Ph.D. On Campus


Sunway University

36 months
Tuition fee
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This research driven Biology programme from Sunway University aims to further develop your current research skills in one of a number of key areas of biology. 


Working with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the many aspects of research activities including critical analysis of literature, identifying an area of contribution, gathering information and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations. 

Tutorials will be conducted in an exclusive, one-to-one manner and supervisors will be on hand to support you throughout the duration of the Biology programme from Sunway University. Prior to enrolment, prospective candidates will have to consult Sunway’s qualified and experienced supervisors to ascertain the area of research.

Career Prospects

  • Entrepreneur
  • Lecturer/Science educator
  • Postdoctoral/Research scientist
  • Quality control/Health ad safety agencies
  • R&D (Senior researcher)
  • Senior laboratory manager
  • Scientific/Medical write
  • Scientific policy (government institutions)

Programme Structure

Areas of Research
  • Antimicrobials
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cancer biology and therapeutics
  • Cell biology
  • Ecology and conservation
  • Infectious diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Virology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All application documents and initial payment to be submitted to International Office at least eight (8) weeks before the intake date(s).




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Master’s degree in biological sciences discipline or related field
  • Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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