doctor of philosophy (phd) in engineering
MOHE APPROVAL MQA ACCREDITATION
R/520/8/0076 [06/27] MQA/FA6531
INTAKES DURATION OF STUDY
March, June, September Full Time: Min 3 Years, Max 6 Years
& December Part Time: Min 4 Years, Max 8 Years
TOTAL COURSE FEE
Malaysia Full Time: ±RM21,250, Part Time: ±RM21,700
International Full Time: ±RM25,250
*excludes fees for research expenditure, recurring fees, dissertation/thesis re-examination fees, fee for appeal to review the examination results and fee for appeal to review dissertation/thesis.
The PhD in Engineering programme is highly research-intensive. The programme aims to train engineering scientists who will devote their professional careers to the development of fundamental knowledge and technology from which applications will emerge. The programme is designed to
provide students with intensive advanced training in research that leads to the highest level of scholarly achievement. Graduates are expected to integrate research practice and procedures with their industrial and professional responsibilities. PhD students also benefit from professional development opportunities with a focus on soft skills, including communication, leadership and entrepreneurship.
To foster innovation of new ideas, methods and techniques in engineering and technology;
To contribute to the advancement of scientific body of knowledge in engineering and related fields;
To communicate effectively through presentation and publications; and
To conduct research independently to address new challenges as innovators.
A Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF) in Engineering or related fields accepted by the Senate; OR
Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree recognised by the Government of Malaysia; OR
Candidates without a related qualification in the fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP; OR
** A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent in related with first class (CGPA of 3.67 or higher) cab be accepted subject to having shown competency and capability in conducting research at the PhD level through rigorous internal assessment and approval by Senate. However, no exit award of Master’s degree for candidate who does not meet PhD graduation requirement.
** Candidates registered for Master’s degree by research programmes with a Bachelor’s Degree level may apply to convert their candidacy to the PhD programmes within ONE (1) year for full time and within TWO (2) years for part-time subject to having shown competency and capability in conducting research at PhD level through rigorous internal assessment and approval by the Senate.
NOTE: * pre-requisite courses – Subjects: Engineering Statistic, Industrial Safety and Health and Operational Research
Fulfil English Language Requirements for International Students ONLY:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0; OR
A medium of instruction letter from the awarding institution confirming that English was the language of instruction in your previous school
Other equivalent qualifications approved by the University Senate