The Doctor of Philosophy (Arts) programme is a generic Ph.D programme offered by the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences (FASS), Open University Malaysia (OUM).It is a programme that links a variety of disciplines in social sciences, humanities, education and languages. This programme focuses on specialised areas where OUM has a wide range academic expertise that will add value to the learning experience of each candidate.
The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy (Arts) are:
Fields of Study:
Important Skills for Ph.D Candidates
In order to successfully complete a Ph.D programme, learners will need a diverse set of skills. A Ph.D candidate needs to:
Language of instruction:English and Bahasa Melayu
Mode of study : Part-time
Mode of delivery:
Method of delivery : Open and Distance Learning
Supervisor : Provided by OUM
MQA Accreditation : N/210/8/0017
Master’s degree in a related field.
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Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens
The University offers 50% discount for:
These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.
♦ Processing fee:
♦ Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects
♦ Financial options:
♦ Payment Mode:
Duration : 4-8 YEARS (12-24 Semester)
Ph.D Programme Structure:
Proposal Defense (PD)
Mid Progress Research