Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture 36 months PHD Program By Taylor's University |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Architecture and Built Environment

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

The Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture is the culmination of academic and research achievement for students pursuing architectural studies. The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture) is to create and disseminate new knowledge relevant to Architecture and its related areas of focus. The Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture) however does not prepare students for licensing.  Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature. International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or its equivalent. The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

Program overview

Main Subject

Architecture and Built Environment

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

The Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture is the culmination of academic and research achievement for students pursuing architectural studies. The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture) is to create and disseminate new knowledge relevant to Architecture and its related areas of focus. The Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture) however does not prepare students for licensing.  Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature. International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or its equivalent. The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6.5+

Normal Mode

  • Master's: A Master's Degree (Malaysian Qualification Framework, Level 6) or equivalent (accepted by HEP) in Architecture or related field. Applications are admitted who meet the course requirements and whose research interests match those of an available member of the doctoral faculty.
  • Interview & Review: Candidates are required to submit a statement of purpose of their motivation for engaging in this programme of study. Qualified applicants may be invited to interview with a member of the doctoral faculty.
  • English Requirement: International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or its equivalent. The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.
  • Accelerated PhD Programme: Bachelor's degree candidates who are registered for master's degree programmes may apply to convert to the doctoral degree programmes subjected to the following conditions: Within 1 year for full time and within 2 years for part-time candidates; Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral level through rigorous internal evaluation; Approval of the Taylor's University Senate.
  • If Your Bachelor's Degree is from a Different Field: Students without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience are required to undergo and pass a bridging module.

3 Years
Sep
Mar

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,475 USD
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International Students

15,321 USD
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Taylor’s has invested more than RM130 million over 5 years on research and enterprise, and won more than RM8.5 million in external research funds. The department also has a growing network of more than 200 PhD-qualified staff to provide the right expertise for students.

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