Doctorate Degree (S3)

Doctorate Degree

Furthermore, students can complete a PhD which takes about three (3) to six (6) years depending on the majors explored, the ability of the student, and the thesis selected. A thesis is a deep research task and it is required as a graduation assignment; sometimes even as a requirement to graduate from the Master Degree, particularly for the Department of Law, Medicine and Dentistry. Tuition for Postgraduate Professional (Graduate Degree) ranges between USD 20,000 to USD 60,000 per year.

Achieving a master’s degree is the first step to obtaining a PhD (doctoral). In several universities, students can enter the doctoral level without obtaining a master’s degree. A PhD can be obtained within three years or more. For international students, it can take five or six years.


In the first two years, most doctoral candidates register for classes and seminars. At least for one year spent on research and writing a thesis or dissertation consisting of views, plans, or research that have never been published.

Doctoral dissertation is a discussion and conclusion of the topic given. Most universities that have doctoral programs also require their candidates to have the ability to read in two foreign languages, to spend the time required “in residence”, to pass the test given to candidates to the PhD program, and to pass the test oral on the same topic with the dissertation.