Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering


Full time (18 months)
Part time (24+ months)

Dual Degree Award:

APU, Malaysia &
Staffordshire University, UK

Course Fee:

Malaysian Students - RM25,200 + £250

International Students - RM27,800 (USD7,220) + £250

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area.
  • Understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas.
  • In-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge, that is related to engineering.
  • Advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above CGPA 2.50 in related field; can be accepted provided that candidates have at least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field.

Conversion to MPhil

Students of the MPhil programme may convert their MPhil into a PhD candidate if they satisfy all the criteria below:
(a) Display excellent progress in their research.
(b) Able to demonstrate the potential of their project to be expended to PhD level.
(c) Pass a rigorous assessment.

Successful conversion means that the student will no longer be an MPhil candidate but will instead become a PhD candidate with their candidature start date backdated to their original MPhil registration date. Hence, it allows the student to gain a PhD award within a shorter timeframe, without the need to complete a Masters programme.

Programme Structure / Process Flow

Application Process

Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal.


Course Fees: 

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 25,200 + £250

RM 27,800 (USD 7,220) + £250

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.


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