Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research 
    

Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

(R2/440/8/0001)03/21 (A6916)

Sungai Long Campus

Programme Details

PEO
To produce graduates who can synthesize technical knowledge to identify, formulate and solve problems of professional importance and interest.
PEO
To produce graduates who are aware of the ethical and professional codes of practice and will get involved in activities for lifelong learning and professional development.
PEO
To produce graduates with effective communication and inter-personal skills, who can work independently as well as in collaboration; and present their research findings in national and international forums.

PLO
Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the relevant field
PLO Apply practical skills in the relevant field
PLO
Relate ideas to societal issues in the relevant field
PLOConduct research with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical, and professional codes of practice
PLODemonstrate leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders
PLOGenerate solutions to problems using scientific and critical thinking skills
PLOManage information for long life learning

IntakeOpen throughout the year
Duration Full Time  : Normal 3 years - Max 6 years
Part Time : Normal 4 years - Max 8 years
Indicative Fees Local: RM 8,350.00
International : RM 16,050.00
Programme StructureResearch Methods  in Science & Engineering
Directed Reading in Science & Engineering
Thesis

Head of Programme

Asst.Prof. Dr Khaw Chwin Chieh

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Entry Requirement 

Academic Requirement

(1)  A Master’s Degree from UTAR and shows evidence of adequate related research or work experience to satisfaction of Senate; or

(2) A Master’s Degree of another university or equivalent qualification from an institution as approved by Senate and shows evidence of adequate related research or work experience to satisfaction of Senate; or 

(3) Any other qualifications equivalent to (a) or (b) from as approved by the Senate.

Language Requirement
- IELTS : 5.0  (CEFR  Level B1) 
- TOEFL : 410-430/ TOEFL iBT Score 34
- Cambridge English Advance (CAE) :160 (CEFR Level B2)
- Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) :180 (CEFR Level C1)
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) : 36
- MUET Band 3

Application

Submit the completed application form, the non-refundable processing fee with all supporting documents to IPSR Office