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Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level POST-GRADUATE
  Duration Full Time -3 Years / Part Time - 4 Years
  Intake JAN,MAY,SEPT


Overview

Overview of Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences in UCSI University Malaysia

This research programme aims to prepare graduates with in-depth and advanced knowledge within their specific areas of Mathematical Sciences. It also aims to inculcate in students a systematic and ethical approach in conducting research in specialised areas, thereby paving the way for the students to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge and practice.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Semester 1 - Advanced Research Methods in Mathematical Sciences 
  • Semester 2 - PhD Thesis 
  • Semester 3 - PhD Thesis 

Year 2

  • Semester 1 - PhD Thesis
  • Semester 2 - PhD Thesis
  • Semester 3 - PhD Thesis 

Year 3

  • Semester 1 - PhD Thesis
  • Semester 2 - PhD Thesis
  • Semester 3 - PhD Thesis 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

i. A Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences or other related areas that is accepted by the UCSI University Senate; or
ii. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences or other related areas that is accepted by the UCSI University Senate.

Note

i. UCSI University can accept candidates with excellent Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) for direct admission to the Doctoral programme (by research) (Level 8, MQF) with the following conditions:

  • Obtained first class bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or
  • Obtained Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) with at least 3.67 or equivalent from academic programme or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme; and
  • Rigorous internal assessment by UCSI University; and
  • Approved by UCSI University’s Senate and admitted as a candidate for Doctoral programme (Level 8, MQF). Student must demonstrate appropriate progress during the candidature period.

ii. Candidate with Bachelor’s degree who are registered for Master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the Doctoral Degree programmes within one (1) year after Master’s degree registration, subjected to:

  • Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral degree level
  • Rigorous internal evaluation by the UCSI University.
  • Approved by the UCSI University Senate.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

For International Students

  • IELTS

Band 6.0

  • TOEFL IBT

60

  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test

169

  • Pearson Test of English

59

  • MUET

Band 4

  CAREER PROSPECTS                                    

  • Data Scientist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • University Lecturer
  • Mathematician,
  • Statistician
  • Researcher in Business and Industry

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