Course - Staffordshire University, UK Master of Philosophy in Engineering Dual Degree Awarded @ APU Kuala Lumpur

Staffordshire University, UK Master of Philosophy in Engineering Dual Degree Awarded @ APU Kuala Lumpur

With engineers forming an integral part of any organization looking to increase efficiency or create a better product through a creative, innovative solution, engineering graduates are likely to find themselves in high demand across a wide range of sectors. 


Class conducted at: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

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


What’s special about this M.Phil programme

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas.
  • In-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge, that is related to engineering.
  • Advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme.

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 

Graduating with two degrees from two different universities will carry more weight and value when entering the workforce.
Research students will be assigned a supervisor to be consulted instead of having to attend classes.
MBA 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 APU’s M.Phil?

  • The knowledge and practical experience gained during your studies will prepare you to move into engineering, your capabilities will be recognised and valued whatever sector you choose to enter after graduation.
  • Develop your ability to understand, manage and deliver complex professional projects within your chosen engineering discipline.
  • This programme is structured to help you develop a sense of independence and confidence in your ability to think critically and conduct fundamental or applied research. Regardless of your specialisation, you will engage with a stimulating mix of theory and analysis, setting you apart in your pursuit of higher-level opportunities.

Award & Recognition

  • 1 Silver Award for the Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017
  • Gold Medal for International Intellectual Exposition 2017
  • Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Design Exhibition Cum Competition (SEDEX) 2016
  • Silver Award for Invention & Innovation Competition for Private Institutions of Higher Learning(PERINTIS) 2016
  • Distinction Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’ 2015

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Master of Philosophy in Engineering - Dual Degree Awarded by Asia Pacific University, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK
KPT/JPS (N/520/7/0071) (MQA/PA6112) 04/20

This Master of Philosophy in Engineering programme is conducted by research and is assessed via oral presentations and reports at various junctures, including a Proposal Defence, regular half-yearly progress monitoring at research colloquiums, Work Completion Defence, Thesis Examination and Viva Voce.

Career Options

  • Academic / Lecturer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Product Design and Developer
  • R&D Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant

Programme Modules

Conversion to PhD
Students of the MPhil programme may convert their MPhil into a PhD candidate if they satisfy all the criteria below:

  • Display excellent progress in their research.
  • Able to demonstrate the potential of their project to be expended to PhD level.
  • Pass a rigorous assessment.

Successful conversion means that the student will no longer be an MPhil candidate but will instead become a PhD candidate with their candidature start date backdated to their original MPhil registration date. Hence, it allows the student to gain a PhD award within a shorter timeframe, without the need to complete a Masters programme.

Application Process
Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal.

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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above CGPA 2.50 in related field; can be accepted provided that candidates have at least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 25,200 + £ 250 = Approx RM 26,575* (Exclusive Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees, and Miscellaneous Fees)

Staffordshire University Fee* = (£ 250)

  • Payable upon commencement
  • Full Payment: RM 25,200
  • Instalment Plan Breakdown: RM 8,780 x 3 Instalments
  • Monthly Payment: RM 1,920 x 14 Months

Enrollment Fees
A fee of RM 500 (non-refundable) is payable upon enrollment.

Student ID Card
A fee of RM 30 is required for the Student ID Card.

Library Facilities
The following is payable for the use of library facilities:

  • Library Deposit (refundable): RM 400
  • Library Fees: RM 300 (for Full-Time students only)

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), Staffordshire University, UK

Campus Location

Kuala Lumpur


18 Months, 29 Months

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Schedule System

Semester System


Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Class Size

5-25 Students


Locally, Oversea


Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Provisionally Accredited


Research Areas + 1 Taught Subject on Research Methodology


100% Research

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (3 Installments)


10% discount is given to students who get CGPA at least 3.20 in their undergraduate studies

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