Programme Overview

This programme aims to develop and nurture research-oriented Information Technology professionals who are sensitive to the current global multicultural and multinational environment in the corporate world.

Duration of Study

Full Time : 3- 5 years
Part-Time : 4 – 8 years

  • A Master's Degree, as accepted by the Senate of IUKL; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree that are accepted by the Senate of IUKL; AND
  • Candidate must have completed at least ONE (1) of their earlier degrees (Master's or Bachelor's) in Computing or related to computing
  • For local applicants, sufficient mastery of the English language to satisfactorily complete the course (where necessary candidates may be required to sit for an English language proficiency test (EPT).
  • International applicants who originate from a country where English is the native language; OR are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 550 OR IELTS 6.0.; OR have attained a degree from a university where the medium of instruction is in English.
  • Deepen and extend knowledge and understanding of Information Technology in the international context.
  • Increase expertise in key areas such as Information Technology, Computer Science, and Information System and to broaden the range of professional roles.
  • Develop independent research skills and gain insight into Information Technology issues, trends and challenges in the global context.
  • All Phd in IT students is required to take one core subject which is Advance Research Design which will equip them with the research skills.
  • Upon completion of the subject, they are required to take any ONE of the elective subjects.
  • Upon completing ONE core subject and ONE elective subject, they may proceed with a thesis.
Phase I
  • Research Methodology (3 Credit Hours)
Phase II – Elective
  • Post-Doctoral Seminar / Advance Statistics / Advanced Algorithm (3 Credit Hours)
Phase III

  • Thesis (9 Credit Hours)
Tuition Fees RM30,000.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM300.00
Insurance RM70.00/year

To view complete fee structure for Malaysian Students, please click HERE
To view complete fee structure for International Students, please click HERE

Medical Examination: RM265.00/year

Tuition Fees RM31,500.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM5,000.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Visa Processing Fee RM381.60/year

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