PhD Degree in Geographic Sciences in Middle East

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Geographic Sciences

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

The Middle East is as rich in history as it is in languages. Scholars in this region can expose themselves to over 25 languages including Arabic, Kurdish and Turkish in addition to ancient historical monuments. 

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PhD in Geography and GIS

United Arab Emirates University
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates AL Ain Al Mizhar (Dubai) + 1 more

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Objectives of the Geography Concentration

The objective of the PhD in Geography is to provide essential knowledge about the latest theories and advances in the field of physical and human geography; and geospatial science. The program is designed to develop research, critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills in geography and as well offer a chance for students to integrate their professional and educational experience. The ultimate goal is to produce researchers who can advance Geography/GIS theories and practice.

The Geography Information System Concentration (GIS)

The PhD in Geography Concentration provides advanced knowledge about the latest theories in the field of GIS such as GIS modeling, internet/mobile GIS, and GIS & accuracy assessment. The concentration offers a chance for graduates to be equipped with knowledge and skills that are necessary in the vibrant GIS field. Upon completion of the concentration students will be able to debate complex geographical issues utilizing GIS tools, assess web-based GIS maps, and adopt Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) in GIS projects.... [-]