PhD - Education

Course overview

Qualification Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode Part-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, March, May, July, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 11,823
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 15,849


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education program empowers students to contribute novel perspectives and insights to the field, enriching existing knowledge with their unique interpretations and findings.

At UNITAR, students, under academic guidance, will produce an original thesis by the program's culmination, leveraging the knowledge and skills acquired throughout their undergraduate studies.

Our initiative aims to cultivate scholars whose research addresses pivotal educational challenges, enhances our comprehension of teaching and learning across various settings, and fosters improved educational outcomes for all learners.

Key program features include bilingual instruction to cater to diverse market segments, including both public and private school educators, robust industry collaborations offering practical research opportunities, and a flexible learning framework conducive to effective communication within the research community.





$ 11,823
Local students
$ 15,849
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


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Entry Requirements

  • Programme Entry Requirements

    You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Ph.D Programme:

  • i. A Master’s Degree, as accepted by UNITAR Senate; OR
  • ii. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree, as accepted by UNITAR Senate.
  • Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (ii).

    Note for PhD by Research

    a. There is no direct entry from the Degree’s programme to the Doctoral level;
    b. Qualified Degree’s candidates who enroll for a Master’s program, can apply to change their studies to a Doctorate program within (1) one year after signing for Master’s program and subject to the following provisions;

  • Have demonstrated competence and capability in conducting research at Doctoral level;
  • Rigorous internal assessment by UNITAR; and
  • Approval from UNITAR Senate.
  • Language Requirements

    International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 40 for TOEFL OR its equivalent


Year 1

  • Advanced Research Methodology*
  • Proposal and Thesis Writing*
  • Advanced Qualitative Analysis Techniques*
  • Advanced Research Ethics*
  • Advanced Quantitative Analysis*
  • Proposal Preparation 1
  • Proposal Submission
  • Review of Literature 1

Year 2

  • Review of Literature 2
  • Proposal Defense
  • Pilot / Preliminary Study
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis

Year 3

  • Thesis Writing and Review of Thesis
  • Submission of Thesis & Final Defense

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