Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology) - UPTM

The Doctor of Philisophy (PhD) in Information Technology is a programme offered by the School of Computing and Technological Science. The programme is to prepare candidates to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to function at the highest academic and professional levels.

Programme :
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

Programme Duration :
3 Years

Campus :

Programme Code :
CT 401

Programme Fee:
Local Student, RM20,200.00
International, RM30,100.00

Medium of Instruction :

Reference :
N/482/8/0165  (12/2022) MQA/PA 9372

Minimum Requirement :

i.  A Master's Degree (Level 7, MQF) in Computing or Computer-related or any equivalent qualification from KUPTM OR any institution as accepted by the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Senate; AND

ii. Candidate completes at least 1 Degree (Master's or Bachelor's) in Computing or Computer-related: AND

iii. Meet English requirements

For international candidates, they need to have :

i.  at least score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 
ii. 6.50 in International English Language Test Systems (IELTS).

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two years from the date of the award.

A copy of not less than 500 words should be sent along with all relevant documents required during admission to the College University.

Semester 1

Philosophy of Science in Research
Advanced Research Methodology
Proposal Meeting & Thesis Writing

Semester 2

Advanced Qualitative Analysis
Advanced Quantitative Analysis
Seminar on Current Issues in Information Technology
Proposal Preparation 1 & Proposal Submission

Semester 3

Colloquium 1

Semester 4

Review of Literature 1
Review of Literature 2
Proposal Defense

Semester 5

Fieldwork 1
Fieldwork 2

Semester 6

Colloquium 2

Semester 7

Analysis of Data (Preliminary)
Analysis of Data (Data)
Colloquium 3

Semester 8

Thesis Writing and Review of Thesis
Colloquium 4

Semester 9

Submission & Mocked Viva
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