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PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Economics, Planning and Management By Research Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)




Course info


This field of study covers the importance of research in planning and managing the environment for sustainable development. It covers the preparation of physical plans and strategies related to the environment on pre, during and post development. Research may also be carried out in the aspect of evaluation of development plans, preparation of a sustainable development model in specific areas such as urban planning, construction and road transportation systems, environmental management plan and assessment of sustainable development indicators.

This field of study also covers theoretical or empirical studies of the economic effects of national or local environmental policies around the world. Particular issues include the costs and benefits of alternative environmental policies to deal with air pollution, water quality, toxic substances, solid waste, and global warming.

Environmental Planning

Environmental Management

Environmental Impact Assessment Urban and Regional Planning

Coastal Area Management

Transport Planning and Management Solid Waste Management

Environmental Sustainability Ecotourism

Urban Management

Environmental Quality Management System

Strategic Environmental Management

Social Impact Assessment

Noise Pollution Management

Gender and Resource Management Natural Resources Accounting

Trade and Environment

Environmental Law

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Economics, Planning and Management By Research.

Full Time (2 - 5 years)

Tuition fees

1st semester: RM 7,212.50; 2nd-4th semesters: RM 5,262.50; 5th-6th semesters: RM 4,700; 7th and subsequent semesters: RM 5,200; Cost for max 4 years: RM 42,800; Cost for max 5 years: RM 53,200


09 Sep, 10 Feb


Universiti Putra Malaysia



43400, Malaysia

Entry requirement for international students

The applicant should possess:

A Master Degree (by coursework) in a relevant field with a minimum grade average of B, or

A Master Degree by research in a relevant field.

For applicants with one of the following

550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or

Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training); or

79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or

Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or

Any English Language Test which is equivalent to B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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