PhD in Geographic Sciences in AL Ain in United Arab Emirates

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Geographic Sciences

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.

The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. Much of the work force in the UAE are foreign expatriates - hence the country's population makeup being so diverse, with Emirati citizens being a minority in their own country.

Al Ain is a city on the United Arab Emirates border with Oman. The town is known as an oasis education and culture and progressive thought. The city is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the region and even one of the regions first women’s colleges.

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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.... [-]