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Doctorate of Philosophy (Science)

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Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
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Fees (International Student)48300/Course
FacultyFaculty of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyScience (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

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.

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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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