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UAEU United Arab Emirates University Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geosciences
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Geosciences

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

4 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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The awarded degree, in recognition of the completion of the requirements of this program, is "Doctor of Philosophy in Geosciences”. The study plan for the Ph.D. Program in Geosciences shall consist of a total of at least 54 credit hours. The Ph.D. students must complete all degree requirements in a minimum of six (6) and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters after matriculation.

The Program includes 6 credit hours of College of Science (COS) mandatory courses, 18 credit hours (divided as 9 credit hours of compulsory courses, and 9 credit hours from a basket of elective courses of the Geosciences Ph.D. program), and 30 credit hours for Thesis. The mode of study is on a full-time basis. Applicants must have successfully completed a Master's degree or equivalent in Geosciences, with an associated cumulative GPA of 3.3 or more (on a scale of 4). All degree courses and written thesis are in English, leading to minimum IELTS requirements of 6.5, achieved not more than two years prior to enrollment in the Geosciences Ph.D. program. Other documentation may be recommended as described below.

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