Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology ( By Research)

 (N/311/8/0105) (11/28) (MQA/PA15041)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) at Lincoln University College degree provides rigorous research training to prepare graduates for careers in academia or research, as well as practice as a licensed clinical psychologist.

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement:

i. A Master’s Degree of Psychology; (Level 7 MOH); or

ii. Other equivalent or relevant qualifications, experience and conditions accepted by the Lincoln University College Senate/competent authority in Malaysia.


1. However, candidates with Bachelor’s Degree qualifications, registered for Master’s Degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to Doctoral Degree programmes.
2. Application of conversion must be done within one year after the candidate registers for Master’s Degree programmes.
3. Application approval is subject to:

a) having shown competency and capability in conducting research at Doctoral Degree level:
b) rigorous internal assessment by the HEP; and
c) approval by the HEP Senate

English Requirements:
International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English. For example, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or its equivalent. If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs must offer English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the programme’s needs.

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+603-7886 2717 (Landline)
+1300 880 111 (Malaysia)
+603-7806 3478 (International)

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