Course Details

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)

SEGi University




  • Description
    The PhD programme is conducted fully by research and aims to groom you in the field of information technology. The programme prepares you for one of four likely career paths; as an academician in an institution of higher learning, a consultant in the ever-evolving IT industry, a technopreneur or researcher in industrial R&D or government-funded research institutions.
    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)

    FT: min 3 years max: 6 years PT: min 4 years max: 8 years

    Course Fees

    RM48,050 (USD 12,013)

    MQA No.

    MQA/FA 3150

  • Intake (Month)

    Feb; June; Sept

Entry Requirements

  • Other

    A Master’s Degree or equivalent AND candidates must have completed at least ONE (1) of their earlier Degrees (Master’s or Bachelor’s) in Computing or related to computing. International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English. For example International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or its equivalent. If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs must offer English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the needs of the programme. Note for PhD by Research: i. There shall be no direct entry from Bachelor’s Degree level to PhD level. ii. Candidates registered for Master’s Degree by research programmes with a Bachelor’s Degree level may apply to convert their candidacy to the PhD programmes subject to having shown competency and capability in conducting research at PhD level and approval by the HEP Senate.

  • English Requirements
    IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent.

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Advanced Research

    Methods and Design

    Research Proposal and


    Research and Thesis

  • Year 2

    Research and Thesis

  • Year 3

    Research and Thesis

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM48,050 (USD 12,013)

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