Industrial PhD
(MQA/FA2944) (R2/343/8/0074) (19 March 2023 – 18 March 2030)

Industrial PhD
10 Semesters / 5 Years
Face to Face
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Why this course

Industry players with a minimum of five years’ work experience are welcomed to apply for the Industrial PhD programme.

We recognise the importance of the various life experiences and wealth of knowledge that you can bring to study situations, as well as the high degree of motivation that we find in experienced students to have. This programme is open to working professionals from both the public and private sector. Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to share their ideas and expectation with our faculty members during the selection interview where we hope to assess the broader picture of a candidate’s suitability for the programme and university. As an accomplished applicant, you will be given individual consideration as we recognise that you will be equipped with a wealth of skills and experiences beyond your academic qualifications.

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Course information

  • Master’s degree or equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning.

  • A minimum 5 years work experience.

  • Submission of a research proposal (not exceeding 15 pages, double-spaced in Arial size 12). The proposal should address current industry challenges and provide innovative solutions.

  • Malaysian candidates - RM 135,000
  • International candidates - RM 150,000

Pre-requisite Courses

Research Methodology in Economics and Finance

Choose 1

  • Seminar in economics
  • Seminar in finance
  • Seminar in shariah

    Applicants can apply via online at, proceed to create a new account and fill the prescribed forms. You may contact our education counsellors via live chat or email to [email protected] if you have any questions.


    SEPTEMBER 2023 SEMESTER 1 JUNE 2023 11 AUGUST 2023

    Please ensure that your application is submitted before the application deadline as displayed. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed for admission.

    International Applicants

    We encourage you to apply early to ensure you have plenty of time to prepare the necessary travel, study and immigration documents.

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