Doctor of Philosophy (Computing)

  • In general, the Doctor of Philosophy in Computing program aims to provide research training that fosters the development of independent research skills for candidates in Computer Science and Information Technology areas.

  • At the completion of the program, the students should be able to:

    • acquire and apply advanced knowledge and skills of Computer Science and Information Technology.
    • acquire research skills pertinent to the research process in Computer Science and Information Technology.
    • organize ideas related to societal issues in Computer Science and Information Technology discipline
    • conduct research with minimum supervision and adhere to the legal, ethic and professional code of practices in Computer Science and Information Technology.
    • communicate in verbal, writing and demonstrate effective leadership qualities.
    • identify, formulate and solve Computer Science and Information Technology problems.
    • manage and seek information through lifelong learning in facing global challenges.
    • Structure : Full-time and Part-time
    • Tuition Fees : RM 18,000 (local); RM 19,800 (international)
    • Duration :  Fulltime – 3 years (minimum ) to  6 years (maximum)
    • Parttime – 4 years (minimum ) to  8 years (maximum)
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent AND candidates must have completed at least
      ONE (1) of their earlier Degrees (Master’s or Bachelors) in Computing or related
      to computing.

    AND for International Student:

    • The minimum accepted score 500 for TOEFL or score 6.0 for IELTS or other
      equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Graduates in Doctor of Philosophy in Computing have a bright career either in public or private sector.  The most common types of software engineering career options include as academician, managerial posts in IT, IT Consultant, Project Manager and IT Auditor.

  • Assoc Prof Dr Setyawan Widyarto
    Telephone: +60332805121
    E-mail        : swidyarto@unisel.edu.my