Study for your PhD at Two World-Class Universities: Universiti Putra Malaysia and the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Under this scheme you can spend a minimum of 18 months at both Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and The University of Sheffield. Your supervisor will also spend time at each university, giving you continuity in your studies. You will graduate with a jointly awarded PhD certificate from two world-class universities.
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- What is a jointly awarded degree programme?
It is a PhD programme developed, delivered and quality assured by the University of Sheffield and UPM. It leads to a degree jointly awarded by both universities. It is a three-year programme and students spend a minimum of 12 months at each university.
- How long does it take?
You can study for a minimum of three years and for a maximum of four years.
- What are the benefits?
Further your career with a degree from two world-class universities. You will save on costs by enrolling for this programme instead of a traditional PhD in an overseas university but you can still spend time in a welcoming, friendly city in the UK.
- What can I study?
You can study agriculture, architecture, biotechnology, communications, computer science, gerentology, economics, education, engineering, english, management, medicine, science and biomedical sciences.
- How much is the tuition fee?
Tuition fee if enrolled at UPM
Science & Engineering
Fee per annum
Tuition fee if enrolled at The University of Sheffield
*Please refer to The University of Sheffield website.
- How much do I need to pay for processing fees and how do I pay?
For international student you have to pay a sum of USD 60 (or equivalent). For local applicant you have to pay RM 60. You can pay it directly to Bursar UPM or by bankers cheque under the name of 'Bursar UPM'.
- What are the cost savings?
For Malaysian citizens, if you enrol on this programme you could save about RM 70,000 compared to enrolling in a full-time PhD programme at the University of Sheffield.
- What are the entry requirements?
You must have a masters degree or its equivalent.
The minimum English language requirement is 6.0 for IELTS (with at least 5 in each component) or 550 for the TOEFL paper-based test (213 in the computer based test or 79 or 80 of the internet based test)
Please contact the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, UPM, for further details, to discuss study package, a potential local supervisor and research topics.
- How to apply?