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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Accounting (ODL)

Course overview

Qualification Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes March, July, November
Tuition (Local students) RM 32,700
Tuition (Foreign students) RM 42,043


The Ph.D. Program in Accounting at Lincoln University College offers interdisciplinary training aimed at developing students' expertise in both analytical and empirical research within the field of accounting. The program provides opportunities for students to cultivate their research ideas through formal coursework in the initial years of study. 

The distinguished faculty engage in interdisciplinary research across various specializations within accounting, including Accounting Information Systems (AIS), political economics, auditing, financial accounting and reporting, taxation, and information intermediaries and corporate networks. Accounting intersects with numerous sectors in today's world, such as hospitality management, business management, culinary arts, pharmacy, engineering, dentistry, nursing, and medical science, among others.

Students in the Ph.D. program receive additional exposure to research through seminars, workshops, research assignments, and joint projects with faculty. The demand for skilled accounting educators is robust, and doctoral graduates in accounting from Lincoln University College are well-positioned for significant placement opportunities worldwide.

To successfully complete the Ph.D. degree at Lincoln University College, each candidate is required to publish a minimum of four research articles in Scopus-indexed journals, with affiliation to Lincoln University College. This requirement underscores the program's commitment to producing high-quality research and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of accounting.





RM 32,700
Local students
RM 42,043
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


Data not available
Local students
RM 800
Foreign students

Student Visa

RM 2,400
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

  1. A Master’s Degree (MQF Level 7) in Accounting disciplines accepted by the Lincoln University College Senate; or
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree (MQF Level 7) that are accepted by the Lincoln University College Senate.

For non-Malaysian citizens, please refer to the Malaysian Qualification Agency’s (MQA) List of Overseas Qualifications & its equivalency with Malaysian Education System to see if you qualify for this course.

English Requirements :

International Students: must have evidence of good oral and written English proficiency. As Band 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 or equivalent.


  • - Research Methodology
  • - Computer Application
  • - Dissertation (Thesis work)

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