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Doctor of Philosophy

University of Dubai

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
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20419 USD/year
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About

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program from University of Dubai  is designed to prepare students for a career as an academic or a researcher in the public or private sector. 

Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy program’s focuses on applied business research, making it relevant to the growth of the UAE/GCC/MEA economies. The PhD program generally takes 4 years to complete. 

By the end of the PhD 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)

Unique Features 

  • AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of a high-quality PhD program
  • The program’s focuses on applied business research, making it relevant to the growth of the UAE/GCC/MEA economies
  • The program is delivered by well-trained, highly qualified faculty at UD’s College of Business Administration as well as visiting professors from overseas institutions collaborating with UD. Thus, diversity and international expertise become part of the student’s learning experience
  • Students are exposed to UAE culture and the global business environment, which enriches their experience as doctoral students
  • Instructional resources are available through the e-portal shared by UD and other partnering institutions to assist students with their PhD theses
  • The University of Dubai is sponsored by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an important link to the business community

Accreditation

AACSB International accreditation.

Programme Structure

The curriculum involves three academic pillars:
  • Research methodology courses (i.e. Research Design, Quantitative and Qualitative methodology seminars, Pedagogy, etc.).
  • Concentration courses (Marketing, Management, Finance and Accounting).
  • The Dissertation/ Thesis.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form.
  • Provide 2 satisfactory letters;
  • Provide a certified copy of the last 2 degrees (Bachelors and Master’s degree).
  • Valid Bachelor’s equivalency or Master’s equivalency (Degree outside UAE).
  • Provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Submit a research proposal.
  • Attend an interview with the PhD Program Committee.
  • Pay application fees AED 3,000 (non-refundable).
  • Valid passport copy.
  • Valid emirates ID.
  • Campus violation list (provided by registration department).
  • Original Transcript of the last 2 degrees (Bachelors + Masters).
  • Recent photos (4 copies).
  • IELTS/TOEFL or equivalent.
  • Employment letter.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20419 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 81676 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20419 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 81676 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • The total cost of the program is AED 300,000 + Tax

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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