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A statistical analysis on employability among university graduate: A case study in Malaysia


Md Yusof, Zahayu and Misiran, Masnita and Mahmuddin, Massudi and Yasin, Azman (2014) A statistical analysis on employability among university graduate: A case study in Malaysia. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 9 (4). pp. 187-190. ISSN 1815-932X

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Abstract

This study describes a statistical analysis on employability among university graduate. The objective of this study is to explore the factors influencing graduate employ ability in Malaysia.A literature review of studies suggested that factors influencing student performance can be sorted into three factors: soft skills, co-curriculum and academic performance.Primary data was collected by distributing direct questionnaire. Complete data were collected from 2013 number of graduates.A factor analysis used identified three factors contributed to graduate employability.The factors are soft skills, co-curriculum and academic performance. These result was in line with the finding from the literature.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employability, factor analysis, soft skills, co-curriculum and academic performance, literature
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: School of Quantitative Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Zahayu Md Yusof
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2014 06:07
Last Modified: 22 May 2016 06:46
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12636

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