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Best Universities for PHD Programs in Malaysia 2023

Number of institutions: 119
    • Kuala Lumpur

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

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    • Kuala Lumpur

    CodeOp is a tech school that offers courses for women, trans and non-binary people (women+). We're dedicated to changing the culture of tech and focus on providing our community with the support and training they need to become leaders in their field.

    • Kuala Lumpur

    Since its inception in 1983, the Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) was founded by the Methodist Council of Education. Our campus is strategically established in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

    • Petaling Jaya

    Welcome to Sunway University, one of Malaysia’s leading private universities which is a strictly not-for-profit institution and dedicated to quality education, supporting enterprise, and undertaking research focused on key global problems. The University has a 5-star “excellent” rating by the Malaysian government (in the latest Setara assessment exercise), and is one of just eleven universities in Malaysia to be awarded the special “Premier Digital Technology University” status. We have developed close collaborations with many leading international universities including Harvard University and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Some professors from the latter hold distinguished visiting appointments giving occasional lectures to our University and the wider Sunway City community through our Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers series of public lectures. These are named after the founder of Sunway City and of the University, Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah, who is also the chairman of Sunway Group, one of Malaysia’s leading industrial conglomerates and developers of Sunway City. We have a very close relationship with Lancaster University in the UK, enabling our students on many programmes to also qualify for Lancaster degrees.

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    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Shah Alam

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Nilai

    PJ Healthcare University College (KPJUC) (formerly known as PNC International College of Nursing and Health Sciences) is a subsidiary of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, a key private healthcare services provider. Established on 1st April 1991, KPJUC has been right from the outset, a progressive and entrepreneurial institution of higher learning with an international vision, placing students at the core of the heart of everything it does.

    • Petaling Jaya

    Our journey as Kolej Swasta Bandar Utama (KSBU) began in 1990 in 6 units of 4-storey shop-lots in Damansara Uptown, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya while waiting for the completion of our purpose-built permanent campus in Bandar Utama, a new and successful mixed development township in Petaling Jaya. After relocating to our permanent campus KBU changed its name to KBU International College. In 2015 we were elevated to university college and renamed First City University College (First City UC).

    • Ipoh

    We believe that individuals possess talents as well as aptitude and if nurtured, educated and trained through an open transfer of knowledge from any culture or civilization in the world, will be able to play a role in developing themselves, society and the nation. Based on this philosophy, we aim to produce professional and semi-professional graduates with academic excellence, high ethical and moral values.

    • Alor Gajah

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Kampung Kuala Muda

    As a niche college, MERITUS’s unique approach to education is to offer a practical and effective blend of traditional, modern and experiential learning to ensure success. Unlike other colleges which only focus on the academics, MERITUS is committed in producing well rounded graduates, capable of meeting the demands of today’s employers, instilled with the virtues of success and sought after by top organisations upon graduation.

    • Puchong

    Rated as a 5 Star (Excellent) University by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), MALAYSIA Binary University is one of the most established and respected university for management, IT and entrepreneurship education in Asia. The University offers superior programmes at PhD, Masters and Bachelors level that are internationally recognized by the Association of CommonWealth Universities (ACU, UK), International Association of Universities (IAU, France), NARIC (UK) and the Malaysian Qualification Authority (MQA).

    • Petaling Jaya

    The spirit of giving has always been within our walls. We understand the importance of passing knowledge on to future generations – just like how our co-founders first imparted their baking knowledge to the local community over 40 years ago, we are now doing the same, and in fact, more, backed by an accumulation of experience over the decades.

    • Ipoh

    Quest International University Perak (QIU) (DU021(A)) is a private and comprehensive research-led university established in the Malaysian state of Perak under the Higher Educational Institutions Act 555. QIU began operations in 2011 and is owned by Global Integrated Training Associates Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Blair Education Services Sdn Bhd).

    • Kuantan

    In July 2016, Widad Business Group bought over Shahputra University College, and the University is now named Widad University College (DKU015(C)). Widad means love, caring and friendship. The name carries the characteristics of desire in leadership and independence.