Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Technology KPT/JPS(FA 1481)01/24

The program, Ph.D. in Information Technology is integrated with our research activities. The goal of the program is to nurture the students and educate them about the aspects related to Information Technology. This program of study also provides the students with excellent opportunities for research:

  1. Computer Science.
  2. Multimedia.
  3. Game Design.
  4. Game Development.
  5. Software Engineering.
  6. Networking.
  7. Information Technology.

For successful completion of PhD degree in LUC, each candidate should publish minimum of Four research articles in scopus indexed journals, with Lincoln affiliation.

The program, Ph.D. in Information Technology prepares individuals for scientific leadership in the fast-growing field of information technology while enhancing the specialized knowledge in the IT discipline with the help of doctoral research.

This General Information Technology Ph.D. specialization provides the busy IT professionals with the opportunity to design a doctoral program to meet specific interests and career goals. Students can either opt for a course work in a particular IT discipline, such as information security or network architecture and design or focus on IT within a specific industry while working towards the development of their advanced research and scholarly writing capabilities. Individuals, who have opted for this specialization, are often pursuing jobs as a senior faculty or as a research faculty or as a consultant faculty in this relevant field.

Ph.D. students will have the opportunity to study and pursue their research work with the help of faculty, who are incredibly diverse in terms of their research interests. Research as well as educational opportunities offered by Ph.D. program of study comprises diverse range of areas, such as Computer and Network Security, Advanced Database Management, Geo-Informatics, Human-Centered Computing, Adaptive Web Systems, Decision Support Systems, Cognitive Systems Large-Scale and Distributed Systems, Cyber-Infrastructure Instructional System Software (Educational Online Systems), Instructional Application Software (Educational Online Application), Software Engineering, Statue of Limitations and others as well.

Students should complete their work related to Ph.D. within six years, from the time of first registration, but if the topics are complex, thus requiring more than six years, then students need to communicate with their supervisors regularly. Students may, in case of extenuating circumstances, submit a formal request, for extension of their statute of limitations or for a leave of absence from the program, which will be considered by their supervisors.

Programme Career Opportunities:

1 Managers.
2 Scientists.
3 IT Specialists
4 Consultants

Duration : 36 Months

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 PHD811 Research Methodology 3
2 PHD812 Data Analysis and Testing Writing 3
3 PHDIT822 PhD in Information Technology Research work 0.0000

Intake :Ongoing, Limited Seats Available.

Entry Requirements :

  • Standard Program met the minimum requirements governing the recruitment of students in that period; or
  • Other qualifications recognized by the Government.
  • Any changes to the Standard Program will apply only to new cohorts of students.
  • Implementation of entry requirements based on Program Standards are applicable based on the provisions that have been set out in the circular Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) enforcing the use of a Standard Program.

  • Duration : 36 Months.

    University : Lincoln University College

    Level : Ph.D.