Students enroll in this programme is compulsory to appoint at least one supervisor (academic staff from FGRE). Students are allowed to appoint co-supervisors. Students are also required to take course on Research Methodology and 3 credits University Course
Students enroll in the programme are compulsory to present their research proposal in semester 3. The proposal will be evaluated by two internal panels that will be appointed by the FGRE postgraduate academic task force. In order to graduate, students are required to prepare complete thesis by following the UTM Thesis Writing Guidelines. The viva voice session will be held at School of Postgraduate Studies UTM. Students enroll in the programme are encourage to publish in international refereed journals as evidences to the originality of their PhD research work.