Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, candidates are required to complete the followings:
  1. The students of PhD program are required to register and pass eight (8) credit hours of courses.
    • Choose any of the courses listed by the Institutes (four (4) credit hours).
    • Compulsory to register and pass a course of Research Methodology (Science and Technology)(four (4)) credit hours.
  1. The students of Master program are required to register and pass six (6) credit hours of courses,
    • Choose any of the courses listed by the Institutes (two (2) credit hours).
    • Compulsory to register and pass a course of Research Methodology (Science and Technology)(four (4)) credit hours.
  1. During the study, students are required to present a paper at the colloquium Institute. Students are required to make an oral presentation at least 2 times (PhD Program) and 1 time (Master Program) in the period of study.
  1. At the final stage of study, students are required to submit three (3) copies of the thesis and pass an oral presentation during the session, the successful candidate will be awarded a PhD or Masters Degree.
  1. Manuscript publication requirements;
    • PhD Program: At least three (3) articles in a SCOPUS/ISI indexed journal and acceptance for publication.
    • Master Program: At least two (2) articles in SCOPUS/ISI indexed journals and acceptance for publication.
  1. Bahasa Melayu requirements;
    • Candidates from abroad are required to attend two (2) courses equivalent to four (4) units for the Bahasa Melayu courses prescribed by the University. Exceptions can be given to candidates who have followed the Bahasa Melayu courses recognized by the University.

 

Program Structure

  • Both PhD and Masters program is based on research work that supervised by a supervisor and co-supervisor.
  • All research proposals must be defence by the candidate and approved by the committee appointed by the Institute.

 

Duration of Study

  1. Program PhD;
    • Duration of full-time study is six (6) to twelve (12) semesters.
    • Duration of part-time study is eight (8) to fourteen (14) semesters.
  1. Program Master;
    • Duration of full-time study is two (2) to four (4) semesters.
    • Duration of part-time study is four (4) to eight (8) semesters.

* For further information, it can be found in the Handbook of Graduate Institute.