PhD In Science


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Key Information


January, April, July and October

Programme Duration

Full-time: Minimum : 3 years, Maximum : 5 years.
Part-time: Minimum : 4 years, Maximum: 6 years.

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Programme Level

The Doctor of Philosophy in Science programme aims to develop individuals who are able to create knowledge through innovative research and develop new techniques and practices that are significant to a field of research.

This programme seeks to produce graduates who can carry out specialized areas of research in science for the benefit of society and the nation. Graduates will also be able to respond to problems with innovative ideas translated to new knowledge. They will be able to communicate research findings through critical dialogue and interpersonal skills and develop intellectual property and promote knowledge expansion.

Candidates 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 conferences. Graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Science programme at QIU will develop into leaders and innovators in the fields of Science.

Field of Study:

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics

  • A master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the HEP Senate;


  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognised by the Government of Malaysia.

Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP.

English Proficiency Requirement

International students: IELTS Band 5.5 / MUET Band 4 or its equivalent

List of Compulsory Courses/Modules Offered

  • PSC1101 Research Methodology
  • PSC1102 Thesis

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Programme code: JPT/BPP(MQA/FA5374)03/27

Duration: Full-time: Minimum 2 years/Maximum 4 years
Part-time: Minimum 3 years/ Maximum 6 years

Intakes: January, April, July and October

Mode of Study: Full-Time, Part-Time


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