PhD (ICT)

(R/481/8/0583) (A9886) (07/19)

PhD (ICT)
The programme is specially designed to facilitate those who want to do research in the chosen ICT fields under the supervision of experts from around the world.
The programme is grounded in applied research methods and experiential learning and aims at giving the students IT competence on the highest level within one of the main areas in ICT.

With extensive research supervision and training, students will gain strong research foundation as well as the ability to perform independent research.
What Our Student Says?
“I graduated from AeU’s Master of Information & Communication Technology Management (MICTM) programme in 2014 and is currently pursuing my PhD (ICT) programme at the same university to further improve my knowledge and skills to enhance my academic career. The PhD offers a systematic comprehension and in-depth understanding of the discipline and mastery of skills and research methods related to the field of ICT. I hope to broaden my boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis that will provide me with skills in problem solving, systematic analysis, communication and collaboration.”

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

  • Demonstrate a systematic comprehension and in-depth understanding of the discipline and mastery of skills and research methods related to the field of ICT;
  • Contribute to original research that broadens the boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis that will provide them with skills in problem solving, systematic analysis, communication and collaboration;
  • Promote the technological, social and cultural progress in a knowledge-based society in both academic and professional contexts; and
  • Demonstrate behaviour that is consistent with codes of professional ethics, legal requirements and responsibility.
EnquireApply Now
Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R/481/8/0583) (A9886) (07/19)

Study Mode:
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
    • Fully Online
    • Blended Learning
Duration:

Full-Time 3 Years (9 semesters)
Part-Time 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

Computer Science

  • Programming
  • System Analysis
  • System Design
  • Informatics
  • Network Administration
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming Languages (Visual Basic, C++, etc)
  • Software Localisation
  • Software Testing

Computer Use

  • Computer Use
  • Internet Use Programmes
  • Calculating (Spreadsheets)
  • Data Processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Word Processing

Audit Subjects

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

(R/481/8/0583) (A9886) (07/19)

Study Mode:
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
    • Fully Online
    • Blended Learning
Duration:

Full-Time 3 Years (9 semesters)
Part-Time 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; AND
  • Candidates must complete at least one (1) initial degree (Master’s Degree or Bachelor Degree) in computing or related to computing.

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 6.0 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.

EnquireApply Now
Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R/481/8/0583) (A9886) (07/19)

Study Mode:
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
    • Fully Online
    • Blended Learning
Duration:

Full-Time 3 Years (9 semesters)
Part-Time 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.

EnquireApply Now
Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R/481/8/0583) (A9886) (07/19)

Study Mode:
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
    • Fully Online
    • Blended Learning
Duration:

Full-Time 3 Years (9 semesters)
Part-Time 4 Years (12 semesters)

Frequency of Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional):

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday