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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Malaysia

Studying Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. (also PhD, Doctor of Philosophy) is the highest postgraduate degree that can be achieved at universities. People awarded with a PhD are normally allowed to have a teaching position at a university.

The Ph.D. is a scientific research doctorate or doctorate studies with a duration of typically three to five years. Despite its name, the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is not limited to philosophy related studies but is awarded in most disciplines. The discipline name is usually attached with an "in" to the title (e.g. Ph.D. in Economics).

Typically, a Ph.D. degree is pursued after completion of a Master's programme. However, in some cases it is already possible to pursue a PhD after achieving a Bachelor's degree. In the UK, Ph.D. candiates usually enrol for a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) course first.

After a short period of typically one year, the supervisor decides upon an acceptance to the Ph.D. programme.

Study in Malaysia

Malaysia is ranked among the top 15 most popular destinations for international students by UNESCO. Malaysia’s popularity has been growing thanks to affordable accommodation and English-taught programmes, and the lack of language barriers; English is widely spoken in this Asian country. Malaysia is also a safe and peaceful nation, so you won’t need to worry while going out and exploring the surroundings. In your free time, you can discover the local natural wonders and enjoy the laid-back, friendly Malaysian lifestyle.

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