PhD in Engineering

General

Program Description

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme?

  • You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors.
  • A wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas.
  • We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals.
  • Comprehensive Student Support Services.
  • Resourceful online databases.
Duration:
Full-time (3-5 years)
Part-time ( 5-7 years)
Award:
APU, Malaysia
Course Fees:
RM 45,000 (USD 10,720)

Application Process

Ideally, students work with potential supervisors to develop a proposal.

*Supervisory sessions consist of 4 elements as appropriate to the candidate’s background:

  1. Research Methods
  2. Literature Review
  3. Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  4. Design of Research Proposal

Students with entry qualifications of a mixed mode Masters programme with minimum 30% research component and a pass in a research module will be required to undergo 3 and 4 above.

Students with entry qualifications of a full research Masters will be required to undergo 4 above.

Subject to the expertise within the School of Engineering, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Renewable Energy
  • Power Electronics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Analytics
  • Medical image processing
  • Neural networks
  • Data Compression
  • User interfaces
  • Content-based retrieval
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Engineering
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Engineering Materials
  • Silicon Nanoelectronics
  • Nanofabrication Technologies
  • Single Electron Transistors
  • Quantum Computation
  • Radiation Detectors
  • Optics fiber/wireless communication
  • Infrared remote sensing Technology
  • Wireless and Mobile Systems
  • Active Radiofrequency Identification System (RFID)
  • Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)
  • Antenna Design
  • Ultra Wideband applications
  • Electromagnetic sensing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Speech Technology (Recognition and Synthesis)
  • Image Processing
  • Biomedical applications in Engineering
  • Image Segmentation

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • A Masters degree in a related field accepted by the APU Senate.
  • Other qualifications, equivalent to a Masters degree, that are accepted by the APU Senate.
  • Minimum English language requirements of IELTS 6.5.

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All information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change in the interest of continuous improvement.

Last updated February 2018

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