Decision Science (PhD)

Program Code

CS954

About Courses

The Doctor of Philosophy programme is entirely research-based. It provides comprehensive training in a particular subject area through authentic exploration and experimentation, culminating in the preparation of a thesis of the research undertaken.

Submission of a thesis that demonstrates the candidate's capacity of independent advanced research to the satisfaction of the faculty is a requirement of the PhD. The thesis must be first approved by Thesis Examiner Committee consisting of an internal examiner and at least two external examiners.

Upon recommendation to the Senate of UiTM by the faculty and the Institute of Graduate Studies, the degree of PhD is conferred on candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship, high attainment in a particular field of knowledge, and an ability to do independent investigation and presentation results of their research.

Mode of Program

Full Time / Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time  : 6-10 Semesters
  • Part Time : 6-12 Semesters

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government. [Certain programmes may have other requirements stipulated by the Faculty]
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 

 

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