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
- Explorations in Global Humanities
- Explorations in Interdisciplinarity
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Anthropology
- 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.
International10300 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30900 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
National10300 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30900 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
QAR 112,500 per full
Living costs for Ar Rayyan
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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