Candidates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Computing at Sunway University will be leaders and innovators in the fields of computing, information, and communications technology. This research-driven program aims to further develop your research skills in one of a number of crucial areas of computing. Working closely with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the many aspects of research activity including critical analysis of literature, identifying areas of contribution, compiling information, and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations.
January, March, June & September
Minimum of 3 years full-time.
Doctoral graduates are highly trained specialists in their fields. You may enter careers in academia, research, consulting as well as undertake specialist roles, for example, development in advanced computing technology companies.
Candidates are required to take three modules namely Research Methodology, Directed Readings, and Research Proposal to enhance their knowledge in research, in addition to the Thesis component.
The Ph.D. is awarded based on the successful completion of a thesis. The thesis should demonstrate proficiency, criticality, and mastery in the subject or chosen area of research.
Areas of Research
Our academics have expertise in the following research areas:
Business Intelligence Computing
Cultural Aspects of IT
Data & Information Science
Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery
IT Outsourcing & Strategy
Information Systems Management
Knowledge of Engineering & Management
Master’s Degree: A Master’s Degree in Computing or related fields. Candidates holding a Master’s degree in a field other than Computing will be considered provided they hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or a closely related field
Other Qualifications: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
Remark: Application Procedure to be included for all Computing programs (MSc Computer Science, Information Systems & Ph.D. Computing)
English Language Requirements
TOEFL: 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Academic: 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)