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Doctor of Philosophy in Performing Arts

Offered by: City University

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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration36 months
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CampusPetaling Jaya
FacultyFaculty of Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Credit Hours80
Course Description

The doctoral degree in philosophy creates graduates who are big-picture thinkers, educators, and mid-to-senior level working professionals in the performing arts industry who desire to lead and implement changes within their working organisation. The performing arts sectors are especially interested in hiring doctor of philosophy graduates since they will be beyond experts in their professions. Students who participate in this programme not only do research in their areas of interest, but also make use of that research to advance the interests of the stakeholders or the organisations in which they are employed.

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  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation

*(not limited to)

Entry Requirements
  • i) Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) or equivalent accepted by the HEPs Senate;
  • In addition to the above, the candidates must:
    • ii) Submit a portfolio of creative/production work of professional standards.
    • iii) Be an active practitioner for the last 5 years.
    • iv) Pass interview/audition.

For International Students

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

Intake Months

Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct

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

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