The Faculty offers a PhD programme by research in languages and linguistics.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) is University of Malaya’s premier research training degree. The pinnacle of academic achievement at University of Malaya, the Ph.D is awarded based on the foundation of the thesis prepared under supervision, resulting in an original and significant contribution, displaying extensive knowledge and comprehension of the subject and field of study.
Evaluated by independent experts using current and internationally accepted standards, the University’s Ph.D programme produces human capital, which is not only intellectual and skilful in modern technology but also very versatile and able to handle problems in real life situations. Ph.D. students will carry out focused research in their area of specialisation, which is of immediate relevance to local interest. Additionally, they will be alert to the challenges faced in the international arena through the media, seminars, conferences and keynote addresses, and also through research attachments and collaborative exchange arrangements with internationally recognised research centres.
The candidates will carry out focused research in their area of specialization, which is of immediate relevance to local interest. They will be alert to the challenges faced in the international arena through the seminars, conferences and many more.
Students may also choose to undertake research in the one of the following areas of specialization subject to the availability of academic staff to supervise them:
Computer Assisted Language Learning and Instruction
The Ph.D programme is more than just an academic distinction. The programme is designed to ensure the fields of study remain relevant to the needs of today. At the same time, the candidates in pursuit of their Ph.D degrees foresee the changes of societal and industry standards, trends and behavioural patterns; the very same qualities that make them brilliant and effective leaders.
A non-Malaysian applicant who wishes to follow a programme and/or write their dissertation in the English Language but whose degree is from a university or institution of higher learning where the medium of instruction for that degree is not the English Language must possess:
A non-Malaysian applicant pursuing a programme of study and/or writing a dissertation in a language other than English Language, that is, Bahasa Malaysia and Arabic, which is related to his/her field of research prior to graduation is required to obtain:
Graduates from this programme can work, for example,
Twice per academic year
September for Semester I
February for Semester II
Last Update: 24/02/2022