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Doctoral Programs in United Arab Emirates 2020

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and… Read more

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and better earning potential. Master’s degrees require more advanced study than undergraduate degrees and may be required before entering a doctorate program.

Doctorate Degrees in United Arab Emirates

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Obtain rigorous mathematical background and advanced reasoning capabilities to express a comprehensi ... +

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Obtain rigorous mathematical background and advanced reasoning capabilities to express a comprehensive and deep understanding of the pipelines at the frontier of machine learning: data, models, algorithmic principles and empirics; Master a range of skills and techniques in data-preprocessing, exploration, and visualization of data-statistics as well as complex algorithmic outcomes; Have a critical awareness of the capabilities and limitations of the different forms of learning algorithms and the ability to critically analyze, evaluate, and improve the performance of the learning algorithms. -
PhD
4 years
English
Aug 2021
15 Jan 2021
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. degree in IT is a research-oriented program fostering research contributions on the area of Information Technologies and related fields. Examples of these areas incl ... +

The Ph.D. degree in IT is a research-oriented program fostering research contributions on the area of Information Technologies and related fields. Examples of these areas include information management, digital ecosystems, digital economy, enterprise systems, knowledge management, IT innovation, IT strategies, cloud computing, and emerging technologies. Students are expected to develop and gain a solid understanding of the underlying state of the art information technologies and their associated theoretical principles. Upon graduation, our students acquire a solid knowledge of IT, which makes them capable of independent work and well prepared to be IT scholars. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Master the fundamental knowledge of computer vision and develop expertise in several specialized are ... +

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Master the fundamental knowledge of computer vision and develop expertise in several specialized areas of research in computer vision; Grow expertise in comprehending existing literature, apply to reason, and master the necessary skills and techniques to develop novel ideas that are recognized by the experts of the computer vision discipline; Apply advanced problem-solving skills to analyze, design and execute innovative solutions for the existing and/or new problems faced in both industry and academia. -
PhD
4 years
English
Aug 2021
15 Jan 2021
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. concentration in Leadership and Policy Studies in Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 hours of which will be taken toward completing a dissertation. ... +

The Ph.D. concentration in Leadership and Policy Studies in Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 hours of which will be taken toward completing a dissertation. As per the UAEU regulations, students should be studying on a full-time basis where they study three courses each semester. The time to complete the degree depends on the ability of the student to pass the comprehensive exam and write their dissertations. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The rapid growth of the communications, renewable energy, and oil industry in UAE requires academic infrastructure that can support the management and maintenance of new techn ... +

The rapid growth of the communications, renewable energy, and oil industry in UAE requires academic infrastructure that can support the management and maintenance of new technological innovations, and for involvement in the development and design of new products. The electrical engineering department at UAE University has initiated a Ph.D. program to support these growing needs. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Our Ph.D. program in ecology and environmental sciences equips students with skills and training in the basic and applied sciences with the objectives of improving society’s u ... +

Our Ph.D. program in ecology and environmental sciences equips students with skills and training in the basic and applied sciences with the objectives of improving society’s understanding of environmental problems and helping manage, mitigate, and avoid those problems. The program in environmental science is a rigorous, interdisciplinary course of study. The overall objectives of the program are: (1) to clarify and improve understanding of environmental problems and to identify solutions to these problems; and (2) to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research amongst scientists from various disciplines. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. program with a concentration in computer science is to advance the state of the art in any area of computer science. The program covers an overall perspective of the ... +

The Ph.D. program with a concentration in computer science is to advance the state of the art in any area of computer science. The program covers an overall perspective of the field structure and problems. Students study at least one subfield in considerable depth and contribute to the creation and consolidation of knowledge in that subfield through creative research. In addition, the program prepares students to be able to understand, formalize, and analyze new theoretical and/or practical problems in different areas within subfields of computer science or in the intersection of computer science and other disciplines. The University awards the Ph.D. degree in recognition of high-quality academic research that represents an original contribution to the field of computer science. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Department of Architectural Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Architectural Engineering. The program targets practicing architectural engineers and architects with an u ... +

The Department of Architectural Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Architectural Engineering. The program targets practicing architectural engineers and architects with an undergraduate B.Sc degree in Architectural Engineering from UAE University, or equivalent in related fields, who wish to enhance their architectural knowledge, research, and advance their career, particularly in the area of sustainability and the built environment as related to urban studies, building science, or construction management. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences at UAE University provides a Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences and Public Health & Occupational Health. The Ph.D. program in ... +

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences at UAE University provides a Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences and Public Health & Occupational Health. The Ph.D. program involves conducting coursework over a period of up to 2 years, followed by a comprehensive examination evaluating the breadth and depth of the student’s knowledge of his or her discipline, as well as the student’s scholarly potential. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering usually takes four to five years to complete. It involves course work and research leading to the Ph.D. Thesis. Ph.D. research within ... +

The Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering usually takes four to five years to complete. It involves course work and research leading to the Ph.D. Thesis. Ph.D. research within the Chemical Engineering Department is broad, applying fundamental and applied sciences to investigate some of today's hot topics. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. program in Chemistry is designed for students with a Master degree in Chemistry from a credited university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-time stu ... +

The Ph.D. program in Chemistry is designed for students with a Master degree in Chemistry from a credited university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-time students within the Department of Chemistry. The study plan is composed of 24 credit hours course work that students are required to complete successfully and 30 credit hours of research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. The program has evolved in response to the national need of developing qualifie ... +

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. The program has evolved in response to the national need of developing qualified and specialized engineers in the various disciplines of Civil Engineering including structural, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, highway, transportation, surveying, and construction management. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. students in Computer Engineering (CE) go through a research-oriented study of the breadth of the field. The students produce and disseminate knowledge of CE during t ... +

The Ph.D. students in Computer Engineering (CE) go through a research-oriented study of the breadth of the field. The students produce and disseminate knowledge of CE during their degree program. He/she with the help of a faculty advisor outlines an academic and research program that is consistent with their backgrounds and is the most appropriate for the student’s academic goal. The areas of research include but are not limited to VLSI and FPGA design, CAD of VLSI, placement and routing, computer architecture, parallel and distributed systems, reliability and fault tolerance, testing and fault diagnosis. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. concentration “Food Science” aims to give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and Safety, Food Chemistry and Analysis, Food Pr ... +

The Ph.D. concentration “Food Science” aims to give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and Safety, Food Chemistry and Analysis, Food Processing and Engineering as well as Innovative and Functional Foods. The concentration is designed to reinforce and enhance the student’s knowledge of scientific principles and processes used to produce safe and high-quality foods. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. program in Geology is available for students who have successfully completed a Master Degree in Geology or Earth Sciences from a university acceptable to the UAEU. T ... +

The Ph.D. program in Geology is available for students who have successfully completed a Master Degree in Geology or Earth Sciences from a university acceptable to the UAEU. The program offered by the Geology Department requires the student to complete 54 credit hours comprising 24 credit hours of course work and 30 credit hours of original research leading to a Ph.D. thesis. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
Campus

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