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

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

Welcome to our programme, which fills a crucial gap in the availability of PhD programmes in Social Sciences, particularly in private universities in Malaysia. We are dedicated to providing a highly sought-after educational pathway for social science graduates, nurturing and transforming them into public intellectuals.

As a graduate, you'll have the opportunity to further enhance your knowledge in specific fields of social sciences, while gaining expertise in designing advanced research methodologies. Our programme instills a social conscience in you, empowering you to make a meaningful impact on academic and professional practices in emerging issues within the field of social sciences.

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

Welcome to our programme, which fills a crucial gap in the availability of PhD programmes in Social Sciences, particularly in private universities in Malaysia. We are dedicated to providing a highly sought-after educational pathway for social science graduates, nurturing and transforming them into public intellectuals.

As a graduate, you'll have the opportunity to further enhance your knowledge in specific fields of social sciences, while gaining expertise in designing advanced research methodologies. Our programme instills a social conscience in you, empowering you to make a meaningful impact on academic and professional practices in emerging issues within the field of social sciences.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

40+
3.67+
5+
  • Masters: A Master’s Degree in the field or related fields accepted by Senate; or Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) recognised by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6, MQF) in the field or related fields with first-class (Cumulative Grade Point, CGPA of 3.67 or higher) or its equivalent from an academic or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme; Undergo internal assessment; and any other requirements of the HEP
  • Other equivalent qualification: Students without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience requires to undergo and pass a bridging module. Students without a qualification in the related field but with relevant working experience requires to fulfil the following conditions: CGPA above 2.50 must have at least one (1) year of relevant working experience; or CGPA 2.00 to 2.50 must have at least five (5) years of relevant working experience;

In addition, students will need to undergo a rigorous internal assessment

For international students: IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 40 (Internet Based Test) 600 (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.
3 Years
Feb
Apr

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,390 USD
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International Students

16,384 USD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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The Taylor's Curriculum Framework (TCF) provides students with a unconventional yet valuable opportunity to mix and match modules. The outcome is a multi-dimensional, future-proof education encompassing academic excellence, life skills and emotional well-being, and increased opportunities for overseas and industry experiences.

Taylor's postgraduate studies offer a wide range of programmes in two types of modes, Coursework and Research, to tailor to your needs whether you are a full-time employee or fresh graduate student.

In the Taylor's University 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, research and enterprise is an important pillar that supports the University's ambitions towards Balanced Excellence. The department’s activities focus on enhancing support mechanisms for research, driving research outputs, and making these outputs useful to the community and society.

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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