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Doctor of Philosophy in Information & Communication Technology

Offered by: Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

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Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 to 7 years (FT and PT)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
FeesMALAYSIAN RM 31,200 total fees; Other Fees MALAYSIAN Registration RM 1,348; Accommodation Advance Fee (if applicable) = RM250. Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4).
Fees (International Student)Tuition Fees: RM 34,200 total fees USD 8,550 total fees; EMGS & Application RM 3,150 USD 788 Registration RM 6,600 USD 1,650
CampusPutrajaya Campus
FacultyCollege of Graduate Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) program is aimed at providing PhD Degree holders with the ability to develop new/novel knowledge and expand existing knowledge and application of computing solutions in the organization, society, and worldwide. It exposes the practitioners/researchers to advanced study and training in research, culminating in the submission of a thesis. This program intends to develop research capability, creativity, and ability to collate the results of the research work and to present them in a clear manner, as well as demonstrate knowledge of the literature of the subject.

Curriculum
  • Information Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization
  • Knowledge Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • IT Governance
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Interactive Systems Design
  • Data Modeling
  • Software models
  • Software Quality
  • Data Analytics
Entry Requirements
  • A master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the HEP Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognised by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP.
  • For international students: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or its equivalent.

 

A bachelor’s degree with the following conditions:

  • A bachelor's degree in the field or related fields with first-class (CGPA of 3.67 or higher) or its equivalent from an academic or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme;
  • Undergo internal assessment; and
  • Any other requirements of the HEP.

 

Bachelor’s degree candidates who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert to the doctoral degree programmes subjected to the following conditions:

  • Within 1 year for full time and within 2 years for part-time candidates;
  • Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral level through rigorous internal evaluation by the HEP; and
  • Approval of the HEP Senate.
Intake Months

Jan, Jun, Sept

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


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