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The Graduate Studies & Research (GSR) Office provides the operational environment for graduate studies, research and publications of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB). The GSR Office aims to contribute to the University’s strategic aims and to ensure UTB becomes a premier centre for quality education, research and innovation.

To ensure Graduate Studies and Research at the University is relevant and productive, the GSR Office encourages strong and vibrant links with Government Departments and Industries, and provides support to the research activities of University staff. The GSR Office aims to further improve the day-to-day management of graduate studies and research and ensure quality control of both the graduate programmes and research activities. The GSR Office supports the University’s endeavour to achieve recognition in research, creativity and innovation in order to contribute to intellectual, economic and social development, both nationally and internationally.

For further information please contact:

The Graduate Studies & Research Office
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
Jalan Tungku Link BE 1410
Brunei Darussalam

Introduction

Since its official upgrade to University status in 2008, UTB is in the exciting process of transforming from an institute nationally renowned for its strong academic programmes to a leading university of Engineering and Technology of high academic and research calibre at both national and international levels.
UTB has established itself as a reputable institution at both national and international levels. Coupled with the ever-increasing staff with high academic and research capabilities, it is now catering for the production of professionals at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Suitable applicants are now invited for enrolment into our Graduate programmes leading to Masters and Doctoral degrees.

UTB currently offers the following graduate programmes:

Enrolment

UTB processes applications for graduate studies twice a year. January Intake and August Intake.

Master’s by Coursework:
Closing date of application for August Intake is 30th April.
Application acceptance notification in June-July.

Master’s by Research and PhD:
Closing date for January application is 4th September.
Notification of acceptance is expected in October-November.

Closing date for August application is 30th April.
Notification of acceptance is expected in June-July.

Application portal is available at here


Coursework Programme

Tutition Fee per Programme (Full Time)

Tuition Fee per semester (Part Time)


Course

Brunei Citizen & PR

International

Brunei Citizen & PR

International


Msc in Management & Techology


3,500


5,250


2,250


3,375


MSc in Computing & Information Systems


3,500


5,250


Not available


Not available


MSc in Information Security


3,500


5,250


2,250


3,375


MSc in Mechanical Engineering


3,500


5,250


Not available


Not available


MSc in Electrical & Electronics Engineering


3,500


5,250


2,500


3,750


MSc in Petroleum Engineering


8,000


12,000


2,500


3,750


MSc in Water Resources & Environmental Engineering


3,500


5,250


Not available


Not available


Research Programmes

Tutition Fee per Programme (Full Time)

Tuition Fee per semester (Part Time)


Course

Brunei Citizen & PR

International

Brunei Citizen & PR

International


PhD


12,000


15,000


12,000


15,000


MSc by Research


4,000


6,000


4,000


6,000

In addition to the above tuition fees, there are some other fees, such as offer acceptance fee, registration fee, exam fee etc.
For further information, please contact Assistant Registrar of GSRO, Hjh Mariam Rahman at mariam.rahman@utb.edu.bn

Scholarship Opportunities
UTB has several scholarship opportunities for graduate studies.

1. Scholarship through Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT):
This is only for foreign applicants.
Detail of this scholarship and application procedure can be obtained from MOFAT website: http://www.mofat.gov.bn/Pages/BDScholarship.aspx

2. Ministry of Education (MoE) Scholarship:
This is for Bruneians (Yellow IC) only, not more than 30 years old. This scholarship is offered to the applicants who are accepted for admission (PhD, Master’s by Research and Master’s by Coursework). University usually does the processing to forward the scholarship request to the ministry of education once the applicants accept the admission offer and fill in the scholarship application form.
The scholarship includes tuition fees waiver and a monthly allowance of about 400.00 BND.

3. UTB Scholarship for Graduate Students

UTB scholarships are provided to:           

  •   Attract high calibre candidates to conduct full-time graduate studies by research (masters or PhD) and to contribute to research outcomes
  •   Support life long learning through financial support to highly motivated candidates who cannot qualify for MOE scholarships (such as due to age)
  •   Attract highly qualified international candidates and contribute to diversity among UTB community

Terms of Scholarship    

  •   Waiver of programme fees only. Other fees apply
  •   Stipend of BND$750 per month for up to 24 and 36 months for Masters and PhD candidates, respectively
  •   A return airfare to country of origin is provided for international scholarship recipients
  •   The scholarship cannot be held with other financial support unless written approval is given by UTB
  •   Assist in supervised teaching and learning activities in appropriate modules as instructed by UTB
  •   UTB reserves the right to amend terms of the scholarship at any time

Candidates must be:     

  •   Full-time students registered in MSc by research or PhD programmes
  •   Either citizens or permanent residents of Brunei or international students. The scholarship is conferred based on academic excellence. If candidates have equal academic excellence, the scholarship will be conferred to citizens and permanent residence of Brunei and international students, in that order of preference
  •  Holders of First Class undergraduate degree, or if applying using masters degree, holders of Master degree with Distinction from a university acceptable by UTB Senate (For applicants in the PhD programme)
  •  Holders of at least a Second Upper undergraduate degree from a university acceptable by UTB Senate (For applicants in the MSc by Research programme)
  •  While candidates with the above degrees from reputable universities are eligible, those from prestigious, rigorous and highly ranked universities will, everything else being equal, have an advantage.
  • Recipients must be under the age of 35 year at the time the window for graduate admissions closes.

4. Other scholarships:
There are research assistantship opportunities depending on the available research funds.

Dean of GSR

Professor Dr Ardeshir Bahreininejad
E| ardeshir.bahreininejad@utb.edu.bn

Deputy Dean of GSR

Associate Professor Dr Mohammad Rakib Uddin
E: rakib.uddin@utb.edu.bn

Assistant Registrar

Hjh Mariam binti Haji Abdul Rahman
E: mariam.rahman@utb.edu.bn
T: 2461020 ext 5143

Research Coordinator

Dr Asem Kasem
E: asem.kasem@utb.edu.bn

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