Information Technology

All about Information Technology program in University Technology PETRONAS (UTP), like Intake date, Tuition fees, Scholarship, Faculty, Campus and etc.

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Information Technology

Faculty: Science and Technology
Qualification: Ph.D (Research based)


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Subject: IT (Information Technology)
Duration: 2 Years
Tuition Fee (Totally):


There is tuition fee in details on the page.

What will you learn?

UTP is offering Ph.D Information Technology with following research areas:

·Advanced Database and E-Commerce

·Knowledge Management

·Software Engineering


·Data Comm. & Networking

·Artificial Intelligence

·Network and Communication System

·Enterprise Resource Information System

·High Performance Computing

·Cloud Computing

·Green Computing


Candidates are required to show proficiency in written and spoken English in one of the following forms:

A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79  (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR

A minimum TOEFL CBT score of 213 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR

A minimum TOEFL PBT score 550 (TOEFL iBT score Result is valid for 2 years only) OR

A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR

A minimum ELTS score of Band-6 (Result is valid for 2 years only) OR

A minimum MUET score of Band-4 (Result is valid for 5 years only) OR

A minimum Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) score Grade C OR

A minimum Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) score Grade C OR

​A Minimum Pearson Test of English (PTE) Score 53​


However, this requirement is waived if candidate;

Have obtained Bachelor / Master or other relevant degree from a Malaysian recognized institution whereby all courses are fully conducted in English or;

A native of an English speaking country or;

Graduated from English speaking country’s institutions


iii) Additional Supporting Document for International Students

​​Documents for International Students​

GRE Test Score (Computer-based OR Paper-based Test )​​

Core areas of emphasis

Career prospects

• Director of Information Technology • IT Architect and Systems Manager • Data Processing Manager • Systems Software Manager • Chief Information Officer

Tuition Fees

Totally (USD) Yearly (USD)
$ 2000 $ 1000
$ 1000

Course Details:

Duration: Minimum 24months ; Maximum 60months Start Date: January / July

Scholarships for Post-graduate studies:

UTP Graduate Assistantship Scheme (GA)

For full-time research student only

Covers tuition fees, including semester fee and research methodology

Registration, accommodation and transportation costs are not covered and is to be borne by students

Candidates will be assigned 5 hours of academic activities per week in the form of tutorials or laboratory demonstration or any other related academic activities

Candidates will be required to perform 22 research days per month

Monthly subsistence allowance

​MSc Student: RM1,300.00

​​PhD Student: RM1,600.00

Campus (Main Campus)

Seri Iskandar, 32610, Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia

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