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Doctor of Philosophy Programme Faculty of Education, UTM


FACULTY OF EDUCATION offers post-graduat programmes specially designed  leading to  the degree of Master and Doctor of Philosophy in various areas of education to cater for teaching or training professionals who are seeking in-depth  knowledge, acquire research skills, wishing to broaden t heir c areers a nd p roviding professional leadership in the specialized f1elds of education. The faculty also offers a full range ofpostgraduate programmes,

Professional leadership n the specialized fields of education. The faculty also offers a full range of postgraduate  programmes, professional development opportunities,consultancy and  support  services  for  teachers, schools, principals and those in social services. Through its programs in teacher education, graduate work, professional  development, research and international education, Faculty of Education a Universiti Teknologi Malaysia seeks to engage students, simulate their interests, and raise their awareness of their environment and communities. In short it encourages graduates to make a difference in the world.

PhD Programmes by Research

  • Management and Administration in Education
  • Guidance and Counselling in Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education and Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Education
  • Physics Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Multimedia in Education
  • Online Learning
  • Technical and Vocational Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Sports Science, Excercise and Movement

Admission for Doctor of Philosophy Programme

A master’s degree in related disciplines with a recognize teaching qualification from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other higher learning institutions recognized by UTM Senate.

Doctor of Philosophy is a research degree programme .Students’ PhD research work is supervised by a supervisor   (or a panel of supervisors) and students’ academic progress is assessed every semester via online progress report. The degree is awarded upon passing all required couses and PhD thesis’ viva voce examination. Students are required to complete the following courses together with their doc Multimedia in Education Online Learning toralresearch :

University Compulsory Course : U– xxx3 (3 Credits)

Faculty Compulsory Courses :  MPPU 1060 Research
Methods and Data Analysis (HW}
MPPU 1070 CrticalAnalysis (HW}
MPPU 1080 Academic Writing (HW}

Doctor of Philosophy (By Research for All Programs)

Students are required to register their research code every semester star(ng semester one. Make sure you register the right code.
Progress report for every semester – GSMS system
• Students must submit their proposal to the faculty by the end of their 3rd semester.
• Graduate on Time (GOT):
– 42 months (MYRA II); 48 months (KPM)
– Period: from registraCon to Senate endorsement

Thesis Submission

* NOTICE for thesis submission: 3 months prior tosubmission
* Plagiarism check (eg: turnitin report) – each chapter and overall
* Normal submission : after 36 months (3 years) Students are required to publish in at least one Scopus indexed journal or two Scopus listed
proceedings before being able to submit.
* Students will be given a V (examination) status once they submit their thesis. Submission of thesis must be done within the study period.

Syarat Penerbitan Menghantar Tesis
Publica;on Requirement for Thesis Submission

Full Time : 3- 8 Years (6-16 Semesters)


How to Apply:

Log in to School of Graduate Study’s website : http://www.sps.utm.my

For further information, please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azlina Binti Mohd Kosnin
Deputy Dean
(Academic & Student Development)
Faculty of Education
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Tel : 607-553 4257
Email : p-azlina@utm.my


Dr. Hasnah binti Mohamed
Academic Manager (Postgraduate)
E-mail : hasnah-m@utm.my
Room : Blok M39 / Academic Office
Tel : 07-5533176