The AeU PhD (ICT) prepares you to take lead in today's fast growing field of Information Technology. This fully research programme takes about 3-4 years and has a unique set of specialisation areas. You can benefit from our strong research faculty of international stature and exposure. Intake is all year round.
Accredited programme  by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) , Ministry of Higher Education.
• Any discipline in Information Technology is accepted
• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to assist you in doing the research proposal together
• AeU will outsource for local or international supervisor – to suit your needs
• Attendance for research workshops and / or colloquia is not compulsory
• Close monitoring process is our main focus
• Possess a Masters Degree in relevant fields approved by AeU Senate OR
• Other qualifications recognized by AeU Senate
Modes of Study:
- Full Time
- Part Time
- Blended Learning
Duration: 3-4 years
No. of Semesters: 12 (1 semester is 4 mths)
Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional): Once a month – Saturday & Sunday
Supervisor: Provided by AeU
Audit Subjects (Optional):
• Research Methodology
• Multivariate Analysis
• Qualitative Research
MQA Accreditation: PA 9886
EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only): YES
• Provide the opportunity for students to engage in academic research in which will provide them skills in problem solving, systematic analysis, communication, and collaboration.
• Increase the knowledge of students in the chosen research area and to turn them into becoming the expert in the field.
• Enhance students ability in the exploration of new knowledge of the ever changing ICT fields.
• Enable the development of ICT knowledge in Asia and to contribute in the development of an innovative ICT solution for the world.
• Open Source
• Project Management
• Business Continuity Management
• Business Recovery Planning
• Information Security
• Cyber Security