Faculty of Education & Liberal Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Studies

(N/1014/8/0001) (MQA/PA 15469) 04/2029

Programme Description

This PhD programme is an excellent opportunity for students to pursue their research career in the sport studies domain, while increasing knowledge, learning new skills and developing abilities as a researcher. With a wide range of topics to be explored, our PhD program provides research-specific training, academic writing, lectures, seminars, career management and presentation skills. At the end of studies, students are required to submit a written thesis and attend a viva-voce examination. Upon successful defence of the paper, the candidate will be granted a PhD status.

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Programme Highlights

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

Subjects offered*

  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation


*(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 Sport Studies/Sport Education or related field.
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field as approved by HEP Senate and does not have related working experience, can be accepted, subject to passing pre-requisite courses.

For International Students

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent


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