About the Course

A programme of research into computer science advances the state of the art through the contribution made by original research and enables you to become an expert in a technical subfield of computer science. You will not only gain valuable practical field experience but will also become a visible member of the research community through your publications in research journals and presentations at research conferences. You are required to produce a substantial thesis at the end of your studies to be awarded the MSU degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science.

Entry Requirements
Prospective applicants must have at least a Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and Communication or an equivalent qualification approved by MSU Senate. 
Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science) (PCS) is a research programme by the MSU School of Graduate Studies (SGS). 
Duration of Study

2-6 years.


KPT/JPS ( R2/481/8/0315 ) 10/20

*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
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Methods for Computer Science
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis Writing
Career Prospects
  • Academia
  • Research and Development
  • Consulting
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