PhD & MSc (Optoelectronics) Research Mode

Programme
Title
Programme
Code
Field
Code
Research Fields
Bidang Penyelidikan
Optoelectronics
Optoelektronik
INO01 01 Nano Materials Fabrication and Characterisation
Nano Fabrikasi dan Pencirian Bahan
INO01 02 Nano Materials and Devices
Nano Bahan dan Peranti
INO01 03 Nano Device and Packaging
Nano Peranti dan Pembungkusan
INO01 04 Modelling and Simulation of Nano Optoelectronic Devices
Pemodelan dan Simulasi Peranti Nano Optoeletronik
INO01 05 Nano Integrated Systems
Sistem Bersepadu Nano
INO01 06 Solid State Lighting Solutions
Penyelesaian Pencahayaan Keadaan Pepejal
INO01 07 Nano Optics
Nano Optik

Currently, INOR offers Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science (Research Mode) in Optoelectronics for the following research fields i.e Nano Materials Fabrication and Characterization; Nano Materials and Devices; Nano Device and Packaging; Modelling and Simulation of Nano Optoelectronic Devices; Nano Integrated Systems; Solid State Lighting Solutions; and Nano Optics.  The graduates from these programs are expected to have high employment prospects in semiconductor electronics industry.


Research Thrust Area:

1. Nano Materials
• III-V nitrides
• Silicon (Si)
• Zinc oxide (ZnO)
• Carbon
• Silicon germinium (SiGe)
• Graphene
• Organic materials
• Biomaterials
• Porous Membrane
• Others

2. Nano Optical and Electronic Devices
• Light Emitting Diode (LED)
• Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)
• LASER
• Solar Cell
• Sensor
• Discrete Electronic Diodes
• Nano Electromechanical System (NEMS)
• Solid State Lighting
• Others


Admission Requirements:
               
MSc
1. A Bachelor’s Honour degree in Science or Engineering with CGPA at least 2.75 or equivalent from recognized universities.

For a candidate with CGPA less than 2.75, which is CGPA 2.5-2.74, he/she should has experience in research environment for at least 1 year or professional experience in the related field for at least 1 year or 2 academic publications (not journal proceeding) or more in the area applied for or at least Grade B in major/elective courses or at least Grade B+ in final year project.

For a candidate with CGPA less than 2.00-2.49, he/she should has experience in research environment for at least 5 years or professional experience in the related field for at least 5 years AND 2 academic publications (not proceeding journal) or more in the area applied for or at least Grade B+ in major/elective courses or at least Grade A- in final year project, together with additional conditions as requested by INOR (if necessary).

2. International candidates, which graduated from university with non-English medium instruction, are required to pass in TOEFL/IELTS with a minimum score of 550 or 80 in TOEFL or minimum score of Band 6 in IELTS or pass in USM Intensive English Course Level 4. Results must be attached with the application form.

PhD
3. A Master’s degree (by Research Mode) in Science or Engineering from recognized universities.

Or

4. A Master’s degree (by Coursework/Mixed Mode) with CGPA of at least 3.00 in Science or Engineering from recognized universities.

5. International candidates, which graduated from university with non-English medium instruction, are required to pass TOEFL/IELTS with a minimum score of 550 or 80 in TOEFL or minimum score of Band 6 in IELTS or pass in USM Intensive English Course Level 4. Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration:

MSc
• Full-time: Min 12 months / Max 36 months
• Part-time: Min 24 months / Max 72 months

PhD
• Full-time: Min 24 months / Max 60 months
• Part-time: Min 36 months / Max 90 months

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