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A PhD is often the most advanced post-graduate degree offered by an institution. A master’s degree may be a prerequisite to program acceptance. Successful candidates can achieve their doctorate in five to eight years.

What is a PhD in Technology? Programs at this level involve study and research using advanced technologies and draw from multiple disciplines, including math, science and economics. Individuals may choose from a considerable array of specialization areas. Students attracted to design and architecture may gravitate towards construction management or mechanical engineering. Those with a passion for the environment may participate in a program concentrating on sustainable development. Close collaboration with an advisor can help tailor the focus to meet the individual’s needs and reduce program duration.

PhD candidates often display exceptional research and analytical skills. Students can identify, evaluate and synthesize research results to solve complex problems and communicate sophisticated concepts. Interpersonal and planning skills can aid individuals in their personal life and in moving up in their current profession.

College and university costs vary from one to another. Level and intensity of the program, length and location may be factors that affect the fees. It is important for students to fully research programs and schools before enrolling to ensure their goals can be met.

Careers for individuals completing a doctoral program are highly competitive in traditional PhD arenas, such as administrator or professor positions at the highest levels of academia. Researchers in the medical and healthcare industries may be in demand, with advancement opportunities. Nontraditional roles can include program director at a consultancy or as a think tank analyst where complex problem-solving requires analytical thinking and creativity. The nonprofit sector has opportunities ranging from policy creators to fundraiser. 

Earning a PhD in Technology could launch successful careers in new industries and improve earning potential.  Accredited programs are available in universities worldwide as well as online. 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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136 Results in Technology Studies

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Informatics

A graduate of the Applied informatics study program acquires university education in the third degree (doctoral) in the field of applied informatics, knows the scientific ... [+]

PhDs in Technology Studies. A graduate of the Applied informatics study program: acquires university education in the third degree (doctoral) in the field of applied informatics, knows the scientific methods of research and development in the field of applied informatics with a focus on methods and means to draft informatic solutions to problems, learns the principles of individual work, teamwork and project management, scientific formulation of a problem, economic, legal and environmental aspects of new solutions, ethical and social aspects of scientific work, presentation of results, will understand the applied informatics for his respective field of application, will be ready to build scientific perspective in a variety of fields of applied informatics and for a direct entry into the trade market, will find application as a member of a creative team, or it’s leader, in any field, where knowledge of applied informatics is required. Admission Requirements ... [-]
Slovakia Bratislava
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Unicaf University (MW)

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, ... [+]

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers.

The Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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.... [-]

USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online  + 24 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
The University of Hong Kong

The Department of Computer Science offers the following research postgraduate programmes in both full-time and part-time modes: ... [+]

Programme Structure

The Department of Computer Science offers the following research postgraduate programmes in both full-time and part-time modes:

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 3-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 4-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates are required to follow an approved programme of study and research under the supervision of at least one supervisor. Results of research must be presented in the form of a thesis. Each candidate is required to take an oral examination on the subject matter of his/her thesis and perform satisfactorily before receiving the degree. A PhD candidate beyond the probation period is required to give a departmental seminar before thesis submission. Research publication is strongly encouraged.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
ICT International Doctoral School University of Trento

The Ph.D. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) program delivers the skills necessary to conduct advanced research at universities, public bodies, or private org ... [+]

Language English is the official language of the Doctorate Programme of the ICT International Doctoral School.Courses, written and oral examinations, as well as the thesis, are in English. English is the language of the Academic everyday life. Duration 3 years Academic year from November to October

The doctoral program delivers the skills necessary to conduct advanced research at universities, public bodies, or private organizations for the purpose of advancing scientific and technological progress and creating a managerial class with a high-level professional culture and a corresponding international openness. The specific objective of the doctoral program is to train professionals able to develop high-quality and innovative information and telecommunication systems addressed to solving complex problems. It also pursues the goal of enhancing the doctoral students’ entrepreneurial abilities by furnishing specific training and opportunities to undertake internships.... [-]

Italy Trento
November 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Singapore Management University

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Information Systems programme develops researchers and educators who address deep technology challenges in real informati ... [+]

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.... [-]

Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
4 - 5 years
Campus
The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science

The doctoral program in computer engineering is designed to involve students in cutting-edge research in the areas of computer architecture and high-performance computing ... [+]

Program Overview

The doctoral program in computer engineering is designed to involve students in cutting-edge research in the areas of computer architecture and high-performance computing, or microelectronics and VLSI systems. The research interests of the faculty in the computer architecture and high-performance computing area span computer architecture, parallel processing, cloud computing, and high-performance and grid computing. In the microelectronics and VLSI design area, the faculty's interests include the design and modeling of electronic and nanoelectronic devices and systems, microfluidic devices integrated with electronic devices, the design of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) for sensors and for RF-MEMS devices, micro and nanoelectronic circuits with applications to sensors and biosensors, and techniques to develop CMOS Integrated sensors and their interface circuits using analog and digital circuits.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Our student organizations are active in our Computer Science department, making your student experience richer and more rewarding. These organizations include a student c ... [+]

Overview

We are one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities and a top-tier research institution. With an enrollment of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, we offer small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, multimedia databases, big data, vehicular networking, medical informatics, bioinformatics, information systems, and cybersecurity, among others. We rank fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $100 million, and are among the top one percent of public colleges and universities for return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.NJIT occupies a 45-acre campus in the University Heights section of downtown Newark along with Rutgers – The State University Newark Campus, Rutgers Medical School and Essex County College. NJIT is located 20 minutes from New York City.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
Campus
Kennesaw State University

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' ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Analytics and Data Science

Kennesaw State University's Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science is an advanced degree which has been developed to meet the market demand for Data Scientists.

This degree will train individuals to translate large, structured and unstructured, complex data sets into information to improve decision making. This curriculum includes a heavy emphasis on programming, data mining, statistical modeling, and the mathematical foundations to support these concepts. Importantly, the program also emphasizes communication skills - both oral and written - as well as application and tying results to business and research problems.

Because this degree is a Ph.D., it creates flexibility. Graduates can either pursue a position in the private or public sector as a "practicing" Data Scientist - where continued demand is expected to greatly outpace the supply - or pursue a position within academia, where they would be uniquely qualified to teach these skills to the next generation.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
European University Cyprus

The doctorate degree in Computing/Computer Science provides the future Ph.D. holders with the necessary skills and abilities to become successful academics demonstrating ... [+]

The doctorate degree in Computing/Computer Science provides the future Ph.D. holders with the necessary skills and abilities to become successful academics demonstrating an excellence in research and making a significant contribution to the local and international research community in the field of Computing/Computer Science. Through a minimum of a 3 years period, candidates develop critical thinking, formulate their own opinions, acquire research culture, and become autonomous researchers able to plan, develop, implement and coordinate research studies as well as to the reason and present their findings to the international scientific community.

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

By its nature, the doctorate is multidisciplinary, covering three areas of knowledge that have been selected among the research lines with greater strength within the Sch ... [+]

By its nature, the doctorate is multidisciplinary, covering three areas of knowledge that have been selected among the research lines with greater strength within the School of Engineering and Sciences. These areas interact with each other through projects, centers and focus groups.

The Knowledge Generation and Application Lines of the program are:

Bio-Inspired Systems (Bio-inspired Algorithms)Machine learning models (Machine Learning)Data Science and Applied Mathematics (Data

Entry requirements

Previous studies. A master's degree with a minimum average of 90 or its equivalent.Evidence of English language proficiency Applicants to the doctoral program must submit evidence of having taken the TOEFL or other equivalent exam. The admitted student must have a minimum of 550 points or its equivalence in another TOEFL format or its equivalence in the other exam.Admission Test. Obtain a minimum score of 600 points in the Graduate Studies Admission Test (PAEP).Letters of recommendation: Present at least three letters of recommendation from Academics (professors, thesis advisor, etc.) who know thoroughly the academic performance and attitudinal qualities of the applicant.Test of motives. An essay in which the student justifies his reasons and goals to pursue doctoral studies, specifying the area of ​​specialization chosen, as well as a description of his area of ​​knowledge.Interview: Those interested in the doctoral program must conduct an interview with the person or persons decided by the Admissions Committee of the Program. In the interview, the applicant's motivation for carrying out postgraduate studies and the knowledge of the work developed in the different lines of research of the Postgraduate Program will be... [-]
Mexico Monterrey Mexico City
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Vaasa

The Doctoral Programme covers all fields of research under the Faculty of Technology at the University of Vaasa. The doctoral programme produces Doctors of Science in Tec ... [+]

Energy, management, and finance are the central focus areas of research in the doctoral programme In Technical Sciences. The Doctoral Programme covers all fields of research under the School of Technology and Innovation at the University of Vaasa. The doctoral programme produces Doctors of Science in Technology (D.Sc. (Tech), Doctors of Science in Business Administration (D.Sc. (Econ) and Doctors of Philosophy (PhD). The goal of the doctoral programme is to train high caliber experts capable of independent research work to service industries, the economic life, the world of academia and other organizations.

The doctoral programme conducts basic research and work-oriented applied research. Applying known methods and tools while developing new solutions for problems related to the field of technology and the economy are key elements of the programmes. The programme is multidisciplinary, covering every part of technology development from new technical innovations and solutions to product development. The programme also offers technological scientific knowledge, methodical and computational foundations for solving problems in the field of technological science and the mathematical and statistical models of economic phenomena.... [-]

Finland Vaasa
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
Kaunas University of Technology

Electrical and electronic engineering is one of the widest research fields. There are no sectors in industry or science which could develop without innovative electronic ... [+]

Double degree programme with Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain

Electrical and electronic engineering is one of the widest research fields. There are no sectors in industry or science which could develop without innovative electronic solutions. Investigations during doctoral studies are carried out in the fields of ultrasonic measurements and diagnostics in aviation; and energy generation and supply systems; and in other industrial sectors, applications of electronic solutions in biomedicine, monitoring and control systems for various economic and transportation facilities, including signal processing and imaging. Investigations are conducted using modern research tools and instruments in the ‘Santaka’ scientific valley. ... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Texas Arlington

The purpose of the graduate program in Computer Science is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) ... [+]

The purpose of the graduate program in Computer Science is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs are designed to prepare the student to conduct research and development in an area of concentration.

Typical areas of concentration include:

Computer Systems: parallel processing, quality-of-service, and resource management in distributed systems, scheduling, and load balancing for parallel and distributed systems, tools for parallel programming, performance evaluation, fault-tolerant computing, interconnection networks, multimedia systems, real-time systems, memory system design; Intelligent Systems: neural networks, machine learning, planning, scientific visualization, pattern recognition, natural language processing, multi-agent environments, decision support; Software Engineering: requirements engineering, incremental delivery, conceptual modeling, scenario-based techniques, formal specifications, object-oriented software engineering, design methodologies, software testing, software maintenance, software re-engineering, software processes, real-time systems; Database: temporal databases, object-oriented databases, database models and languages, distributed database systems, indexing and hashing techniques, conceptual modeling, data security, logic and databases, query optimization, relational design theory, user interfaces, data repositories. Communications: networks, wireless communication, distributed computing, mobile computing, multimedia systems. ... [-]
USA Arlington
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Hamad bin Khalifa University

Doctoral students will gain exposure to and contribute to, groundbreaking research, giving them invaluable experience that will translate into an exciting, challenging, a ... [+]

Doctoral students will gain exposure to and contribute to, groundbreaking research, giving them invaluable experience that will translate into an exciting, challenging, and well-compensated job in the high-demand field of computer science and engineering.

The HBKU Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D. program provides students with a solid, fundamental, and advanced education, as well as strong research experience and a broad understanding of aspects related to computer science and engineering.The program aims to equip students with advanced, up-to-date knowledge of computer science and engineering, plus the methods, tools, and technologies needed to explore this fast-evolving field. The program provides a broad, multidisciplinary, research-intensive education at the boundary of computer science and engineering while providing specialization streams in contemporary fields that are globally important and also relevant to Qatar, such as systems and computer security, software engineering, computational sciences, computer architecture and VLSI, robotics machine perception, sensing technologies, human-computer interface (HCI), Big Data and data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, computer vision and graphics, and wireless and mobile computing and networking.Students have the opportunity to perform research alongside world-class faculty who are leaders in their respective fields. Students gain access to state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities within HBKU including the HBKU Research Complex. Students develop skills that position them to take leading roles in an exceptionally active and highly competitive area of the job market.... [-]

Qatar Doha
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute

The principled development of modern computing systems involves the modeling and management of the interactions between discrete and continuous phenomena, coping with het ... [+]

The principled development of modern computing systems involves the modeling and management of the interactions between discrete and continuous phenomena, coping with heterogeneous networks efficiently and sustainably, the possibility to access potentially unlimited hardware and software resources, handling of uncertainty, and the need to elaborate in real time massive amounts of data. It is our tenet that meeting these challenges requires one to develop a multidisciplinary knowledge that must be founded on firm modeling and reasoning capabilities. Therefore, the main aim of our Ph.D. studies is to provide students with the opportunity to develop those capabilities and to apply them to research challenges in Computer Science. To this end, we offer our graduate students introductory courses that provide the necessary formal background and specialized courses that introduce students to the newest developments in the areas of Reactive Systems, Software Engineering, and Algorithmic Aspects of Computer and Social Networks.... [-]

Italy L'Aquila
November 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus