Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. Program is a 60 credit-based Doctoral program at QF Level 10 offered over four years. The Ph.D. focuses on one of two concentrations: Educational Neuroscience or Educational Technology. With strong theoretical and research foundation and including a six-credit hour research apprenticeship with exceptional local and international researchers in the field, the Ph.D. students will focus on advancing, extending or even redefining knowledge by developing, conducting and critically applying research to important questions facing the Gulf Region.

This program is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

The Ed.D. is a 54 credit-based Doctoral program at QF Emirates Level 10 offered over seven semesters. The Ed.D. focuses on one of two concentrations: Educational Technology or Leadership. This program is designed to capitalize on one of the more powerful learning forums available for professional educators—their work settings. Including a specialized practicum in their area of specialization and a strong research component, the Ed.D. students will participate actively to develop an interface between research, practice, and the unique challenges faced by school environments today.

This program is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation.

The starting date of the Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs is yet to be determined.