Doctor of Philosophy (Information Management) (IM950)

Programme Details

The programme provides students with the knowledge and skills to conduct quality research in various aspects of information management. Research methodology and thesis writing courses are also provided to assist students in their research work. At the end of the programme, students are required to produce a thesis on a topic of their choice, related to the fields of Information Management, Library Management, Knowledge Management or Records Management.

Mode and Duration

Full-time: 3 years / 6 semesters minimum to 5 – 6 years / 12 semesters maximum
Part-time: 4 – 8 years / 6 – 12 semesters

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a recognized Master’s degree in any relevant field from any institution of higher learning, local or abroad, recognized by the UiTM Senate, OR

Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree plus relevant experiences in a related field recognized by the UiTM Senate.

Candidates applying for admission to the PhD program are required to submit a research proposal in any of the above areas.

Candidates are also required to attend an interview for final selection.

Candidates must have strong English language proficiency according to the requirement of the University.


Programme Structure
Candidates pursuing the PhD programmes will be supervised by supervisors appointed by the Institute of Graduate Studies (IPSIS). However, candidates are required to pursue pre-requisite courses before undertaking their research, namely: Foundation of Information Management, Research Methodology, Thesis Writing and Presentation Skills.

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Further enquiries, please contact:
Programme Coordinator (Research)
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Tel: +603-79622122/2138
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