PA11 - Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) by Research

PA11 - Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) by Research

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About Course

Requirement for PhD
A Master degree of high quality in an area relevant to the student’s proposed area of research from any recognised local/foreign university and approved by the Senate of the University. 
Duration of Study for PhD
 The normal duration of study for a PhD by research is three (3) years full-time and six (6) years part-time. 
Application to Study
 Applications to study in a postgraduate programme can be made anytime during the year and will be processed as and when all of the relevant documents are received. Admissions are ongoing basis for each year and divided into 2 semesters which is on March to September and September to March. Application can be made via online (strongly advised) at Centre for Graduate Studies (CGS) and prospective candidates should also mail copies of supporting documents to CGS. All applications are subject to the approval by Faculty Postgraduate Committee and University. 
English Proficiency 
For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or its equivalent (eg.TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test -196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70) is required.


Academic Year

The academic year is divided into two (2) semesters. Semester I is from September to March, Semester II is from March to September. Postgraduate students are required to register their candidacy at the beginning of each semester.

 Fees per Year


Local Students

Fee (Rm)


International Students

Fee (Rm)

Full Time RM8,983.00 3 RM13,783.00 3
Part Time RM9,499.00 4 -  

For local students, you are required to fill the online UPU application. Intake is once a year - September. For International Students, you are required to fill the online form at CGSWeb. Please complete the form before the due date stated in the UNIMAS Intake Calendar. For any questions regarding admissions, please contact Undergraduate Studies Division (Undergraduate Programme) or UNIMAS Graduate School (Postgraduate Programme). 

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Offer Level

This course is offered to both Local & International Students

Local & International