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Humanities and Social Sciences

36 months
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10300 USD/year
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About

The Humanities and Social Sciences programme from Hamad Bin Khalifa University is the first degree of its kind in Qatar, and one of the few in the world providing students with the philosophical and technical grounding to design and tailor their own interdisciplinary program while being able to specialize through a dissertation.

Overview

The Humanities and Social Sciences programme from Hamad Bin Khalifa University is flexible, accommodating students who wish to apply their interdisciplinary research in a variety of subjects in the fields of humanities and social sciences, while allowing for specializations through a pathway to a PhD in an established field at the time of graduation.

 It exposes them to identity making, policy-making, development strategies, institution building, leadership guidance, and sustainable development.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

 

  • Engage with themes and ideas that cut across disciplines
  • Demonstrate expertise in disciplines within relevant fields
  • Demonstrate expertise in theory
  • Acquire knowledge for advancing research towards societal and scholarly impact
  • Produce original interdisciplinary research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Explorations in Global Humanities
  • Explorations in Interdisciplinarity
  • Proseminar
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants seeking admission to the PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences should have a master’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent. 
  • Applicants are required to submit an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 79 in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English.
  • Applicants are required to submit a GRE score at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30900 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    10300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30900 USD for the full programme during 36 months.

QAR 112,500 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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