This novel PhD programme aims to produce leaders in academia and industry through its multi-disciplinary approach to sustainability. Graduates will be equipped with quantitative and qualitative analytical skills necessary to formulate and champion solutions to global sustainability issues.
Working with Sunway University's team of highly qualified, experienced and world class academicians, PhD candidates would gain exposure to the various systems involved in sustainability issues and debates. Students will also be guided into identifying areas of investigation within the emerging areas of research contributing towards sustainable development solutions.
Sunway University's state-of-the-art facilities coupled with research partnerships with globally excellent institutions provide every scholar the opportunity to become key researchers in the field of sustainability.
January, March, June & September
3 Years (full-time)
4 Years (part-time)
Our researchers are highly accomplished, internationally recognized, and experienced with proven track records. Check out our School Research and School of Science Technology Staff Research Profile.
Candidates are required to take only one module namely Research Methodology to learn the techniques used to identify, select, process, and analyze information about a topic in research, in addition to the thesis component.
The PhD is awarded based on the successful completion of a thesis. The thesis should demonstrate proficiency, criticality and mastery in the subject or chosen area of research.
A Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF) in Science or Engineering disciplines which can be accepted by the Academic Senate.
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis.
a) Applicants will be required to submit the following completed and signed documents:
b) The following true copies of documents must be certified:
c) Two (2) reference letters
Documents will be processed once the application is complete. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. We will notify you of our final decision as soon as an appropriate supervisory team has been identified.
Assoc. Prof. Dr Adarsh Kumar Pandey
Professor Mohamed Kheireddine Aroua
Foong Yee Ling