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How to Apply



  • The application for RESEARCH MODE PROGRAMME is open throughout the year. The candidate may apply at anytime, except for programmes with pre-requisite courses. However, application for Semester I (September) 2020/2021 session is open from 7 January 2020.
  • The application for MIXED-MODE & COURSEWORK MODE PROGRAMME Semester I (September) 2020/2021 Session is open from 7 January 2020. The closing date is on 17th June 2020.
  • Applications that are incomplete or received after the closing date will not be entertained.
  • For further inquiries, please contact: Tel:03-79674405/4528/4404/4517/4407 or email: skp_aasc@um.edu.my




  • Coursework
  • Mixed mode
  • Research Only

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Research
  • Mixed mode

A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in a related field*

A Master Degree or its equivalent in a related field*


  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree/ Master's Degree with a CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent
  • Applicants with a CGPA of 3.7 and above can apply directly for a PhD programme

English requirement for international applicants:-

  • A band 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); or
  • A score of 550 paper based total, a score of 213 for computer-based total or a score of 80 for internet-based total for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Last Updated: 18/08/2020