Social Sciences & Humanities Cluster

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES)  (LG950) RESEARCH

 

Synopsis


 

The PhD program is intended for students who wish to become a specialist in a particular area of Applied Language Studies through research. The candidate has to demonstrate a substantial knowledge in his/her chosen field of specialization, and able to pursue original research independently. Each candidate has to prepare and submit a thesis not exceeding 100,000 words on an approved area of study under the guidance of one to three supervisors, and to go through a viva voce successfully.

 

 

Entry Requirement


 

  • A Master's degree (in a relevant field) from UiTM or any institution of higher learning recognized by the UiTM Senate; or
  • Other qualifications in a relevant field, equivalent to a Master's degree recognized by the UiTM Senate, with related experience; or
  • Other requirements stipulated by the university 

 

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)


 

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.0 or MUET Band 3 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35-45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107-131) ; Paper Based Test (417-450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356-440
  • BULATS: 40-59

OR

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 4 (international students who are majoring in another language are required to achieve a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 or MUET Band 4 or its equivalent)
  • IELTS Band 6
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 60-78) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 171-211) ; Paper Based Test (498-546)
  • CEFR: B2
  • TOEIC: 570-684
  • BULATS: 60-74