About Us

The Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research(CPSR) is responsible for the effective administration of postgraduate programmes and serve as the research management centre to manage internal and external grants of TAR UC. The Centre provides infrastructure and support as follows:

  • Provide support for high quality postgraduate teaching and research with strong professional and application focused;
  • Provide the research ecosystem and support to academic staff in pursuance of scholarly and research activities;
  • Assist and support the respective faculties for the smooth running of postgraduate programmes.


Postgraduate Programmes

The Centre enrolls qualified students from a diverse background which contributes to an exciting and vibrant learning environment at postgraduate levels for both staff and students. TAR UC is committed to significantly increase research-based graduate studies at the Kuala Lumpur Main campus in the next five years.

Currently, the postgraduate programmes offered are:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science (Life Sciences) by Research
  • Master of Science (Physical Science) by Research

The Centre has in its pipeline upcoming Master's and Doctorate programmes (by taught course and by research) to cover the following areas:

  • Finance & investment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Conducting Polymer
  • Nanocomposite
  • Molecular Biology
  • Psychology
  • Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Business Analytics

Taught course postgraduate programmes are developed in consultation with employers and professionals in industry to ensure relevance and acceptability to commerce and industry. Global perspectives are sought with key partner universities overseas to ensure global and international relevance so that our graduates are well fit for the global workplace. With the global changing economy in sight, a graduate qualification has become a necessity in achieving greater career leverage in the global marketplace.



Research Activities

To support the Master's degree by Research, there are in total 14 research centres that have been established within the respective faculties of TAR UC focusing on the following research areas: microbiology, biotechnology, advanced nanocomposite, nano-polymer, chemical analysis, applied physics, embedded system, ICT, sports and health science, STEM Education-Technology, multimodal signal processing, psychology, instructional strategies, business and policy, entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability research.


We welcome research assistants and postgraduate students to join our progressive research team. If you have a good Bachelor's Degree, apply to be Research Assistant with us and you may be sponsored with scholarship to do Master's degree by research and undertake part-time tutoring in the relevant Faculty.


Come and talk to our academics in the faculty to discuss research proposal for admission to postgraduate by research programmes or for research assistantship post. Feel free to drop by at CPSR office at Block SB East Campus for assistance.


Please visit http://www.tarc.edu.my/cpsr/programme_offer.jsp for more information on Postgraduate study either by taught course or by research.

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