Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering


Full time (2 - 3 years)
Part time (3
 - 4 years)



Course Fee:

Malaysian Students - RM25,200 

International Students - RM27,800 (USD6,950)

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area.
  • Understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas.
  • In-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge, that is related to engineering.
  • Advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above CGPA 2.50 in related field; can be accepted provided that candidates have at least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field.

Conversion to MPhil

Students of the MPhil programme may convert their MPhil into a PhD candidate if they satisfy all the criteria below:
(a) Display excellent progress in their research.
(b) Able to demonstrate the potential of their project to be expended to PhD level.
(c) Pass a rigorous assessment.

Successful conversion means that the student will no longer be an MPhil candidate but will instead become a PhD candidate with their candidature start date backdated to their original MPhil registration date. Hence, it allows the student to gain a PhD award within a shorter timeframe, without the need to complete a Masters programme.

Programme Structure / Process Flow

Application Process

Ideally, student works with potential supervisors to develop proposal.


Course Fees: 

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 25,200

RM 27,800 (USD 6,950)

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.

(N/520/7/0071) (04/20) (PA6112)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.