Awarding Institution

Awarded by SEGi University


3 - 6 years

Intake Dates

Refer to SEGi campus


Kota Damansara (MQA/FA 3352)

Acquiring PhD in Education by Research 

The Doctor of Philosophy (Education) is designed for teachers to pursue professional development in order play a greater leadership role in academia or the industry. 

Throughout this programme, candidates will develop students’ research skills through quality supervision, methodologies learned from the curriculum and actual application of a research project on a topic of interest (entirely by research without the teaching practicum component). As candidates, you’re required to take courses in Advanced Quantitative Research Methods and Advanced Qualitative Research Methods. 

Gain not a greater academic insight into the topic, but be a specialist in the subject with ethical values, social responsibility and professionalism.

  • English proficiency with either 600 in TOEFL or with a minimum score of 6 in IELTS; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study with a first class honours; or
  • Completed Master of Education or * Master’s degree in a relevant field of study; or
  • Any equivalent qualifications in a related field of study recognised by the Malaysian Government and University’s Senate.
Year 1 Year 2

Semester 1

  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
  • Research and Thesis
Semester 2
  • Research Proposal and Seminar
Semester 3
  • Advanced Research Methods and Design


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