By Research

Doctor of Philosophy (Physical Science) (N440/8/0051) (03/26) (MQA/PA 10037)

Programme Overview:

PhD (Physical Science) is an advanced academic qualification and is often considered a requirement for the majority of academic and research positions in a wide range of fields and industries. The aim of the PhD programme is to foster the development of independent research skills. These skills include the capacity to formulate a significant problem, to develop mastery of appropriate conceptual and methodological skills to pursue investigation, and to relate the research to a broader framework of knowledge in a relevant disciplinary area. The programme is also designed to prepare students for various careers in the area of science, engineering and technology. Students of this programme will be equipped not only with knowledge, scientific, critical thinking and technical skills, but also interpersonal, communication, negotiation, leadership, teamwork, managerial, entrepreneurial and problem-solving skills. They will also be instilled with good ethical values and the desire and capacity to pursue lifelong learning.

Intake:

Rolling Intake (throughout the year)

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 3 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 4 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Doctoral Research

 

Elective

  • Statistical Methods for Research OR
  • Special Topic

Career Prospects

  • Research Officers
  • Educationists
  • Physicists
  • Chemists
  • Applications Engineers
  • Nanotechnologists
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
  • Quality Assurance/Control Officers
  • Product/Product Development Specialists
  • Environmental/Materials/Forensic Scientists
  • Patent Consultants

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Master's Degree (MQF, Level 7) accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree (MQF, Level 7) that are accepted by the HEP Senate.

     

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4 or IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

      

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CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450100
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EMAIL : cpsr@tarc.edu.my

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