Entry Qualification

For Doctor of Philosophy admission, a student must have a Master’s degree by research or Master’s degree by coursework with CGPA of at least 3.00. In case, student does not meet this CGPA, the student must meet the following conditions as shown in Table 1.



Table 1: Entry Requirement for Doctoral Degree


CGPA Other Requirements
2.75 – 2.99






Professional Experience in related field – 2 years OR

TWO (2) Academic publications (Journals, not proceeding) in the field applied for.


Other recognized qualifications are equivalent to that of the work of Malaysian Government and approved by the UC Bestari Senate.


No direct entry from Bachelor Degree Level to Doctoral Degree Level. Students with Bachelor Degree who are registered for master’s degree may apply to convert their candidacy to the Doctoral Degree Program within one (1) year after master’s degree registration.