Doctorate Degrees in China

Find 22 Top PhDs in China 2018/2019

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China has become a popular destination for international students for several reasons, including the high quality of education, a continually growing economy, low cost of living, and opportunities to travel and explore the country and culture. A PhD China program can be a rewarding experience academically, professionally, and personally.

For a PhD China program, candidates must have completed a master’s degree in a related field. Curriculum varies depending on the program and the university, but generally candidates can expect examinations, coursework, seminars, research, and a thesis or dissertation. The thesis or dissertation must make a significant contribution to the field of study and the growth of society. PhD China degrees can normally be completed between three and six years. Some popular areas of study for a PhD China are International Trade, International Economics, Psychology, Physics, Corporate Finance, Management Science, and Sociology.

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Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

ISM - International School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 7 years September 2018 China Shanghai + 1 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.... [-]


The Doctoral Programs at Big Data Institute

Shenzhen University
Campus Full time September 2018 China Shenzhen

The Big Data Institute (BDI), Shenzhen University was found in 2013, which is a core part of collaborative innovation center between Guangdong province and Hong Kong. Currently, BDI has over twenty academic staff including 1 IEEE fellow, 6 full professors, 4 associate professors and 2 post-doctoral fellows. [+]

The Doctoral Programs at Big Data Institute

Shenzhen is a renowned special economic zone in China, adjacent to the two international metropolises – Hongkong and Macao. It is one of the cities with the most developed economy and it plays a leading role in the cause of modernization and internationalization.

Shenzhen University, as one of the most popular universities in China with fast growth, distinctive characteristics, and huge potential, is now accelerating its pace toward the top-ranking university with high-level research, excellent knowledge, and innovation.

The Big Data Institute (BDI), Shenzhen University was found in 2013, which is a core part of collaborative innovation center between Guangdong province and Hong Kong. Currently, BDI has over twenty academic staff including 1 IEEE fellow, 6 full professors, 4 associate professors and 2 post-doctoral fellows.... [-]


Ph.D. Program in Management Science and Economic Decision

Shenzhen University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Shenzhen

The Ph.D. Program in Management Science and Economic Decision at the College of Management aims at providing society with highly qualified professionals who are capable of pursuing advanced research or taking leadership positions in economic and managerial areas involving complex decisions. [+]

Doctoral Program in College of Management Overview of the Program

Shenzhen, situated immediately north of Hong Kong, is one of the first-tier cities in China. Shenzhen was dubbed as China's Silicon Valley due to its high concentration of technology innovation and entrepreneurship.

Shenzhen University (SZU), as one of the most popular universities in China, is now accelerating its pace toward establishing a research-intensive university. It has been at the forefront of many academic reforms and has been pursuing excellence in teaching as well as research programs for doctoral degrees. International students are especially welcome to apply for doctoral studies at Shenzhen University.... [-]


PhD in Management Science and Engineering

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 China Beijing + 1 more

The discipline Management Science and Engineering is one of the disciplines at the first-level in the Management Discipline Group according to the Chinese Discipline Classification. [+]

Management Science and Engineering (120100) Program Introduction

The discipline Management Science and Engineering is one of the disciplines at the first-level in the Management Discipline Group according to the Chinese Discipline Classification. The theoretical and knowledge foundation of this discipline is formed by combining management, economics, mathematics, systems science, information science and so on. By comprehensive applications of these scientific principles and methodologies, it aims at analyzing and solving various management related problems in society, economy, enterprises and other institutions through both qualitative and quantitative methods, with quantitative research as the more important aspect. The main research tasks of this discipline are to provide enterprises and other organizations with systematic theory foundations, methodological models, and information systems so as to support their decisions in relation to the business, operation, management as well as project evaluation and management. As the earliest founded discipline and one of the fastest developed disciplines in the Management Discipline Group, the discipline Management Science and Engineering has formed more completed theoretical system base, with distinguished characters in more emphasizing scientific methodology and models, a closer connection to engineering areas and more attention to practical applications.... [-]


PhD in Chemical Engineering and Technology

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Beijing

Chemical Engineering and Technology is a first-class subject in the category of engineering, which focuses on studying the common discipline of chemical, physical and biochemical process in the chemical industry as well as the other industrial process. [+]

Chemical Engineering and Technology (081700) Program Introduction

Chemical Engineering and Technology is a first-class subject in the category of engineering, which focuses on studying the common discipline of chemical, physical and biochemical process in the chemical industry as well as the other industrial process. Taking Chemical Engineering subject as a guide, combining theories with practical use, this major has already become the vital engineering field of national economic construction and social development. Meanwhile, by mutually taking advantages of intersectional areas like information, biology, material, computing, resources, energy, marine and aviation, chemical engineering and technology successfully facilitates the development of cutting-edge technology.... [-]


PhD in Oil and Gas Field Development
 Engineering

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Beijing

Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering is a discipline that aims to understand the fundamental properties of oil and gas reservoir and the law of oil and gas flow in porous media, build the effective displacement system to develop the oil and gas field properly and extract the oil and gas to the ground surface economically. [+]

Oil and Gas Field Development
 Engineering (082002) Program Introduction

Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering is a discipline that aims to understand the fundamental properties of oil and gas reservoir and the law of oil and gas flow in porous media, build the effective displacement system to develop the oil and gas field properly and extract the oil and gas to the ground surface economically. Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering is the most significant component in the upstream of the petroleum industry.

This discipline was established in 1953 on the basis of the previous department of petroleum engineering in Tsinghua University, which is one of the earliest major disciplines of petroleum in China and is the only subject that enters the key construction discipline list in Project 211. It was authorized to award the master's degree in 1961and doctoral degree in 1986. In 1991, the post-doctoral mobile research station of oil and natural gas engineering was established. In 2001, it was awarded the national key disciplines. After the construction supported by the ninth five-year plan, the tenth five-year plan and Project 211, this discipline was significantly improved with the remarkable achievements. The construction plan of the innovative platform of superior discipline was launched in 2006. This program has become the base of the important theoretical innovation, scientific research and high-level personnel training in the oil & gas field development research areas.... [-]


PhD in Geology

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Beijing

Geology is a knowledge system that studies material compositions, internal structure and external features of the earth, mutual interactions between earth layers and the history of the evolution of the earth. [+]

Geology (070900) Program Introduction

Geology is a knowledge system that studies material compositions, internal structure and external features of the earth, mutual interactions between earth layers and the history of the evolution of the earth. The first-level discipline of Geology complies with five second-level disciplines of Mineralogy-Petrology-Gitology, Geochemistry, Structural Geology, Palaeontology & Stratigraphy and Quaternary Geology. The researchers of our Geological disciplines mainly characterized in that of the structure and property of a basin, the depositional systems and sedimentary effects, the physical, chemical or biological effects which occurred inside the sedimentary basin, and how these geological effects control the deposition and formation of fossil fuels. During the 1950s, with the help of experts from the Soviet Union, the geological department began to recruit graduate students, and in early 1980s, authorized by the Chinese government and became one of the first departments to offer master degrees, and later to establish doctoral programs in Mineralogy, Petrology and Gitology in 1993, Geochemistry in 2003, Structural Geology in 2005. In 2003, approved by the National Ministry of Personnel, our department established the Post-doctoral Research Station in Geology. In 2006, we were authorized to offer doctor degree in Geology discipline.... [-]


PhD in Oil and Gas Well Engineering

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Beijing

Oil and gas wells are physical and informational conduits in the exploration and development of underground oil and gas resources. The major known as oil and gas well engineering is aimed at investigating the knowledge related to the construction (drilling and completion), measurement, usage and maintenance of wells, which demands a synthetic combination of technology and budget management. [+]

Oil and Gas Well Engineering (082001) Program Introduction

Oil and gas wells are physical and informational conduits in the exploration and development of underground oil and gas resources. The major known as oil and gas well engineering is aimed at investigating the knowledge related to the construction (drilling and completion), measurement, usage and maintenance of wells, which demands a synthetic combination of technology and budget management. It is not only crucial throughout all the stages of the exploration and development process, but also provides significant insight for the exploitation of other subsurface resources such as methane gas or thermal energy.

The oil and gas well engineering program at China University of Petroleum was among the earliest established petroleum subjects in China. It started the graduate program in 1961 and granted doctoral education in 1986. The program was then evaluated at the key subject at the ministry level in 1993 and selected to be the key subject at the national level in 2001. It has been ranked as the top petroleum program in the country. After years of progress, the program has now formulated four primary fields of study and possesses the laboratory of oil and gas well engineering which provides an experimental platform for the simulation of downhole operation and the investigation on rock mechanics, fluid mechanics, drilling, and completion fluid chemistry. Our program also constitutes as one of the major subjects supporting the Key Laboratory of Petroleum Engineering of Ministry of Education and the State Key Laboratory of Petroleum... [-]


PhD in Mechanical Engineering

China University of Petroleum
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Beijing

The predecessor of the Mechanical Engineering in China University of Petroleum is the original discipline of petroleum mechanical engineering founded in 1952 at the department of petroleum engineering in Tsinghua University, which is the earliest established oil field mechanical discipline. [+]

Mechanical Engineering (080200) Program Introduction

The predecessor of the Mechanical Engineering in China University of Petroleum is the original discipline of petroleum mechanical engineering founded in 1952 at the department of petroleum engineering in Tsinghua University, which is the earliest established oil field mechanical discipline. The program began to recruit graduate students in 1961 and was authorized to award master's degree in 1981. It was approved as the first domestic doctoral program of petroleum mechanical engineering in 1986, the China Petroleum and Natural Gas Corporation ministerial key discipline in 1996, Beijing key discipline in 2002 as well as the postdoctoral mobile station of mechanical engineering in 2009 and was authorized to award first-level Ph.D. degree of mechanical engineering in 2011. The major of mechanical design, manufacturing, and automation was awarded characteristic specialty and national characteristic specialty of Beijing in 2008 and 2009 respectively. The program is always at the forefront of oil and gas equipment and technology research. It has developed basic theories and application technologies on the discipline of oil and gas mechanical engineering and has built up a high-level academic team with international influence, strength, and echelon of talents.... [-]


PhD My Life in Data

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Ningbo

The IDIC offers a fully funded four-year PhD programme in either the area of digital economy or energy technologies. [+]

The Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training offers 10-20 places on the four-year research programme, My Life in Data, which focuses on researching personal data and the traces we leave behind. This data is now a major business and societal asset and can reveal a wealth of information about our habits, behaviors, preferences, relationships, and emotions.

Programme overview

The PhD programme accepts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds including computer science, engineering, mathematics, human factors, psychology, sociology, business, geography, social science and the arts.

The course consists of taught modules, annual summer schools, retreats and a three-month internship taken with one of the CDT’s partners organizations.... [-]


PhD in Marine Engine Engineering

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

The Doctor Degree in Marine Engine Engineering has research fields in General Performance and System Analysis of Marine Power Equipment, Vibration & Noise Control of Marine Power Equipment ... [+]

Doctor Degree in Marine Engine Engineering

There are more than 50 research projects (including 30 of them were completed, 20 of them had awards from the government and 20 of them are conducting now) in the College of Power and Energy Engineering and total funds of them are 76.25 Million RMB. In the tenth five year plan of developing, this discipline is the stress construction discipline of our University, pursuing research on the internal combustion engine, gas turbine engine, and combined power plants. The master students of Marine Engine take part in these researchers. There are five important laboratories: marine internal combustion engine lab, marine power plant vibration & noise control lab, combined power plant lab, steam power plant lab, and special power plant lab. In this discipline, there is some application software also. These facilities are the research basements for training the masters.... [-]


PhD in Signal and Information Processing

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

This Signal and Information Processing discipline is a Ph.D. degree conferring site. More than 30 projects of national and ministry level and 18 projects of industry sectors are under taken. [+]

Doctor Degree in Signal and Information Processing

This Signal and Information Processingdiscipline is MEng and Ph.D. degree conferring site. There are 16 professors and 3 associate professors, 4 doctor tutors and 15 master tutors. The discipline was granted the right of conferring M.E in 1986 and Ph.E in the year 2000. During “The tenth five year plan”, we have deeply developed the research of non-linear information signal processing and visual image recognition, especially in morphology filter and stack filter technology. Master students are researching in these fields and accumulate many experiences in technology. Many awards of teaching and researching are conferred. In recent years, over 50 papers are published in journals and conferences and over 30 papers of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP. More than 30 projects of national and ministry level and 18 projects of industry sectors are undertaken. 1 projects are conferred second-class award of Hei longjiang province technology progress, 1 projects are conferred third class award. Labs for teaching and researching are Intellect information processing lab, underwater multi-sensor information processing lab, image processing lab, etc. There are lots of information processing equipment and development instruments and many young promising teachers in the frontline of research work. The discipline opened 10-degree courses and required major courses for M.Eng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]


PhD in Communication and Information System

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Doctor degree. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP ... [+]

Doctor Degree in Communication and Information System

This Communication and Information System discipline is a site conferring Master and Doctor degree.There are 20 professors and 9 associate professors, 5 doctor tutors and 24 master tutors. The discipline was granted the right of conferring M.Eng in 1989 and D.Eng in 1996. This discipline has taken the lead in a super-wide band information system, ranked first-class in modern communication and information system in north-east China. Since its first enrollment, many innovative and excellent intellects are cultivated for economy construction and national defense modernization. Now there are more than 300 MEng students in studying. More than 200 papers are published and over 50 of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP; 55 projects of national and ministry level and 26 projects of industry sectors are undertaken. 2 projects are conferred second-class award of Heilongjiang province technology progress, 1 project is conferred third class award. Labs for teaching and researching are super-wide information system lab, communication system lab center, virtual lab, which are cost 800,000yuan RMB. The discipline opened 17-degree courses and required major courses for MEng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]


PhD in Information and Communication Engineering

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Nanjing

Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering [+]

The Requirements of Educational Background

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.

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.

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.... [-]


Doctoral Degree Programs (by Research)

Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Shenzhen Beijing + 1 more

The Graduate School at Shenzhen strives to serve the development of the regional and national economies and contribute to Tsinghua's endeavor to become a world-class [+]

Doctoral Degree Programs (by Research) in ChineseThe Graduate School at Shenzhen strives to serve the development of the regional and national economies and contribute to Tsinghua's endeavor to become a world-class university. The School aims to achieve academic preeminence in research and teaching by transplanting key disciplines from the main campus to Shenzhen, developing new disciplines with local characteristics and encouraging interdisciplinary collaborations.The Graduate School at Shenzhen offers 16 doctoral programs for international students.Course Length and StructureDuration of doctoral studies is four years. Students will undertake the course study in the first semester/year at Tsinghua Beijing Campus, and conduct research in Graduate School at Shenzhen. Upon successful completion of the doctoral dissertation (can be in Chinese or English) and pass in the oral defense, students will be awarded the doctoral degree.Entry Requirements: Applicants should have a master’s degree.... [-]



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