Course - UNITEN Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Full-Time @ Putrajaya

UNITEN Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Full-Time @ Putrajaya

Students who choose to obtain a doctoral degree in engineering are expected to perform research that is both excellent and creative, while also bringing up new concepts or problems within the engineering community.

A PhD in engineering signifies an expert in the field of engineering. Usually PhD professionals decide to commit their careers to research or teaching.

Class conducted at: Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

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


What’s special about this PhD programme

  • Pursuing a PhD is beneficial to international students looking to further their education and put themselves ahead of the average graduate.
  • Enhance students’ competencies in contributing to the existing body of knowledge, innovation and creation of new knowledge and techniques.
  • Equip students with strong theoretical and methodological foundations and to develop their ability to conduct research independently.
  • Provide students with intensive advanced training in research that leads to the highest level of scholarly achievement.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Weekend class
  • Accreditation: Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Research Based
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 your 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 UNITEN’s PhD?

Once completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Contribute to the advancement of scientific body of knowledge in engineering and related fields.
  • Lead research and to express the results in scientific forums.
  • Foster Innovation of new ideas, methods and techniques in science and engineering.
  • Practice engineering in support of the design of engineering systems through the application of the acquired knowledge, skills, and tools pertinent to engineering.
  • Systematically review, analyze, assimilate and interpret the body of scientific literature and innovations in their discipline area.

Award & Recognition

  • The Golden Europe Award for Quality and Commercial Prestige
  • International Standard Quality Award (ISQ) 2011 for Quality College and Universities
  • The Brandlaureate 2010-2011 Best Brand in Tertiary Education – Engineering

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PhD in Engineering awarded by Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)


This PhD in Engineering programme is designed in order to provide fundamental and advanced knowledge and expertise in order to produce competent, creative and imaginative engineers with a strong scientific acumen. Besides that, it also build to promote independent and collaborative work, while demonstrating the professional and ethical responsibilities of the engineering profession.

By the end of the PhD, students are expected to have produced original work making a significant contribution to knowledge in the field of engineering and they will develop of intellectual property by publishing articles in high impact factor journals, conference proceedings, patents, etc.

Career Options

  • Work in some sort of research role: whether it is at a lab, university, or a specific center that specializes in an engineering project.
  • Teaching at a college.
  • Open their own business as an entrepreneur focusing on technology and engineering.
  • Dedicate their expertise to industrial or government research labs.

Programme Modules

Key Research Area
All research areas of Electrical/Electronic Engineering and specialize sub areas:

Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Automation and embedded computing system, Signal Processing and Control Systems, Communications Systems and Networks, Radio Frequency and Microwave Engineering, System and Machine Intelligence, Photonics Technologies, Micro and Nano Engineering, Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Power System Analysis, Power Quality, High Voltage Systems.

Mechanical Engineering
Automotive, Mechanical Design & Mechanics, Robotics and Mechatronics, Control and Automation, Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Thermal System and Energy, Advanced Materials, Advanced Nuclear Technology, Sea to Space.

Civil Engineering
Construction materials science and engineering, Environmental and wastewater engineering, Geotechnical and geological engineering, Water resources engineering, Structural engineering, Highway and transportation Engineering, Forensic Engineering, Project Management.

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Entry Requirements

  • Masters in the relevant domain ; or
  • Masters in a related domain with 2 year experience in the domain, including at least 2 publications in the domain;
  • Bachelor degree holder with CGPA 3.67 from recognized university and registered for Master program (structure A) for 6 months to 1 year (full time) or 1 to 2 years (part time) can apply for conversion to PhD subject to assessments and approval.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 4,750 (Exclusive all the following fees as stated below)

Registration Fees (Payable Once): RM 830
Caution Deposit (Payable Once): RM 300
Student Card (Payable Once): RM 80
Library Fee (Per Semester): RM 260
Service Fee (Per Semester): RM 260
Student's Activity Fee (Per Semester): RM 260
Medical Insurance (Per Year): RM 130
Examination Fee: RM 2,500

Instalment Plan Breakdown:

  • 1st Sem: RM 1,188
  • 2nd Sem: RM 1,188
  • 3rd Sem: RM 1,188
  • 4th Sem: RM 1,188
    Total: RM 4,750

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Campus Location



24-84 months

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Weekend Class

Schedule System

Semester System


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

Class Size

15-30 Students




Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Accredited


Research Project


100% Research

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (4 Installments)

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