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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Engineering (By Research)

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU)
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFull-Time: Min. 2 years, Max. 5 years / Part-Time: Min. 3 years, Max. 7 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
CampusCyberjaya, Malacca
FacultyFaculty of Engineering (FOE)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The postgraduate students from the Faculty of Engineering, Cyberjaya Campus carry out their research across the different areas of engineering which include telecommunications, image processing and optical engineering. Faculty staff members are very active in research activities as elaborated in the subsections below. There are 5 research centres in the faculty, namely the Centre for Wireless Technology, Centre for Advanced Devices and Systems, Centre for Electrical Energy and Automation, Centre for Digital Home and Centre for Optical Fibres. These research centres serve as platforms for research activities and discussions, and are very important for nurturing a vibrant research culture.


Fields of Research (but not limited to)

  • 5G Mobile Network & Use Cases
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advanced Material & Devices
  • Advanced Signal & Processing
  • Advanced Simulation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Broadband Communications
  • Control System & Signal Processing
  • Cyber Security
  • Electrical Power Systems & Green Energy
  • Embedded System Design
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Intelligent System & Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nanomaterials & Nanofabrication
  • Optical Engineering & Photonics
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Sustainable Technology
  • VLSI & System-on-Chip (SoC)
Entry Requirements
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or a related field from MMU or any institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or any institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
  • Other academic qualifications equivalent to the above that are accepted by the Senate.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.67 or equivalent, in an Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
  • English Entry Requirement:
    • Minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or its equivalent*
    • *The equivalency table is as below:
      English Competency CEFR High
      CEFR Low
      CEFR Mid
      CEFR High
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176
    • In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
    • The English language requirement is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.
Intake MonthsThroughout the year

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

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