PhD-Engineering & Built Environment


  • 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 Mode / Registration Registration Status
    Mechanical Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Manufacturing Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Chemical & Bioprocess Process Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Biochemical Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Civil Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    System Engineering Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Built Environment Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Architecture Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Engineering Education Research Only Full Time & Part Time
    Industrial Engineering & Management Research Only Full Time & 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 2,675 4,430 3,420 21,530
    Part Time 885 525 2,458 3,868 2,983 24,749

    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 5,940 8,635 6,925 43,260
    Part Time 1,585 715 4,730 7,030 5,445 45,145

    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

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

    A Master’s degree from The National University of Malaysia or its equivalent from any other recognized university

    OR;

    Any other qualification that is equivalent to the Master’s degree or experience recognized by the Senate

    OR;

    Candidates who are pursuing their master’s degree in the University and approved by the Postgraduate Committee of the Faculty to be upgraded to the PhD programme with approval from Dean.

    OR;

    **A bachelor’s degree with first class honours degree or equivalent and have obtained CGPA of at least 3.67 from The National University of Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate and for international candidates, requirements for English Language is minimum 550 (TOEFL) or 6.0 (IELTS).

    **fast track


    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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