Perdana University Postgraduate Programmes


These postgraduate programmes at Perdana University ensure that professionals are given the necessary upgrade to excel in their careers.


A student observing a test tube in a laboratory postgraduate.

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

This programme empowers bioscientists (students, researchers, and IT professionals supporting biologists) with the ability to develop and/or apply innovative bioinformatics solutions to solve problems by providing the foundation necessary to manage and mine the wealth of available biological data for knowledge discovery. The programme will provide a balance between theoretical understandings and practical skills.


A student observing a test tube in a laboratory postgraduate.

Master of Science
in Public Health

Public health refers to all organised measures to prevent diseases, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole. Its activities aim to provide conditions in which people can be healthy. This programme is suitable for medical doctors, researchers, nurses, paramedics, nutritionists, bio-technologists and other allied health professionals, and relevant degree holders keen to immerse in the exciting world of public health.


A student observing a test tube in a laboratory postgraduate.

Master of Science in Bioinformatics

The programme aims to gain insights into a broad range of biological research questions using a range of mathematical, statistical, computing and bioinformatics tools. The research questions span the fields of infectious diseases, genetics, big data analytics and personalised medicine. Students would receive first-hand research experience, learn core elements of academic work and work with peers on a collaborative platform.


A student observing a test tube in a laboratory postgraduate.

Doctor of Philosophy
(PhD)

Highly trained and specialised scientists are of paramount importance for a better understanding of the various aspects of the health sciences as well as to improve the design of appropriate health policies in Malaysia and globally. Perdana University aims to provide the highest level of training by thesis to our PhD candidates in the health sciences in order to strengthen the teaching and research capacity both nationally and globally.


Top Reasons Why Students Pick Perdana University




Up to RM200,000 Worth of Scholarships Per Student.



Focused Classrooms with Low Student-Lecturer Ratio.



Top Recognised Medical University Locally & Internationally.



The Only University In Malaysia to Provide a 5+0 Irish Medical Degree.




Popular Scholarships at Perdana University


The great news is both Malaysian and International students are eligible to apply for Perdana University scholarships, which will go a long way to getting you the postgraduate education of your dreams. Terms & conditions apply. Fill up your details below to learn more.
  • Master of Science (MSc)  in Public Health programme offers its students as much as RM14,000 in scholarships*. 

*Terms & Conditions Apply. Applicable to both Malaysian and International students.







What You Would
Gain From These Courses






  • You will be mentored by an academic team consisting of dedicated and experienced local and foreign academicians, industry players, Ministry of Health officials, and other key stakeholders in the field of Public Health.
  • You will be part of diverse and unique areas of research.
  • You will have access to international network of health science experts and clinicians.




Upcoming Intakes


Postgrad Dip in Bioinformatics | September 2018
MSc in Public Health | September 2018
MSc in Bioinformatics | September 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) | All year long



Perdana University




Perdana University, an initiative between Academic Medical Centre Sdn Bhd and the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department, was officially launched in 2011. The current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was the Founding Chancellor of the University. This strong partnership with the Malaysian government means that we are committed to delivering programmes of exceptional quality.

With world-renowned institutions, agencies and organisations as our partners, Perdana University offers premier programmes of quality that are benchmarked against international standards. As we are committed to excellence in all our endeavours, we ensure that all our programmes meet the requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and other professional accrediting agencies.


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