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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

 


Benefits
The programme objective is to produce doctoral graduates in the field of education who are capable in the intellectual and professional sense to function effectively in raising the quality of their academic and professional fields in their specialisations in the intellectual community and local as well as international community.
Course Structure
  1. The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy programme is offered in two (2) modes namely by Coursework and Research worth eighty four (84) credits and by Research.The details are as follows:
    1. Programme by Coursework and Research
    2. Part I
      1. Two (2) Compulsory Faculty Courses of three credit hours each;
      2. One (1) Elective Faculty Course of three credit hours;
      3. Two (2) Compulsory Professional Courses of three credit hours each; and
      4. Two (2) Professional Specialization Courses of three credit hours each.
    3. Part II
      Involves research that leads to a thesis of sixty three (63) credit hours.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (PROGRAMME BY COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH)
Part I
consist of:
Faculty Compulsory Core Courses
PXHD 7101             Quantitative Research in Education
PXHD 7102             Qualitative Research in Education
Candidates are required to take all the Faculty Compulsory Core Courses.

Faculty Compulsory  Courses
PXHD 7103             Quantitative Data Analysis in Education
PHXD 7104             Qualitative Data Analysis in Education
Candidates are required to choose one (1) from the list of Faculty Compulsory Courses.

Professional Area Code Courses
PJHD 7101              Theory of Curriculum and Instruction Planning
PJHD 7102              Technology, Pedagogy and Curriculum
Candidates are required to take all the Professional Area Core Courses.

Professional Specialization Courses
PJHD 7301              Doctoral Seminar I : Current Research in Curriculum and Instruction
PJHD 7302              Doctoral Seminar II : Topical Doctoral Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction
PJHD 7303              Curriculum Implementation and Evaluation
PJHD 7304              Effective Teaching Models
PJHD 7305              Learning and Cognition
PJHD 7306              Assesment of Learning
PJHD 7330              Doctoral Independent Study in Curriculum and Instruction
Candidates are required to choose two (2) from the list of Professional Specialization Courses.

Part II involved research, which leads to a thesis for which sixty three (63) credits are allocated.


AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: COUNSELING (PROGRAMME BY COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH)
Part I
consist of:
Faculty Compulsory Core Courses
PXHD 7101             Quantitative Research in Education
PXHD 7102             Qualitative Research in Education
Candidates are required to take all the Faculty Compulsory Core Courses.

Faculty Compulsory  Courses
PXHD 7103             Quantitative Data Analysis in Education
PHXD 7104             Qualitative Data Analysis in Education
Candidates are required to choose one (1) from the list of Faculty Compulsory Courses.

Professional Area Code Courses
PPHD 7101             Psychological Assessment, Diagnosis and Psychopathology in Counselling Psychology
PPHD 7102             Advanced Counselling Theories and Practices
Candidates are required to take all the Professional Area Core Courses.

Professional Specialization Courses
PPHD 7302             Psychoeducational Consultation
PPHD 7303             Marriage and Family Therapy
PPHD 7304             Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy
Candidates are required to choose two (2) from the list of Professional Specialization Courses.

Part II involved research, which leads to a thesis for which sixty three (63) credits are allocated.


AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: EDUCATION MANAGEMENT AND POLICY (PROGRAMME BY COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH)
Part I
consist of:
Faculty Compulsory Core Courses
PXHD 7101             Quantitative Research in Education
PXHD 7102             Qualitative Research in Education
Candidates are required to take all the Faculty Compulsory Core Courses.

Faculty Compulsory  Courses
PXHD 7103             Quantitative Data Analysis in Education
PHXD 7104             Qualitative Data Analysis in Education
Candidates are required to choose one (1) from the list of Faculty Compulsory Courses.

Professional Area Code Courses
PDHD 7101             Philosophy of Management and Organization
PDHD 7102             Educational Planning and Policy
Candidates are required to take all the Professional Area Core Courses.

Professional Specialization Courses
PDHD 7301             Comparative Studies in Educational Management
PDHD 7302             Innovation and Reformation in Education
PDHD 7303             Organizational Development in Education
PDHD 7304             Ethics in Educational Management
PDHD 7305             Governance and Management of Higher Education
PDHD 7306             Comparative Analysis in School Finance
PDHD 7307             Comparative Analysis in Educational Law
PDHD 7308             Fieldwork Research in Educational Management
PDHD 7309             Educational Organization
PDHD 7310             Educational Leadership
PDHD 7311             Political Economy of Education
PDHD 7312             Conflict Resolution in Educational Management
PDHD 7330             Doctoral Independent Study in Educational Management and Policy
Candidates are required to choose two (2) from the list of Professional Specialization Courses.

Part II involved research, which leads to a thesis for which sixty three (63) credits are allocated.

  1. Programme by Research.
  2. Once registered, candidates will follow an approved course of higher education (may include prescribed course work) and research under the direction and supervision of the supervisor (or supervisors) for a period of not less than four semesters for full-time candidates and not less than six semesters for part-time candidates.                       

    Subject to the consent of the Senate, a candidate may be allowed to follow courses of study and research in other universities or other educational/research institutions. If the approved research site is located outside Malaysia, the candidate is required to meet the requirements of twelve months residence at the University of Malaya.



Language Requirement

English Language Requirements 
I
nternational candidates following a programme conducted in English need to have at least IELTS  (International English Language Testing Services) band six (6) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of five hundred and fifty (550) if the first degree was obtained from a university where English was not the medium of instruction;

OR

Passed an English Language course as required by the university before registration

Entry Requirement
  1. Recognized Master’s degree. Holder of bachelor degrees with CGPA of 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme,
  2. OR

  3. Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time
Intake Schedule
Coursework and Research

September and February.

Research
Throughout the year

Fees

Coursework and Research
RM 24,278 (Local student)
RM 37,735  (International student)

Research
RM 12,796 (Local student)
RM 20,593  (International student)

Last Update: May 12, 2017

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