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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science) Regular Class
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Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)

The postgraduate research degree programmes at UTAR are dedicated to prepare candidates with intellectual background and research skills so that their research discoveries and insights are valuable for the advancement of knowledge and development of new ideas, theories and insights in respective areas of study. It is academically demanding and requires a strong level of commitment and perseverance from the candidates to complete individual research.

UTAR offers a strong research culture, expertise and infrastructure in numerous research areas. Its research areas offer postgraduate candidates opportunities to acquire cutting-edge technologies as well as to prepare them for careers at the forefront of R&D. The programmes entrail a specific programme of research under appropriate supervision. Candidates are also required to apply and evaluate methodologies and techniques in carrying out the research. The research work produced in the form of a thesis/dissertation must display original and critical thoughts, and contribute to address problems and issues.

Candidates are required to complete relevant compulsory modules such as Research Methods/Methodology and Direct Readings (Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods for business faculties). Candidates are encouraged to participate in enhancement courses such as Thesis Writing Workshops or Lecture Series.

Programme Details


Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)

Mode of StudyResearch Mode

Open throughout the year

Duration3 years (normal duration)
Programme FeeRM27,350
Medium of InstructionEnglish

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS)

CampusSungai Long Campus

Programme Structure

Research Methods in Medical

Directed Reading in Medical



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Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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