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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme must possess:
  1. a master’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate; or
  2. any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  3. fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate.
Other requirements for PhD:
  1. The applicants should attach a motivational letter and research proposal.
  2. The applicants must propose supervisors’ name who have already agreed with the research topic.
  3. For those who are short listed will be called for an interview session.

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Research

Students pursuing research degrees have to complete a research under the supervision of a principal supervisor appointed by the respective Graduate School. At the end of the programme, students are required to submit a written thesis for examination. Students may be required to take pre-requisite courses before proceeding with their research. These courses are determined by the respective Graduate Schools.

Language Use In The Programme

English is the language of instruction for the postgraduate programmes.

Programme Duration

Programme

Programme Structure Full-time

Part-time

Minimum

Maximum Minimum

Maximum

Doctoral

By Research 3 years [nine (9) semesters] 5 years [fifteen (15) semesters] 4 years [twelve (12) semesters]

7 years

[twenty one (21) semesters]

POSTGRADUATE STUDENT FEE

Fees UUM Sintok
MALAYSIAN ASEAN NON-ASEAN
Full-time Part-time Full-time Full-time
(RM) (RM) (RM) (RM)
Tuition 1234/ semester 900/ semester 1480/ semester 1604/ semester
Pre-requisite course 150/ credit hour 150/ credit hour 200/credit hour 230/ credit hour
Thesis examination (viva voce) 1750 1750 1950 2150
Thesis re-examination (re-viva) 1750 1750 1950 2150

Other Fees

Registration fee includes charges for orientation, smart card, student’s activities and administration fees.

Group Personal Accident Insurance

Takaful Insurance coverage for local full-time students is as follows:-

  • Death Benefit (accident) : RM60, 000 per person • Permanent Disability : Based on percentage of permanent disability • Medical Treatment : RM2, 000 per annum/person • Hospital Benefits : RM25.00 per day, up to RM2, 000.00 (maximum) per annum/person

International students must be covered by the Health Insurance Scheme comprising Group Hospitalization and Surgical Plan (GHS) and Group Term Life (GTL). They must purchase the Health Insurance Policy from an authorized agent appointed by the University upon registration.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT’S BOND

International students are required to pay students’ bond during registration. The bond will be refunded upon the completion of studies. The rate of students’ bond is as listed below:

Bond Fees Country
RM200 Singapore
RM300 Thailand
RM500 Indonesia
RM750 Bangladesh India Myanmar
Nepal Pakistan Philippines
Sri Lanka
RM1,000.00 South Korea Macao Japan
Hongkong
RM1,500.00 Africa Australia British C.I
Brunei China Europe
Iran Iraq Portugal
Saudi Arabia Taiwan Tunisia
Vietnam
RM2,000.00 Angola Burkina Faso Burundi
Cameroon Canada Central African Republic
Colombia Cote D’Ivoire Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia
Ghana Guinea-Bissau Liberia
Mali Mozambique Niger Nigeria
Republic Congo Republic Democratic Congo Rwanda
USA Western Sahara

Fee for Audit Course

Audit Course fee is RM250.00 per course.

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