Graduate Research Programs

Graduate Research Programs

The School is committed to training the next generation of research leaders, and this is done via the Graduate Research programs. There are two (2) Graduate Research programs offered:

Research Degrees

Course Code


Entry Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Full time-4 years

Part time-8 years

A bachelor’s degree of at least four

years’ full-time study – normally

including a research component in

your fourth year


An equivalent course – as rated by the faculty


A master’s degree that comprises a significant research component.

Minimum equivalent to H2A

Students admitted to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree will have to undergo a confirmation milestone within 10-12 months of EFT candidature.

*   Detailed handbook entry for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)


Full time-2 years

Part time-4 years

A bachelor’s degree


An equivalent qualification


satisfactory substitute – as rated by

Monash Graduate Education.

Minimum equivalent to H2B

Students admitted to the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree will have to undergo a confirmation milestone within 8-10 months of EFT candidature.

Research master's students are permitted to apply to transfer to a PhD up to 15 months EFT from the date the student commenced their research master's degree and this is determined during the confirmation milestone presentation which usually takes place within 8-10 months of EFT candidature.

*   Detailed handbook entry for Master of Philosophy

Research Supervision

Research interests can be very diverse and hence, you are encouraged to talk to your potential supervisors about possible research topics and explore areas of interest.  You may click here to read more on your potential supervisors and their area of expertise.

General Graduate Research Enquiries contact:

School Research Management Office
Monash University Malaysia