Doctor of Philosophy (Laws)


(N/380/8/0038) 04/21 (MQA/PA8386)


  • Fields of Research
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
      Business Law
      Contract Law
      Corporate Law
      Criminal Law
      Cyber Law
      Employment Law
      Education Law
      Human Rights Law
      Industrial Relations Law
      Information Technology Law
      International Law
      Labour Law
      Law & Economic
      Law & Practice of Arbitration
      Media Law
      Mediation Law
      Sports Law
      Tort Law
  • Compulsory Subjects
    • Advanced Research Methodology for Law
      Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods for Law
      Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship
  • Entry Requirements
    • A bachelor degree (Level 6, MQF) in Law or Shariah and Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF) or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the HEP Senate.
    • A minimum overall TOEFL score 600 (paper-based) or 100 (internet-based); OR
    • A minimum IELTS (academic) overall band score of 6.0; OR
    • A credit in 1119 English Exam; OR
    • A minimum MUET overall band score 4; OR
    • Any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
    • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.67 or equivalent, in Law or Shariah or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
    • Waiver of English requirement:
      • The English language requirement and English interview is waived for the candidates who are natives of an/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.
  • Programme Duration
    • Full-Time: 3 – 5 years
    • Part-Time: 5 – 7 years