Master of Science by Research

Entry Requirement

  1. At least a Second Class (or equivalent) honours Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in a relevant discipline.
  2. Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed on a case by case basis.

Duration of Programme

  1. Full-Time: minimum 12 months, maximum 24 months
  2. Part-Time: minimum 24 months, maximum 48 months

Start Date

August and January

The programmes offered at Masters level are:

  1. Applied Physics
  2. Biodiversity
  3. Biology
  4. Biotechnology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Computer Science
  7. Geosciences
  8. Mathematics


The Universiti Brunei Darussalam introduced the Graduate Research Scholarship Programme in August 2010 to facilitate and promote research degrees in order to develop the University into a research-intensive university, and also to expand and enhance the quality of graduate programmes and graduates. Full details can be found here