PhD Program - Step 1

Dear Applicant,
We thank you for choosing the University of Dubai for the most enriching and inspiring journey of your professional life! Please provide the required information in this application form to assist us in meeting your education aspirations.

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1. Personal Details
Have you previously enrolled at, or applied for admission to the University of Dubai?  
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2. Program Preference and Specialization
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When do you wish to begin your degree? * Academic Year:
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Application & Admission Requirements
Eligibility conditions for admission into the first year of UD PhD Program:
  1. Hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in any business related field from an accredited university;
  2. Have a GPA of 3.0 or more out of 4.0 in the Master's degree;
  3. Have at least 3 years of managerial or teaching experience;
  4. Satisfy the English language entry requirement: TOEFL 550 (paper-based), or TOEFL 79 (internet- based) or IELTS 6.0;
Candidates must provide the following for application process:
  1. Complete the application form
  2. Provide 2 satisfactory reference letters;
  3. Provide a certified copy of the last 2 degrees (Bachelor and Master's degree);
  4. Provide an updated CV;
  5. Submit a Research Proposal (please strictly follow the guidelines as in item 4);
  6. Attend an interview with the PhD Program Committee;
  7. Pay application fees AED 3,000 (non-refundable).
Academic Background *
*Provide attested document for Bachelor and Master Degree.

Please list your highest qualification, including any studies currently being undertaken
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English Language Proficiency *
Is English your first language?  
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if you have completed at least one of the following within the last two years, please fill in your score details
Note: documentary evidence, including ORIGINAL results, must be attached
IELTS (academic)
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TOFEL ITP
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Essential Documents
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IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT
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TOFEL - Internet Based
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3. Employment Details *
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Please attach the following details of your previous position(s):
  • General description of duties and responsibilities
  • Key achievement within the role
  • Number of subordinates reporting to you
  • Number of hours worked (if employed on part-time basis)
  • Referee report(s) confirming your:
    • Employment
    • Duration of Employment
    • Position(s)
    • Referees including their position, contact details, telephone number and email address.
  • Note: the university may the contact referee (s) to confirm the noted employment details.
Essential Documents
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Other Documents (e.g: Reference letters, Degree Certificates, Updated CV , Employment history)
Reference letters
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Degree Certificates
Bachelor
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Master
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Updated CV
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Employment history
4. Research Proposal Submission:
Writing a Research Proposal is a crucial step. This is the first critical move in joining the applied research community. Therefore, the content should include the following elements in a separate sheet in the same order:
  1. Formulate a managerial problem.
  2. Justify why the research topic is important from a managerial point of view.
  3. Identify clear research questions, that are of a scope suitable for doctoral research in business administration.
  4. Position your research within a body of existing academic literature (i.e. Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Information System Management, etc..), Identify gaps and use the literature to justify the need for further research.
  5. Take an aptitude test to assess the knowledge level of PhD candidates covering research process: including problem identification, hypothesis testing, basic statistics and probability concepts.
  6. Suggest a consistent methodology, including methods for data collection and analysis.
  7. Explain the potential impacts of your research both from a managerial and academic standpoint.
  8. Format: No more than 5 pages typed; Font size 12; Font type Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing.
Research Experience *
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Consultancy Experience *
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5. Declaration And Signature
  1. I declare that all the information that I have given in this application is true and is not false or misleading.
  2. I declare that the signature on this form is my signature and has not been signed by anyone on my behalf.
  3. I agree to tell the University immediately if there is any change to the information that I have given in this application.
  4. I understand that the University may reverse any decision made on the basis of incorrect, incomplete, false or mis-leading information provided in this document application.
  5. I have read and understood the following regarding the University's fee policy:
    • Tuition fees policy (2016-17) no discount allowed since tuition fees are highly competitive by Dubai Chamber.
    • Thesis courses: 10 (3 CH each) Non-thesis courses: 10 (3 CH each) for total of 20 courses.
    • Tuition fees for each 3 CH courses is AED 18,000/-
    • Total PhD program AED 360,000+Application fee AED 3000/-
    • Each term student registers for 2 courses and pay the fee in advance of the start of the classes.
  6. I understand that the university may obtain official records from any educational institution I have previously attended.
  7. I authorize any institution named on any document provided as evidence of my qualifications or work experience or which are named in my application to release to the university any personal information which they may hold about me for the purpose of verification of my supporting documents.
  8. I authorize the university to release any personal information they may hold about me to any other educational institution which is seeking to verify my student conduct or academic record for the purpose of determining my eligibility for admission or enrolment. I agree to be bound by all the rules, regulation & policies of the University.
  9. I understand that I am fully responsible for my education and living expenses while studying at the university.
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 I have read and understood the above terms and condition and I agree to abide by them. I consent to the use of my personal information as set out above. I declare that the information provided by me in the application is correct. I hereby undertake to abide by the rules and policies of the University of Dubai.
 

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