At MITRANS, we facilitate postgraduate studies for graduates from diverse faculties who are pursuing research in the field of transportation and logistics, giving our research a unique interdisciplinary perspective. Designed for those who aspire to a professional career in transportation and logistics, we offer a broad spread of programmes that will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become outstanding practitioners in the transportation industry.
Our programmes bring together a unique and innovative clustering of experts from across the university who will guide you as you explore your chosen subject area. This interdisciplinary approach better places us to tackle some of the biggest challenges that face the transportation industry today whilst broadening the research experience of both our staff and students.
While you are at MITRANS we offer you opportunities to network with guest speakers who are industry leaders in the transportation business. Close contacts with industry leaders and practitioners will enhance your research and learning whilst preparing you to approach issues with flexibility and creativity. We also organise a range of activities to support your needs as you progress through your research degree. These include talks, workshops and events that emphasize the development of transferable skills such as presentation skills or the writing and publishing of academic papers. There are also lectures which are specially arranged to provide advanced teaching for different aspects of the transportation and logistics industry.
As research students, you may apply to the post of graduate research assistants (GRA). As a GRA, you are placed in a research focus team related to your area of study. Besides working on your thesis, you will teamwork with the other members of the team to build on an added project of mutual interest. In this way, you will not only be provided with a range of educational and learning opportunities which will help you in your development but will also be immersed in new working cultures, forging relationships between teams in the institute and the university. You may also be interested to know that GRAs also receive a monthly stipend from MITRANS.
The compact size of MITRANS ensures that there is high engagement between our academics and students and thus, the focused attention our students receive during their stay with us. The institute provides a friendly and supportive environment in which you can fulfill your potential, enhance your intellectual skills and develop your understanding to maximise your career prospects.
Take a closer look at what we have to offer and I am sure you will be able to find an area of study that matches your interest and goals.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sariwati Mohd Shariff
The Head of Postgraduate Studies
Tel : 03-5544 2752