Doctor of Philosophy (Forensic Sciences)

Doctor of Philosophy (Forensic Sciences)

Director of Philosophy (Forensic Sciences)

Programme Duration

Programme Duration

3 to 5 years

Semesters

Semesters

6 to 8

Level

Level

Ph. D

Criteria:

A minimum 50% aggregate in grades X and XII, along with a 3 year undergraduate degree and 2 year post graduate degree in forensic sciences and related areas, from a recognised university with a 50% aggregate, or the equivalent.

Academic Year

Academic Year

2020

Fees per year

Fees per year

AED 60,000

Why choose this course?

This 3 to 5 year programme will allow students to explore and pursue a research project built around a substantial piece of work, which has to show evidence of original contribution to knowledge.

Preparation at a PhD level is crucial to furthering within the discipline of forensic sciences. A PhD is the highest academic award for which a student can be registered.

Programme description

This programme is best suited for student’s that possess various logical and analytical skills, time management skills and managerial skills. After completing this course, students can opt for jobs in various fields within Universities or move into Biomedical Research, Forensic Consultanting, Forensic Science Research and more. 

Designed to ensure that students master forensic science and its interdisciplinary areas through exploration, and examination of forensic sub-disciplines and emerging techniques, including DNA forensics and forensic chemistry, among others.

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A major emphasis of the programme is the development and completion of a research problem that involves advanced techniques and concepts, culminating in an oral defense of the Ph.D. dissertation. The objective of the PhD programme in Forensic Science is to prepare students to work as professionals in academia, government laboratories, or in a private organisation as laboratory specialists.

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Career opportunities

Through a core of advanced course work and a requisite independently executed research project, the programme is designed to provide students with the skills needed to critically assess the current state of knowledge within the field, and to solve complex problems at the frontier of the discipline. Pursuing a PhD can enhance one’s candidacy for leadership and teaching positions.
What will students learn?

What will students learn?

Provide students with the critical thinking ability, problem-solving skills, and discipline-specific knowledge they need to help advance into leadership positions.
The ability to perform independent and original research, along with the successful completion of multidisciplinary academic coursework.
Hands-on experience in the laboratory, and collaboration opportunities with accredited forensic laboratories and institutes.

What will students achieve?

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