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Doctor of philosophy ( ICT ) APPLY

  Level PHD
  Duration Full-Time 3 Years (9 semesters) Part-Time 4 Years
Intake Deadline
  Tution Fees N/A

Programme Highlights

  • Internationally benched marked, approved by the Ministry of Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  • Supported with research workshops, research colloquia and research clinics.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e-books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime..
  • No proposal is needed at the point of entry. Only brief research intent.
  • Viva Voce for international students can be done on-campus or off-campus via video conferencing.
  • Transfer of candidature is possible, if compliant-requirements are fulfilled.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a systematic comprehension and in-depth understanding of the discipline and mastery of skills and research methods related to the field of ICT;
  • Contribute to original research that broadens the boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis that will provide them with skills in problem solving, systematic analysis, communication and collaboration;
  • Promote the technological, social and cultural progress in a knowledge-based society in both academic and professional contexts; and
  • Demonstrate behaviour that is consistent with codes of professional ethics, legal requirements and responsibility.


Stage 1 : Proposal Development

Stage 2 : Data Collection

Stage 3 : Report Writing

Stage 4 : Thesis Examination / Viva

  • Research Fields

Computer Science

  • Programming
  • System Analysis
  • System Design
  • Informatics
  • Network Administration
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming Languages (Visual Basic, C++, etc)
  • Software Localisation
  • Software Testing

Computer Use

  • Computer Use
  • Internet Use Programmes
  • Calculating (Spreadsheets)
  • Data Processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Word Processing

Audit Subjects

  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Data Analysis


  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification; AND
  • Candidates must complete at least one (1) initial degree (Master’s Degree or Bachelor Degree) in computing or related to computing.

Additional Requirements:

  • A statement of research intent, describing what you have already done and what you hope to accomplish in your doctoral research
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.


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