Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

These programmes provide a comprehensive training in research on specific subject areas through exploration and experimentation.  One or more supervisors are assigned to the student whose role is to assist the student to define the research topic and to provide guidance in the development of the research project. On completion of the research the candidate is required to submit a thesis on his research findings for examination.

Language Requirement
The medium of instruction is in English. International students required to attend and pass a basic course in Bahasa Melayu before the degree can be conferred. 
Entry Requirement

Applicants should possess one of following:

  1. Master of Science degree or its equivalent in related field,or
  2. Any other qualifications approved by the Senate (except for conversion from Master’s to Doctorate programme)
  • Preference will be given to applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent.
  • Applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.

** International students are required to achieved at least band 6 IELTS or a score of 550 TOEFL if they had obtained their Bachelor’s degree from a university in which the medium of instruction is other than English.

Intake Schedule
Applications for research programmes are open throughout the year. Candidate may apply anytime.
Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen
Last Update: September 04, 2018