PhD in Information Technology (CT401)

PhD in Information Technology (CT401)

Reference: N/482/8/0165 12/2022 MQA/PA 9372
3-5 years


The Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) addresses the expanding needs of professionals who manage information resources; solve information, communication, and technology-related problems in businesses and other organizations; or educate and/or train others in fields related to the applications of information systems and communications. This is an intensive program designed primarily to develop practitioners and teaching faculty with very high levels of both technical and analytical expertise in specific fields of information technology (IT). Admission to the program is competitive. Meeting a specific set of minimum qualifications does not assure admission

Minimum Requirement :

A Master’s Degree (Level 7, Malaysian Qualifications Framework, MQF) in related field or any other equivalent qualification from KUPTM or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate; and

Candidates must have completed at least 1 of their earlier Degrees (Masters or Bachelors) in Computing or related to computing

Fulfill English language requirements


For international students which score the Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimum 550 OR score International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at least Band 6.5. 

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is 2 years from the date of the award.

• Advanced Research Methodology (BUS 6156)
• Proposal Meeting and Thesis Writing (BUS 6166)
• Seminar on Current Issues in Information Technology (ITC 4143)

Local Student: MYR 20,200

International Student: MYR 29,800


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