Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

University Malaysia of Computer
Science & Engineering (UNIMY)

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Here's the BIG Picture

UNIMY's Ph.D. in Engineering is a 3 to 5-year research-intensive program, emphasizing original contributions to a specialized engineering field. Students conduct advanced research, complete comprehensive exams, and develop a substantial thesis.

Graduates pursue careers in academia, research institutions, or specialized roles, driving innovation and shaping the engineering landscape. 

Why Choose This Course At UNIMY?

  • Focus on the original, advanced research, showcasing expertise and contributing significantly to the chosen engineering discipline. 
  • Thesis Mastery: Students develop a substantial and original thesis, demonstrating a deep understanding and making a notable contribution to the field. 
  • Career Pathways: Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in academia, research institutions, and specialized sectors. 
  • Innovation and Impact: The program cultivates scholars who drive innovation, shaping the future of engineering through groundbreaking research and expertise. 


Why choose UNIMY?

At UNIMY, students will benefit from an exceptional academic experience set within the well-renowned science, technology, and innovation hub. UNIMY’s lecturers are comprised of a diverse group of experts from various industries with specialisations in UNIMY’s eight focus areas. Our ethos of high-quality teaching and learning, leading-edge curriculum, and work readiness skills, combined with a vibrant student experience will be the key to unlocking your true potential. This is where you will gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience, as well as become competent enough to take on the challenges that come with IR 4.0. 

How Do I Get In?

  • A Master Degree (Level 7 Malaysian Qualifications Framework, MQF)   
  • Any equivalent master degree - subject to University’s Senate approval. 

English Language Requirements

  • Pass in English at SPM level
  • MUET: Minimum band 3.5; or 
  • GCSE: Minimum Pass; or
  • IELTS: Minimum Band 5.0; or 
  • TOEFL iBT: Minimum Score 40; or 
  • PTE: 47; or
  • LINGUASKILL: 154; or
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government (equivalent to CEFR High B1)  

** Validity of test results

  • MUET - 5 years
  • IELTS & TOEFL - 2 years


- Research Methodology and Academic Writing

Areas of Research
•    Automation technology 
•        Internet of things/everything 
•        Communication Systems 
•        Computer Engineering 
•        Control Engineering 
•        Data Processing Technology 
•        Digital Technology 
•        Electronic Data Processing Engineering 
•        Network Technology 
•        Robotics and Telecommunication Technology 

- Research Progress 
- Research Proposal Defense 
- Dissertation 
- Colloquium / Seminar 
- Thesis Examination / Viva Voce 
- Paper/ Article Publications 

Tuition Fees

Malaysian Students

International Students



EPF Withdrawals, EZ Payment Plans, 0% Credit Card Installment Schemes, Scholarships and Bursaries are available.

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