PhD (Sustainability) - CGS

OVERVIEW

These programmes are offered as full-time and part-time modes to qualified Malaysian and international students to carry out independent research supervised by respective lecturers in various specialisations in the field of Sustainability. As concerns and interest in sustainability issues increased, potential areas of studies of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) & WEHAB+3- Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture, Biodiversity + Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management, Production & Consumption, Population & Poverty are explored. Upon graduation, postgraduate students can pursue their careers in academic as well as industry-based research.

Research Thrust Areas:

1. Sustainable Development Goals

2. WEHAB+3 (Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management, Production & Consumption, Population & Poverty) 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

I. Qualification: Master degree (Coursework or Mixed Mode)

   A) CGPA of at least 3.00; OR,

   B) CGPA of 2.75 - 2.99

  • Research experience – 2 years; OR,
  • Professional experience in related field – 2 years; OR,
  • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied; OR,
  • Grade B+ for major/elective courses; OR,
  • Grade B+ for Coursework Mode or P for Mixed Mode dissertation/project; OR,

   C) CGPA of 2.5 - 2.74

  •  Research experience – 2 years OR professional experience in related field- 2 years; AND,
  • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied for; OR,
  • Grade A- for major/elective courses; OR,
  • Grade A for Coursework Mode or P for Mixed Mode dissertation/project; OR,

II. Qualification: Master degree (Research Mode) OR,

III. Qualification: Bachelor degree

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Paper-based); OR
  • A minimum score of 213 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (computer-based); OR
  • A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Internet-based); OR
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); OR
  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; OR
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and Master level is English; OR
  • English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); OR
  • English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); OR
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council).

DURATION

Full Time: Mininum 4 semesters / Maximum 10 semesters
Part Time: Mininum 6 semesters / Maximum 15 semesters

 

FEES

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,550.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 1,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 2,975.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 1,000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,150.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,025.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

 

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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