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.
|CODE||MAJOR CORE MODULES||MC|
|1||CG-5101||Islamic Governance & Leadership||4|
|2||CG-5109||Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-analysis||4|
|3||CG-5103||Civil Service, Law & Government||4|
|4||CG-5104||Islamic Epistemology & Research Methods||4|
|5||CG-5105||Digital Learning for Professional Development||4|
|6||CG-5106||Data Analytics and Report Writing||4|
|7||CG-5107||Digital Innovation Project: Analysis & Portfolio||12|
|8||CG-5108||Strategic Foresight and Planning||4||Total MC||40|
|CODE||OPTION MODULES - Choose THREE option modules for 12 MCs||MC|
|1||CG-5301||The Negara System of Government||4|
|2||CG-5302||Public Policy for Innovation Management||4|
|3||CG-5303||Work-based Learning for Innovation and Change||4|
|4||CG-5304||Strategic Foresight & Policy Analysis||4|
|5||CG-5305||International Legal Issues||4|
|6||CG-5308||Islam and Society||4|
|7||CG-5309||Contemporary Global Issues||4|
|9||CG-5311||Data analysis methods in Quantitative Research||4|
|11||CG-5313||Innovation in Islamic Governance||4|
|12||CG-5314||Organizational Moral Learning by Spiritual Hearts||4|
|13||CG-5315||A World of Regions: ASEAN and the EU in a Globalising World||4||Total MC||12|
These modules and changes take effect as of August 2022 intake. At the end of the programme, students will need to take all core modules (8 modules) and 3 option modules which equals to a total of 52 MCs.
|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|
The applicant may be required to undergo an interview on a case by case basis.
|Mode of study||Part-time|
|Duration||Maximum of 10 years|
|Total programme fee||BND $9100|
|4 Modular credits (MC)||BND $700|
|A minimum total of 52 modular credits (MC) are required for the award of the Master of Government programme.|
|Intake||Closing Date For Application|
|Every January and August||Send by E-mail to
email@example.com or Apply through our online Application Form here
|Please complete the Request Information Form and
send by E-mail to
or submit in person to:
|Centre for Lifelong Learning (C3L),
Second Floor, ILIA Building,
Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
Jalan Tungku Link, BE 1410,
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.
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).
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).
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.
Refer to the programme structure listed above for the latest version.
Note: MC = Modular Credits (MCs). Total: 52 MCs to be awarded a Master of Government
The maximum duration for students to complete the Master of Government degree programme is 10 years
No, The Master of Government programme is assessed through online assessment. Students are required to complete an online e-Portfolio through the PebblePad platform. The assessment is made up of Learning outcome workbooks compiled into a Portfolio or Collection.
$700 per 4MCs module.
If you are interested in taking a 14 Week course, discover our 14-Week Courses here: https://openlearn.ubd.edu.bn/. The catalog showcases our courses on offer. To apply please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Courses are developed and taught by industry and academic experts
Learn using digital resources and offline classes - weekends or evenings
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