Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Science

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Science

(R2/720/8/0070) 07/25 (A8300)

This programme allows you to use advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in the field of medical sciences. Our state-of-the-art equipment and research laboratories are available for your use as you conduct ground breaking research in a medical discipline of your choice guided by our industry leading academicians who will act as your supervisors.

Research Area

  • Pharmacological Sciences
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Microbiological Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Disaster and Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Education


  • Full time: 3 – 6 years
  • Part time: 4 – 8 years


  • March, June, September & December

Entry Requirements


Master’s Degree in a relevant area of study from CUCMS or any other HEI recognized by the University Senate; OR Other qualifications equivalent to a Master‘s degree recognized by the University Senate; OR Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government, AND;

English Proficiency for Foreign Students:

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 or 80 (Internet) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or its equivalent


A Bachelor’s degree graduate may not progress directly to a Doctorate degree programme. A Master’s degree candidate may request for an upgrade of studies to a Doctorate degree programme if he/she achieve a CGPA 3.67 at Bachelor’s degree level and shows sufficient capability and competency to conduct a doctoral research by the candidate and the University Senate has approved such request.

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