PhD in Technology | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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PhD in Technology

Duration:
Full time (3 years)
Part time (4 years)

Awarded by:
APU, Malaysia

Intakes:

Full Time
& Part Time:

03 Aug 2021
05 Oct 2021
07 Dec 2021

07 Sep 2021
02 Nov 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT

• A Masters degree in a related field accepted by the APU Senate

• Other qualifications equivalent to a Masters degree that are accepted by the APU Senate

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 
MINIMUM ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 5.0

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FIELDS OF RESEARCH

SPECIALIST DOCTORAL TOPICS FOR SUPERVISION

  • Database Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Green Computing
  • Computing & Society
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Neural Networks
  • Data Compression
  • User Interfaces
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Content-based Retrieval
  • Malware Analysis and Detection
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Algorithm and Distributed Computing
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Neural Networks
  • Robotics
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Technological Innovation and Change
  • Information Systems Adoption
  • Image Processing
  • Graph Theory/ Combinatorics
  • Computational Analysis
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Natural Language Processing

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Application Process

Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal.

OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL)

  • The ODL (Open & Distance Learning) PhD programmes are designed to address the theoretical and practical knowledge skill and artefacts used in the development of relevant research skills.
  • ODL allows students to learn anytime, anywhere at their own pace - this power of freedom has ignited more interest & excitement in learning.
  • Students will reinforce their independent learning skills, as well as demonstrate their ability to produce a professional document.
  • The supervision and monitoring will be conducted via Microsoft Teams and Moodle.
  • There is an option to undertake additional research workshops organized jointly by Graduate School of Technology and Graduate School of Business • Students must participate in online research seminars/colloquiums/conferences. • For PhD in Computing/ Technology, students are required to publish 1 journal article (indexed) as a requirement for the PhD award.
  • Assessment of the fundamental knowledge is carried out through assessment of the students’ performance based on oral and written assessment (viva voce and dissertation).
  • Distance Learning PhD students in APU have to undertake TWO (2) components:
    • Research Methods Module
    • Dissertation


COURSE FEES

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 45,000

RM 45,000 (USD 11,250)

​* Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.


MQA ACCREDITATION

(R/482/8/0040)(07/22)(MQA/FA02107)
(N-DL/482/8/0173)(11/27)(MQA/PA 14011)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.