The PhD programme on the Malaysia campus aims to nurture global research professionals capable of making significant contributions in fields of economic and societal benefit through a clear demonstration of sustained scholarship.
Our aim is to enable each student an opportunity to deploy knowledge, understanding, critical thinking and develop an analytical approach in identifying and resolving problems.
All applicants should hold an MSc recognised by the Malaysian government and deemed acceptable by the University. Occasionally, candidates holding a first class BSc (Hons) or BA (Hons) may be admitted if they also have significant research experience. Candidates holding an MBA are first required to complete our PG Certificate in Research Methods delivered by the Edinburgh Business School.
Some PhD students will be invited to interview prior to a formal offer being made.
Applicants should also submit the following:
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the required academic levels of achievement, students will also need to demonstrate an ability to speak, read and write in English at level IELTS-6.5 or equivalent.
Research areas in the field include (but are not limited to):