Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Information Technology

Managing facultyInformation Technology
Abbreviated titleMPhil
Standard duration of study (years)2 years FT, 4 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Sunway)
Admission, fee and application details
Course coordinator

Dr Saadat Alhashmi


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Successful completion of the program will signify that the candidate has completed a course of research training and satisfied the examiners that he/she can carry out a research project and critically analyse the results.


This course consists of a program of supervised research and submission of a major thesis.


The Master of Philosophy is a 100 per cent research program. A research candidate is required to undertake a program of supervised research within the faculty resulting in the completion of a major thesis, of a maximum of 50,000 words that would be expected to make a contribution to an existing body of knowledge, by applying, clarifying, critiquing or interpreting that knowledge.

In fulfilling the requirements for supervised study and research at the University, the candidate is required to be present at Monash University Sunway campus, Malaysia, on a regular basis and to be involved in the intellectual life of the University and the relevant school.


Master of Philosophy