• Master of Health Research Ethics (MOHRE)
  • mohre@um.edu.my

Prospective Students

This course seeks individuals who has a strong interest in the field of ethics particularly in health research. He/she places moral codes, integrity and honesty at a high regard. Being meticulous, having critical and analytical thinking skills are important as this course will engage students in assignments and activities that will involve discerning risky situations, assess ethical and unethical research practices and coming up with innovative solutions to complex ethics dilemmas in health research. Strong written and verbal communication skills are also crucial as the course will prepare its students for course-related jobs in the real-world that will involve a great deal of report preparation and interactions with researchers and policymakers. 

Candidate who wish to enrol in the programme should possess

A Bachelor’s degree with CGPA of at least 3.0 and above or equivalent

English language requirement

For applicants whose degree is from a university or institution of higher learning where instruction for that degree was not in English language must:

  • Obtain a score of 600 for a paper-based total (PBT); a score of 250 for a computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 100 for an internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or
  • Obtain a band of 6 for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Career prospects

Graduates of the programme will have the opportunity to explore careers related to health research ethics such as:

  • Research ethics committee member
  • University academician or lecturer
  • Researcher in health institutions
  • Manager of clinical research centres
  • Executive in ethics accreditation body 
  • Policy-maker in government agency


  • Date: 5th June 2021 (Saturday)

Session 1: 10.00am- 12.00pm

Session 2: 2.00pm-4.00pm

Last Update: 13/06/2022