Doctorate Degrees in Telecommunications

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A Doctor of Philosophy degree is the highest academic degree awarded by universities. Also known as a doctorate or doctoral degree, it permits the holder of the degree to teach at university level in their field of study.

What is a PhD in Telecommunications? A PhD in Telecommunications prepares students in actively monitoring global and societal trends. They learn modern scientific knowledge to consider future challenges and the continuous upgrades needed to maintain and improve telecommunications systems. Students learn scientific research skills and acquire knowledge needed for developing new technologies. Some areas of research may include core and wireless networks, network design and protocols, communications and signal processing, embedded and reconfigurable systems, fault-tolerant data networks, optical and photonic devices, materials and systems. Other doctoral level research may exist in system architecture, digital communications, optical networks, and wireless communications. Interdisciplinary studies involve interaction with programs such as computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and business management. 

Graduates with a PhD in Telecommunications are trained in how to acquire advanced research, practical and theoretical knowledge, and develop research skills, management skills, and engineering knowledge. They are prepared for teaching, and scholarly and applied research 

The cost of a PhD differs, depending on the country of study, the university’s policies, and the program length. Request more information about program costs by contacting the admissions office of the university or institution in which you are interested.

Generally, the career outlook is tremendous and growth in this field is expected. Career prospects in telecommunications are strong in both higher education and in industrial or governmental occupations. Academic careers revolve around teaching and research at the university level. Other options include teaching computer science, and becoming a computer and information research scientist for private industries or the government.

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PhD in Electrical Engineering and Communication

Brno University of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

The doctor study programme provides the specialised university education to the graduates of the previous master study in electronics and communication technologies. [+]

PhDs in Telecommunications. Electrical Engineering and Communication Electronics and Communication branch Abbreviation: PPA-EST Length of Study: 4 years Programme: Electrical Engineering and Communication Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication Academic year: 2017/2018 Accredited from: 25.7.2007 Accredited until: 31.12.2020 Profile of the branch: The doctor study programme provides the specialised university education to the graduates of the previous master study in electronics and communication technologies. The students are educated in various branches of theoretical and applied electronics and communication techniques. The students make deeper their theoretical knowledge of higher mathematics and physics, and they earn also knowledge of applied informatics and computer techniques. They get ability to produce scientific works. Key learning outcomes: The doctors are able to solve scientific and complex engineering tasks from the area of electronics and communications. Wide fundamentals and deep theoretical basis of the study program bring high adaptability and high qualification of doctors for the most of requirements of their future creative practice in all areas of electronic engineering and communications. The doctors are competent to work as scientists and researchers in many areas of basic research or research and development, as high-specialists in the development, design, construction, and application areas in many institutions, companies, and organisations of the electrical and electronic research, development, and industry as in the areas of communication and data transmission services and systems, inclusively in the special institutions of the state administration. In all of these branches they are able to work also as the leading scientific-, research-, development-... [-]

PhD in Communication Engineering

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

Department of Communication Engineering was founded in 2003, and its graduate programs (Ph.D. and Master programs) were founded in 2000. The department currently consists of 15 faculty members. [+]

Department of Communication Engineering was founded in 2003, and its graduate programs (Ph.D. and Master programs) were founded in 2000. The department currently consists of 15 faculty members. The department has three research groups: Communication Systems Signal Processing Communication Networks To investigate communication theory and promote technology, faculty members and graduate students always diligently pursue a lot of advanced research projects all over the world. Elective Main Courses Communication System: Digital Communications, Coding Theory Signal Processing: Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Signal Processing for Communications Communication Networks: Computer Communication Networks, Wireless Protocol Technology Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 18 credits (including 4 credits from seminar classes) Duration of Study : 2~7 years Other requirements : To pass Ph.D. candidate qualification examination within the first fifth semesters. To publish, at least, two international journal papers which are relevant to the research areas. The journals must be SCI-indexed journals. For the published papers, the Ph.D. student must be the first author, except for his/her thesis advisor. The student and his/her thesis advisor must be affiliated with NCU. To pass a thesis oral defense. Elective Courses. Research Facilities & Lab Communication System Lab. Broadband Mobile Communication Lab. Signal Processing Lab. Video/Audio Processing Lab. Visual Communications Lab. Admission Documents Autobiography Research Proposal Two Letters of Recommendation TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency Evidence of Chinese Proficiency Related Academic Publications [-]

PhD in Media and Communication Studies

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The main objective of this PhD programme is to train researchers and lecturers in the media and communication study field. Thus, the present proposal intends to meet the need for an innovative and creative training in the country and in the Lusophone space in its expertise area, the Communication Sciences... [+]

PhDs in Telecommunications. The main objective of this PhD programme is to train researchers and lecturers in the media and communication study field. Thus, the present proposal intends to meet the need for an innovative and creative training in the country and in the Lusophone space in its expertise area, the Communication Sciences. The central object of this doctoral programme's proposal is the in-depth research about the integration between communication, society and technology and the way it subsequently retroacts on the main communication models and respective areas of social, cultural and economic intervention. An additional objective of this study cycle is to reinforce the research and training ability of Lusophone University's CAITS - Communication, Arts and Information Technologies School of which the Communication Sciences constitute the core field. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired The PhD programme in Communication Sciences` diploma intents to facilitate the following competences: - To acquire the ability to develop a scientific research project; - To acquire competences of analysis and integration of results and data regarding the state of the art of the scientific area and inside an original and innovative project; - To acquire competences to develop a research programme of theoretical and/or applied nature that comprises the knowledge facilitated and acquired throughout the programme¿s curricular component. - To be able to critically communicate with one¿s academic peers. - To acquire competences to facilitate advanced and innovative knowledge, including research projects advisory; - To acquire knowledge and competences to critically understand and assess... [-]

PhD in Informatics - New Media and Pervasive Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts... [+]

NEMPS is a doctoral programme offered by Universidade Lusófona. The programme's NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts: - Curricular Component. A total of 60 ECTS are split across two semesters (each holding 30 ECTS). The first semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Research and Innovation Methodologies; Digital Media) and four (4) optional curricular units - two to be selected by the candidate. The second semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Thesis Planning; Pervasive Communication Systems) and two (2) optative curricular, of which candidates must select one. - Research Component. Comprising a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 3, this is the part dedicated to the thesis work, which will end with the presentation of the doctoral thesis. Objectives To complement the education of MSc and undergrad students in science and engineering courses, providing advanced training in emergent areas of pervasive communication systems and digital media. To assist in the development of competences in terms of research methodology and experimentation, allowing the autonomous development of research and the development of activities covering several aspects of the R&D process, namely, selection and application of writing techniques for the dissemination of R&D results. To provide candidates with a solid grasp of the most recent evolution concerning informatics sciences, in particular concerning pervasive systems and new media. The programme... [-]

PhD in Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications | Transportation Systems and Technology | Air Traffic Control and Management [+]

PhDs in Telecommunications. Fields of Study Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications Transportation Systems and Technology Air Traffic Control and Management [-]

Doctoral Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunications

University For Information Science And Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Macedonia Ohrid

Changes in the field of computer science and telecommunications have never been more dynamic. New information technologies are continually developed, and their transfer touches everywhere and takes place over a remarkable speed. [+]

Doctoral Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunications Introduction Changes in the field of computer science and telecommunications have never been more dynamic. New information technologies are continually developed, and their transfer touches everywhere and takes place over a remarkable speed. Modern research and studies in engineering worldwide, have as a major challenge the development of new technologies and methodologies that will provide modern solutions in the areas of information and communication technologies. The study program for doctoral studies in information technology actively monitors global and European trends and the needs of the society. This program is based on modern scientific knowledge in the field which allows students to acquire advanced research, theoretical and practical knowledge and develop the research skills, engineering knowledge and management skills. Program Outcomes The study program strives to put into focus the future challenges of information science and computer engineering which can be overcomed through continuous upgrade which in turn is possible only on the basis of modern scientific knowledge. The doctoral studies of this study program in information science and telecommunications is organized as: Three-year study program for full-time studies. Doctoral degree in Information Science and Telecommunication consists of: The qualitative features of the profile of the study program for doctoral studies at the University are expressed through modules. The courses of the doctoral studies, which will be realized with this study program fall under the following modules: Training in scientific research through courses for acquiring generic knowledge and research skills, advanced levels of education... [-]