Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research

Doctor of Philosophy

(R2/340/8/0443)05/26 (A10011)

Kampar Campus

Programme Details

To provide the graduates with cutting-edge scientific knowledge and cultural insights that encompass observable, experiential and conventional philosophies
PEOTo contribute to the graduates’ resilience, self-efficacy, and confidence in addressing complex challenges and providing holistic solutions to overcome them
PEO To facilitate the inner tenacity and self-confidence of graduates in confronting complex business research cases and engendering sustainable collaborations across university and research institution boundaries
To promote social, legal and ethical concerns among graduates to be socially responsible

Embrace in-depth research knowledge, experience and skills in their area of expertise via conventional and or novel scientific processes

PLO Analyse current issues and trends in forecasting business and societal challenges
Foster communication and interactions in initiating and preserving the professional networking beyond geographical 

PLODemonstrate a state-of-the-art research expertise in reflecting significant contributions that are consistent with professional research ethics and practices
PLODemonstrate proficiency in effective communication skills, admirable leadership capabilities and cohesive team spirit in partnering with stakeholders
PLOProvide creative and sustainable solutions in addressing the current business and societal issues
PLOImpart the knowledge continuously across the spheres of academia and society
PLODevelop business innovative ideas in providing sustainable solutions to current and future challenges

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 11,150.00 ~11,900.00
International : RM 22,100.00
Programme StructureBusiness Research Methodology
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods

Head of Programme

Asst.Prof. Dr  Khor Saw Chin

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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 Academic : 6.0  
- TOEFL : 600/ TOEFL iBT Score :78
- MUET Band 4


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