Faculty of Information Technology

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

(N/482/8/0167) (MQA/PA 9555) 09/2025

Programme Description

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Technology program at City University Malaysia is a research-intensive doctoral program designed for individuals seeking to advance their expertise and contribute to the cutting-edge developments in the field of information technology. The program provides a stimulating environment for research and innovation, fostering the development of independent researchers and scholars who can make significant contributions to the IT industry.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 80
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya campus

Subjects offered*

  • Research Methods 1: Qualitative & Quantitative
  • Idea Paper
  • Preliminary Literature Review & Draft Proposal
  • Draft Proposal
  • Finalise Research Proposal
  • Data Collection & Analysis
  • Prepare Final Draft Thesis for Examination
  • Amended Final Thesis / Thesis Accepted


*(not limited to)


A Master’s Degree or equivalent AND candidates must have completed at least ONE (1) of their earlier Degrees (Master’s or Bachelor’s) in Computing or related to computing. 

For International Students

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

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