PhD in Technology

General

Program Description

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme?

  • You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors.
  • A wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas.
  • We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals.
  • Comprehensive Student Support Services.
  • Resourceful online databases.

Duration:
Full-time (3-5 years)
Part-time ( 5-7 years)
Award:
APU, Malaysia
Course Fees:
RM 45,000 (USD 10,720)

Application Process

Ideally, students work with potential supervisors to develop a proposal.

*Supervisory sessions consist of 4 elements as appropriate to the candidate’s background:

  1. Research Methods
  2. Literature Review
  3. Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  4. Design of Research Proposal

Students with entry qualifications of a mixed mode Masters programme with minimum 30% research component and a pass in a research module will be required to undergo 3 and 4 above.

Students with entry qualifications of a full research Masters will be required to undergo 4 above.


Subject to the expertise within the School of Computing, Engineering, and Technology, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Technology
  • Technology in Education
  • Technology Management
  • Technology Quality and Impact Measures
  • Innovation and Technological Change
  • Technology Strategies and Infrastructure
  • Virtual Technologies Applications
  • Technology and Social Behaviour
  • Ethical, Legal and Policy Aspects of New Technologies
  • Applications of Technology in Industries
  • Technology Trends and Issues
  • Technology Design, Development and Transfer
  • Security Issues in New Technologies
  • Digital Divide from Technology Perspective
  • Interactive Technologies
  • Technology use in Global Perspectives

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • A Masters degree in a related field accepted by the APU Senate.
  • Other qualifications, equivalent to a Masters degree, that are accepted by the APU Senate.
  • Minimum English language requirements of IELTS 6.5.

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All information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change in the interest of continuous improvement.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation, and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels. Read less