Doctor of Philosophy

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2017


    The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) programme is offered by full research. However, students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to enroll and pass the following courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):

    1.  SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
    2.  SCLE6014 Academic Writing
    3.  Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

    To complete the Ph.D. programme, students are required to:

    1.  Present and defend the proposed research/thesis to a committee;
    2.  Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;
    3.  Produce at least two (2) articles, in which (Option A or Option B):

       Option A:

      1. At least one (1) article is accepted for publication in ISI Journal or Scopus; and
      2. At least one (1) article is under review for publication in a refereed journal.

       Option B:

       Two (2) articles are published in a refereed journal

    1. Attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and
    2. Submit a written thesis.



    Pn. Asmidah Alwi 
    Tel: +604-928 6456
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    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Full Research

    This programme is offered by full research. Students are required to: 

    Research FieldsSpecializations Offered (but not limited to)
    Film Film & Screen Studies
    Adaptation of literature for the screen
    Malaysian cinema
    Film history
    Gender issues in film
    Cinema narration, style and aesthetics
    Television history & Television studies
    Interactive Media & Animation Creative Digital Content
    Multimedia Design
    Edutainment & E-Learning
    Courseware Development
    Multimedia Production
    Creative Programming
    Mobile Content Development
    Digital Storytelling
    Human-Computer Interaction
    Game Design & Development
    Animation Design & Development
    Digital Content Entrepreneurship
    Ethics in Content Development
    Virtual & Augmented Reality
    Multimedia in Teaching and Learning
    Multimedia for Special Needs
    Music 21st Century Music
    Children's Music
    Music Culture
    Global and Transnational Studies
    Conducting Instrumental Performance
    Music Education
    Music History
    Music Technology
    Performance Studies
    Music Psychology
    Media Photography
    New Media

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