UCSI University
UCSI University

UCSI University

思特雅大学

Doctor Of Philosophy In Architecture

Introduction

Discipline
Architecture
Program
Doctorate Degree Program
Qualification Awarded
Doctor Of Philosophy In Architecture
Awarding Institution
UCSI University
Recognition of Qualification
Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM)
Course Duration
2 years
Intake
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Class Location
  • Kuala Lumpur

Course Syllabus

Major Subjects
Issues and Methods of Architecture Research

The candidate will be exposed to the various issues of architecture and will be provided a basic training in writing an academic paper. This subject will be a bi-weekly lecture to be completed within one semester.


Research

Each semester, the candidate is required to have a several discussions with the supervisor to receive feedback and to discuss the progress of the research study.

Prior to graduation, the candidate is expected to publish a minimum of 4 papers in a peer-re-reviewed journal or on a peer-reviewed conference paper. An oral presentation is also required, every semester, in front of an academic audience from the faculty. This is to develop the public speaking ability and knowledge sharing.

Entry Requirement

A relevant Master’s degree from an institution of higher learning recognised by Senate.; or
Other certificates that are recognised as equivalent to a Master’s degree or other relevant professional qualifications and experience that are recognised by Senate; or
Candidates registered for Master’s degree programmes with a minimum CGPA of 3.67 at Bachelor’s degree level may apply to convert their candidacy to PhD programme subjected to having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral degree level and approval by the Senate.
For students with a Master’s degree in architecture and its related fields such as interior design/architecture, planning, industrial design and landscape architecture, the minimum CGPA or equivalent is 2.50.
For students from the field of anthropology, sociology, psychology, history, philosophy, religious studies, visual arts and communication, the entry requirement would be 3.00 CGPA or equivalent.
For students from the field of civil engineering, electronics engineering, electrical engineering and physics, the entry requirement would be 3.00 CGPA or equivalent.
Students from the requirements of (5) and (6) who has a CGPA of less than 3.0 but not less than 2.5 must demonstrate past experiences in practice or academic world deemed related to architecture.

Course Fees

Budget
< RM35000 (estimated total amount of the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire program)
Application Fee
RM650

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