Programme Details

374338_2356807682071_1283655281_nThe PhD. and MPhil. in Engineering Education is a full research mode programme. For the completion of the programme, candidates are required to complete several courses (or sometimes called as subjects). The courses provide candidates with the fundamentals of engineering education, as well as the basics in designing research frameworks and proposals.

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Candidates are required to attend and pass the courses and their respective credits as required by the Faculty of Engineering.  Both MPhil. and PhD. Students are also required to attend and pass one University Compulsory course .  The mode of supervision of MPhil. programme is similar to the PhD. programme.

Candidates are then required to conduct their research, and to proceed with their thesis writings. Each candidate will be supervised by two qualified supervisors: one with the background in engineering, while the other with the education background.

The courses and their respective credits as listed below:

Course Names Credit Status
PLT 6113 – Fundamentals of Engineering Education 3 *HW (Pass/Fail)
PLT6123 – Research Methodology in Engineering Education 3 HW (Pass/Fail)
PLT6133 – Data Analysis Techniques 3 HW (Pass/Fail)
PLT6140 – Seminar in Engineering Education 0 HW (Pass/Fail)
PLT6143 – Issues in Engineering Education 3 HW (Pass/Fail)
Total Course Credit 12
ThesisPLT*XYZ0- Doctoral Thesis Equiv. to 93 Pass/Fail

Note: *HW = Compulsory Attendance; *X = year; *Y = semester; *Z = mode of study

Programme Duration:

Master of Philosophy (MPhil.)

The duration of study for Master Degree is a required at a minimum of 3 semesters and no longer than 8 semesters.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.)

The duration of study for Doctor of Philosophy is a required at a minimum of 3 semesters and no longer than 8 semesters.

Programme Fees:

Programme 2019 Tuition Fees (MYR) Valid until 31 December 2019  2020 Tuition Fees (MYR) For New Students Effective 1 January 2020
Master Programme 
(3 Semesters)
             25,100                 25,000
PhD Programme 
(6 Semesters)
             41,300                44,400