Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science) 

(R2/720/8/0016)02/29 (MQA/FA1389)

Sungai Long Campus

Programme Details

IntakeOpen throughout the year
DurationFull Time  : Normal 3 years - Max 6 years
Part Time : Normal 4 years - Max 8 years
Indicative FeesLocal: RM 11,257.00 ~ RM 12,066.00
International : RM 22,716.00
Research AreaStem Cell Research, Cancer Research, Cardiovascular Diseases, Drug Discovery, Functional Food, Genetic Polymorphism, Medical Microbiology, Health Interventions
Programme StructureResearch Methods in Medical 
Directed Reading in Medical
Thesis

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Entry Requirement 

Academic Requirement

(a) A Master’s degree in the field or related fields from UTAR;  or

(b) A Master's Degree  in the field or related fields of another  university or equivalent qualification from an institution as approved by Senate; or

(c) Candidates without a related Master’s degree in the field or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by UTAR; or

(d) A Bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields from UTAR with First Class Honours or with a minimum CGPA of 3.67 and show evidence of related research aptitude to the satisfaction of the Senate; or 
(e) A Bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields of another university or equivalent qualification from an institution with First Class Honours or with a minimum CGPA of 3.67 as approved by the Senate and shows evidence of related research aptitude to the satisfaction of the Senate; or
(f) Any other qualifications equivalent to (a), (b), (d) or (e) as approved by the Senate.
Note:      If the proposed research involved clinical studies, the checklist for clinical studies need to be submitted together with application.
Language Requirement
- IELTS Academic : 5.0  (CEFR  Level B1) 
- TOEFL iBT Score: 42 - 45
- Cambridge English Qualification and Tests : 154 - 159 (High B1 level in CEFR)  
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) : 47 - 50
- MUET Band 3


Head of Programme

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Asst. Prof. Dr Fong Lai Yen

Application

Applicant to discuss with the potential supervisor before submitting the agreed research proposal and application form. The proposed supervisor is required to endorse the agreed research proposal, by signing on every page of the Research Proposal and to complete the prescribed FM-IPSR-PSU-036: Endorsement of Research Proposal form

Note:   If the proposed research involved clinical studies, the  checklist for clinical studies need to be submitted together with application.

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