Doctoral Programs in the 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 the United Arab Emirates

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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
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
 
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. program in Mathematical Sciences is designed for students with a Master degree in Mathematics from a credit university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for f ... +

The Ph.D. program in Mathematical Sciences is designed for students with a Master degree in Mathematics from a credit university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-time students within the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours of coursework in addition to30 credit hours assigned to research and a completion of a Ph.D. thesis. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Academic City, United Arab Emirates

The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure, and Society has an inherently strong research culture with research students making a highly valued contribution to School’s ... +

The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure, and Society has an inherently strong research culture with research students making a highly valued contribution to School’s overall research profile. The School is divided into three research institutes; Institute for Infrastructure and Environment; Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design; Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research. -
PhD
Full time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Ph.D. in Engineering) degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and research components of the prog ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Ph.D. in Engineering) degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and research components of the program. The students are required to complete a program of advanced courses in engineering. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
4 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates +1 More

Research Projects for Visiting Graduate Students PI has a number of sponsored research projects for visiting graduate (Ph.D. and high-level Master) students. A visiting gradua ... +

Research Projects for Visiting Graduate Students PI has a number of sponsored research projects for visiting graduate (Ph.D. and high-level Master) students. A visiting graduate student is required to spend several months at PI working under the supervision of a PI faculty. -
PhD
Full time
9 - 12 months
English
Campus
 

PhD

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

By the end of the Ph.D. program, the candidate is expected to have fulfilled the following learning objectives: Develop key pioneering research questions that can be explored ... +

By the end of the Ph.D. program, the candidate is expected to have fulfilled the following learning objectives: Develop key pioneering research questions that can be explored empirically to provide innovative and creative solutions to specific problems; Explore advanced theoretical knowledge to develop research skills through original research; Integrate advanced knowledge into managerial and organizational contexts and roles; Prepare for teaching responsibilities in higher education (for those who expect to enter the teaching profession) -
PhD
Full time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
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
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
 
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. Students gain advanced knowledge of chemical engineering theory and its relationship to engineering processes, including gas separation and membranes, industrial wastewater treatment technologies and environmental engineering, polymer and polymer nanotechnology, catalytic reaction engineering, biotechnology and biochemical engineering, food and pharmaceutical processing, desalination and water purification, CO2 capture and storage, rheology, and composite materials. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a 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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
Campus
 
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. program in Physics is a research program that offers research opportunities in condensed matter and solid-state physics, high energy physics, nanophysics, plasma phy ... +

The Ph.D. program in Physics is a research program that offers research opportunities in condensed matter and solid-state physics, high energy physics, nanophysics, plasma physics and controlled fusion, applied nuclear science, medical and biophysics, astrophysics, and atomic and molecular physics. A Ph.D. student is required to complete as minimum requirements 24 CH of course work and 30 CH in thesis research in addition to passing a comprehensive exam and defending his/her thesis research findings. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
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 2020
Campus
 
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of them are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on ... +

The Ph.D. concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of them are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on a full-time basis where students can complete the program in about 3.5 academic years. The main objective of Science Education concentration is to prepare doctorate students to obtain leadership positions in science education as supervisors and teachers in various levels of schooling. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 

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