Course - IUKL Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Built Environment @ Kajang

IUKL Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Built Environment @ Kajang

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Built Environment programme aims to provide opportunity to professionals and graduates to pursue higher knowledge through analysis, synthesis and research in the challenging Built Environment sector. This programme is recommended for those who expect to engage in a professional career in research, teaching or technical work of an advanced nature.


Class conducted at: Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)

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  • Description
  • Course Profile
  • Entry Requirements & Payment Plan
  • Additional information


What’s special about this PhD programme

  • Provide students with flexibility of research and develop students’ intellectual ability in specialised areas of Built Environment.
  • Equip students with advanced knowledge, tools and techniques that will support their research capability and career development.
  • Expose students to the research frontier in various fields of specialisation in Built Environment.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Students will be assigned a supervisor and no classes for this programme
  • Accreditation: Provisionally Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Research Based
Size of Class
  •  Rated by STUDYMASTERS Consultants 

Fully research courses features a more independent curriculum as you drive new progress in your respective field.
Research students will be assigned a supervisor to be consulted instead of having to attend classes.
PhD graduates are well equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge to head their organisations or drive their business to the next level.

Why choose IUKL’s PhD?

Upon graduation of this program you will have developed:

  • High-level skills in research processing including the ability to independently design a research project, to conduct experiments and to analyse data from a research project.
  • Advanced skills in the analysis and synthesis of knowledge related to specific disciplines.
  • High-level communication skills.

Award & Recognition

  • Member of Malaysia Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU)
  • Qualified as an Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status institution.
  • Obtained the recognition of ISO 2001:2008 BM TRADA

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Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment awarded by Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
KP/JPS (N/582/8/0001) (MQA/PA01618) 05/17


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree that provides you with the opportunity to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge in an area of built environment research. The focus of a PhD is to develop a student’s expert knowledge in a chosen field and enhance their skills in research, critical and creative thinking and problem solving.

As a PhD candidate, you will acquire advanced specialist research training and ultimately produce a thesis that summarises your research and provides evidence of independent thought, critical analysis and effective communication as well as expert knowledge of your discipline in an international context.

Career Options

  • Pursue an academic career in a university
  • Senior leadership and management positions in government, non-government organisations and corporations.

Programme Modules

Research Areas

  • Architecture
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Facilities Management
  • Real Estate

OR any other relevant field in built environment.

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Entry Requirements

  • A Master's Degree accepted by the Senate of IUKL; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree that are accepted by the Senate of IUKL.
  • For local applicants, an English language proficiency level considered sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course.
  • 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.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 46,300 (Inclusive Refundable Deposit + Insurance)
Promotion Course Fee: RM 2,000 (March Intakes Only)

Instalment Plan Breakdown:

  • 1st Sem: RM 3,050
  • 2nd Sem: RM 6,100
  • 3rd Sem: RM 5,307
  • 4th Sem: RM 5,307
  • 5th Sem: RM 5,307
  • 6th Sem: RM 5,307
  • 7th Sem: RM 5,307
  • 8th Sem: RM 5,307
  • 9th Sem: RM 5,307
    Total: RM 46,300

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)

Campus Location

Kajang, Selangor


36-72 Months, 48-96 Months

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Schedule System

Semester System


Mar, Jun, Oct




Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Provisionally Accredited


6 Field Types of Research Areas


100% Research

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (9 Installment)


RM 2,000 rebate is given for March 2018 intake (Only available at Info Day/Education Fair) * T&C Apply