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36 Top PhDs in Malaysia 2022/2023

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… Read more

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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GlobalNxt University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Ph.D. in Education is a three years research-based program delivered completely online. The program is meant for individuals who wish to prepare themselves for a career as ... +

The Ph.D. in Education is a three years research-based program delivered completely online. The program is meant for individuals who wish to prepare themselves for a career as an educator or accelerate their current career prospects to the next level. With the ever-growing pace of technology and ever-changing learning needs, continuous innovation has become a necessity for the sustenance of the global economy. The program is designed to foster talent for the education sector as demanded by today’s knowledge-based economy. -
PhD
Part-time
36 months
English
Online
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

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 expose ... +

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
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and bu ... +

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; 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. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 

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INCEIF University
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

We are proud to offer you this specialized Ph.D. program, as together we can move and shake the industry with cutting-edge ideas and innovative products in the future. We aspi ... +

We are proud to offer you this specialized Ph.D. program, as together we can move and shake the industry with cutting-edge ideas and innovative products in the future. We aspire for this milestone to further gain the industry’s confidence in breakthrough ideas which are then sharpened and molded into award-winning products. -
PhD
Part-time
4 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Candidates pursuing the PhD (Business) must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires dilig ... +

Candidates pursuing the PhD (Business) 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. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new ... +

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new knowledge in that discipline. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
UUM Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Ph.D. programme at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), UUM College of Business is a full research program in which students are assessed based on th ... +

The Ph.D. programme at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), UUM College of Business is a full research program in which students are assessed based on the thesis produced at the end of their study period. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 14 semesters
English
Jan 2023
Campus
 
Widad University College
Kuantan, Malaysia

Doctor of Philosophy/PhD (Management) emphasizes mostly research as the major requirement for attaining the degrees. Doctor of Philosophy/PhD (Management) develops both practi ... +

Doctor of Philosophy/PhD (Management) emphasizes mostly research as the major requirement for attaining the degrees. Doctor of Philosophy/PhD (Management) develops both practical knowledge and skills necessary for your development in the workplace. It will prepare you for employment either locally or within the international arena. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
UOW Malaysia KDU
Shah Alam, Malaysia

If you are committed to research that makes a difference, not to philosophy but also the practice of business themselves, you should enrol yourself in this Doctor of Philosoph ... +

If you are committed to research that makes a difference, not to philosophy but also the practice of business themselves, you should enrol yourself in this Doctor of Philosophy (Business) program. In this doctoral program, you will produce substantial work that makes a novel contribution to the subject knowledge. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest level of academic qualification one can achieve. This qualification sets you apart as having developed an exhaustive understandin ... +

A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest level of academic qualification one can achieve. This qualification sets you apart as having developed an exhaustive understanding of your selected focus area in the discipline of business studies, placing you at the forefront of your chosen field of research. Our Ph.D. in Business provides you with opportunities to undertake extensive investigation within your chosen business field and you are encouraged to develop new ideas or employ well-thought-out methodologies to produce noteworthy theoretical and practical contributions. You will utilize the best-suited research design to explore and/or test informed ideas. The outcome of your research extends the frontiers of knowledge and you will disseminate the scholarly findings to peers and practitioners, through academic and professional networks, conferences/seminars, and even publications. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

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. ... +

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. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology degree is a research higher degree. This research postgraduate program equips graduates with advanced knowledge of research methods and ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology degree is a research higher degree. This research postgraduate program equips graduates with advanced knowledge of research methods and the skills to independently conduct research in many areas of behavioral science. Students conduct original research that extends the frontiers of knowledge in a specialized area of Psychology. As a result of acquiring the abilities needed to undertake independent research graduates will also develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills that can be applied in their future learning and work environments. Completion of the program allows students to become experts who are able to facilitate and contribute to the advancement of Psychology. This is a required qualification for people who wish to go onto a career as an academic or independent researcher in Psychology. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Creative Arts and Media is a program that provides students an opportunity to carry out research and contribute new understanding and insig ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Creative Arts and Media is a program that provides students an opportunity to carry out research and contribute new understanding and insight into the discipline. By carrying out independent scholarly work within a specialist area of the creative arts and media, graduates will contribute to the advancement of their discipline. This list is not exhaustive, topics may combine, overlap, be interdisciplinary, and combine theory with practice. Potential candidates should contact the Programme Leader to discuss prospective research topics of interest in the area of creative arts and media. Acceptance of the Ph.D. proposal is subject to a panel review, interview session, and the supervisor’s approval. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus