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Top Doctoral Programs in Languages in Asia 2019

A PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of philosophy. This degree is a post graduate program delivered to a high level student researcher who has done deep research in a specific field or subject.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages in Asia

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SOAS University of London

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should n ... [+]

Research Degrees in Japanese and Korean Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea.... [-]

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English
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should n ... [+]

Research Degrees in Chinese and Inner Asian Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on such diverse topics as color symbolism in ancient Chinese texts, Chinese cinema, and Chinese Braille systems, and translation studies). If necessary, arrangements can be made for joint supervision with teachers from other departments of SOAS. Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive materials in the languages of the area and/or on fieldwork conducted in those languages.... [-]

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English
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
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Lingnan University

Lingnan is now offering PhD programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research various areas. ... [+]

PhD in Chinese

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Lingnan is now offering PhD programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research in the following areas:

Chinese language, linguistics, and stylistics Classical Chinese literature Comparative literature Creative writing and media writing Literary theory Literature and cinema Modern and contemporary literature in Chinese (from Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan) Application Methods

Applicants may seek admission to the PhD programme in two ways as follows:

1. Apply for PhD Programmes via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Outstanding and brilliant applicants may seek admission via the HKPFS by 1 December 2018 (Hong Kong Time 12:00 noon). Fellowship awardees will be provided with a Fellowship with a monthly stipend of HK$25,100*, and waived the full tuition fee for his/her first year of study. Students who apply for and do not get the fellowship can still be considered for the regular PhD places at Lingnan.... [-]

Hong Kong Tuen Mun
September 2019
English
Full-time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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Lingnan University

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in C ... [+]

PhD in English

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognise English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.

Our departmental research interests include:

General

Semiotics Metaphor Theory

Applied Linguistics

Sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca Digital Literacies Discourse Analysis and Multimodal Discourse Analysis Second Language Pronunciation ... [-]
Hong Kong Tuen Mun
September 2019
English
Full-time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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Heriot-Watt University Dubai

The PhD programme in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as ... [+]

Overview

The PhD programme in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as well as globally.

For instance, the programme offers opportunities for research in areas such as Islamic business, international human resource management, cross-cultural management, equality and diversity, Emiratisation and other nationalization policies, marketing, sustainability, accounting, finance, and corporate governance.

Research topics for PhD supervision

Management

International Human Resource Management Human Resource Management policies and practices in local and multinational organisations Expatriate staff in organisations (experiences, organisational strategies, etc.) Diversity/Equality in organisations Emiratisation, Qatarisation (and any other nationalisation/localisation) policies Critical management, comparative management and Islamic management. Cross-cultural management Electronic HRM (specifically internet recruitment) Small and Medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and Entrepreneurship development Female Entrepreneurs Employer branding Sustainability Non-genuine branded goods (from a marketing perspective) Customer relationship management (CRM; Relationship Marketing; Trust, commitment and quality in customer, business and marketing channel relationships (especially in a financial services context); Marketing Channel Management. Ethical and environmental dimensions of Consumer behaviour and marketing practice.) Digital marketing, social media, consumer behaviour online ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2019
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disc ... [+]

Overview

The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disciplines. The program will focus on scientific research, knowledge and modern new theories in its two tracks:1- language and syntax 2- literature and literary criticism. This will be in accordance with the UAE University’s goal as a scientific research university

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

Demonstrate the breadth of knowledge in the discipline and advance, in-depth knowledge in the sub-discipline or area of specialization. Perform and defend an original work of research in their fields of specialization which contributed new human knowledge. Identify, analyze critically and explain open problems in their disciplines and apply relevant research methodology for finding a possible solution. 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. Identify areas where ethical issues may arise in their field, and articulate strategies to mitigate situations related to ethical issues in their profession. Demonstrate 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. Ph.D. Scholarship (All Nationalities) Full Time ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
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