Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Applied Physics)

Be at the forefront of the emerging field of fusion energy as the world braces to face the critical issues of energy and environment crises. Acquire advanced knowledge in plasma physics & pulse power technology, materials science and condensed matter physics.

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  • Research Methodology*
  • Students are required to produce a thesis (35,000 words) for the complete fulfilment of the graduation requirement.

*For students without any research background/experience

Research Areas

  • Condensed matter physics
  • Plasma physics
  • Pulse power technology
  • Superconducting materials
CampusLocal StudentsInternational Students
INTI International UniversityApprox. RM 33,705Approx. RM 50,001

Requirements are dependent on the level of entry.

  • A recognised Masters degree in the relevant field; AND
  • Meet any of these English Requirements:
    • Masters degree conducted in English**; OR
    • Credit 6 in MCE / SPM / GCE level; OR
    • MUET Band 5 or 6/ TOEFL score of 550 / IELTS score of 6.0; OR
    • Equivalent score from any of the above obtained at undergraduate level at a recognised university**

** A copy of the document from the university is required during submission as a part during submission as a proof of English proficiency.

Any other qualification with relevant working experience will be considered prior to approval by the Senate

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above.
To find country-specific entry requirements visit our international entry requirement page

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Graduates will be able to contribute professionally as leaders in the area of science & technology in academic and research institutions & organisations (national & international).

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies while giving students the competitive edge.

Students will achieve a high level of competency in advance scientific knowledge & skills in a specialised and advance the field of science & technology with emerging importance

Leading research in areas of plasma physics & pulse power technology; the emerging field in energy & green technology
This programme provides a thorough grounding in the scientific principles governing the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of solid materials, and the opportunity to specialise in the research of a particular material (superconductors, semiconductors) through a choice of options.

INTI International University: (R2/545/8/0001)(09/27)(MQA/FA0025)

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