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Doctor of Philosophy (Humanities)

Offered by: Asia e University (AeU)
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimePart Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyHumanities
Mode of StudyFully Online / Blended Learning
Course Description
The programme offers interdisciplinary courses in Religion, Languages, History & Archaeology and Philosophy & Ethics with a focus on major aspects of the Asian traditions.
This programme aims to produce students who are able to synthesise knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in Humanities - Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders and appraise problems in Humanities critically using scientific skills.

Programme Delivery

Stage 1 : Proposal Development

Stage 2 : Data Collection

Stage 3 : Report Writing

Stage 4 : Thesis Examination / Viva


Research Fields


  • Religion
  • Religious History
  • Religious Studies
  • Study of Different Religions
  • Study of Sacred Books

National (Malay) Language

  • Creative Writing
  • Interpretation
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Sign Language
  • Translation

Other Languages

  • Creative Writing
  • Interpretation
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Sign Language
  • Translation

History & Archaeology

  • Archaeology
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cultural History
  • History & Philosophy of Science & Technology
  • History of Science & Ideas
  • Literature History
  • Medieval Renaissance Studies
  • Museulogy

Philosophy & Ethics

  • Ethics
  • Logic
  • Moral
  • Philosophy

Audit Subjects

  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
Entry Requirements

For Malaysian and International Students :

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.

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
  • Other equivalent test.

*Any of the above conditions would require student’s research proposal to be approved. 

* The above entry requirement serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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