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PROGRAMMES

PHD IN SCIENCE

JPT/BPP(MQA/PA6153)06/20

The Doctor of Philosophy in Science programme aims to create knowledge through innovative research and develop new techniques and practices that are significant to a field of research. This programme seeks to produce graduates who can carry out specialised area of research in science for the benefit of society and the nation. Graduates will also be able to respond to problems with innovative ideas translated to new knowledge. They will be able to communicate research findings through critical dialogue and interpersonal skills and develop intellectual property and promote knowledge expansion. Candidates will be exposed to the many aspects of research activity including critical analysis of literature, identifying an area of contribution, gathering information and communicating ideas through journal publications and conference presentations. Candidates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Science programme at QIU will turn out to be leaders and innovators in the fields of Science.

This postgraduate programme can be undertaken in the following principal areas of research:

  • Medical Sciences
    Epidemiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Immunology, Pathology, Virology, Drug Discovery from Natural Products, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases and Parasitology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Healthcare Informatics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, Computer-Aided Drug Design, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice
  • Engineering Sciences
    RF/Microwave, Communication Engineering, Bio Medical Engineering & Signal Processing, Wireless Communication, Renewable Energy Sources and Power System Engineering
  • Computer Sciences
    Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems, Computer Vision, Software Engineering, Optimization Methods, Database and Information Systems
  • Biological Sciences
    Microbial Molecular Biology, Microbial Biopolymers, Plant Molecular Biology and Molecular Phylogenetic, Molecular Genetics

List of Compulsory Courses/Modules Offered

  • Research Methodology and Data Analysis
  • Thesis

 

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study accepted by the Senate

or

  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are accepted by the Senate

Programme Search

Intakes

Full-time & Part-time: January, May and September

Mode of Study

Full-time and Part time

Duration

Full-time: Minimum : 3 years, Maximum : 5 years.
Part-time: Minimum : 4 years, Maximum: 6 years.

Mode of Delivery

Research supervision, Lecture, Discussion

Medium of Instruction

English

Assessment

Students' abilities are gauged via short presentation, proposal defense seminar, research progress evaluation, thesis and Viva-Voce.

Intakes

3 intakes in a year (April, July and September)

Mode of Study

Full-time and Part time

Duration

Full-time: Minimum : 3 years, Maximum : 5 years.

Part-time: Minimum : 4 years, Maximum: 6 years.

Mode of Delivery

Research supervision, Lecture, Discussion

Medium of Instruction

English

Assessment

Student’ ability is gauged via short presentation, proposal defense seminar, research progress evaluation, thesis and Viva-Voce.

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