PhD in Computing | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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PhD in Computing

Full time  (3 years)
Part time (4 years)

APU, Malaysia

Course Fees:
Malaysian: RM 45,000
International: RM 45,000 (USD 11,250)

Subject to the expertise within the School of Computing, Engineering and Technology, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Database Development
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Green Computing
  • Computing & Society
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Neutral Networks
  • Data Compression
  • User Interfaces
  • Content-based Retrieval
  • Malware Analysis and Detection
  • Data Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Neural Networks
  • Robotics
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Technological Innovation and Change
  • Information System Adoption
  • Socio-Technical Implications of Advanced ICT Utilisation within the Area of Social Network Technologies
  • Image Processing
  • Graph Theory / Combinatorics
  • Computational Analysis
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Natural Language Processing

Minimum Entry Requirement:

  • A Masters degree in a related field accepted by the APU Senate
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Masters degree that are accepted by the APU Senate
  • Minimum English language requirements of IELTS 6.5.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

MQA Accreditation:


All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.