Doctor of Philosophy in Asia

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PhD

A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

One of the Post Graduate academic degrees that are awarded by the Universities is the Doctor of Philosophy; abbreviated as PhD. Depending on the time periods for entry-level degrees and other factors, PhD programs vary from one country to another as well as from institution to the other. With the attainment of the degree, you earn the academic title of a Doctor. The courses are available to all students who meet minimum requirements worldwide.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

ISM - International School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 India Delhi China Shanghai USA New York France Paris South Africa Cape Town Brazil São Paulo + 11 more

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original research in academia [+]

Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program is designed for two types of candidates: experienced business executives who would like “to give something back” and assist in the development of future business leaders by becoming effective educators; and innovative teachers and/or researchers determined to make an impact by contributing to the body knowledge in their chosen disciplines. PhD candidates learn to make a difference through writing, speaking, teaching, researching, consulting, and undertaking entrepreneurial ventures.

The program emphasizes an understanding of management as it is practiced and interpreted across organizations, sectors, and cultures. Each candidate develops the research and teaching skills to generate and encourage new perspectives on management practice. It is designed to emphasize curricular leadership and to focus on applied and theoretical research that improves instruction and educational outcomes.... [-]


PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time September 2017 Qatar Doha

The multidisciplinary, taught programs are tailored to focus on fields that are central to the long-term aspirations and needs of Qatar and the region. They have been designed to train the next generation of scientists to be able to capitalize on a full spectrum of knowledge across the life sciences and to give students all the skills they need to translate research findings into clinical benefits... [+]

PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. programs expose graduate students to state-of-the-art basic, clinical, and translational life sciences research. The multidisciplinary, taught programs are tailored to focus on fields that are central to the long-term aspirations and needs of Qatar and the region. They have been designed to train the next generation of scientists to be able to capitalize on a full spectrum of knowledge across the life sciences and to give students all the skills they need to translate research findings into clinical benefits. The Biological and Biomedical Sciences program are delivered by highly experienced faculty from around the world, who have been handpicked based on their expertise and competence in key subject areas. Admissions requirements Applicants seeking admission to the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) graduate program must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. They must have an excellent undergraduate academic record with a strong background in science and evidence of coursework in biological or medical sciences. Particularly for admission to the Ph.D. program, prior research experience will be seen as favorable. In addition, applicants with a background in computer science, engineering, or mathematics will also be considered if they are interested in pursuing studies in bioinformatics and computational biology. Applicants are required to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants who are fluent in English may be exempt from this requirement. While the GRE is not required for admission to the BBS graduate program, a strong GRE score will help strengthen the applicant’s admission material, particularly when applying for the Ph.D. program. All applications are reviewed by the HBKU-BBS Masters/Ph.D. Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC), who will make the final decision regarding admission. [-]

PhD in Translation

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Department of Translation at Lingnan is one of the largest in Hong Kong, with some of the best translation scholars in the Chinese speaking world. It has long been recognised as one of the top translation departments in Greater China, following a proud tradition of... [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. PhD in Translation Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong The Department of Translation at Lingnan is one of the largest in Hong Kong, with some of the best translation scholars in the Chinese speaking world. It has long been recognised as one of the top translation departments in Greater China, following a proud tradition of excellence in scholarship and teaching. In recent years, professors in the Department have published extensively in many important international journals. Our very strength is in translation theory and members bring their interdisciplinary interests to their research, which reflects the developments of Translation Studies. We are affiliated with two translation journals: Translation Quarterly and Translation and Cross-Cultural Studies. Earlier this year, the Head of Department was also appointed as the 2017 CETRA Chair Professor of Translation by the Center for Translation Studies at the University of Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Belgium. In addition, the Department is uniquely endowed with a capacity to explore problems related to English-to-Chinese and Chinese-to-English translation. The Department offers not only opportunities for research on many aspects of Translation Studies, but also a well-developed and congenial community that provides strong support to its graduate students in advancing their intellectual development as they proceed through the PhD programme. Our former PhD students have become eminent professors at such prestigious institutions as Tsinghua University and Shanghai International Studies University. The PhD programme is a vigorous one aiming to prepare our students to meet effectively the research tasks that will be required of them in their future academic careers. Application Methods Applicants may seek admission to the PhD programme in two ways as follows: 1. Apply for PhD Programmes via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) ... [-]

PhD in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 China Nanjing

PhD in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background 1. For those who pursue a bachelor's degree, the applicant must have a high school diploma, excellent performance during high school period, and good health. In principle, not older than 25 years of age. 2. For those who pursue a master's degree, the applicant must have a related bachelor degree, excellent performance during undergraduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 35 years of age. 3. For those who pursue a doctor's degree, the applicant must have a related master degree, excellent performance during graduate study, and good health. In principle, not older than 40 years of age. The Language Requirements Undergraduate and graduate admission should meet requirements of IELTS or TOEFL. If the applicant has no corresponding certificate, he/she can participate in language training, and could start the professional learning phase after passing the training. The Application Materials 1. NUPT application form; 2. highest graduation certificate; 3. college transcript; 4. one recommendation letter; 5. resume; 6. study plan; 7. passport; 8. passport-sized photo. Admission Procedures 1. NUPT will issue the applicant a scanned pre-admission letter if he/she is qualified,and he/she needs pay the accomadation fee(4000rmb),application fee(400) and insurance fee(600),altogher 5000rmb in advance in due 10 days,then NUPT will issue the "admission notice" and JW202 to the applicant.About the scholarship, for the new students,all of them can get first level scholarship (TUITION FREE) for the first year,for more information on scholarship,check "NUPT International Student Scholarship Management Regulations". 2. The admitted applicant should go to The People's Republic of China embassy (consulate) to apply to study in China (X1) visa with admission notice and JW202 form. 3. The admitted student should carry “Admission Notice of NUPT International Students”, “FOREIGNER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM” (The table is only valid for six months, the applicant is advised to do physical examination in April-July), the original highest certificate,transcript and ten passport-sized photos to register in Department of International Cooperation & Exchanges of NUPT in accordance with the stipulated time on “Admission Notice of NUPT International Students”. Housing Introduction Young Teachers Apartment Building 10, Xianlin Campus Accommodation Fee: 4000 RMB/yearfor one student living in a double room. If the PhD student wants to live alone in a double room, the fee will be doubled. Application Mode and the Application Time 1. Application materials should be sent scanned copies to the above e-mail,and the word-format application form is preferred. 2. Application deadline is May 31 of each year. [-]

PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 3 more

The doctorate degree is intended for students who have excelled during their undergraduate and/or graduate studies, have a strong motivation and enthusiasm toward technological research and innovation, and are inclined to remain in an academic or research environment working on emerging technologies and challenging engineering projects. [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. Duration (years): 3 Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctorate Degree) Language of Instruction: The research output and the PhD Thesis must be written in English. Mode of Study: Full-time or part-time study Minimum Credits: 90 Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme: The doctorate degree is intended for students who have excelled during their undergraduate and/or graduate studies, have a strong motivation and enthusiasm toward technological research and innovation, and are inclined to remain in an academic or research environment working on emerging technologies and challenging engineering projects. The School of Sciences and Engineering of the University of Nicosia is committed to provide PhD candidates with in-depth academic knowledge and hands-on experience on advanced engineering topics such as hydrocarbon geology, liquefied natural gas production, pipeline engineering, flow assurance, fracture mechanics, hydraulic fracturing, enhanced oil & gas recovery, CO2 capture and sequestration, and subsea engineering. The high-caliber academic staff of the programme in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering is dedicated to work closely with students to tackle current engineering problems thereby generating new knowledge and results that can be published in reputable journals and conference proceedings. During their studies, students will have the opportunity to work on funded research projects, co-author papers with their advisors and other class-mates, present their contributions at international conferences, participate in the write-up of research proposals, prepare scientific reports, use simulation software, perform laboratory experiments, attend training schools, participate in workshops, etc. The three-year experience gained during their PhD studies, working primarily on formulating and solving challenging engineering problems, will provide students with the necessary skills, tools and qualifications to excel in their field of expertise and secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company Career Prospects: Graduates with a PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering will be equipped with the necessary skills in order to enable them to secure a research/academic position at a university or college, a government institute, or high-tech company. Learning Outcomes The PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering, in line with the general philosophy behind the awarding of a doctoral degree, provides student with: highly specialized and advanced scientific knowledge in the field of Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering; optimize existing oil & gas exploration and production techniques; new methodologies and tools tailored towards innovative design, scientific progress, and technological revolution; research skills and analytical thinking to effectively tackle fundamental and applied energy engineering problems; extensive training and professional practice in their primary area of research interest; formulate technological solutions for lowering costs, overcoming technical challenges and minimizing environmental impact associated with oil exploration and extraction; competencies related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity. Holders of the PhD in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering: have a profound understanding of their research topic(s) and demonstrate advanced skills and research capabilities associated with their field(s) of expertise; are able to expand the capabilities of a proven process, extend the lifetime of oil & gas fields, and lower environmental footprint of conventional O&G resources; have the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a process related to hydrocarbon’s upstream, midstream or downstream sectors; have made a notable contribution through original research that extends the frontier of science through the development of a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication; are capable of utilizing their creativity to tap and economically exploit new unconventional oil & gas accumulations in currently inaccessible frontiers; are able to promote technological, social or cultural advancement in a knowledge based society; are able to work as part of a team in an academic and research environment promoting new ideas and emerging technologies. [-]

Ph.D. in Aviation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia
Online & Campus Combined Part time August 2017 Singapore

You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation, and to advance the discipline. [+]

Complete your PhD in Aviation alongside world experts at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia A specialized program for specialized learning, delivered in partnership with the Singapore Aviation Academy! You’ve earned your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but you desire more. To take your education to an even higher level, Embry-Riddle offers a Ph.D. in Aviation. The first Ph.D. in aviation offered in the United States, this innovative program is designed to prepare students like you with cognitive research skills necessary to solve acute problems facing the field of aviation, and to advance the discipline. Through the Ph.D. program, aviation professionals get the chance to pursue the discipline in a diverse, intellectually versatile, multidisciplinary environment. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers this program primarily online with the inclusion of three six-day residencies in partnership with the Singapore Aviation Academy. This way, you can continue working while you get your degree. The Ph.D. program is open to aviation professionals who include flight crew members, air traffic controllers, industry technical representatives, aviation educators, government employees and others wishing to advance their knowledge and enhance their careers. About the Ph.D. in Aviation The mission of the Ph.D. in Aviation program is to produce outstanding scholars for careers in research and teaching in the aviation field. At Embry-Riddle, Ph.D. in Aviation students take part in a rigorous, research-driven program that pushes them to their greatest potential. This is accomplished by focusing on Program Educational Goals. They are: Develop mastery of the central theories and concepts in the field of aviation, including foundations, safety management, economics, and regulatory procedures. Pose and solve theory-based and research-based problems designed to advance applications in the field of aviation. Extend the aviation body of knowledge by conceiving, planning, producing, and communicating original research. Develop and demonstrate expertise in instructional processes. Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, and communication necessary for scholarly work in aviation. [-]

PhD

University of Dubai
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

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) [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. PhD The University of Dubai was recently reaccredited by AACSB International USA. Accreditation by the AACSB is one of the highest forms of international recognition a university can receive. The University of Dubai therefore takes its place within the community of world leaders in business education (only about 5% of universities/business schools worldwide are granted this accreditation). The University of Dubai is also accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR), UAE. The PhD Program Objectives 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 of the University of Dubai PhD AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of a high-quality PhD program The program’s focusis 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 UD was founded in 1997 and has since then earned its reputation for providing quality education The PhD program consists of 60 credit hours (CH) comprised of three parts. The first part represents the required core courses (18 CH). The second part represents specialization coursework (12 CH).The third part is the PhD dissertation. Each student is required to sit for a qualifying comprehensive examination after successfully completing the required 30 CH of coursework. The requirements of 60 credit hours are detailed below. Course Code Course No. Course Title Term Pre-requisite Contact Hours CH PhD 800 1. Research Methods-1 1 - 40 3 PhD 805 2. Quantitative Analysis-1 1 - 40 3 PhD 810 3. Research Methods-2 2 PhD 800 40 3 PhD 815 4. Quantitative Analysis-2 2 PhD 805 40 3 PhD 820 5. Research Methods-3 3 PhD 810 40 3 PhD 825 6. Development of Management Thought 3 PhD 810 40 3 SPECIALIZATION IN MANAGEMENT PhDMGM 835 7. Research Seminar in Strategy 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDMGM 840 8. Research Seminar in Organizational Theory & Behavior 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDMGM 845 9. Research Seminar in Current Issues in HRM 5 PhD 825 40 3 PhDMGM 850 10. Research Seminar in Leadership Theory 5 PhD 825 40 3 SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCE PhDFIN 835 7. Research Seminar in Investments/Asset Pricing 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDFIN 840 8. Research Seminar in Financial Market Microstructure 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDFIN 845 9. Current research Issues in Finance in MEA 5 PhD 825 40 3 PhDFIN 850 10. Research Seminar in Corporate Finance 5 PhD 825 40 3 SPECIALIZATION IN MARKETING PhDMKT 835 4 7. Research Seminar in Marketing Strategy PhD 825 40 3 PhDMKT 840 4 8. Research Seminar in Consumer Behavior PhD 825 40 3 PhDMKT 845 5 9. Research Seminar in Special Topics in Marketing PhD 825 40 3 PhDMKT 850 5 10. Research Seminar in Service Marketing PhD 825 40 3 SPECIALIZATION IN ACCOUNTING PhDACC 835 7. Research Seminar in Financial Accounting 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDACC 840 8. Research Seminar in Management Accounting 4 PhD 825 40 3 PhDACC 845 9. Research Seminar in Current Accounting Issues 5 PhD 825 40 3 PhDACC 850 10. Research Seminar in Business Valuation 5 PhD 825 40 3 Pass comprehensive examination in Term-1/2 of second year before undertaking thesis work in year 2-4 PhD 830 6A. Seminar on Classroom Pedagogy Behavior* After passing CE 20 0 - TOTAL NON-THESIS CREDITS 30 CH DISS 860 A 2 830 40 3 DISS 860 B 3 A 40 3 DISS 860 C 4 B 40 3 DISS 860 D 5 C 40 3 DISS 860 E 1 D 40 3 DISS 860 F 2 E 40 3 DISS 860 G 3 F 40 3 DISS 860 H 4 G 40 3 DISS 860 I 5 G 40 3 DISS 860 J 1 I 40 3 Total Cr Hrs for Dissertation ... [-]

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

UUM Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 14 semesters January 2017 Malaysia Kedah + 1 more

The PhD programme at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), UUM College of Business is a full research program in which students are assessed based on the thesis produced at the end of their study period. [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

 

The program is a full research program in which students are assessed based on the thesis produced at the end of their study period. The program aims to produce graduates who are capable of becoming scholarly researchers and making original contribution to knowledge in their specific field of study.

As part of our commitment in becoming a center of excellence for business and management education, students may choose to specialize in any of the various business fields such as Management, Accounting, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Islamic Banking and Finance, Marketing, Technology Management, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management.... [-]


Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities. If you are interested in conducting cutting-edge research in one of the following areas, PolyU’s renowned Department of English is the place for you. [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. Study for a PhD in Asia's World City This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities. If you are interested in conducting cutting-edge research in one of the following areas, PolyU’s renowned Department of English is the place for you: Language and professional communication Media and communication Language teaching and learning Linguistics, English language and systemic functional linguistics Intercultural communication and area studies Key features of the Fellowship Scheme Monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) Annual conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) for 3 years Tuition scholarship and guaranteed hall accommodation in first year for PolyU awardees Important dates Submission of initial application to RGC: From 1 September 2016 to 1 December 2016, 12:00 (Hong Kong Time) Submission of full application to PolyU: 1 December 2016, 23:59 (Hong Kong Time) Admission Requirements You should make your initial application to the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong through the Fellowship Scheme’s online system to obtain a reference number before submitting a full application. When you apply for admission to the PolyU, via the Fellowship Scheme, you will be considered concurrently for a regular place assigned to the University through the award of a Postgraduate Studentship. This means that even if your application for the Fellowship Scheme is unsuccessful, you still may be offered a regular place in the Department of English. You should: hold a postgraduate degree containing a significant research component, such as a dissertation, conferred by a recognised university OR have a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours, or the equivalent; with a possible requirement to pass an examination; fulfill one of the following English language requirements if your degree is NOT from a university using English as Medium of Instruction (EMI): > an overall score of at least 6.5 (with score for the writing component at 6.0 or above) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or > at least 575 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for the paper-based test (with a score of at least 4 out of 6 in the Test of Written English), or at least 90 in the internet-based test (with a writing score of 23 or above). Selection criteria The primary consideration is academic excellence, as indicated by the possession of a Master’s degree or, in exceptional cases, a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours. Selection panels also take account of the following factors: Research ability and potential Communication and interpersonal skills Leadership ability [-]

PhD in Software Engineering

Central South University School of Software
Campus Full time September 2017 China Changsha

The objective of the Ph.D. program is to educate highly qualified researchers required for the expansion of fundamental knowledge and technological innovation through research and development. [+]

PhD in Software Engineering The objective of the Ph.D. program is to educate highly qualified researchers required for the expansion of fundamental knowledge and technological innovation through research and development, as well as the needs of institutions of higher learning.The international students can either join the ordinary classes taught in Chinese with Chinese students, or join separate classes taught in English. Major areas for doctoral work are: Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks; Distributed Systems; Computer Networks and Protocols; Parallel Algorithms and Architectures; Ad Hoc Networks; Databases; Semantics Web; Bioinformatics; Software Architecture; Software Measurement; Software Comprehension and Maintenance; Dependable Software. Education Prerequisites Individuals should have a minimum of a bachelor's degree before they apply to become software engineering doctoral students. Potential Career Options A Ph.D. program in software engineering prepares most graduates for careers in academia or research. Some potential career options include: Professor of software engineering Industrial laboratory researcher Software engineer Engineering laboratory director Industrial developer Courses Courses included in a typical Ph.D. program in software engineering cover research methodologies and advanced topics. Some examples include: User interfaced software Secure software systems Advanced computer networks Algorithms Software systems models Software management Software artifact analysis Systems engineering design [-]

Ph.D. (Business Administration)

Hatyai University
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Hat Yai, Songkhla

The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is founded upon the idea that business administration is an important factor in driving and developing an organization to accomplish its objectives efficiently and effectively. [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) Ph.D. (Business Administration) The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is founded upon the idea that business administration is an important factor in driving and developing an organization to accomplish its objectives efficiently and effectively. Thus, we need to produce scholars, executives and consultants professionalized in business administration who are knowledgeable, have the ability to analytically think, maintain and uphold ethics in the profession, as well as personal morality, and proficient in administrating the business to achieve the ultimate goal. Additionally, students can create research-based knowledge in business administration and continually contribute to the development of an organization, the community, society and the country. Objectives of Program To produce Ph.D. graduates excelling in business administrative both of theories and advanced research and learning adaptability. To create opportunities and develop knowledge for scholars, executives and consultants in the business administration field, in order to respond to the demands of personnel in developing an organization, the community, society and the country. To produce Ph.D. graduates upholding ethics in business administration and working effectively to accomplish organization goals. Modes of Study The Ph.D. program provides two modes of study for students as follows: Plan 1: Dissertation mode (research-based): not less than 48 credits Plan 2: Coursework mode: not less than 60 credits (including 18 credits of compulsory courses, 6 credits of elective courses and 36 credits of dissertation) Instructional Date Saturdays & Sundays Study Courses (1) Foundation Courses 908-100 English for Doctoral Degree 908-101 Fundamental Statistics for Research 908-102 Preparing for Doctoral Degree Note: Exemption from the Foundation courses will be approved by the PhD Program Committee. (2) Compulsory Courses 908-201 Philosophy and Qualitative Research 908-202 Advanced Research Methodology for Business Administration 908-203 Advanced Statistics for Quantitative Research 908-204 Seminar in Modern Business Administration 908-205 Seminar in Corporate Financial Management 908-206 Seminar in Business Strategic Management (3) Elective Courses (two courses are chosen from the following list) 908-207 Seminar in Virtue, Ethics and Leadership for Business Administration 908-208 Seminar in Global Marketing Management 908-209 Seminar in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 908-210 Seminar in Information Technology Strategy and Management 908-211 Seminar in Corporate Social Responsibility 908-212 Seminar in Integrated Human Resource Management (4) Dissertation 908-701 Dissertation (48 Credits) (Plan 1) 908-702 Dissertation (36 Credits) (Plan 2) Qualification of Candidates Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant fields depending on the Graduate Studies Committee of Hatyai University’s judgment. Candidates must submit the results of an English proficiency test that complies with the University requirements. Candidates must have the potential and readiness to study in the doctoral degree program. Candidates must have not been convicted of any felony. Candidates must not have contagious diseases i.e., tuberculosis or other chronic diseases i.e., alcoholism or be addicted to drugs. Candidates must submit a medical certificate issued by a certified doctor for admissions. Expenses of the Program The total expense of the program is approximately Baht 540,000 consisting of the following: Tuition fee and other fees will be paid in a lump sum per semester: Baht 75,000 for each semester from the first to the fifth semester and Baht 95,000 for the sixth semester. The cost of overseas education trip will be collected in a lump sum for two summer semesters: Baht 35,000 per semester. Admissions Requirements A copy of graduation certificate and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree or equivalent. A copy of academic transcript and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree program or equivalent. A copy of TOEFL, IELTS or other equivalent English proficiency test scores (not over 2 years) (If available) A letter of recommendation. A medical certificate issued by a certified doctor. A copy of citizen identification card or passport. A copy of resident registration (Thai applicants). Two one-inch size photographs. Application fee (Baht 500). A research conceptual framework paper, 10 pages (A4). Admissions Procedure Written examination: The scopes of the exam include research methodology, business administration and English Admissions interview Admissions Date The date of admission will be announced online at http://hbs.hu.ac.th/PhD Admissions Results Announcement Admissions results will be announced online at http://hbs.hu.ac.th/PhD [-]

PhD in Management

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The <strong>PhD program at the Sabancı School of Management (Sabancı SOM)</strong> is primarily intended for candidates who aspire to a career in academia. Some graduates may also take positions in public or private sector organizations involved in research, management training, or consultancy. [+]

Founded in 1999, Sabancı University has already established a reputation as one of the best universities in Turkey, especially due to its strong academic faculty, focus on research and close relationships with industry. The Sabancı School of Management provides an intellectually and professionally stimulating environment for doctoral candidates to become internationally renowned scholars. Our faculty members, committed to the quality of the PhD program, allocate considerable time for the development of their doctoral students. The curriculum is designed so that the students become exposed to alternative research methodologies and topics, yet have the flexibility to explore their own interests. Doctoral students also benefit from the experience of visiting international scholars on campus as well as close collaboration with other SU faculties in terms of teaching and advising research. In addition, through research seminars at the university, doctoral students become familiarized with the rewards and responsibilities of academic life in terms of teaching, conducting and disseminating state of the art research. With the guidance of the faculty members, students are actively involved in research and given opportunities to participate in ongoing industry projects. Students are financially supported to present their work in national as well as international meetings. Each doctoral student is expected to publish at least one article in an international journal before graduation. The PhD program at the Sabancı School of Management (Sabancı SOM) is primarily intended for candidates who aspire to a career in academia. Some graduates may also take positions in public or private sector organizations involved in research, management training, or consultancy. The goal is to have graduates who can perform and contribute at an international level in any of these possible career paths. The PhD program is open to candidates with a background in business, economics, social sciences, as well as engineering or natural sciences. If the applicants have not been exposed to core business subjects during undergraduate or graduate studies, they may be required to enroll for an additional one or two term preparatory period. Such a period may require students to take master's level courses specified by the Sabancı SOM's PhD Committee. Upon successful completion of this period, the student is admitted to the PhD program. Currently the PhD program offers specializations in Management and Organization, Operations and Supply Chain Management and Finance. The program has a strong research orientation where participants are expected to be closely involved with ongoing research in Sabancı SOM and to develop their own research agenda. The doctoral program draws upon not only the core faculty of Sabancı SOM but also the faculty of and courses offered in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences. Normally the doctoral program takes four to five years to complete. The maximum time allowed is six years. All stages of the program require full-time involvement and commitment on part of the participants. Learning Objectives Demonstrate a through appreciation and knowledge of extant theory and research in their chosen field of specialization Develop the capacity to place the accumulated knowledge in the field into a historical and contextual perspective Demonstrate a working knowledge of methodologies for conducting research within their field Develop skills pertaining to scholarly writing and presentation Demonstrate the capacity to conduct independent research that contributes to and advances extant knowledge within the field Develop and uphold the scholarly values of independent and critical inquiry, advancement of knowledge, and academic and professional integrity The PhD program consists of three main components, namely, coursework usually lasting two academic years, a qualifying examination and a dissertation. If the PhD committee deems necessary, the students may enroll in the scientific preparatory program for an additional year. Altogether the completion of program requirements should be expected to take four to five years. PhD students majoring in one of the three main areas of specialization can complete their coursework in two years by fulfilling the course requirements indicated below. Students are expected to take the qualifying examination after they complete course requirements and before the end of their fifth term in the program. The qualifying requirement consists of both written and oral assessments. Following successful completion, the student develops a research idea and a dissertation proposal with the assistance of his or her supervisor and thesis proposal committee. Within six months after the qualifying examinations, the student orally defends his or her proposal in front of the committee. Upon approval, the PhD candidate can then proceed with the dissertation, which is then read by the five-person dissertation committee. The final approval is given by the student's committee after an oral defense of the dissertation. PhD students must have an acceptance for a research publication from a SSCI journal in order to meet the graduation requirement besides fulfilling other program requirements. Application Process Completed applications for admission are reviewed first by the PhD Program Committee and then by the faculty members in the applicant’s chosen field of studies. The PhD Committee ensures the minimum admission requirements set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies have been met and that an appropriate advisor is available in the student’s declared field of research. Designated faculty members interview the strongest applicants in person or if infeasible, by phone before making a final selection. Admission is finalized by the approval of the related Graduate School Board upon the recommendation of the Ph.D. Committee and announced to the applicant. Areas of Specialization The PhD Program currently offers specialization in the following three major areas: Management and Organization Operations and Supply Chain Management Finance [-]

PhD in Agriculture

Ehime University
Campus Full time 3 years April 2017 Japan Matsuyama

The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (a 3-year doctoral program), has established a program offering three courses with instruction in English: Bioresource Production Science, Applied Bioresource Science, and Life Environment Conservation Science, which reflect the distinctive strengths of the agriculture faculties of the three participating universities. [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (a 3-year doctoral program), has established a program offering three courses with instruction in English: Bioresource Production Science, Applied Bioresource Science, and Life Environment Conservation Science, which reflect the distinctive strengths of the agriculture faculties of the three participating universities. Agriculture is an important field of science not only for maintaining and improving the rich life of humankind, but also for preserving and improving the environment and ecosystem. We are looking for people who are motivated to explore the many possibilities of agricultural sciences. We also offer two special programs: the Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Related Sciences program and the Special Doctoral Course Program in Agricultural Sciences for Students from Asia, Africa and the Pacific Rim. These programs offer agricultural research and study enriched by a global perspective, which is enhanced by the participating international students who concentrate on research related to their specific regions. For details of General Admission, please refer to the following Application for Admission booklet (for enrollment in April 2017). http://rendai.agr.ehime-u.ac.jp/annai/pdf/rengou_ippan_e.pdf [-]

Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance (PhD)

INCEIF The Global University of Islamic Finance
Campus Full time September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The PhD programme is industry-driven and is based on strong academic fundamentals, emphasising robust and rigorous knowledge in Islamic finance. [+]

The PhD programme is industry-driven and is based on strong academic fundamentals, emphasising robust and rigorous knowledge in Islamic finance. On campus study Our campus is close to the city center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; one of the most vibrant Islamic financial markets in the world. The industry is supported by numerous government initiatives to further strengthen the country’s position as an international Islamic financial centre. PhD candidates benefit from access to a wide range of local courses and seminars. In addition, INCEIF also has close relationship with Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) and Islamic financial institutions locally and internationally. PhD candidates are encouraged, at an early stage in their programme, to participate in local and international workshops and conferences. The Malaysian Advantage Experience Islamic Finance in action in the cradle of modern Islamic Finance where strong regulatory support has resulted in a robust industry. Network with Industry Experts In addition to attending regular classes and tutorials, students interact with industry experts during the regular industry talks where invited industry speakers give presentations on the practical aspects of Islamic Finance. Entry Requirements PhD by Coursework and Dissertation Masters degree or equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning; Applicants for PhD by Coursework and Dissertation must submit an essay on career development/goal not exceeding 3 pages; arial font size 12, double-spaced. PhD by Research Masters degree or equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning; A minimum 5 years work experience in financial institutions; & Submission of a research proposal Applicants for PhD by Research must submit a research proposal not exceeding 10 pages; arial font size 12, double-spaced. Both programme require English proficiency is also a must. Applicants whose native language is other than English must have one of the following: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 550; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 6 Exceptions from English language proficiency can be given to those whose medium of study at entry level is English. It is essential that all candidates speak, write and understand English fluently. The greater your fluency in English, the more you will benefit from the programme for the following reasons: Lectures are participative Your study group will require you to take an active role [-]

PhD in Business

Singapore Management University PhD Programmes
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years August 2017 Singapore

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Business programme develops exceptional scholars who have a deep understanding of the issues confronting the business world and who are able to conduct cutting-edge independent research in specialisations including Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources, and Strategic Management & Organisation... [+]

Best Doctorates in Asia 2017. The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Business programme develops exceptional scholars who have a deep understanding of the issues confronting the business world and who are able to conduct cutting-edge independent research in specialisations including Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources, and Strategic Management & Organisation. The programme is run by the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business which is is one of the youngest institutions worldwide to be conferred the EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. The accreditations cover all programmes, including the PhD. Faculty members at the School consistently publish in top-tier business journals, and our rigorous and intellectually stimulating curriculum prepares our graduates for diverse careers in academia and industry. The Singapore Management University (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business offers: PhD in Business (Finance) This rigorous and intellectually stimulating programme emphasises advanced study in the areas of finance, economics, statistics and quantitative research methods. The programme is taught by a group of dynamic faculty who consistently publish in top finance journals. At the end of the programme, graduates will have the skills needed to conduct in-depth research into a specific sub-field in finance such as asset pricing, corporate finance and market microstructure. Graduates will also have a broad appreciation of the field’s key research issues. Given the tremendous relevance of finance to the global economy, a graduate of this programme will be well prepared for diverse careers in academia, industry, international organisations and the public sector. PhD in Business (Marketing) This programme trains students to conduct rigorous and relevant research focused on understanding and predicting marketing actions of firms and managers, and consumer behaviour. This is a highly selective programme geared towards training students to become marketing faculty in top-tiered research focused schools. The learning experience includes undertaking coursework across SMU and close collaboration with, and exposure to, world-renowned marketing faculty members who will offer advanced research topic courses. PhD students will also be able to leverage on the resources of SMU’s world-class research institutes and centres such as the Centre for Marketing Excellence and Institute for Service Excellence. PhD in Business (Operations Management) This highly competitive programme emphasises theoretical research with practical relevance. Students are expected to complete rigorous coursework, collaborate closely with the Operations Management faculty members and attend regular research seminars. Students will also have opportunities to interact with renowned visiting scholars from different parts of the world. The programme aims to place its graduates into faculty positions at leading universities, and managerial positions in industry, public sector and international organisations. PhD in Business (Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources - OBHR) The programme equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and abilities to conduct highly rigorous research in OBHR in major research universities worldwide. The programme, taught by an international group of faculty members who consistently publish in the field’s most respected journals, provides hands-on training in research right from the onset as well as a stimulating curriculum emphasising psychological foundations of organisational behaviour & human resources, statistics and research methods. A nurturing approach is adopted by our faculty members who will help students succeed in the job market and in their careers. PhD in Business (Strategic Management & Organisation) This programme equips students with the skills, knowledge and competencies to conduct high-quality research in the areas of strategic management and organisations. Students can choose their research topics from a variety of sub-areas within the domains of strategic management and organisation theory, corporate and business strategy, innovation, technology management, entrepreneurship, and corporate governance. The programme provides rigorous training by faculty members who regularly publish in top academic journals. This ensures that our students will be well equipped to start their academic careers as competent, independent and published researchers. PhD in Business Programme Structure The PhD in Business is a full-time programme, with a maximum candidature of five years. In the first two years of study, students will enrol in intensive courses to build their research depth and breadth. The coursework is intended to prepare students for dissertation research. Students are required to sit for a PhD Qualifying Examination (QE) to assess their mastery of fundamental concepts and theories. On successful completion of the QE, the student will be ready to embark on the dissertation, which is based on original, independent research. Framework - 6 Foundation Courses (6 Course Units) - 2 Electives (2 Course Units) - 4 Advanced Research Topics Courses (4 Course Units) - PhD Dissertation (28 Course Units) Oral Defence of the Dissertation Proposal This is an oral presentation of the proposed topic to a Dissertation Committee. A written dissertation proposal will have to be submitted before the presentation. A supervisor, with the expertise in the chosen topic, will be appointed. He or she guides and mentors the student throughout the dissertation work. Oral Defence and Completion of the PhD Dissertation This is an oral presentation of the written dissertation report to the Committee. After possible revision(s) to the report and upon fulfillment of all necessary requirements, the Committee will recommend to the University to award the PhD degree. Admission Requirements - At least a good Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree is useful but not required. - Good GRE or GMAT results. - Good TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose medium of instruction at the Bachelor’s/Master’s level was not in English). PhD Students’ Professional Development Students are also provided professional training. These include teaching, English communications and presentation skills, as well as career development workshops such as interview preparation. Furthermore, students also have opportunities to share their research contributions with the international research community through reputable refereed research conferences, in Singapore and abroad. SMU provides funding for our students to attend such conferences. [-]