36 months
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Candidates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Computing at Sunway University will be leaders and innovators in the fields of computing, information and communications technology. 


This research-driven Computing programme at Sunway University aims to further develop your research skills in one of a number of crucial areas of computing. Working closely with your supervisors, you will be exposed to the many aspects of research activity including critical analysis of literature, identifying areas of contribution, compiling information and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations.

Career Prospects

Doctoral graduates are highly trained specialists in their fields. You may enter careers in academia, research, consulting as well as undertake specialist roles, for example development in advanced computing technology companies.

Programme Structure

Our academics have expertise in the following research areas:

  • Affective Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Biometrics
  • Business Intelligence Computing
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Vision
  • Cultural Aspects of IT

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 Computing or related fields. Candidates holding a Master’s degree in a field other than Computing will be considered provided they hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or a closely 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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