About the Course

As a Management and Science University (MSU) candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science) qualification, you will undertake supervised research with the aim to contribute new, significant knowledge to a health-related discipline or profession. You will be equipped with knowledge in research methodology as well as biostatistics, and a large part of your time will be spent doing research activities as well as writing your thesis.

Entry Requirements

Prospective applicants must have a Master’s degree (MQF Level 7) accepted by MSU Senate OR other qualifications accepted by MSU Senate as equivalent to a Master’s degree (MQF Level 7). 

Note that there is no direct entry from Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6) to Doctoral degree (MQF Level 8) programmes. Bachelor’s degree candidates registered on a Master’s degree programme (MQF Level 7) may apply for a change to a Doctoral degree programme within one (1) year of registering for the Master’s degree programme (MQF Level 7), subject to the following conditions: they demonstrate competence in and capability to conduct research at 

Duration of Study

3 - 8 years


(R/720/8/0100) (05/29) (MQA/FA8876)

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees
The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students
Among the Courses Offered
  • Research Methodology
  • Biostatistics
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis Writing
Career Prospects
Potential career fields include:
  • Academia
  • Research and Development
  • Medical and Health Services
Want to Know More?

Click HERE and we will contact you soon.