Master in Protective Security Management  (MPSM)

Master in Protective Security Management (MPSM)


Master in Protective Security Management (MPSM)


Program/MQR No.

Master in Protective Security Management – By Mixed Mode
MQR Code: MQA/FA0556

Programme Learning Outcome


Use the knowledge of security principles, processes and practices.


Apply the concept of strategic, tactical and operational skills in security management.


Apply the scientific reasoning and critical thinking in providing solutions to security management problems.


Communicate effectively to increase security awareness among the stakeholders, communities and the Ummah.


Establish linkages and collaborations with relevant security stakeholders to promote security-conscious communities for the progress of the nation and the Ummah.


Demonstrate exemplary ethical values, integrity and professionalism in performing their role as security professionals.


Continuously acquire and keep abreast of new security knowledge and professional practices.


Demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills in improving organizational security performance.


Lead in implementing security practices.


 Integrate security knowledge with Islamic principles and values.

Entry Requirements

General Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or its equivalent, as accepted by the University Senate OR;
A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.5 , can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field OR;
A Postgraduate Diploma in related fields OR;
Other qualifications that are recognised by the Government of Malaysia (e.g. APEL).

English Requirements

At least 500 (paper based) / 173 (computer based) / 60 (internet based) in TOEFL or 5.0 in IELTS if their degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction OR;
English language proficiency as determined by the IIUM English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum of band 5.0.

Curriculum Structure

Duration of Study

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) provides an opportunity for individuals with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue further studies in Higher Education Institution. The candidates without Bachelor's degree but have extensive experience can apply the MPSM programme through APEL channel. For more details please visit:

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