PhD (Finance)

(R-DL/520/8/0015) (MQA/FA0375) (08/21)

PhD (Finance)
The programme offers multidisciplinary courses in Finance, Banking & Insurance with a focus on Asian-centricity.
The main aim of the programme is to achieve research excellence by pooling resources and balancing learning opportunities.

Graduates of the programme should be able to demonstrate critical understanding of the most advanced knowledge in Finance, Banking and Insurance. They should also be poised for upper-level positions whether in organisations, consulting or academia. They are expected to contribute towards improvement in their places of employment and to the nation.

Programme Highlights

  • Internationally benched marked, approved by the Ministry of Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  • Supported with research workshops, research colloquia and research clinics.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e-books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime..
  • No proposal is needed at the point of entry. Only brief research intent.
  • Viva Voce for international students can be done on-campus or off-campus via video conferencing.
  • Transfer of candidature is possible, if compliant-requirements are fulfilled.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, students are able:

  • Synthesise knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in the field of Finance, Banking & Insurance;
  • Appraise problems in the Finance, Banking & Insurance field critically, conduct advanced research independently, and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice;
  • Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas in the field of Finance, Banking & Insurance;
  • Provide expert advice and display leadership qualities to society in the field of Finance, Banking & Insurance.
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/520/8/0015) (MQA/FA0375) (08/21)

Mode of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years (12 semesters)

Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional):

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday

Programme Delivery

Stage 1 : Proposal Development

Stage 2 : Data Collection

Stage 3 : Report Writing

Stage 4 : Thesis Examination / Viva
Voce

Research Fields

  • Bank Teller Programme
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Finance
  • Finance Theory
  • Finance, Banking & Insurance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Financial Management
  • Insurance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Investments & Securities
  • Pension Insurance
  • Social Insurance
  • Stock-broking

Audit Subjects

  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/520/8/0015) (MQA/FA0375) (08/21)

Mode of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years (12 semesters)

Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional):

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday

For Malaysian and International Students:

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.

Additional Requirements:

  • A statement of research intent, describing what you have already done and what you hope to accomplish in your doctoral research
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 6.5 for IELTS; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.

*Any of the above conditions would require student’s research proposal to be approved.

* The above entry requirement serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/520/8/0015) (MQA/FA0375) (08/21)

Mode of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years (12 semesters)

Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional):

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday

For Malaysian and International Students:*

  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian Students only:*

  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance

*Terms and conditions apply

For more details on the discounts and financial incentives, click HERE.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/520/8/0015) (MQA/FA0375) (08/21)

Mode of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years (12 semesters)

Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional):

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday