Gulf Studies, Ph.D. | Qatar University | Doha, Qatar
36 months
Duration
2200 QAR/credit 44000 QAR/year
2200 QAR/credit 44000 QAR/year
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About

Gulf Studies from Qatar University offers students the unparalleled opportunity to study the Gulf while living in the region itself, and is the only graduate program of its kind in the Middle East. 

Overview

Gulf Studies from Qatar University was developed in response to a growing need among stakeholders in the region for highly qualified graduates in the field of Gulf Studies and vastly growing general interest and focus on the Gulf region.

Students at Gulf Studies from Qatar University will:

  • apply independent research skills.
  • apply social science concepts from different disciplines to their study on the Gulf region.
  • analyze the social and political dynamics of the Gulf States.
  • critically analyze the tools used for studying the modern history of the Gulf.
  • evaluate the modern Gulf in relation to either the economic, political, cultural or social setting in global context
  • critically evaluate the processes that marked the historical development of modern states in the Gulf region

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conceptual and Theoretical approaches to Gulf Studies
  • Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Foreign Policy Analysis of the Gulf States
  • Culture and Society in the Gulf
  • Contemporary Issues in Gulf Studies
  • Energy and Natural Recourses in the Gulf

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All admitted graduate students with GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for the award.
  • Graduate students must show that they have met the minimum English language proficiency requirements (TOEFL or IELTS tests), as well as that of the Arabic language proficiency requirements, if required. Applicants should contact their academic departments for further information;
  • Applicant must submit an application for Graduate Assistantship along with the application for admission to a graduate program; • The deadlines for assistantship applications are the same as those for admission;
  • The number of GA awards is contingent on colleges’ demand for teaching assistants based on course offerings, laboratory sessions, enrolment, number of faculty and available funds.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44000 QAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 QAR per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    44000 QAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 QAR per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Doha

4700 - 8800 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Gulf Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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