Master of Science by Research

Entry Requirement

  1. At least a Second Class (or equivalent) honours Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in a relevant discipline.
  2. Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed on a case by case basis.

Duration of Programme

  1. Full-Time: minimum 12 months, maximum 24 months
  2. Part-Time: minimum 24 months, maximum 48 months

Start Date

August and January


The programmes offered at Masters level are:

  1. Applied Physics
  2. Biodiversity
  3. Biology
  4. Biotechnology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Computer Science
  7. Geosciences
  8. Mathematics


Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Entry Requirement

  1. At least a Master's Degree (or equivalent) from a recognized university in a relevant discipline
  2. In exceptional cases, subject to the relevant UBD regulations, an applicant with a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent qualifications from a recognised University will be considered as a PhD candidate.
  3. Subject to the relevant UBD regulations, and depending on the merits of each case, a MSc by Research candidate in a relevant field in UBD may be considered for conversion to PhD candidature.
  4. Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed on a case by case basis.

Duration of Programme

  1. Full-Time: minimum 36 months, maximum 60 months
  2. Part-Time: minimum 48months, maximum 84 months

Start Date

August and January

The programmes offered at PhD level are:

  1. Applied Physics
  2. Biodiversity
  3. Biology
  4. Biotechnology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Computer Science
  7. Geosciences
  8. Mathematics


Scholarships

The Universiti Brunei Darussalam introduced the Graduate Research Scholarship Programme in August 2010 to facilitate and promote research degrees in order to develop the University into a research-intensive university, and also to expand and enhance the quality of graduate programmes and graduates. Full details can be found here