PhD by Research

Last modified by laza on 2013/07/02 16:38

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is a research degree by thesis under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel.A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University. The minimum duration of studies is 3 years full-time and 6 years part-time.


The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through the progress reports. Final assessment is through thesis and a viva-voce examination.


A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.



A Master's Degree from a university or any higher learning institution recognised by UNIMAS Senate.


English Proficiency


For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or its equivalent (e.g TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test-196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70) is required.

Duration of Study

For a PhD, the normal duration is three (3) years full-time and six (6) years part-time.

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Created by laza on 2013/07/01 16:55

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