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
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
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
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
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
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