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Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)

Doktor Falsafah Teknologi Kejuruteraan (Teknologi Maklumat)

Career Path

  • Research and development engineer
  • Academician
  • Researcher
  • Consultant

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO1 : IT Engineering technologist who analyse, synthesize and apply science, mathematics and engineering knowledge and laboratory experience to provide technically, environmentally and economically viable solutions to government agencies and private sector in the field of Engineering Technology in ICT at national and international level
  • PEO2 : IT Engineering technologists who manage and communicate effectively in leading and engaging multidisciplinary teams in solving Engineering Technology in ICT problems at national and international level
  • PEO3 : IT Engineering technologist who utilise engineering Technology and IT knowledge and skills to explore and/or embark on technopreneurial opportunities with novel and innovative research activities at national and international level in the field of Engineering Technology in ICT
  • PEO4 : IT Engineering technologists who integrate ethical, social and professional responsibilities in the field of Engineering Technology in ICT.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • PLO1 : Synthesize knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in ICT
  • PLO2 : Adapt practical skills leading to novel and innovative ideas in ICT
  • PLO3 : Provide expert advice to society in ICT
  • PLO4 : Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice
  • PLO5 : Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders
  • PLO6 : Appraise problems in ICT critically using scientific skills
  • PLO7 : Integrate information for lifelong learning
Entry Requirement

  • Master degree in a related field as approved by Senate UniKL.

Career Path

  • Research and development engineer
  • Academician
  • Researcher
  • Consultant

Tuitions Fees

Malaysian Students:
Full Time: RM11,280 (Total tuition fees)
Part Time: RM10,000 (Total tuition fees)

International Students
Full Time: RM 15,000 (Total tuition fees)

Limited number of Yayasan UniKL – Tengku Abdullah Scholarship Scheme (YU-TASS)  is awarded to  registered UniKL students every year. The competition is high as students must pass an interview that is held twice a year. A good publication records increases student’s chances in obtaining the scholarship. We highly recommend that students look for other sources of funding if their YU-TASS scholarships applications were unsuccessful.

Master Degree Monthly Allowance (RM2200.00)
Not more than 40 years

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Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Level 3, 1016 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Areas of Research

  • E-Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information System
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Networking System

Compulsory Module

  • Research Methodology
  • Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship

Full-time (6 Semesters)

Semester 1 – 6
  • Thesis

Thesis preparation needs minimum 6 months to graduate

Part-time (8 Semesters)

Semester 1 – 8
  • Thesis

Thesis preparation needs minimum 8 months to graduate


Quick Points


Status Programme:
Full Accredited

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/481/8/0591) 01/23, MQA A8279

Computing (IT)

Study Mode:
Full Time
Part Time

Study Level:
PhD (By Research)

January, April, July & October

Full Time : 3 – 7 Years
Part Time : 4 – 9 Years

Level 22, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur

GL: +603 – 2175 4000 (ext. 4069/5237)
Fax: +603 – 2175 4441
Email: ips@unikl.edu.my


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