Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Engineering (By Research) new-icon

Faculty of Engineering (FOE)

(R2/520/8/0026) 03/29 (A8115)

The postgraduate students from the Faculty of Engineering, Cyberjaya Campus carry out their research across the different areas of engineering which include telecommunications, image processing and optical engineering. Faculty staff members are very active in research activities as elaborated in the subsections below. There are 5 research centres in the faculty, namely the Centre for Wireless Technology, Centre for Advanced Devices and Systems, Centre for Electrical Energy and Automation, Centre for Digital Home and Centre for Optical Fibres. These research centres serve as platforms for research activities and discussions, and are very important for nurturing a vibrant research culture.

Scholarship Postgraduate (Malaysian)
Scholarship Postgraduate (International)

  • Fields of Research (but not limited to)
    • 5G Mobile Network & Use Cases
      Additive Manufacturing
      Advanced Material & Devices
      Advanced Signal & Processing
      Advanced Simulation
      Artificial Intelligence
      Big Data
      Biomedical Engineering
      Broadband Communications
      Control System & Signal Processing
      Cyber Security
      Electrical Power Systems & Green Energy
      Embedded System Design
      Energy Harvesting
      Intelligent System & Machine Learning
      Internet of Things (IoT)
      Mathematical Sciences
      Nanomaterials & Nanofabrication
      Optical Engineering & Photonics
      Precision Agriculture
      Robotics & Automation
      Sustainable Technology
      VLSI & System-on-Chip (SoC)
  • Entry Requirements
      1. A Master’s degree in the field or related field accepted by the Senate; OR
      2. A Master’s degree in non-related fields as accepted by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience, subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
      3. A Master’s degree in non-related fields as accepted by the Senate and without relevant working experience, subject to rigorous internal assessment and passing pre-requisite courses; OR
      4. A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.67 or equivalent in the field or related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment
      5. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree in the field recognised by Malaysian Government.
    • English Entry Requirement:
      • Minimum IELTS overall band score of 5.0 or its equivalent*
      • *The equivalency table is as below:

      English Competency CEFR High
      CEFR Low
      CEFR Mid
      CEFR High
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge English Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176
      Linguaskill 154 160 169 176

      • In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.

      • The English language requirement is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/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: Min. 2 years, Max. 5 years
    • Part-Time: Min. 3 years, Max. 7 years
  • Intake
    •  Throughout the year