English, the applicant should have a mark of at least 5.5 in IELTS, or 500 in TOEFL, or its equivalent.

Duration and Admission:

·         New applicants can be admitted at any time in the year. Once admitted, a student shall be assigned a supervisor to guide him/her throughout his/her study. At an early stage, a special session will be organized online using virtual classroom platform in order to brief students on research methodology.

 ·         A student can normally complete his/her research work and apply to sit for research defense in 2 years.


The Program is accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia, as well as by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) which is a regionally and internationally reputed accreditation body based in Malaysia. However, this program is studied as external program for students resident in the GCC and other Arab countries, and therefore is not associated with Ministries of Higher Education in this region.

Application and Admission Procedures

a. The applicant should apply by emailing a scanned copy of:

·         Bachelor Certificate;

·         Passport

·         Personal Recent Photo

·         Recent CV

·         Research Intent Document

to: menamanage@aeu.edu.my

The applicant should also pay the admission fees and scan the transfer voucher and email it along with the other documents (this is a non-refundable fee whether the applicant is accepted or rejected).

b. AeU will email the Admission Letter to the applicant within 2 weeks from application date.

c. Once an applicant is notified about admission, he/she should immediately pay the fees according to the payment schedule.

Program’s fees and Payment Method

·         Admission Fees: USD250.

·         Total Program Fees: USD12000.

The fees are paid on annual installments, USD6000 per installment.

If the student needed more than 2 years to complete his/her work then an extra amount of USD3000 should be paid per each extra year. The payment is made either electronically or via direct wire transfer to a specified account which shall be announced in due time to the new and ongoing students.

Applicants for the above programs may also apply for scholarship grants. Qualified cases shall be provided scholarship grant up to maximum 50% of the program fees.