School of Graduate Studies, UTM
The School of Graduate Studies (SPS) nurtures, promotes and advances outstanding achievement in graduate education at UTM. SPS monitors and formulates policies pertaining to the development of graduate studies and coordinates with UTM faculties to develop and enhance the quality of graduate education. This entails that students are provided with academic training of the highest standard in research and other scholarly activities.
Postgraduate studies offers the opportunity to expand knowledge and enhance expertise in any particular field. For some, it is to develop new experience. While for others it might be a beginning of an entirely new phase in their professional careers. UTM offers a flexible framework to help students reach their desired objectives.
SPS is located at the F54 building in UTM Johor Bahru and its Kuala Lumpur branch is at the UTM Kuala Lumpur Campus. Its location is very near to International Student Centre to ensure better interaction with international postgraduate students. Students could enjoy serene surroundings while having their transaction in SPS.
Postgraduate studies have been offered in UTM since 1982 shortly after the National Technical Institute (ITK) was upgraded to UTM in 1975. The School of Graduate Studies (SPS) UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia was established soon after UTM was given the approval by the Malaysian Ministry of Education on October 15, 1992.
On March 2, 1993 the senate agreed to change the name of SPS to Centre of Graduate Studies (PPS) due to technical issues to ensure it is in line with the UTM Constitution (Akta Universiti dan Kolej Universiti 1971, Perintah (Pengecualian) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,(1976). However the name SPS was reintroduced in January 1, 2000 as it is in line with the University and College Act 1971 – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Constitution (1998).