School of Graduate Studies

The School envisions to grow into a well-positioned centre in leading postgraduate education programmes all across Asia.
Welcome to the
School of Graduate Studies.
The School provides a hub of postgraduate capacity-building and a source of valuable information and support for postgraduate students.
The School manages the development, administration and procedures of policies for postgraduate programmes by research. Moreover, it takes control of postgraduate studies promotion, advocacy of postgraduate students and the coordination of multi-disciplinary research activities of AeU.

The School offers workshops on a range of topics including planning a research project, research paradigms, advanced research methodology (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods), research ethics and intellectual property considerations in technology transfer.

A strong focus of the researcher capacity development programme is on the development of academic writing skills of emerging researchers. Academic writing activities presented by the School include workshops on proposal writing, writing a literature review, funding proposals, article writing and monthly writing retreats for emerging researchers.

All postgraduate programmes offered by the school provide opportunities for advanced study and research towards the development of innovative responses to the possibilities and challenges of the 21st century.
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PhD Programmes
Senior Advisor

Name: Prof.Siow Heng Loke
Phone: +603 5022 3450
Programmes Offered

PhD (Social & Behavioural Science)

The programme is specifically designed to prepare graduates with the ability to carry out scholarly applied research independently at the forefront of their specialised field in social and behavioural science, and become experts who facilitate and contribute to the advancement of new knowledge.

PhD (Business Administration)

The programme focuses intensively on preparing candidates for academic careers and to conduct highly specialised scholarly research, both in theory and application.

PhD (Education)

The programme is specifically geared for professional practitioners in education from public or private schools, community or government agencies, training departments, institutions of higher education and other education-related settings, aspiring to be researchers.

PhD (Finance)

The programme offers multidisciplinary courses in Finance, Banking & Insurance with a focus on Asian-centricity.

PhD (Humanities)

The programme offers interdisciplinary courses in Religion, Languages, History & Archaeology and Philosophy & Ethics with a focus on major aspects of the Asian traditions.


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.