Doctor of Philosophy (Professional Communication)
This research programme is aimed at future researchers looking to explore and discover new concepts, explanations, and ideas in the communication field. This programme caters to students who possess a strong theoretical background and wish to undertake independent research with the guidance of one or more faculty members.
The research curriculum of the PhD consists of an in-depth investigation into specific research issues related to professional communication, with the aim of adding to existing knowledge, as well as contributing new and groundbreaking knowledge to the field. We inspire students to exhibit an awareness of issues and developments in their chosen field and increase students’ competence in providing novel solutions to issues encountered in career development and growth.
English language competency requirements for international students:
Phase 2 Phase 3 The Work Completion Seminar
Serves as a moderation process to assess whether the work done by the candidate is sufficient for the PhD degree. The candidate must pass this before their thesis is allowed to proceed to Viva Voce.
Full-time students are expected to undergo min three (3) semesters and max five (5) semesters while part-time students expected to undergo four (4) semesters and max nine (9) semesters.
Total fees: MYR44,440
Total fees: MYR55,720