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  Doctor of Philosophy(Information Technology) by Research KPT/JPS (PA8414) 01/11
 

A doctorate degree in Information Technology is the highest academic qualification awarded for original contribution to the knowledge in Information Technology and its related discipline. A doctoral student is expected to demonstrate his ability to develop ideas into thesis that can be tested and validated by academicians in the specialized area of research. The student will be equipped with research skills as well as be given opportunities to interact with academicians and scholars in an academic environment. At the initial stage, the doctoral student is expected to defend the thesis before it is accepted. A doctoral program is expected to be completed between 2 to 7 years.

 

  • Masters degree in IT or any relevant area, or other equivalent qualification.

     

English Proficiency Requirement

International students must possess the following minimum English Language proficiency requirement before being allowed to register for Faculty courses as listed in the respective programme structures: TOEFL score of 450 or IELTS band 4.

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two (2) years from the date of the award.

Without such qualifications, international students are required to register for and pass the Intensive English Programme. This English programme will incur additional charges apart from the respective Programme Fee.

Programme

  • Duration of Study
    6-21 semesters

  • Number of credits
    48 research credits

  • Deadline for Application
    Candidates may apply anytime throughout the year. Candidates will be advised as to when to register.

Research Credits

Title
Synopsis
Research Methodology
The student is expected to study and understand the various methodologies of doing research, including quantitative and qualitative methods.
Problem Identification
The student is expected to describe the problem and selection process; how information system planning can be used to assist in identification and selection of the research area and explain the various feasible methods for accessing project.
Literature Review I
The student is to gather and review thoroughly the literature as well as incorporate the feedback and input gathered from works in prior research codes. The student shall also re-organize and re-write the thesis with the guidance from his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee.
Analysis I
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to conduct a preliminary analysis by collecting the desired data using appropriate techniques and instruments as agreed by the supervisor and/or the supervisory committee.
Analysis II
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee will conduct a preliminary analysis by collecting data using appropriate techniques and instruments as agreed by the supervisor and/or the supervisory committee.
Proposal Submission and Defence
The student prepares a full research proposal according to the Graduate School's Guidelines. He/she is to make a formal presentation of his/her research to a proposal evaluation committee appointed by the Graduate School.
Literature Review II & Analysis III
The student is to gather and review thoroughly the literature as well as incorporate the feedback and inputs gathered from works in prior research codes. The student shall also re-organize and re-write the thesis with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee.
Prototyping I
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to prepare the research results and its interpretation in a format acceptable to the supervisory committee.
Prototyping II
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to prepare the research results and its interpretation in a format acceptable to the supervisory committee.
Prototyping III
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to prepare the research results and its interpretation in a format acceptable to the supervisory committee.
Evaluation and Validation
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to prepare research results and its interpretation in a format acceptable to the supervisory committee.
Presentation and Publication of Research Findings
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to present the research results acceptable to the supervisor.
Thesis submission and Defence
The student, with the guidance of his/her supervisor and/or supervisory committee is to prepare write-up of the whole thesis and make a presentation to the Examining Committee. The format of the write-up should follow the Centre for Graduate Studies Guidelines for Thesis Writing.

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