PhD in Information Systems
Economics and Political Sciences
Full-time or Part time
Name: Dr. Shaikh Khalique
Tel: +968 2414 2928
The purpose of the Ph.D. program is to prepare next generation academics, researchers, business leaders, and policy makers who will be empowered with the latest knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to support the advancement of business knowledge, practice and research endeavours in Oman, in the region, and worldwide.
The program will admit students with Master Degrees in Information Systems or related areas. The admission screening procedures will include English proficiency tests, a departmental interview, evaluation of the applicant’s proposal, his/her statement of purpose and other applicable procedures as defined by SQU’s policy 2018. The Ph.D. program will be 100% research based and the official study duration to earn a doctoral degree is up to 4 years’ full time and 6 years’ part time. Upon completion of the requirements set forth in SQU Policy 2018, the student will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems.
A Resume that shows the candidate’s qualifications, research experience, work experience, research publications, skills, awards and honours received, and any other extracurricular activities
Two letters of reference from academics, to show competence in the discipline of interest and research capabilities.
A research proposal that demonstrates the candidate’s background knowledge in the topic, the research methodology and proposed research plan.
Applicant must submit a release letter or a study leave from employer, addressed to the dean of postgraduate studies at SQU. Un-employed applicant needs to submit a statement from The Ministry of Labour documenting the unemployment status of the applicant.