How to Apply

For admission into USM School of Mechanical Engineering at postgraduate level, an application has to be made at the USM Institute of Postgraduate Studies. The general application guidelines and application forms are available as electronic copy for download at IPS website (Click HERE for link).

As a general guide, the brief application flow is as follows:

  1. Contact the potential supervisor via e-mail, obtain his/her consent to supervise the study. Prepare the research proposal with the help of the supervisor. The proposal should contain the following sections: (i) Research background including a brief review of literature (ii) problem statement (iii) objective(s), (iv) scope of work (i.e. activities/work flow) and (v) list of equipment, facilities etc. required for the research.
  2. Visit the Institute of Postgradute Studies (IPS) website for the application procedure. Submit your application to IPS together with the research proposal AND a print out of the e-mail from the potential supervisor stating that he/she agrees to supervise the research project.
  3. Please note that a TOEFL score of 550 /IELTS Band 6.0 or higher is required for applicants from non-English speaking countries. For more information please contact the Assistant Registrar ( Alamat emel ini dilindungi dari Spambot. Anda perlu hidupkan JavaScript untuk melihatnya. )