Research Admission

Published in School of Digital Science, 2022

This is for future students pursuing research at the School of Digital Science.

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Doctor of Philosophy

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The ideal candidate should:

  • not be older than 30 years of age at the time of the application (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis)
  • hold a Master’s Degree and at least Upper Second Degree in a relevant field from an internationally recognized top university, or
  • hold a First Class Degree in a relevant field from an internationally recognized top university
  • be able to fulfill UBD’s admission requirements (including English proficiency)
  • Submit a high-quality and impactful research proposal.

*Degree should be awarded within five years of the starting date of the relevant Academic semester of the enrolment (i.e., 1 August or 1 January)


  • Tuition fees, including registration and acceptance fees, will be waived.
  • Subsistence allowance of BND 2,200.00 per month for 36 months.
  • Free on-campus accommodation (not including administrative fees) [UBD Corp]
  • One incoming and outgoing economy class air ticket will be provided for international candidates.
  • Funding for overseas research or conference presentations (up to BND 3,000.00 (Brunei Dollars)).
  • Visa fees will be included in the scholarship for candidates.


  • Please contact me with your proposal at
  • Potential Areas:
    • Deep Learning: Adversarial Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • Machine Learning
    • Data Science