The programme objective is to produce doctoral graduates in the field of education who are capable in the intellectual and professional sense to function effectively in raising the quality of their academic and professional fields in their specialisations in the intellectual community and local as well as international community.
Once registered, candidates will follow an approved course of higher education (may include prescribed course work) and research under the direction and supervision of the supervisor (or supervisors) for a period of not less than four semesters for full-time candidates and not less than six semesters for part-time candidates.
Subject to the consent of the Senate, a candidate may be allowed to follow courses of study and research in other universities or other educational/research institutions. If the approved research site is located outside Malaysia, the candidate is required to meet the requirements of twelve months residence at the University of Malaya.
Minimum – 4 semester (2 years)
Maximum – 12 semester (6 years)
Entry requirements for International Candidates following courses and/or writing their Thesis/Dissertation in English:
i. A score of 5.5 for IELTS (Academic);
ii. A score of 550 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL.
For International Candidates following courses and/or writing their Thesis/Dissertation in Bahasa Malaysia or Arabic Language:
i. A score of 5.0 for IELTS (Academic);
ii. A score of 500 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL.
1. A Master’s Degree (Mixed-modes or Research) with a CGPA of at least 3.00
2. A Bachelor’s Degree in with a CGPA of at least 3.00
3. A qualification approved by the Senate from time to time
4. Submit a 1,000-1,500 word prospectus explaining the proposed research in the chosen field of study
Throughout the year