Faculty of Design and Architecture conducts Doctor of Philosophy programs (by research) in several field of studies including Landscape Studies, Architectural Studies, Urban Planning and Design, Integrated Design Studies and Industrial Design Studies. The program tooks between 2 to 5 years to graduate. It is offered full time and part time.
Doctor of Philosophy (by research) students will be supervised by a supervisory committee comprising experts in the field of study chosen by students. Faculty of Design and Architecture has many academic staff with PhD qualifications and experience in supervising PhD's students. The Faculty also has its own library shared with Faculty of Engineering (Engineering and Architecture Library). Universiti Putra Malaysia also offers limited financial assistance under the supervision of the School of Graduate Studies, UPM.
The fields of study offered at this faculty depend on the expertise of its academic staff. This includes diversity in area of landscape architecture, architecture, urban planning and design, integrated design, industrial design, etc.
Application can be made online at UPM School Graduate School website (http://www.sgs.upm.edu.my/prospective_students-2964). Applicant must provide a research proposal to be attached with the application. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to contact their potential supervisors for advice on research topics. Information on supervisors and their respective fields of expertise are available in this faculty website.
PhD Graduates get career opportunities at higher learning institutions, other educational institutions, research institutions, as well as senior positions in government departments as well as private.
A. Field of Study: LANDSCAPE STUDIES
i) Master Degree in Landscape Design or equivalent in related field
B. Field of Study: ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES
i) Master Degree in Architecture or equivalent in related field
C. Field of Study: URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN
i) Master Degree in Built Environment, Property or equivalent in related field
D. Field of Study: INTEGRATED DESIGN STUDIES
i) Master in Built Environment, Property, Industrial Design, Fine Arts or equivalent in related field
E. Field of Study: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN STUDIES
i) Master Degree in Industrial Design, Property Built Environment or equivalent in related field
Updated:: 13/11/2017 [m_syida]