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Medical Science

PhD / Doctoral.
Taylor’s University

in world ranking*

in local ranking*

About the course

A PhD helps students to specialise in one of the key research areas from surgery, pharmaceutical medicine or oncology. By the end of the program, students should have made a significant and unique contribution to an existing area of knowledge through a thesis under academic supervision.

What you might learn

While researching for your thesis, you will be able to access specialist support including attending seminars, writing boot camps and workshops. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate academic leadership, creativity and innovation in your research work.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as academic, policy specialist, surgeon, research scientist, scientific writer, medical practitioner (specialist), and etc. in companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Novartis, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Better Health Channel, and etc.


3 years - 6 years (full-time) or 4 years - 8 years (part-time)****

Tuition fees

  • Local: RM42,300 per course
  • International: US$16,891 per course

Living Costs in Selangor**

(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
RM 9 - 12

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
RM 1,362 - 1,802

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)
RM 783 - 1,035

RM 10 - 14

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
RM 255 - 337

Average Salary***

****Part-time course only available for local students


Tuition fees per course

RM 42,300



6 years

Upcoming Intakes

Jan 2020

Course Code

KPT/JPS (N/720/8/0106) (MQA/PA11637) 02/26


+60 3 5634 3767



Taylor's University Excellence Award

Up to RM15,000

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