Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Computational and Theoretical Sciences
At the moment, all PhD projects related to marine, plant and chemistry will be offered under the biosciences and biotechnology PhD programmes while for physics, it will be offered under the computational and theoretical science programme. Nevertheless, supervisors for the projects will definitely be an expert in that particular field. Undertaking a PhD allows you to explore a specific area of your chosen subject in depth. A PhD is the highest research degree-level qualification and therefore takes the longest to complete. A supervisor/supervisors will help you to navigate your topic, offering expert advice on the direction of your research.
Completing a PhD can give you a great sense of personal achievement. You'll develop high-level transferable skills and contribute to the development of knowledge in your chosen field. Our research students present papers and posters at conferences in Malaysia as well as around the world. Many have the satisfaction of seeing their work published in scientific journals.
The normal duration PhD programmes are from 2 to 6 academic years depending on the progress of the student.