Doctorate Degrees in Information Systems

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Information Systems

Information Systems have become central to the functioning of virtually everything in the digitalized age we are living in. Take a PhD in Information Systems and mix business with pleasure – get a prestigious academic degree in a challenging field of major importance.

The aim of the PhD in Information Systems degree is to provide students with the understanding of all major aspects of information systems. Apart from core course common to all students, candidates are free to choose their own preferred area of specialization, whether it is IT capabilities, decision support tools, leveraging IT value or individual use of information technologies. All students will be able to benefit from the available academic resources, contact with renowned professors and networking with fellow students from all over the world. The PhD degree in information system can be taken both part time and full time in order to suit the needs of the students best.

Take a PhD in Information Systems and secure yourself a prosperous career in an exciting field. Have a look at the schools listed below, find the one you like best and contact them directly.

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PhD in Information and Technology

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

The goal of the PhD programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The PhD is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. The goal of the PhD programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The PhD is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. The PhD programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting. The essential requirement of a PhD is the creation of new knowledge. Being a researcher means developing new ideas and improving understanding through the creation of new knowledge. Your research will inevitably build to some degree on the work and ideas of others, but as a research student you are expected to make an original contribution to knowledge in your discipline. Each PhD student must take a number of online modules and also complete a dissertation. Students must defend their dissertation in a “viva voce” (spoken) examination. The viva voce examination is an intense and challenging experience, but we offer workshops and mock examinations to help our research students prepare and almost all research students who reach this stage go on to successfully complete their degree. Students can engage in research in one of the following fields of study: Marketing Management Information and Technology Education Business Administration Accounting and Finance Programme Outline Core Units UU-PhD-801 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods UU-PhD-802 Current Issues in Management UU-PhD-803 Leadership UU-PhD-820 Web-based Information Systems UU-PhD-INTEC-900-1 Ph.D Information and Technology... [-]

PhD in Information Systems

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years August 2018 Singapore

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Information Systems programme develops researchers and educators who address deep technology challenges in real information systems that impact business processes or management, or who develop tools and methodologies. Our faculty members consistently publish in top-tier business journals and win awards with our PhD students in internationally-renowned conferences. [+]

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Information Systems programme develops researchers and educators who address deep technology challenges in real information systems that impact business processes or management, or who develop tools and methodologies. Our faculty members consistently publish in top-tier business journals and win awards with our PhD students in internationally-renowned conferences. Our graduates are trained to collaborate with researchers from different disciplines. They are also trained in design technology solutions for real-world problems and applications, and produce top-rated academic publications. The programme equips them for careers with research and development laboratories, academia and industry. Broad research strengths include Cybersecurity; Data Management & Analytics; Information Systems & Management; Intelligent Systems & Decision Analytics; and Cyber-Physical Systems. PhD in Information Systems Programme Structure The PhD in Information Systems 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 - Coursework (6 Course Units) - Empirical Research Projects (4 Course Units) - Advanced Research Topics (2 Course Units) - Dissertation (28 Course Units) Oral Defence of the Dissertation Proposal This is an oral presentation of... [-]

PhD in Computing and Information Sciences

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Rochester

The doctoral program in computing and information sciences is designed to produce independent scholars, well-prepared educators, and cutting-edge researchers poised to excel in their work in computing and interdisciplinary academic or industrial environments. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. The doctoral program in computing and information sciences is designed to produce independent scholars, well-prepared educators, and cutting-edge researchers poised to excel in their work in computing and interdisciplinary academic or industrial environments. The degree highlights two of the most unique characteristics of the Golisano College: its breadth of program offerings and its scholarly focus on discovering solutions to real-world problems by balancing theory and practice.The program focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of cyberinfrastructure as applied to specific problems across multiple domains. It is a blend of intra-disciplinary computing knowledge areas and inter-disciplinary domain areas. Cyberinfrastructure Cyberinfrastructure (CI) is a comprehensive infrastructure integrating hardware, data, networks, and digitally-enabled sensors to provide secure, efficient, reliable, accessible, usable, and interoperable suites of software and middleware services and tools. Our doctorate program plays a leadership role in CI research by providing human-centered tools for the science and engineering communities. These tools and services focus on such areas as high performance computing, data analysis and visualization, cyber-services and virtual environments, and learning and knowledge management. Admission requirements To be considered for admission to the doctorate program in computing and information sciences, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: Baccalaureate degree or its recognized equivalent. Since the program encompasses a wide variety of disciplines, students with diverse backgrounds (e.g., engineering, science, humanities, fine arts, business, and disciplines with sufficient computing backgrounds) are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have the following minimum course work requirements: one full year of study... [-]

PhD in Electrical Engineering

University of Rijeka, Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Croatia Rijeka

Postgraduate university (doctoral) study programmes accept applicants with the following degrees: Graduate Engineer, Master of Engineering, or Master of Engineering Sciences (in the subject of Electrical Engineering). [+]

C A L L for admission of students to postgraduate university (doctoral) study programmes for acquiring the academic degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the field of Engineering sciences in the academic year 2017/18: In the subject of Electrical Engineering for the modules Electronic and Information Systems Electric Power Systems and New Technologies Number of students accepted: 10. By choosing courses with the guidance of his or her supervisor, each student can adjust the programme to his or her research interests. Postgraduate university (doctoral) study programmes accept applicants with the following degrees: Graduate Engineer, Master of Engineering, or Master of Engineering Sciences (in the subject of Electrical Engineering). The programme is also open to applicants with a degree in related fields, in which case they might need to pass exams in supplemental courses. Applicants must have completed a university graduate study programme with 300 ECTS credits including the undergraduate part of the programme, or a university undergraduate study programme of at least 4 years. Applicants who have earned a degree from a foreign educational institution are required to attach a decision from a competent authority on the recognition of the foreign degree. Additional information about this can be obtained by contacting Faculty of Engineering. Applications for admission are to be submitted to the University of Rijeka Faculty of Engineering, Vukovarska ulica 58, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia, from 4 to 8 September 2017. Upon applying, applicants will be called in for an interview with a committee appointed by the Faculty Council (planned... [-]

Informatics Ph.D.

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Portugal Évora

The PhD program in Computer Science aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. PRESENTATION The program PhD in Computer Science It aims to develop competencies, skills and advanced methods in computer research. Careers Scientific investigation; Teaching in Higher Education; technology-based entrepreneurship. [-]

PhD Fellowship Scheme - Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The Research Grants Council (RGC)of HKSAR will soon invite applications for the "Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme" 2017-2018. Students from worldwide will be recruited to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. The scheme will support students selected through open competition. [+]

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Official Doctoral Program In Computer Science

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2017 Spain A Coruña + 1 more

The Doctorate in Computing program is an official university degree that addresses advanced research training in computer science. Framed in the ICT sector of Information and Communication Technologies, it has an important component of scientific approach in which the generation of new knowledge is given priority, not forgetting the innovative application of existing knowledge or the entrepreneurial spirit. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. Introduction The Programme Doctorate in Computing Is an official university degree that addresses the training in research in advanced computing. Framed in the ICT sector of Information and Communication Technologies, it has an important component of scientific approach in which the generation of new knowledge is given priority, not forgetting the innovative application of existing knowledge or the entrepreneurial spirit. Its objective is to train in research methodology competences, to develop a quality research work and to encourage the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, through the elaboration of an original research work that constitutes the final doctoral thesis of the student . Why study the degree The PhD is framed within one of the generic R & D & I sectors typically considered as crucial in the technological development of a country: the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. The program is offered by the Department of Computing, which is a reference in its field, being the oldest and largest of the university departments related to computer science in Galicia. It is also one of the main R & D & I assets of the UDC, with a large number of applied and fundamental research projects, along with agreements and contracts with other public organizations and private companies and the active participation in the generation of companies Spin-off in the technological sector. The Computing Department has extensive experience in training researchers, with a doctoral program that has been generating new doctors continuously since 1992. What... [-]

PhD in Informatics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the PhD in Informatics is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of informatics. [+]

The purpose of the PhD in Informatics is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of informatics. A PhD in Informatics is a pure science based research study that requires candidates to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution at the frontiers of the discipline of specialisation. The PhD in Informatics demands a very high level of intellectual, theoretical and practical specialized science knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of the application of advanced experimental methods and techniques of the modern research, as well as of fundamental scientific and academic values in generating, processing, interpreting and presenting research data orally and in written form. The General Rules for Doctorates are applicable. In addition a minimum result of 65% is required for the preceding Master’s Degree. [-]

PhD in Information Studies

University of Maryland, College of Information Studies
Campus Full time 4 years Open Enrollment USA College Park

The PhD program at Maryland's iSchool offers an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching provided by faculty at this leading public research university. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. The PhD program at Maryland's iSchool offers an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching provided by faculty at this leading public research university. Small classes and wide-ranging research projects enable you to work closely with faculty mentors to gain experience in identifying knowledge gaps, investigating both theoretical and practical solutions, evaluating results, and creating and disseminating new knowledge. A range of required research courses, two foundational doctoral seminars, and electives chosen by the students and their faculty mentors provide both the structure necessary for individuals to become successful researchers and the flexibility that allows them to pursue the research areas about which they are most passionate. We are looking for creative and forward-thinking individuals to take part in a transformative PhD experience. Successful candidates will gain knowledge of the foundations of the field of information studies, as well as a mastery of research methods and design. While gaining expertise of research in a specialized content area, you will also achieve proficiency in synthesizing and applying knowledge from a variety of areas. Maryland’s iSchool is at the center of groundbreaking research in the fast-moving field of information studies. With a multidisciplinary faculty studying such diverse topics as online communities, information systems, information policy, human-computer interaction, and digital cultural heritage, the iSchool cultivates doctoral students from a wide range of backgrounds. The PhD program offered at the iSchool provides students with training in interdisciplinary theory, research, and pedagogy as preparation for original research that connects communities, technologies, and... [-]

PhD in Information Systems

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Information Systems (IS) is a research-oriented degree that aims to prepare students for a research and teaching career in universities, research institutes, governmental or business organizations. The program has a technology management perspective with a focus on economic modeling and behavioral research into the management, design, use, and socio-economic impact of information technology on individuals, organizations, and societies. [+]

The Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management (ISOM) consists of two divisions: Information Systems and Operations Management. The Department is internationally recognized for its authoritative research and ranked among the Top 20 in the world and No. 1 in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the University of Texas at Dallas’s survey (2009-2013) of the premier ISOM journals: Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Management Science, and Operations Research. Faculty members of the Information Systems (IS) division are on the editorial boards of the top IS journals. Our students have gone on to academic positions in Australia, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Singapore, UK, and the USA. Some are now full professor/associate professors and on the editorial boards of the top IS journals. The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Information Systems (IS) is a research-oriented degree that aims to prepare students for a research and teaching career in universities, research institutes, governmental or business organizations. The program has a technology management perspective with a focus on economic modeling and behavioral research into the management, design, use, and socio-economic impact of information technology on individuals, organizations, and societies. The PhD (IS) program is intended to be taken as the follow-up part of the MPhil (IS) program. Research Foci The two key areas of research focus in the IS division are as follows: Behavioral Research: Our primary interest is in studying the management of information technology (IT) and the use of IT for managerial and organizational purposes. Our research... [-]

PhD Analytics and Data Science

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Kennesaw Marietta

Our Ph.D. program is traditional and innovative - applied and theoretical, a Ph.D. for the 21st century. Real-world application, with real-world data, drives our student's learning process. Take a glimpse at some of the exciting findings our students have uncovered as they apply their learning. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. Real-World Application The age of Big Data is here. Technological advances over the last century have created trillions of points of data. The challenge for organizations is how to turn all that data into useful information. People that have the skill to manage analyze and provide decision-making insights are in GREAT demand. Our Ph.D. program is traditional and innovative - applied and theoretical, a Ph.D. for the 21st century. Real-world application, with real-world data, drives our student's learning process. Take a glimpse at some of the exciting findings our students have uncovered as they apply their learning. Big Data - Big Change Big Data is changing not only the way we make decisions, but it’s changing the way we think about our health, our transportation, our finances, our communications…almost every dimension of our lives. Translating Big Data into meaningful information is the engine that drives discovery in Biology, Finance, Engineering, Marketing, Sociology, Chemistry and everything in between. The Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science at Kennesaw State University is a cutting-edge interdisciplinary doctoral program that bridges the divide between application and theory, between academia and industry. The program integrates concepts from Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics with applications in Business, Healthcare, Transportation and Public Policy, preparing the next generation of Data Scientists. Process Improvement Using a combination of Yelp reviews and Twitter data, with traditional predictive variables, KSU students have improved sales forecasting processes for several businesses – both large and small. Through mining Yelp reviews,... [-]

PhD in Network Learning Technology

National Central University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Taiwan Taoyuan

Spun off from the Laboratory of Science and Technology for Learning of the Computer Science and Information Engineering Department, the Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology (NLT) was established in 2002 with a foundation built from the first phase of the 4-year University Pursuit of Academic Excellence Project on Learning Technology started in 2000, supported by the Ministry of Education. [+]

Spun off from the Laboratory of Science and Technology for Learning of the Computer Science and Information Engineering Department, the Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology (NLT) was established in 2002 with a foundation built from the first phase of the 4-year University Pursuit of Academic Excellence Project on Learning Technology started in 2000, supported by the Ministry of Education. Prior to this project, the original Laboratory of Science and Technology for Learning was awarded the Laboratory of Excellent Research in the area by National Science Council in 1994. Faculties of the Institute are conducting world-class, leading-edge research. Some of them have been invited as keynotes in various international conferences. Furthermore, they serve on editorial boards of high-standing international journals as well as on review boards of international research projects. The Institute collaborates extensively with internationally leading research laboratories or centers and conducts overseas student exchange programs. Fundamental Courses Special Topics in Learning Technology Advanced Seminar in Learning Theories Digital Learning Academic Writing of Digital Learning Seminar Cognitive Psychology Professional Courses Interaction Design Research Methods of E-Learning Creativity Support Tools Artificial Intelligence in Education Knowledge Management High Interaction in Multimedia Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 30 credits (including 9 credits for required courses & 6 credits for a dissertation.) Duration of Study : 2~7 years Other requirements : Elective Courses Pass doctoral candidacy qualification examination within the first two years. Pass annual academic accreditation Publish at least two papers in internationally recognized journals (SSCI/SCI). Pass an oral defense of... [-]

PhD in Informatics and Computing

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 5 years August 2018 USA Flagstaff

The PhD INF program prepares graduate students to work in the transformative "fourth paradigm" of science and engineering, an interdisciplinary field relying on Big Data and advanced software, hardware, and statistics skills. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. The PhD INF program prepares graduate students to work in the transformative "fourth paradigm" of science and engineering, an interdisciplinary field relying on Big Data and advanced software, hardware, and statistics skills. After a streamlined five-year plan of study, graduates will be ready to be leaders in industry and government research labs, faculty and research scientists in academia, and entrepreneurs in cutting-edge informatics application areas. Graduates will make contributions to exciting projects that address critical areas of national need in bioinformatics, population health, environmental sustainability, ecology, software engineering, wearable computing, cyber-physical systems, and cybersecurity. Students' research and education are strengthened through broad collaborations with a variety of academic, government, and private entities. We accept students from broad formal educational backgrounds such as biology, ecology, computer science, electrical engineering, and statistics, however all students must possess sufficient mastery of key foundational areas in order to meaningfully engage in and contribute to original research. These areas include programming, data structures, software development methods, and statistics. Program faculty may require that students admitted into the program correct any deficiencies in these areas by enrolling in additional undergraduate or graduate courses. Available Emphasis Areas: Bioengineering Informatics - Emphasis Cyber and Software Systems - Emphasis Ecological and Environmental Informatics - Emphasis Health and Bioinformatics - Emphasis The doctoral degree in Informatics and Computing enables students to engage in a research-intensive course of study within a broad range of informatics and computing areas, including population health, bioinformatics, remote sensing, ecological modeling wireless... [-]

PhD in Management Information Systems

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

The department of Management Information Systems in the faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Kadir Has University is now offering Turkey’s second PhD program in Management Information Systems starting in Fall 2014. The program is the first of its kind that is offered by an engineering college rather than a business one. [+]

The department of Management Information Systems in the faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Kadir Has University is now offering Turkey’s second PhD program in Management Information Systems starting in Fall 2014. The program is the first of its kind that is offered by an engineering college rather than a business one. Why MIS? “Let us consider a couple of recently established IT based companies worldwide for a moment: Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, eBay, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Alibaba, …”. The market value of each of these companies is measured in terms of billions of USD. Is this a coincidence or is it the new way of business? We believe that the answer is the later. As we progress within the new technological era, many things regarding our lives will dramatically change whether we like it or not. Some of these changes are: the way of doing business, social life, entertainment, communication, commercialization, medicine, drug design, education, customer relations, resource planning, logistics, etc. Thus, “if you are the one who is interested in Information Technology (IT) and its application in organizations and have an interest in conducting research, performing excellent teaching, and in helping to invent a future centered on the application of IT”, then you have a common passion with us. Just drop by and let us have a talk. This may be the first step toward an exciting and promising career for you! What is Management Information Systems? The MIS faculty teaches and researches the application, development,... [-]

PhD in Applied Informatics

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Informatics and Management
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

The graduate of the doctoral study in Applied Informatics is able to design and develop information, communication and knowledge technologies in different industries and businesses. Both are prepared to become research workers. [+]

PhDs in Information Systems. PhD in Applied Informatics The main research topics are information systems design methodologies, advanced techniques in information and knowledge processing, ambient intelligence. The graduate of the doctoral study in Applied Informatics is able to design and develop information, communication and knowledge technologies in different industries and businesses. Both are prepared to become research workers. Entrance Requirements for the Candidate The candidate has to be a Master’s degree graduate specialised in economics or informatics or another closely related field of study. In the field of informatics the candidate is required to design simple database applications, to have good knowledge of CASE tools, principles of programming, basic tools for decision making support, general knowledge of modern information and communication technologies, systems approaches and analysis. Also we demand active command of English and passive knowledge of one other foreign language. Organization The studies follow common Study and Examination Rules of the doctoral study programme. Specific organisational problems, which may occur, are discussed here in greater detail. The study programme is outlined in such a way that students of each of the two mentioned fields of study attend the compulsory common basics consisting of four subjects: selected questions on the theory of economics general systems theory statistical and mathematical methods in management information and knowledge systems The student takes on at least two other subjects in addition to this common basic which are close to the chosen field of his or her studies. Graduation Requirements 180 credits or more oral... [-]