Admission Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy

Candidates who wish to apply for the PhD programme by research mode and thesis must have one of the following qualifications:

 

a.             Master’s Degree in the relevant field from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate;

or

b.            Other qualifications equivalent to Master’s Degree or other qualifications recognized by Senate;

or

c.         Students who are enrolled in a Masters full time at the University and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee to change his status to a Doctorate program with the approval of the Dean;

or

d.        **Bachelor of Science (Hons) with first class or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 3.67 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or any recognized institutions by the Senate and for international candidates should meet the need of English – 500 (TOEFL) or 6.0 (IELTS)

**fast track

 

Master

Candidates who wish to apply for the Master program by research mode and thesis must have one of the following qualifications:

a.            Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate with a minimum of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 2.75;

or

b.            Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate with a minimum of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 2.50 and not meeting CGPA 2.75, and 2 years working experience in related field;

or

c.             Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia or any institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate not meeting Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 2.50 and 5 years working experience in related field;

or

d.            Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of foreign universities recognized by the Senate for a non CGPA system, which equated as follows;

No. Foreign Universities Entry Requirements
1.       Morocco / Iran

 

12/20

(Minimum 10/20 with  2 years working experience)

2.       Iraq 65/100

(Minimum 55/100 with 2 years working experience)

3.       Syria / Jordan / Bangladesh / Libya / Japan 60/100

 

4.       Saudi Arabia 3.13/5

 

5.       Indonesia / Thailand 2.75/4

 

6.       Nigeria 60/100 or 4.8/7.0

 

7.       Pakistan / India 55/100
8.       Other countries subject to the approval of the Postgraduate Committee

 

For candidates is not a Malaysian citizen, additional terms are required:

·         Attained the English language with

a.       The score of paper-based TOEFL: Minimum 500, or

b.      The score of computer-based TOEFL: Minimum 173, or

c.       The score of internet-based TOEFL: Minimum 46, or

d.      The score of IELTS: Minimum Band 5, or

e.      Score of MUET: Minimum Band 3