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If you're looking for professional education beyond undergraduate studies, whether to broaden your knowledge, enhance your career growth opportunities or to venture into research contribution, APU's Postgraduate Programmes will be able to cater to your needs. 

The APU School of Postgraduate Studies has a strong presence in the industry and is an obvious choice among professionals seeking to enhance their career and lifelong learning opportunities from Master to PhD. Through a variety of programmes, the school offers a very much industry-driven experience and we deliver relevant contents, ensuring that our graduates are industry-ready and competent to face the global challenges that lie ahead.

The Postgraduate Open Day will provide participants with the opportunity to meet academic staff and students and discuss your study options, discover some of the ways to fund your studies and learn more about employability options with postgraduate study.


OPEN DAY


Full Day - Campus Tours, One-to-One Course Guidance

 

Date

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Friday, 27th May to Saturday, 28th May 2022

Time

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10:00AM - 5:00PM (GMT +8 Malaysia Time)

Venue

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APU Campus, TPM


ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY


Virtual Postgraduate Talk on Friday, 27th May 2022

Talks will be broadcasted ONLINE via APU's Facebook & Youtube


Prof. Ts. Dr. Murali Raman
Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Academic Development & Strategy)

Session 1-Why Postgraduate Matters: Futures Skills and Future Jobs!
27 May 2022, Friday // 11 am - 12 pm

The session will look at how industries are changing—focusing on issues such as the VUCA and digital disruption. The speaker will also address the key skillsets that are emerging based on the World Economic Forum (WEF) framework. The session then proceeds with how PG programs can play a role in futureproofing individuals, as part of embracing the changes in the world today and beyond. Snippets of design thinking and how this competency is useful will also be shared.


Ms. Ng Hui Chen
Senior Lecturer

Session 2-Pulse of FinTech 2022: Predictions & Trends
27 May 2022, Friday // 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The FinTech industry has registered strong growth in interest and investment despite the Covid-induced crisis that affected many industries. The breadth of FinTech solutions is expanding especially in the cryptocurrencies and blockchain space. The demand and interest in cryptocurrencies, blockchain, wealth tech, and cybersecurity solutions are also on the rising trend. Which FinTech sectors will shine? Join us to dive deep into the trends that will characterise the development of the FinTech industry.


Dr. Julia Juremi
Senior Lecturer

Session 3-Cybersecurity Career Pathway and How to Get Started
27 May 2022, Friday // 4 pm - 5 pm

Pursuing a career in cybersecurity means joining a booming industry where available jobs outnumber qualified candidates. The number of cybersecurity jobs is expected to increase by 33 percent between 2020 and 2030, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this demand. So how do you start a career in cybersecurity? What qualifications, certifications and skills do you need? If you have ever pondered dipping your toe into the waters of cyber security, but weren’t too sure where to start, then we hope that this webinar will give you a better idea of what cyber security entails and what you can expect from it too.


Postgraduate Talk on Saturday, 28th May 2022


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Selvakumar Samuel Mariappan
Associate Professor

Session 5-AI in the Process of Technological Speciation
28 May 2022, Saturday // 11am -12 pm

This talk will briefly explain the process of technological speciation and the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the evolution of new technologies. The process of technological speciation causes new technologies to evolve. Nowadays, artificial intelligence (AI) participates in the process of technological speciation and has become an important source of new technological species from its lineage. Artificial intelligence (AI) is having a revolutionary impact in new technological species. With its capabilities, AI primarily increases the accuracy and efficiency of emerging technologies.


Dr. Kadhar Batcha Nowshath
Senior Lecturer

Session 6-Towards Data Science
28 May 2022, Saturday // 2:30 pm -3:30 pm

Data science is the field of study that deals with vast volumes of data to find unseen patterns and derive meaningful information using modern tools and techniques . It uses various machine learning algorithms and has become the vital part of any business in today's world. As large volumes of data are generated in our day today life Data Science has grown over the years, and companies have started implementing data science techniques to grow their business and increase customer satisfaction. Join us to know about what is Data Science, its Life Cycle and future of Data Science.


Come explore the lifelong learning opportunities at the APU Postgraduate Open Day:

Online
Physical