Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) (Information Technology)

Application Dates
Course Overview
Doctorate (PhD)
Tuition Fees
RM 3,000 per year (Local students)
Full Time: 2 - 5 years; Part Time: 3 - 7 years
Prior Study
Masters degree
Study Field

Course outline

Field of research:

  • Computer sciences
  • Information systems engineering
  • Software engineering and architecture multimedia systems
  • Data communication and networking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Security Technology
  • Bioinformatics & Medical Information Technology
  • Image & video processing



Entry requirements

a) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a Computer Science or Information Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR

b) A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or any institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR

c) Other academic qualifications equivalent to the above that are accepted by the Senate.

Other entry criteria

English Entry Requirement for International Students:

• A minimum overall TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (internet-based); or

• A minimum IELTS (academic) overall band score of 6.0; or

• A credit in 1119 English Examination; or

• A minimum MUET overall band score of 4; or

• Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.

Application deadline

Application opens throughout the year