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Doctor of philosophy (Social & Behavioural Science) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Level PHD
  Duration Full-Time: 3 years (9 semesters) Part-Time: 4 year
Intake Deadline

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Doctor of philosophy (Social & Behavioural Science) in Asia e University Malaysia

For Malaysian and International Students:

  • A recognised Master’s degree in related fields; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications with a recognised Master’s degree.


  1. There shall be no direct entry from Bachelor’s degree level to Doctoral degree level.
  2. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree qualifications who are registered for Masters programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the Doctoral degree programmes within ONE (1) year after Master’s degree registration, subjected to:
    1. Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral degree level,
    2. Rigorous internal evaluation by the Senate of AeU.
    3. Get approval from the AeU Senate.

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:

  • IELTS 5.0 or its equivalent.
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.
Course Outline

Course Outline of Doctor of philosophy (Social & Behavioural Science) in Asia e University Malaysia


  • Conversational Therapy
  • Development & Child Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy

Sociology & Cultural Studies

  • Criminology
  • Cultural Geography
  • Cultural Studies
  • Demography / Population Studies
  • Ethnology
  • Futurology
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography (social)
  • Human Geography
  • Regional Cultures
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Conflict Theory
  • Social Geography
  • Sociology
  • Women Studies

Political Science & Civics

  • Civics
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Peace & Conflict Studies
  • Political History
  • Political Science
  • Politics


  • Econometrics
  • Economic History
  • Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • National Accounts
  • Political Economy

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