Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Architecture

▶ MOHE APPROVAL                                         ▶ MQA ACCREDITATION
      N/0731/8/0001 [10/29]                                     MQA/PA15764

▶ INTAKES                                                          ▶ DURATION OF STUDY
     March, June, September                                     Full Time: Min 3 Years, Max 6 Years
     & December                                                          Part Time: Min 4 Years, Max 8 Years

     Malaysia Full Time: ±RM17,250, Part Time: ±RM15,700
     International Full Time: ±RM21,250

   *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.

     Programme Aims

     This programme aims to provide students with in-depth and advanced knowledge within their specific areas of Architectural field. It also aims to inculcate         a systematic, rigorous and ethical approach in conducting research in specialized areas, thereby contributing new insights to the body of knowledge and           practices.

     Programme Objective

▶ To demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills of the advanced knowledge and cognitive skills at the frontiers of architectural study through research;
▶ To conduct, manage, and lead advanced research independently that contributes to substantial and novel architectural knowledge; and
▶ To engage in self-directed lifelong learning through advanced research by complying with ethics, professional standards and sustainable practices                      towards well-being of humanity.

     Entry Qualifications

▶ A Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in related field accepted by the Senate; OR
▶ Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are accepted by the Senate.
   • A Bachelor Degree in Architecture or equivalent in related fields with first-class (CGPA of 3.67 or higher) can be accepted subject to having shown                       competency and capability in conducting research at the PhD level through rigorous internal assessment and approval by the Senate. However, no exit
     award of Master’s degree for candidate who do not meet PhD graduation requirements.
   • 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 1 year for full time and within 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.

     Fulfil English Language Requirements for International Students ONLY:

▶ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0; OR
▶ Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3; OR
▶ Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate.