Programme Offered
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology Biophysics
  • Biotechnology Botany
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science Food
  • Science
  • Genetics Genome
  • Science Geology
  • Industrial Safety Management
  • Marine Science
  • Material Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear Science
  • Nutrition
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Quality and Productivity Improvement
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time* & Part Time
All lectures are conducted during office hours Monday to Friday (8.00 am – 5.00 pm)

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time* & Part Time
All lectures are conducted during office hours Monday to Friday (8.00 am – 5.00 pm)

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time* & Part Time
All lectures are conducted during office hours Monday to Friday (8.00 am – 5.00 pm)

SCIENCE &TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME

Faculty of Science & Technology

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The research-based program offered in diverse areas in Science and Technology to provide students with the opportunity to experience the research process. Our postgraduates are nurtured to build their research reputation for excellence in scientific discovery. Students will be part of a strong research community that contributes to the society or some may be tackling global challenges. There are many opportunities for the research to be published. Students are expected to publish at least two articles in ISI indexed journals. Some of the research in Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) strives to make distinctive contribution to science by taking multidisciplinary approaches and having industrial or institutional collaborations. FST students are also encouraged to access and engage with research networks both within Malaysia and internationally. The Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Mobility Program or international grants may be able to support with travel grants and/or research attachments. Participation to conferences are encouraged and may be supported by the supervisor’s research fund or other travel grants.

LIFE AT FACULTY

The Faculty of Science & Technology (FST) is one of the largest faculty in UKM and is renowned for its quality education and research, and lecturers who are well-known figures in their respective fields at both national and international levels. The faculty is committed to be a centre of education and a generator of science and technology towards forming a knowledgeable, dynamic, innovative and righteous society. Members of FST are acknowledged as renowned experts and researchers in their fields and are highly dedicated educators. You will have many opportunities to interact with students from other programmes in the faculty and enjoy various exciting activities within as well as outside UKM through various clubs and societies.

Programme Requirements

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 Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master 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/her 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).

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 Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master 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/her 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

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

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) 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.

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

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) 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).

How Much It Will Cost Me

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

  Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full time

1,1017452,2393,994 2,98418,914

Part Time

8855251,8353,2452,36019,765

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 6 sem; Part Time – min 8 sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Full Time

1,710

885

5,500

8,065

6,355

39,840

Part Time

1,585

585

4,000

6,170

4,585

38,265

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

Why This Programme?
  • Discover your full potential as an independent researcher by working closely with our experienced faculty members who will supervise you throughout your study.
  • Participate in various projects ranging from laboratory-based or field research (hospitals or community) to inculcate genuine interest in your specialised research area.
  • Our graduates are equipped with research knowledge and skills to support their career development/improvement in every area of academic or fundamental/applied pharmaceutical sciences which requires professional research and development scientists. 
  • Opportunity to join the postgraduate society to take advantage of increased networking, career development, and learning opportunities.
How To Apply
  1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join/
  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. The duration for Masters programme requires 2 to 4 semester of study on fulltime basis and 4 to 8 semesters on a parttime basis and for Doctor of Philosophy programme is 6 to 12 semesters on fulltime basis and 8 to 14 semesters on a part-time basis.
Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); International Joint PhD Degree Programme in Materials Science and Engineering between UKM and Gifu University; Dual Degree Doctor of Philosophy Between UKM and Osaka University

Duration:

  1. Research & Mixed Mode Programme – Full Time (Min 6 Semester) / Part Time (Min 8 Semester)

Contact
Faculty of Science and Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603 89214381/ 5433
Fax: +603 89256732
Email: kamili@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fst

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603 89118468 / 8389
Fax: +603 89118471 
Email: akad@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

Ready to Be A UKM Student?

FeesOne YearTwo Years (Indonesian Only)
Processing Fee1,000.001,140.00
Student Pass60.00120.00
Visa Fee (according to country – not exceeding RM 50)50.00 (max)30.00
Ikad50.00100.00
eVAL150.00150.00
Service Tax (6%)78.6077.40
EMGS Insurance400.00400.00
Total:1788.60Total: 2017.40

All in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

Personal Bond
RM 2000
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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
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Pakistan Sri Lanka
RM 500
Indonesia
RM 300
Thailand
RM 200
Singapore
RM 1500
Fee for other countries

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