Doctorate Degrees in Malaysia

View 32 Top PhDs in Malaysia 2018

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There are a range of choices of universities and programs for earning a PhD in Malaysia, as the country has grown to be an attractive destination for international students. There are a number of universities that focus on science and technology, among other subjects, and have high quality research programs. Another benefit is that earning a PhD in Malaysia can be a fraction of the price compared to universities in Europe and the US. Students can also benefit from the international presence as well as the local Asian culture, offering an exciting environment for pursuing a PhD.

Program requirements vary, however, like most PhD programs, a PhD in Malaysia requires extensive research in the field of study that leads to the writing for a dissertation or thesis, and then defense of the dissertation or thesis in front of a panel of experts.

If you are looking for an exciting destination for advancing your education and career, then you may want to consider a PhD in Malaysia. Scroll through the options below and find out!

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) & Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Lakshveer Overseas Solution
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 years January 2019 Malaysia Malaysia Online + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (PHD)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time 2 - 7 years October 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) [+]

Full time – min 2 years (4 semesters); max 7 years (14 semesters)

Specializations Offered Manufacturing Information Technology Chemical Engineering Management Industrial Automation Engineering Technology(Electrical/ Electronics) Mechanical Programme Requirements Master`s Degree from UniKL OR Master`s Degree from other institutions of higher learning, local or international OR equivalent, and approved by the Senate of UnIKL English Proficiency: min IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 525 or equivalent [-]

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration

Nilai University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 years January 2019 Malaysia Nilai + 1 more

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration is a research degree designed to develop the research capability and scholarly practices of those who aspire to become researchers and practitioners in business administration. This programme provides an opportunity for candidates to extend and enhance their development beyond scholarly understanding and practice to include the capacity to conduct systematic research within an area of interest in the field of business administration. [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration is a research degree designed to develop the research capability and scholarly practices of those who aspire to become researchers and practitioners in business administration.

This programme provides an opportunity for candidates to extend and enhance their development beyond scholarly understanding and practice to include the capacity to conduct systematic research within an area of interest in the field of business administration.

The research topics may include but are not limited to the following topics identified under 3 research clusters, namely:

1.Financial and Managerial Decision making & Control... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years January 2019 Malaysia Kajang + 1 more

This programme aims to develop and nurture research-oriented Information Technology professionals who are sensitive to the current global multicultural and multinational environment in the corporate world. [+]

This programme aims to develop and nurture research-oriented Information Technology professionals who are sensitive to the current global multicultural and multinational environment in the corporate world.

Key Features Deepen and extend knowledge and understanding of Information Technology in the international context. Increase expertise in key areas such as Information Technology, Computer Science, and Information System and to broaden the range of professional roles. Develop independent research skills and gain insight into Information Technology issues, trends and challenges in the global context. Course Structure

Phase I

Research Methodology (3 Credit Hours)

Phase II – Elective... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment (By Research)

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 Malaysia Kajang + 1 more

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Built Environment programme aims to provide an opportunity to professionals and graduates to pursue higher knowledge through analysis, synthesis, and research in the challenging Built Environment sector. This programme is recommended for those who expect to engage in a professional career in research, teaching or technical work of an advanced nature. [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Built Environment programme aims to provide an opportunity to professionals and graduates to pursue higher knowledge through analysis, synthesis, and research in the challenging Built Environment sector. This programme is recommended for those who expect to engage in a professional career in research, teaching or technical work of an advanced nature.

Key Features To provide students with the flexibility of research and develop students’ intellectual ability in specialized areas of Built Environment. To equip students with advanced knowledge, tools, and techniques that will support their research capability and career development. To expose students to the research frontier in various fields of specialization in Built Environment. Admission Requirements A Master's Degree accepted by the Senate of IUKL; OR Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree that are accepted by the Senate of IUKL For local applicants, an English language proficiency level considered sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course International applicants who originate from a country where English is the native language; OR are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 550 OR IELTS 6.0.; OR have attained a degree from a university where the medium of instruction is in English. Research Areas Architecture Geomatic Engineering Quantity Surveying Landscape Architecture Facilities Management Real Estate ... [-]

PhD in Arts

Asia e University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 2 more

The Ph.D. Arts programme offers interdisciplinary courses in History, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Gender Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Media Studies and Environmental Studies with a focus on major aspects of the Asian and other humanistic and social traditions. [+]

Ph.D. Arts

The AeU Ph.D. (Arts) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating knowledge. This 3-4 year programme can be done on a part-time or full-time basis - both modes are ideal for working adults. Intake is open all year round.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fastest growing Graduate School [6] in the region with 300 research students within 3 years.

• Any discipline in Humanities and Arts is accepted

• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to assist you in coming up with research proposal together

• AeU will outsource to local or international supervisor – to suit your needs... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (by Research)

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Kajang + 1 more

The Ph.D. programme offered at KLIUC has a greater emphasis on research compared with the Master degree and is geared toward mastering the Civil Engineering knowledge in preparation for a higher career development. This degree is [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (by Research)

The Ph.D. programme offered at KLIUC has a greater emphasis on research compared with the Master degree and is geared toward mastering the Civil Engineering knowledge in preparation for a higher career development. This degree is recommended for those who expect to engage in a professional career in research, teaching or technical work of anadvanced nature.

Admission Requirements

• A Master Degree in Civil Engineering or related fields from any Malaysian government-accreditedd institution OR otherequivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of KLIUC.

• For local applicant, sufficient mastery of the English language is required... [-]


PhD ICT

Asia e University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The AeU Ph.D. (ICT) prepares you to take lead in today's fast-growing field of Information Technology. This full research programme takes about 3-4 years and has a unique set of [+]

Ph.D. ICTThe AeU Ph.D. (ICT) prepares you to take lead in today's fast-growing field of Information Technology. This full research programme takes about 3-4 years and has a unique set of specialization areas. You can benefit from our strong research faculty of international stature and exposure. Intake is all year round.

Accredited programme [2] by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) [3], Ministry of Higher Education.

HIGHLIGHTS

• 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 to local or international supervisor – to suit your needs... [-]


PhD Education

Asia e University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The AeU PhD (Education) produces outstanding professionals who can handle today's critical educational challenges. Each of the specializations is designed to match current interests. It is geared [+]

PhD EducationThe AeU PhD (Education) produces outstanding professionals who can handle today's critical educational challenges. Each of the specializations is designed to match current interests. It is geared for professional practitioners in education from public or private schools, community or government agencies, training departments, institutions of higher education and other education-related settings. Intake is all year round.

Accredited programme [2] by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) [3], Ministry of Higher Education.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Any discipline is Education is accepted

• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to help you from the start by doing the research proposal together... [-]


PhD Business Administration

Asia e University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The AeU Ph.D. (Business Administration) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating [+]

Ph.D. Business Administration

The AeU Ph.D. (Business Administration) is a full research programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating knowledge. This 3-4 years programme can be done on a part-time or full-time basis - both modes are ideal for working adults. Intake is open all year round.

Fully accredited programme [2] by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) [3], Ministry of Higher Education.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fastest growing Graduate School [6] in the region with 300 research students within 3 years.

• Any discipline in Business and Management is accepted

• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to assist you in coming up with research proposal together... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Computing)

Sunway University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam + 1 more

This research-driven programme aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of computing. [+]

This research-driven programme aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of computing.

Working with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the many aspects of research activity including critical analysis of literature, identifying an area of contribution, gathering information and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations.

Candidates of the Doctor of Philosophy (Computing) at Sunway University will turn out to be leaders and innovators in the fields of computing, information and communication technology.

Tutorials will be conducted in an exclusive, one-to-one manner and supervisors will be on hand to support you throughout the duration of the programme. Prior to enrolment, prospective candidates will have to consult Sunway’s qualified and experienced supervisors to ascertain the area of research.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

Sunway University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 8 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam + 1 more

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest level of academic qualification that you can achieve. Having a Ph.D. sets you apart: not just as a mark of academic excellence, but it also shows that you have the ambition, drive, and skills needed to succeed in even the toughest of intellectual challenges. The Ph.D. (Business) program at Sunway University Business School provides students with the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of business at the leading edge of their selected discipline. The university has a dedicated team of academicians to mentor you on your research journey. We have active researchers in the fields of Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The topic of your Ph.D. is for you to decide, so you can be sure that you will be committing yourself to something that you will truly enjoy studying. You might even choose to pursue a topic in which you are currently undertaking research within your workplace, in which case your Ph.D. can also be of direct relevance to your current employment. [+]

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest level of academic qualification that you can achieve. Having a Ph.D. sets you apart: not just as a mark of academic excellence, but it also shows that you have the ambition, drive, and skills needed to succeed in even the toughest of intellectual challenges. The Ph.D. (Business) program at Sunway University Business School provides students with the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of business at the leading edge of their selected discipline. The university has a dedicated team of academicians to mentor you on your research journey. We have active researchers in the fields of Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The topic of your Ph.D. is for you to decide, so you can be sure that you will be committing yourself to something that you will truly enjoy studying. You might even choose to pursue a topic in which you are currently undertaking research within your workplace, in which case your Ph.D. can also be of direct relevance to your current employment.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

Sunway University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam + 1 more

This research-driven program aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of biology. [+]

This research-driven program aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of biology.

Working with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the many aspects of research activities including critical analysis of literature, identifying an area of contribution, gathering information and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations.

Tutorials will be conducted in an exclusive, one-to-one manner and supervisors will be on hand to support you throughout the duration of the program. Prior to enrolment, prospective candidates will have to consult Sunway’s qualified and experienced supervisors to ascertain the area of research.... [-]


PhD (Engineering)

Taylor’s University
Campus August 2018 Malaysia Subang Jaya

Candidates pursuing the Ph.D. in Engineering must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories. [+]

Candidates pursuing the Ph.D. in Engineering must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories.

All Doctor of Philosophy students are required to attend the Scientific Research Practices and Entrepreneurship modules in their first year of candidature.

Taylor's School of Engineering specializes in Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. We offer a well-established curriculum, backed by a highly qualified team of academics, who possess multidisciplinary research strengths in the following fields:... [-]


PhD (Computer Science)

Taylor’s University
Campus August 2018 Malaysia Subang Jaya

The Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science) is a research programme aimed at those who wish to be excited of innovation and/or discovery in a changing global landscape. This programme facilitates graduate students to have a strong grounding on algorithmic foundations of computing, endeavor scientific research in a variety of fields in Computer Science or IT, preparing them in applying computational thinking to a diversity of applications in Computer Science and beyond that may cut-across disciplines. [+]

Doctorates in Malaysia 2018. The Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science) is a research programme aimed at those who wish to be excited of innovation and/or discovery in a changing global landscape. This programme facilitates graduate students to have a strong grounding on algorithmic foundations of computing, endeavor scientific research in a variety of fields in Computer Science or IT, preparing them in applying computational thinking to a diversity of applications in Computer Science and beyond that may cut-across disciplines. Building their life’s career path, graduates of this programme would pursue higher value activities that include intellectual property creation, system design, and integration, handling challenging problems that have real-world impact. Who should join this programme Candidates who aspire for transformational research and explore the boundary of human knowledge High-end or high-value technical jobs or high-level research in industry Advancement of their research career in industries Enter academia or end up with tenure-track academic jobs Our endeavor to create the best possible graduate experience [-]