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Doctor of Philosophy (Computing) by Research Mode

KPT/JPS (N/481/8/0786) 02/23

Course Duration

Full time
3 – 4 Years


Registration is open throughout the year

Course Fees

RM 22,000 (Malaysian).
RM 23,100 (International).


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This programme is designed as a response to the need in society for highly qualified professionals with specific training in the field of computing. Graduates will be prepared for senior positions in research development and to provide services to industries and institutions locally and globally.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 Master in Computing or Equivalent Candidates are required to have at least one BSc or MSc in computing; OR
2 Other Msc Equivalent Qualification Subject to Approval by UNIMY Senate

English Language Requirements

No Certificate Requirement
1 IGCSE Minimum Pass; OR
2 MUET Minimum band 3 (5 years validity); OR
3 IELTS Minimum band 5.0 (2 years validity); OR
4 TOEFL Minimum score of 550 (2 years validity); OR
5 Other Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Course Outline

Compulsory Courses

  • Research Methodology and Academic Writing

Publication Requirement

  • ONE (1) in ANY JOURNAL

Fields of Research

We shall accept the research projects consisting of, but not limited to the following knowledge areas in computer science:

  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and
    Intelligent Systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cloud Computing and Edge Computing
  • Robotic Systems
  • Networking and Communication
  • Data Science and Big Data
  • Database, Data Mining and Data Warehousing
  • Algorithms, Blockchain, Data Applications and Architecture
  • Information Security and Cryptography
  • Security of Computer Systems and Support for Digital Democracy
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Semantic Technology
  • Programming Languages, Software Engineering and Mobile Computing
  • Image Processing
  • Graphics and Visual Computing
  • AR, VR, UI/UX, Game Design and Interactive Apps
  • Business and e-Commerce

Education Pathway

Career Prospects

  • Systems manager
  • Information analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Web engineer
  • Data warehouse consultant
  • User interface designer
  • Systems specialist
  • IT consultant
  • Policy advisor
  • Project manager
  • Academician​

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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