What will I learn?

The offering of the Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology) by TAR UC is timely to produce professionals equipped with innovative knowledge, research skills, high order thinking skills and needed soft skills in the Information Technology areas such as information system, threat intelligence, networking, information security, in the hope of producing new knowledge or technology. It equips graduates with managerial, entrepreneurial and life-long learning skills that will prepare them for both employment and self-employment.

Career Prospects

Lead Researcher

Senior Business Development Executive

Senior Product Development Executive

Senior Market Analyst

Senior Product Planner

Project Manager

Senior Mobile Apps Developer

Senior Programmer

Senior Software Developer

Senior IT Strategist

Senior Network Security Consultant

Senior IT Consultant

Senior Business Analyst

Talent Director

Senior Data Security Consultant

Which department am I in?

Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM7,533.33 (US$ 1,780) per year
Estimated Programme fees - RM 22,600 (Including Dissertation/Thesis fee RM 3,000); Application fees to EMGS is not included

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022


Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A Master's Degree accepted by the HEP Senate; or Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree that are accepted by the HEP Senate. IELTS Band 5.0; OR Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Master studies was in English.

For international students

A Master's Degree (MQF, Level 7) or equivalent AND candidates must have completed at least ONE (1) of their earlier Degrees (Master's Level 7 MQF or Bachelor's Level 6 MQF) in Computing or related to Computing.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Band 5.0 or CEFR High B1 or TOEFL iBT 42 or equivalent; OR

Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Master studies was in English


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