Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Concentration: Chemistry
The PhD program in Chemistry is designed for students with Master degree in Chemistry from a credited university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full time students within the Department of Chemistry. The study plan is composed of 24 credit hours course work that students are required to complete successfully and 30 credit hours of research. Students are required to write and successfully defend a written PhD thesis at the end of their duration of study. The coursework includes 6 credit hours of College requirements (Ethics, Research Methods and Seminars), 3 chemistry core courses (9 credit hours) and 3 elective courses (9 credit hours). Students can choose their supervisors and have a chance to choose from a wide spectrum of available research topics. The program is fee-based and is open for all students who meet the entry requirements.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Will demonstrate the breadth of knowledge in the discipline and advance, in-depth knowledge in the sub-discipline or area of specialization.
- Will have performed and defended an original work of research in their fields of specialization which contributed new human knowledge.
- Will be able to identify, analyze critically and explain open problems in their disciplines and apply relevant research methodology for finding a possible solution.
- Will be able to communicate the major tenets of their field of specialization and their work orally and in writing to the faculty, their peers, and the lay public.
- Will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in their field, and articulate strategies to mitigate situations related to ethical issues in their profession.
- Will demonstrate an insight into the transferable nature of research skills to other work environments and the range of career opportunities available to them inside and outside academia.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 54 hours
Part 1: General Requirements (6.00 hours)
|COSC701||Research Methods II||1.000|
|COSC702||Ethics of Scientific Research II||1.000|
Part 4: Qualification Requirements (0.00 hours)
Part 5: Research Requirements (30.00 hours)
|COSR900||Dissertation Research 1||0.000|
1 : Minimum 0 credits and Maximum 36 credits