Administrative Science (PhD)

Programme Code 


About Courses

This programme intends to train candidates to develop some conceptual and analytical capabilities in the field of law through a  rigorous examination of an original study to be conducted under the supervision of a supervisor from the faculty. At the end of the programme, candidates are required to submit a thesis not exceeding 100,000 words and go through a viva voce successfully.

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.


Research Area

Administrator Modernization, Organisational Culture, Change Management, Business Process Reegineering, Quality Studies, Knowledge Management, E-Government, Technology Policy and Administrator, Technology Adoption, Social Marketing, Social Informatics, Strategic Management of Public Sector, Corporate Governance, International Relation, Malaysian Politics, ASEAN Studies and Local Government.

The above listed areas are only an indicative list of areas that can be offered. Inter disciplinary research can be accommodated given UiTM's vast resource in 24 growing faculties.

Requirements for the Research Degree

All postgraduate candidates are required to attend courses in Research Methodolgy and Thesis Writing & Presentation Skills course organized by the Institute of Graduate Studies or equivalent courses by the Faculty.

All postgraudate are also required to submit a dissertation not exceeding 100,00 words on an approved area of study under supervision of a faculty member which meets the academic standards of rigour and pass a viva voce. 


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