PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The Master of Government Degree is a professional programme focusing on understanding the workings and challenges of an Islam-driven system of government. The programme seeks to develop highly educated and skilled workers with knowledge related to: leadership, Islamic governance, strategy, policy and implementation.

  • List of Modules
    CODE MAJOR CORE MODULES MC
    1 CG-5101 Islamic Governance & Leadership ** 4
    2 CG-5102 Islam and Society 4
    3 CG-5103 Civil Service, Law & Government 4
    4 CG-5104 Islamic Epistemology & Research Methods 4
    5 CG-5105 Action Learning for Professional Development 4
    6 XX-XXXX Data Analytics and Report Writing 4
    7 XX-XXXX Action-based Research project 12
    Total MC 36
    CODE MAJOR CORE MODULES MC
    1 XX-XXXX Principles of Islamic Economics 4
    2 XX-XXXX Islamic International Relations 4
    3 XX-XXXX Principles of Public Policy * 4
    4 XX-XXXX The Negara System of Government * 4
    5 XX-XXXX Strategy & Delivery Methods * - ** 4
    6 XX-XXXX Government & Civic Society 4
    Total MC 24
  • Entry Requirements
    Minimum Qualifications (either one of the following)
    Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree AND at least five (5) years of working experience at executive or management level
    Other Qualifications Any other qualification which is deemed equivalent or fit may be considered by Faculty and approved by Senate on a case-by-case basis.
    Minimum English Requirement (either one the following)
    GCE O’ Level At least a credit in English Language at GCE 'O' Level
    IGCSE English as a Second language Grade B
    IELTS 6.5
    TOEFL 550

    The applicant may be required to undergo an interview on a case by case basis.

  • Programme Duration
    Mode of study Part-time
    Duration Maximum of 10 years
  • Fees
    Fees
    Total programme fee BND $8400
    4 Modular credits (MC) BND $700
    A minimum total of 48 modular credits (MC) are required for the award of the Master of Government programme.
  • How to apply
    Intake Closing Date For Application
    August 2018 17th January 2018
    Please complete the Request Information Form and
    send by E-mail to
    office.c3l@ubd.edu.bn
    or submit to:
    Centre for Lifelong Learning (C3L),
    Second Floor, ILIA Building,
    Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
    Jalan Tungku Link, BE 1410,
    Brunei Darussalam.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I apply if I don’t meet the minimum entry requirements?

    We welcome applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least five (5) years of working experience at an executive or management level. Alternatively, applicants who do not meet the requirements stated but may have other formal qualifications deemed equivalent or appropriate (e.g. formal training, relevant professional experience) may be considered and approved for admission on a case-by-case basis.*

    B100 or EDP participants may also qualify for module exemptions subject to approval.

    How are the classes conducted? Will I need to attend classes in person?

    All classes are conducted online through CANVAS - students have access to digital resources such as video lectures, presentations and readings. However, you may be required to meet your lecturer atleast once a month either online or in person (depending on the module).

    What equipment do I need to take classes online?

    You may require an updated computer device (smart phone and tablet can also be used) with the latest operating system and web browser. An updated browser like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer A good broadband connection is a necessity. (If accessing over a mobile device or tablet, please ensure you are using a strong wifi connection and are not relying on the 3G or 4G data services).

    How many modules do I need to take per semester?

    Students are required to take at least 1 module or maximum 4 modules each semester. At the end of the programme, students will need to take all core modules (7 modules) and 3 option modules which equals to a total of 48 MCs.

    What are the core modules and option modules?

    CODE MAJOR CORE MODULES MC
    1 CG-5101 Islamic Governance & Leadership ** 4
    2 CG-5102 Islam and Society 4
    3 CG-5103 Civil Service, Law & Government 4
    4 CG-5104 Islamic Epistemology & Research Methods 4
    5 CG-5105 Action Learning for Professional Development 4
    6 XX-XXXX Data Analytics and Report Writing 4
    7 XX-XXXX Action-based Research project 12
    Total MC 36
    CODE MAJOR CORE MODULES MC
    1 XX-XXXX Principles of Islamic Economics 4
    2 XX-XXXX Islamic International Relations 4
    3 XX-XXXX Principles of Public Policy * 4
    4 XX-XXXX The Negara System of Government * 4
    5 XX-XXXX Strategy & Delivery Methods * - ** 4
    6 XX-XXXX Government & Civic Society 4
    Total MC 24

    Note: MC = Modular Credits (MCs). Total: 48 MCs to be awarded a Master of Government

    What is the maximum duration to complete the degree?

    The maximum duration for students to complete the Master of Government degree programme is 10 years

    Do I have exams at the end of the year?

    No, The Master of Government programme is assessed through 100% coursework - assignments and essays.

    How much does the programme cost?

    $700 per 4MCs module.

    Do you offer other programmes at the Centre for Lifelong Learning?

    If you are interested in taking a short course, discover our 14-Week Short Courses programme here: http://www.ubd.edu.bn/academic-faculties/c3l/programmes/14-week-short-courses/

Programme Structure

Students are taught through a blended learning approach providing you with face-to-face classes (optional) and online access to digital resources that will enable you to study at your own pace and time.


  • LEARN FROM INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIC EXPERTS

    Courses are developed and taught by industry and academic experts

  • AT YOUR OWN PACE ANYTIME ANYWHERE

    Learn using digital resources and offline classes - weekends or evenings

  • EARN A SIGNED CERTIFICATE

    accredited by the Universiti of Brunei Darussalam to recognize your achievement

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