Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)

Application Dates
Course Overview
Doctorate (PhD)
Tuition Fees
Local: RM 29,300 (FT) RM 37,100 (PT); International: RM 35,750 (FT)
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town
3-6 years (Full-time); 4-8 years (Part-time)
Study Field


This program provides you opportunity to enhance your existing knowledge of computer programming and mathematical frameworks through independent research.

You will develop your research skills through two taught modules, i.e. Research Methodology and Algorithm Design & Analysis.

This flexible program provides you the chance to work closely with your supervisors, academic experts, industrial practitioners, and government agencies locally and internationally in the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Visualisation
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Image Processing
  • IOT / Industry 4.0
  • Deep Learning


School of Computing

Type of Specialisation/ Research Areas (if any)

Computer programming and mathematical framework

Entry Requirements

Master’s Degree or equivalent and candidates must have completed at least one (1) of their earlier Degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s) in Computing or related to Computing.

MQA Full Accreditation No. or Provisional Accreditation No.

PA 9618