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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

KPT/JPS (R/481/8/0785) (MQA/PA9554) 11/29

The Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science is a research programme aimed at those who wish to be excited by innovation and/or discovery in a changing global landscape. This programme facilitates graduate students to have a strong grounding in algorithmic foundations of computing, as well as endeavour scientific research and enhance their research skill in Computer Science or IT, preparing them in applying computational thinking to a diversity of applications in Computer Science and beyond that may cut-across disciplines.

INTAKES: JANUARY, MARCH, JUNE, AUGUST & OCTOBER

 

PHD BY PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE

PhD by Prior Publication is a pathway to achieve a Doctoral award. The candidate’s publications before registration are included in the submission for the Doctoral award.

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3 to 6-year

Full-Time Programme

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4 to 8-year

Part-Time Programme

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Research-Focused

Curriculum

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2 Modes

Normal and Prior Publication

Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (NORMAL MODE)

*Any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved. 

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university's Admissions Department. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE)

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

FAQ for Prior Publication

1) How long is the candidature?

The minimum duration of candidature is 6 months and must not exceed 2 years.

2) What are the criteria for the award of the degree?

The minimum requirement for the award of the degree is to:

(a) Pass thesis examination and viva-voce/ oral examination.

(b) Confirmation of meeting minimum candidature period (from the first day of intake commencement to confirmation of satisfactory amendment of thesis/dissertation by examiners).

3) How will progression tracking be done?

Progression tracking is done by monitoring of research progress periodically through:

a) Regular consultation with the supervisors (supervisor-supervisee log);

b) Progress report; and Seminars (research seminar, thesis completion seminar).

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

DURATION

Full-time:

3 – 6 years

Part-time:

4 – 8 years

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature.

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Future Careers

When you’ve successfully completed this programme with Taylor's School of Computer Science, you could advance to any of these exciting careers, including:

Fees and Scholarships

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 48,650 (Full-Time)

RM 36,576 (Part-Time)

 

Approximate Total Fees for Prior Publication Mode
(Local Students):

RM 35,700


Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 16,384

 

Approximate Total Fees for Prior Publication Mode
(International Students):

USD 11,997


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Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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