Doctorate of Philosophy (Science)


Course Information

Mode: By Research
Duration: 3 Yrs


Full Time/Part Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Sciences
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Fees: 47850/Course / 48300/Course (international)

Course Overview

Our academic staff realize the importance of sharing our research experience with students and building a partnership with students, while actively engaging and promoting research in diverse fields. The university has placed a great commitment and enormous efforts in (a) the fundamental research to understand the nature of science and (b) applied research leading to innovation and technology.



Semester 1
  • Research Ethics & Academic Integrity
  • Research Design & Communication
  • PhD Research Project Planning & Proposal Presentation
Semester 2
  • Research Seminar
  • PhD Research Project
  • Elective: Choose One
    • Academic Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
    • Project & Laboratory Management
    • Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation
Semester 3
  • PhD Research Project
Semester 4
  • PhD Research Project
Semester 5
  • PhD Research Project
Semester 6
  • PhD Research Project

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Entry Requirements

For Doctorate of Philosophy (Science): Qualifications Academic Requirements M. Sc. - A relevant Master’s degree from an institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; OR - Other certificates that are recognised as equivalent to a Master’s degree or other relevant professional qualifications and experiences that are recognised by the Senate; OR - A relevant bachelor’s degree with first-class honours may convert their candidacy to the PhD programme after one year of studying at the Master’s level and with approval from the Senate; OR - Candidates of UCSI University’s Master of Science by Research who have passed the conversion examination. For other postgraduate programmes, please refer to for more details.

Career Prospects

Higher education institutes, government agencies, research institutes as well as any other companies that require knowledge worker.

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

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