Doctorate Degrees in Applied Sciences

Compare 9 PhD Programs in Applied Sciences

A PhD is the highest academic degree awarded by universities and is the culmination of years of study. Students who enroll in a PhD program wish to intensely focus on a subject matter for personal and professional gain.

What is a PhD in Applied Sciences? Applied sciences refers to a diverse field of study areas including mathematics, engineering, computer science and health fields. Scholars typically continue their studies in their chosen field after they have completed a master’s program, and they study with professors and advisors who have expertise and experience in the field. To graduate, students typically must have completed a number of core course requirements, a final state examination and a doctoral thesis.

Students who graduate with a PhD in Applied Sciences have usually shown a mastery of a particular area of study, such as engineering or computer science. This expertise may lead to career advancement. They also may have learned critical-thinking skills and the ability to solve complicated math problems.

Expenses for a program in applied sciences vary from country to country due to such factors as fieldwork expenses, room and board, meal plans and tuition. Prospective students should contact specific universities to learn more about the overall expenses.

After being awarded a PhD in Applied Sciences, graduates may look for work in a variety of fields, depending on the focus of their degree. They may find work in universities, engineering firms, large and small corporations, government entities and non-profit organizations. They are typically hired as mathematics professors, IT analysts, software programmers, engineers, healthcare managers and project managers.

Programs for applied sciences are offered throughout Europe, Australia and the United States, with options for the duration of each program as well as a choice of fields of study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Doctor of Science and Technology

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (Doctoral Course) consists of two courses of Advanced Materials Science and Technology and Safety Science and Technology. The former covers the development of useful materials and their application technology and the latter does crisis-controlling technology for natural and human-originating disasters in the highly developed society. [+]

Creation of Advanced Science and Technology in the Future

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (Doctoral Course) consists of two courses of Advanced Materials Science and Technology and Safety Science and Technology. The former covers the development of useful materials and their application technology and the latter does crisis-controlling technology for natural and human-originating disasters in the highly developed society. Each course aims to bring up engineers who will be able to solve problems with a flexible and perspective consideration from the whole situation.

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PhD in Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences

GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute
Campus Full time 4 years November 2019 Italy L'Aquila

The PhD curriculum in Mathematics of Natural, Social and Life Sciences at Gran Sasso Science Institute will lead the students to deal not only with the more traditional aspects of this discipline, such as Pure Mathematics, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, but also with entirely new problems, requiring the development of the most appropriate tools to deal with the complexity, such as stochastic analysis and computational mathematics. [+]

The PhD curriculum in Mathematics of Natural, Social and Life Sciences at Gran Sasso Science Institute will lead the students to deal not only with the more traditional aspects of this discipline, such as Pure Mathematics, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, but also with entirely new problems, requiring the development of the most appropriate tools to deal with the complexity, such as stochastic analysis and computational mathematics.

The curriculum consists of 4 years of study and research. During the first year, after initial training classes, students will be offered three main courses and a wide number of short courses, covering a large spectrum of topics. By the beginning of the second year students select a research project under the supervision of one (or more) of the mathematicians affiliated to GSSI.... [-]


PULS PhD

Poznan University of Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years October 2019 Poland Poznań

Candidates for PULS Ph.D. Studies need to have a diploma confirming the completion of graduate (2°) studies or regular M.Sc. studies. [+]

Application procedures

1.Candidates for Poznań University of Life Sciences PhD Studies (PULS PhD Studies) need to have a diploma confirming the completion of graduate (2°) studies or regular M.Sc. studies granted in Poland or an authorised or apostille stamped diploma or another document confirming their graduation from a university abroad and considered, on the power of regulations on validation of foreign diplomas or on the power of an international agreement, to be equivalent to the respective Polish diploma certifying the completion of graduate (2°) studies or regular M.Sc. studies, authorising their holders to undertake doctoral studies in the Republic of Poland.

In the case when the certificates, diplomas or other documents granted abroad are subject to the validation procedure, the candidate is required to present the certificate stating its equivalence with the respective Polish university graduation diploma, not later than the end of the first semester of studies. Failure to present the above-mentioned documents will result in the deletion from the list of the doctoral studies effective after the end of the first semester, with the fee for the first semester of studies being non-returnable.... [-]


Joint PhD Programme in Science, Technology, and Society

National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Full time 18 - 60 months

A Joint Ph.D. programme (JDP) is being offered by the College of Humanities and Social Science of the University of Edinburgh (UOE) and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences [+]

Joint Ph.D. Programme in Science, Technology, and Society with University of Edinburgh

A Joint Ph.D. programme (JDP) is being offered by the College of Humanities and Social Science of the University of Edinburgh (UOE) and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). It represents a good mix of strength from both universities to enhance the training and research work of Ph.D. candidates from both institutions. The College and the Faculty complement each other in terms of areas of strength and of geographical location. You will be registered in one home university, but guided in your work by faculty from both, and examined to the standards of both. You will graduate with a joint qualification, earning a certificate which bears the crests of both universities.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Campus Full time Part time

In line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education, Sciences and Physical Education, the National Institute of Education offers higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

NIE offers higher degree studies by research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in line with the increasing emphasis on research in the areas of Humanities, Education, Sciences and Physical Education.

Applicants reading the degree of Ph.D. by research will pursue an independent but supervised research in an approved field of advanced study based on which a thesis should be between 70,000 to 100,000 words must be submitted. A Ph.D. thesis written in the Chinese language should not exceed 200,000 Chinese characters. The award of the research degree is based entirely on the work presented in the thesis.

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Official doctoral program in mathematical methods and numerical simulation in engineering and applied sciences

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2019 Spain A Coruña + 1 more

The PhD Program in Mathematical Methods and Numerical Simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences is an official university degree, imparted jointly by the three Galician universities, which form researchers in the field of mathematical modeling and numerical resolution of problems that arise in different industrial and Companies. [+]

Introduction

The Programme Doctoral Degree in Mathematical Methods and Numerical Simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences Is an official university degree, taught jointly by the three Galician universities, which forms researchers in the field of mathematical modeling and numerical resolution of problems that arise in different industrial and business areas. In addition to the participating doctors from the three universities, it has the collaboration through an agreement of 27 companies and technological centers, which propose research topics of great relevance and topicality.

Why study the degree

At present, with the rapid evolution of engineering and applied sciences, it is evident the need to train specialists at the doctoral level in the modeling and numerical simulation of processes that come from the industrial or business scope, so that Impel from the university the transfer of knowledge and the incorporation of doctors to the R & D & I departments. These doctors will have training in mathematical modeling and simulation aimed at optimizing processes, reducing costs, improving product quality, designing technologies, increasing safety, reducing environmental pollution, valuing products, investments and financial risks, etc.... [-]


PhD in Applied Sciences in Engineering

Brno University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Czech Republic Brno + 1 more

The goal of the doctoral study programme is to provide outstanding graduates from the MSc study programme with a specialized university education of the highest level in certain fields of applied sciences. [+]

Applied Sciences in Engineering

Abbreviation: D4A-A

Level of course unit: Doctoral

Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Academic year: 2017/2018

A title awarded: Ph.D.

Qualification awarded: Ph.D. in the field "Applied Sciences in Engineering"

Level of qualification: Doctoral (3rd cycle)

Accredited from: 1.9.2001

Accredited until: 31.12.2020

Specific admission requirements:

The student must have finished a relevant field of technical science MSc study programme. The admission procedure consists of the parts from applied mathematics and physics and a discussion on a topic related to the subject of the Ph.D. study programme.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Science) (Research)

Taylor’s University
Campus June 2019 Malaysia Subang Jaya

Research in the School of Biosciences encompasses four broad themes (Infectious Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Environmental Research, Food Science and Nutrition) and is supported by a core group of researchers in bioactive compounds (Drug Discovery & Development Team). [+]

Research in the School of Biosciences encompasses four broad themes and is supported by a core group of researchers in bioactive compounds (Drug Discovery & Development Team):

Infectious Diseases The rich biodiversity of Malaysia enables the discovery of novel compounds to fight infectious diseases. At Taylor’s University, the identified natural compounds will be examined for their bioactive properties as well as their mode of action. In addition to the antimicrobial research, the host-pathogen interaction research is focused to understand the disease manifestation in host cells. Non-communicable Diseases Diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, a sedentary lifestyle and stress have contributed to greater incidences of heart disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and cancer, among others. Available drugs for these diseases are often accompanied by undesirable side effects, not selective enough or simply too expensive. Hence, this cluster targets the discovery of novel lead compounds and to scientifically validate natural remedies for lifestyle-related chronic diseases. Environmental Research Research conducted in this cluster focuses on bioremediation, taxonomic identification of marine flora and to facilitate the development of mechanisms or processes that are in compliance with environmental laws. It will target improvement in resources savings, waste disposal and resolve environmental stress issues. In addition, researchers in this cluster also provide consultation and training in environmental management systems. Food Science and Nutrition The broader aim of research in this cluster is to study the fundamentals and applied aspects of new functional foods, medical foods and nutraceuticals as well as new technologies that facilitate the development of novel consumer... [-]

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Brisbane Australia Online + 5 more

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree available in all study areas and provides you with the skills to become an effective researcher in your previously studied discipline. By undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy you will have the expansive intellectual freedom to be able to make an original and substantial contribution to your area of study. [+]

Do you have a passion for research?

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree available in all study areas and provides you with the skills to become an effective researcher in your previously studied discipline. By undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy you will have the expansive intellectual freedom to be able to make an original and substantial contribution to your area of study.

USQ academics are recognized throughout the world for their excellence in research. Some of the projects you can tap into are at the forefront of cutting-edge research. As a research student, you would have the commitment and support to make a difference to society in a meaningful way.

USQ is committed to excellence in research training and provides a quality research training experience for our students. We maintain our relevance in research by linking with industry and business through local and international research networks.... [-]