A Doctor of Philosophy degree, abbreviated Ph.D., is the highest academic degree anyone can earn and is awarded by a university for original research in any discipline. It has become a requirement for a career as a university professor or researcher in most fields.
The main thing that distinguishes Ph.D. from other academic study is research. To complete a Ph.D., each candidate must present results from their research to the faculty in a lengthy, formal document called a dissertation (more popularly referred to as a thesis). The student must then submit their dissertation to the faculty and defend their work an oral examination. Most universities will have a separate fee structure for international students.
Areas of study
PhD program may be undertaken in the principal areas of research offered by the School of Science, Business, Hospitality, and Law including:
- Applied sciences
- Biological sciences
- Food science and technology
- Medical bioscience
- Environmental science.
- Computers Science
- Mathematics etc
To apply for the PhD program, you must have completed a degree with honours 1 (first-class) or 2A (upper second class) in a relevant research area.
PhD can be undertaken over four years of full-time or eight years of part-time study.
You can apply for the PhD in Malaysia throughout the year, subject to availability of supervision.
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Last updated October 23, 2017