Course outline

Doctor of Philosophy - Law (Ph.D.) 

  • A research based course

This course primarily field of research is based on law, where there are several special subjects to be taken:

  • Advanced Research Methodology for Law
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods for Law
  • Commercialization and Entrepreneurship


  • Faculty of Law 


  • Melacca campus, Malaysia 

Tuiition fees

*Tuition fees varies between full time and part time, and they are shown in Malaysian Ringgit, and total cost for total amount of study years*

Full Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 5)

  • Local: RM 26, 800
  • International: RM 39, 020

Part Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 7)

  • Local: RM 34, 800
  • International: RM 48, 520

Minimum entry requirement

Major requirement:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Shariah AND a Master’s degree or its equivalent as accepted by the HEP Senate. 

English language requirement

In addition to the academic requirements, an applicant is also required to possess a sufficient level of English language proficiency by obtaining one of the following: 

  • A minimum overall TOEFL Score of 550 (paper based)or 80 (internet based).
  • A minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.0.
  • A credit in 1119 English Examination.
  • A minimum score of 134 in Multimedia University’s English Language Proficiency Test.
  • A minimum MUET overall band score of 4.
  • Other qualification which is of equivalent level as decided by the Senate of the University.

For postgraduate studies, international students are required to have a score of 600 for Test for English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 100 for online TOEFL test or a score for International English Testing System (IELTS) or its equivalent

Application process

*Application process is unique for different institutions, please kindly visit their respective postgraduate website to ensure your application is handled well.*

Full Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 5) 

  • Register and present at University for the whole period of candidature 

Part Time (Recommended Maximum Years: 7) 

  • Register and present at the University for at least 10 working days per year 

Please visit: 

Above attached link is the registration process required by Multimedia University. Please bare in mind that you will have to conduct the following procedures: 

  • For local students, payment of RM 50 is required for the application. 
  • For international students, payment of RM 280 is required for the application.  

The payments can be made via the following method to 'UNIVERSITI TELEKOM SDN BHD': 

  • Cheque
  • Bank draft
  • Online transaction
  • Credit card only during office hours at the university's Finance Counter

Finally, attach the receipt with your application as a proof of payment done.

International student matters

*Students are advised to research the campus available offered by Multimedia University, as each campus offered different courses.* 

All international students are compulsory to apply for the approval of Student Pass and Visa. Without Visa Approval Letter (VAL), international students are denied entry to study in Malaysia. The process can be tedious. Therefore, it is encourage to pay full attention to this international student matters. 

Part One: 

The application for VAL must be made through this university, kindly visit, to apply for visa only for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. For more information about Malaysia' immigration laws, kindly visit 

Once application has been approved, the Immigration Department of Malaysia will issue a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) to the students concerned. The university will notify students once approval has been received. Students must provide complete address and contact number if they wish to receive the original VAL. 

Part Two: 

1. Entry Visa

​(Students who have been granted the visa approval letter must apply for an entry visa from the nearest Malaysian Embassy or Malaysian Consulate Office in their country before traveling to Malaysia. Without an entry visa, you will not be allowed to enter Malaysia.)

2. Immunization Certificate (Applicable to students from South America and Africa ONLY)

(They are required to possess a valid Immunization Certificate for Yellow Fever not less than ten (10) days before they enter Malaysia. Students will not be allowed to enter Malaysia without the valid immunization certificate.)

3. Arrival Notification

(Students must notify the University of their Arrival Details at least seven (7) working days before the traveling date to Malaysia. Arrival notification must be sent to (Cyberjaya Campus) or (Melaka Campus). A representative from MMU will meet the students at the Airport.)

4. Changes in Arrival Details

(Please notify the authority at least 48 hours earlier (excluding weekend) if there are any changes in your arrival itinerary. Email or contact the authority.)

5. Confirm Accommodation Arrangement

(You must confirm your accommodation arrangement before traveling to Malaysia. Otherwise, you may have to stay at the nearest hotel while looking for an accommodation. You are required to liaise with the accommodation provider to confirm your arrangement.)

Additional notes

  1. Fees are subjected to change, for international student may have to refer to latest exchange rates.
  2. Additional cost my incurred depending on situation (Accommodation, laboratories equipment/materials, etc.)
  3. Encourage to study and research laws in Malaysia, as a Muslim majority country, it is advisable for international students to understand our country's strict rules and culture. 
  4. English is used as a teaching medium and a widely spoken language in Malaysia, if the requirements are not stated in the university webpage, advisable to contact the university's authority for further information about English requirements or English Entry Requirements.
  5. For scholarship opportunities, please browse through our webpage to find out local and international opportunities. Also may visit to see offers provided by the university. 
  6. Encourage to visit for deeper and more information.


Malacca Campus 


  • Multimedia University, Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama, 75450 Bukit Beruang, Melaka, Malaysia 

Admission Office: 

  • Tel: +606 -252 3442 / 3443 
  • Fax: +606 - 231 8255 

Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS): 

  • Tel: +6 06-252 3564 / 3824