Enrolment decission of postgraduate students:motivational and institutional aspects / Azizah Daut, Noor Hanim Rahmat & Normah Ismail

Daut, Dr. Azizah and Rahmat, Dr. Noor Hanim and Ismail, Dr. Normah (2015) Enrolment decission of postgraduate students:motivational and institutional aspects / Azizah Daut, Noor Hanim Rahmat & Normah Ismail. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)


According to Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2015, the nation's success depends on the knowledge, skills and competencies of its human capital. The more people there are in the country with higher education, the higher productivity can be expected. Among the 11 shifts in the education transformation is to have high performing leaders in the country. As such, the government encourages lifelong education among its people and this means more people are encouraged to enroll in postgraduate studies. The objective of this research is to find out the extent of the influence of the factors on the students decision to enroll in postgraduate programs of higher learning public institutions. Specifically, this research will look at the influence of students' motivational factors and institutional characteristics on enrolment decision. In addition to that, this research will also investigate the relationship among socio-demographic factors, motivational factors, and perceived institutional characteristics. This descriptive research attempts to unravel the factors that influence adult learners to pursue post graduate studies. The data will be analyzed quantitatively to enable the researcher to describe the relationship of the factors. Findings of this research will have implications towards understanding postgraduate students' intrinsic and extrinsic motivation decision to enroll in their studies.


Item Type: Research Reports
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Daut, Dr. Azizah
Rahmat, Dr. Noor Hanim
Ismail, Dr. Normah
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Thesis advisor
Abdullah, Prof Madya Dr. Azizan
Thesis advisor
Samat, Prof Dr Haji Omar
Thesis advisor
Raja Ahmad, YM Dr Raja Azrin
Thesis advisor
Mohammad, Dr. Anuar
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Types of education > Professional education > Continuing education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Pasir Gudang Campus
Keywords: Lifelong education, Enrollment, UiTM Pasir Gudang
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/40384
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