Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Information Technology (By Research)

(R2/481/8/0784) 05/22 (A8191) (Cyberjaya)

Our Institute for Postgraduate Studies incorporates industry-led curriculum so you will gain not only technical knowledge and skills, but also relevant soft and management skills. Many of our lecturers are professionals and specialists in their fields who will be able to impart real-life experience and solutions to your learning. We also have strong collaborations with global industry leaders who are ready to share their knowledge of cutting-edge innovative technologies to keep you up-to-the-minute with current and future industry needs.


  • Computer Sciences
  • Information Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering & Architecture of Multimedia Systems
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Security Technology
  • Bioinformatics & Medical Information Technology
  • Image & Video Processing


  • Full-Time: 2 – 5 years
  • Part-Time: 3 – 7 years


  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a Computer Science or Information Technology or a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by the Senate; OR
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or any institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
  • Other academic qualifications equivalent to the above that are accepted by the Senate


  • A minimum overall TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (internet-based); or
  • A minimum IELTS (academic) overall band score of 6.0; or
  • A credit in 1119 English Examination; or
  • A minimum MUET overall band score of 4; or
  • Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University