Course - UNIRAZAK Doctor of Philosophy @ Kuala Lumpur

UNIRAZAK Doctor of Philosophy @ Kuala Lumpur

The Doctor of Philosophy programme aims to nurture graduates to be researchers and scholars who are capable of generating critical, creative, and original research ideas and formulating theoretical propositions for an extensive academic research in the business and management discipline that leads to a significant contribution to academia, industry, and society.

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at: Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)

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


What’s special about this PhD programme

  • Encourage and guide students to pursue research which advances knowledge and discipline with relevant research skills.
  • Equip students with various research methods and forms of enquiry to explore the frontiers of knowledge in the field of business and management research.
  • Enhance students’ effectiveness in articulating and communicating research findings in both oral presentations and reports.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Weekends class (Part-Time), Weekdays class (Full-Time)
  • Accreditation: Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Coursework Based + Written Examinations
Size of Class
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You can obtain a Doctorate Degree, with minimal disruption to your work and family life.
Classes are held on weekends so you are free to spend the rest of the week working or resting.
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 UNIRAZAK’s PhD?

Graduates of this Doctor of Philosophy programme will be able to:

  • Independently pursue guided rigorous academic research that would enable publications in refereed journals.
  • Contribute to research team or community on new emerging areas of business and management research.
  • Research on strategic and policy developments affecting the industry and society.

Award & Recognition

  • Grand Winner of Entrepreneurial Private University of the Year at the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Entrepreneurial Awards 2015
  • TIER 5 SETARA for Excellent rated by MQA
  • Export Outstanding Achievement Award 2015′ by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation or MATRADE, an agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

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Doctor of Philosophy awarded by Universiti Tun Abdul Razak
R/345/8/0181 (MQA/A8365) 01/10

A philosophy Ph.D. program is terminal and takes at least five years to complete beyond undergraduate study. These programs often assume that students have prior knowledge of philosophic thought and the philosophies of historic thinkers. This programme enables students who show exceptional intellectual promise to complete their academic training, and to embark on their own careers of philosophical research.

Career Options

  • Business
  • Government
  • Law
  • Media
  • Publishing
  • Technical writing
  • Research

Programme Modules

The programme is divided into two parts as follows:

(A) Core Subjects

  • Research Methodology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Multivariate Data Analysis or Qualitative Research Methods
  • Research Seminar

(B) Thesis

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Entry Requirements

  • A Master's degree from Universiti Tun Abdul Razak or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning recognised by the Malaysian Government or any other equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.


  • There shall be no direct entry from bachelor's degree level to doctoral degree level.
  • Candidates with bachelor's degree qualifications may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programmes after a year enrollment of master's degree subjected to:

(a) Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral degree level;
(b) Rigorous internal assessment by the University;
(c) Approval by the University Senate

All applicants are required to attain any of the followings before they are accepted for admission into the programme:

  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*; or
  • A minimum score of 550 for a paper-based total or 80 for an Internet based total for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)*; or
  • A minimum of Grade C in First Cambridge English (FCE) minimum scale 169, or B2 in CEFR, or Pearson Test of English (PTE 50-58) as required proficiency; or
  • A recognized first degree undertaken in English medium; or
  • Successful attainment of FCE minimum of Grade C (169) conducted by the Centre for English Language (CEL) within 1-6 months from the date of entry with conditional offer letter.

Note: The validity period for IELTS and TOEFL is two years from the date awarded.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 26,500 (not inclusive Processing Fee, Registration Fee, Semester Admission Fee and Upfront Course Fee)

Instalment Plan Breakdown:

  • 1st Sem: RM 6,625
  • 2nd Sem: RM 6,625
  • 3rd Sem: RM 6,625
  • 4th Sem: RM 6,625
    Total: RM 26,500

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)

Campus Location

Kuala Lumpur


24-84 months

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Schedule System

Semester System



Class Size

5-15 Students


Locally, Oversea


Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Accredited


4 Core Subjects + 1 Thesis Writing


50% Coursework & 50% Written Examination

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (4 Installments)

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