PhD-Economics & Management


  • Intake for the course work mode and mixed mode programmes are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next year February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake). Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.

    Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) Mode / Registration Registration Status Lectures
    Mixed Mode (Coursework and Research) Full Time & Part Time During weekdays & office hours (including part-time)

    Doctor of Philosophy Mode of Study Registration Status Lectures
    Economics
    Econometrics Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Fiscal and Monetary Economics Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Economics of Industry and International Trade Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Monetary Economics and Banking Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Islamic Economics and Finance Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Development Economics and Community Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Economic of Human Resource Development Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Agriculture Economics, Natural Resources and Environment Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Accounting
    Accountability and Management Control Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Reporting and Corporate Governance Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Taxation and Law Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Auditing and Assurance Services Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Sustainable Accounting Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Accounting Information System Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Public Sector Accounting Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Management
    Financial Behaviour Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Consumer Behaviour Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Organisational Behaviour Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Finance Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Services Marketing Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Internationalisation Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Logistics Management Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Marketing Management Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Knowledge Management Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Risk Management Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Human Resource Management Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Islamic Banking Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Retailing Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Entrepreneurship
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    International Business Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)
    Social Business Research Only Full Time & Part Time During Weekdays and Office Hours (including part-time)

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  • Local Students Registration Service & Activity Tuition Fees 1st Semester Subsequent Semesters Total Fees
    Fully Research & Mixed Mode Programs - Full Time (Min 6 Sem) / Part Time (Min 8 Sem)
    Full Time 1,010 745 1,835 3,590 2,580 16,490
    Part Time 885 525 1,635 3,045 2,160 18,165

    International Students / Permanent Residents Registration Service & Activity Tuition Fees 1st Semester Subsequent Semesters Total Fees
    Fully Research & Mixed Mode Programs - Full Time (Min 6 Sem) / Part Time (Min 8 Sem)
    Full Time 1,710 985 4,100 6,795 5,085 32,220
    Part Time 1,585 715 3,300 5,600 4,015 33,705

    The fees is not include Personal Bond and Visa Reference (VDR)
    ** All fees are subject to change

  • 1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join  Apply to UKM

    2. Intake for Coursework and mixed mode are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake).

    3. Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.

    4. Application fee of RM30.00 (for Malaysian application), USD30.00 or MYR100.00 (international applicants) have to pay online as instructed in online application system.


    STUDY OPTIONS
    There are several study options under postgraduate study programme:

    1. Research
    2. Coursework
    3. Coursework and research
    4. Coursework and practical or clinical with case study and/or research

  • A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

    1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

    2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Masters Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

    3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time Masters programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

    4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

    5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

    6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).


    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

    An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency
    requirements as follows:

    • Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS (6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or
    • For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non-Graduating Student.

    The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

    • will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;
    • has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or
    • is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

    The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

  • VDR Fees One Year - (RM) Two Years (Indonesian Only) - (RM)
    Processing Fee 1,000.00 1,140.00
    Student Pass 60.00 120.00
    Visa Fee (according to country – not exceeding RM 50) 50.00 (max) 30.00
    Ikad 50.00 100.00
    eVAL 150.00 150.00
    Service Tax (6%) 78.60 77.40
    EMGS Insurance 400.00 400.00
    Total: 1788.60 Total: 2017.40

    Personal Bond
    RM 2000
    Canada Burkina Faso Burundi Democratic Guinea-Bissau Ghana Nigeria Rwanda Western Sahara
    USA Cameroon Congo Liberia Djibouti
    Colombia Central African Republic Cote D’Ivoire Mali Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia
    Angola Republic Congo Republic Eritrea Mozambique
    RM 1500
    Saudi Arabia British C.I Europe Portugal C.I Vietnam
    Africa Brunei Iran Taiwan
    Australia China Iraq Tunisia
    RM 1000
    Japan South Korea Macao Hong Kong
    RM 750
    Bangladesh Phillipines India Myanmar Nepal
    Pakistan Sri Lanka
    RM 500
    Indonesia
    RM 300
    Thailand
    RM 200
    Singapore
    RM 1500
    Fee for other countries
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    Tel: +603-89215775
    Email: ako@ukm.edu.my

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