Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)(Management)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Management)

KPT/JPS (R/311/6/0037) 11/23/(MQA/FA3452)

This programme is designed to provide students with a broad background in psychological theories, research and to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary for a career in clinical psychology, management, research, marketing, teaching, human resources and more.

The program offers study in a range of specialist aspects which include behavior, cognitive, social psychology, personality, perception, intelligence, learning, research methods, memory, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology and health psychology.

Through case studies and industrial attachment, students will experience a rigorous and challenging preparation for their future careers.

Careers Prospects

Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:-

• Psychology officer
• Therapist
• Social work officer
• Welfare and rehabilitation officer
• Administrative executive
• Public relations executive
• Human resource development executive
• Human personnel executive (Industrial organization executives)
• Teacher/Educator
• Research officer
• Professional Motivator
• Industrial relations consultant
• Market researcher
• Public policy adviser
• Training and development coordinator

Duration Of Studies

3 years
  •  Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Islamic Civilization & Asian Civilisations)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Ethnic Relations)
  • English for Special Purposes I: Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • English for Special Purpose II : Professional Communication at Workplace
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Theories of Counselling
  • Statistics
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Computer Applications
  • Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Kerajaan (Government & Public Policy)
  • Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
  • Counselling Process and Techniques
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Biopsychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
  • Psychology of Adulthood
  • Psychological Assessment and Testing
  • Academic Writing
  • Affective Domain
  • Co-curriculum
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Behavior Modification
  • Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Aging and Older Adulthood
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Research Project
  • Affective Domain
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Psychology of Learning and Education
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology
  • Research Project II
  • Elective III
  • Affective Domain
  • Internship

Elective Courses (Choose 3 courses)

  • Community Mental Health
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Group Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Substance Abuse Treatment

Study Mode


• Lectures
• Written assessments
• Industrial training

Entry Requirements

  1. Master’s Degree in a relevant field from University of Cyberjaya or any other HEI recognized by the University Senate; OR
  2. Any other qualifications equivalent to a Master‘s degree recognized by the University Senate; OR
  3. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND
  4. English Proficiency for International Students:
  5. Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (pBT) or 80 (iBT) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or its equivalent
  6. Note:
  • There shall be no direct entry from bachelors degree level to doctoral degree level.
  • Candidates with bachelors degree who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programme within 1 year after master’s degree registration, subjected to (a) having shown competency and capability in conduction research at doctoral degree level; (b) rigorous internal evaluation by the University; (c) approval by the University.

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