The doctorate programmes offered by the faculty are in the field of architecture, quantity surveying, urban and regional planning, and transportation planning. The programmes are entirely conducted in research mode whereby students conduct original research under the supervision of experienced supervisors who are themselves PhD holders.
Name of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
Programme Education Objectives
To produce PhD graduates who are experts in their related fields and are able to work independently with supervision from highly qualified supervisors
To produce PhD graduates who are very knowledgeable and theoretically sound and are able to apply these for the analysis and solution of problems where these leads to new or substantially improved insights and performances
To produce PhD graduates who can think critically and creatively thus capable of generating and developing new knowledge products, materials or methods for the benefits of mankind
To produce PhD graduates with excellent communication skills, capable of communicating effectively both technically and theoretically in various context and with various related parties, thus sharing new knowledge with other researchers from other institutions, universities and also industrialists
To produce PhD graduates with high integrity and who are ethically professional
Programme Learning Outcomes
Synthesis knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in the field of built environment.
Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas in the field of built environment.
Provide expert advice to society in the field of built environment.
Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice.
Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders.
Appraise problems in the field of built environment critically using scientific skills. Integrate information for lifelong learning.
Mode and Duration of Study
Mode of Study : Full-time Minimum Duration : 2 years Maximum Duration : 3 years
Classification of Courses
b. Research Methodology
For the award of Doctor of Philosophy, the students should achieve a total minimum of 6 credit hours, including the completion of Doctoral Thesis.