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Highly trained and specialised scientists are of paramount importance for the generation of knowledge for a better understanding of the various aspects of the health sciences industry as well as to improve the design of appropriate health policies in Malaysia and globally. Perdana University aims to provide the highest level of training by thesis to our PhD candidates in the health sciences in order to strengthen the teaching and research capacity both nationally and globally.
Diverse and unique exploration areas
Faculty with clinical and research experience
Access to international network of health science experts and clinicians
Graduates will be able to:
Investigate and interpret the outcomes of research
Present and disseminate cogent, research-based arguments, supported by valid evidence, that outline the implications of the research
Write in a scholarly way that is appropriate for publication in refereed higher education journals
Frame research questions and devise appropriately designed research projects
Critically review literature related to a research project in the field
Select appropriate qualitative and/or quantitative approaches to gather, analyse and interpret evidence
This is a full-research based programme:
Phase I: Prerequisite Coursework (if required)
Phase II: Comprehensive Examination
Phase III: Proposal Defence
Phase IV: Independent Research and Thesis Preparation
Phase V: Thesis submission and examination
Course Approval Number:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Mode of Study:
Full-time (3 years) / Part-time (4 years)
Research Area of Interest:
The research topics on offer include, but are not limited to, the following:
Academic Qualification Requirements
A Master’s degree accepted by the Senate of Perdana University; or other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are recognized by the Senate.
English Language Requirements
Students must possess a good command of the English language.
NOTE: The above tuition fee does not include miscellaneous charges. Kindly contact the University for more details.
Scholarship by Alumni
Scholarship by Merit
Students who excel in their Degree Programme are eligible to apply.
Kindly contact the Department of Student Life for detailed information on the scholarships & financial assistance available.