Doctor of Philosophy

All about Doctor of Philosophy program in University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), like Intake date, Tuition fees, Scholarship, Faculty, Campus and etc.

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Doctor of Philosophy

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Faculty: Engineering
Qualification: Ph.D (Research based)


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Subject: Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 7 Years
Tuition Fee (Totally):


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What will you learn?

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) is a full research program where candidates are given unique opportunity to follow their interest in a specialized area of research (including major research areas of electrical, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering) for 2-7 years and make an important academic contribution to the knowledge of chosen research area.

Students are given opportunity to experience the role of lab instructor and handling tutorial for Diploma / Foundation / Bachelor student in exchange for discount of fees (subject to approval of the respective semester)

Prospective students are future researcher / academician in university or research institution, R&D Engineer, Engineering Specialist and entrepreneur.

The course duration for this program is minimum two (2) years and maximum seven (7) years.


  • Bachelor Degree recognized by Senate PPT; AND
  • For International students: Test Of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL) score 500 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 5.0 or the equivalent.


  • No direct entry from Bachelor degree to Doctorate degree.
  • A qualified Bachelor degree candidate who registered for Master’s degree, can apply to change registration of study to Doctorate degree program with the duration of one (1) year after registration to Masters degree program subject to the following requirements:

Core areas of emphasis

Automotive, mechanical design & mechanics, robotics and mechatronics, control and automation, renewable energy and sustainability, thermal system and energy, advanced materials, advanced nuclear technology, and sea to space.

Career prospects

• Engineering Specialist • Researcher/academician in university or research institution • R&D Engineer and • Entrepreneur.

Tuition Fees

Totally (USD) Yearly (USD)
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Course Details:

Duration: 2-7 years

Scholarships for Post-graduate studies:


UNITEN Global Scholarship 2019 is for selected International Students who choose to study in UNITEN.  The scholarship offers USD1,000 off from the tuition fee.

Open : 20 March 2019

Type : Partial Tuition Fee Scholarship



Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and PhD


RM4,100 (USD1,000)


Distributed in two semesters.

General Criteria

  1. Eligible to International students 2019 intake onwards only.
  2. Open for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in UNITEN.
  3. The scholarship covers partial of tuition fee only. Registration, resource & accommodation fees are still applicable.
  4. Received an offer letter from UNITEN University.
  5. Not a recipient of any full scholarship or full financial assistance from any other agency / organisation.
  6. Complete the scholarship application form and submit before closing date.

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