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Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Sociology

College
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences
Department
Department of Sociology
Tracks
Commenced Year
Location
Sharjah Main Campus Debba Al Hison
Level
Phd
Study System
Thesis and Courses
Total Credit Hours
46 Cr. Hrs
Fees
Duration
3-5 Years
Language
Arabic
Intake
Fall & Spring
Study Mode
Full Time

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

Introduction
The department’s vision is to gain a reputation as a scientific and academic center of excellence at the local, regional and international levels.  It seeks to maintain this reputation by providing quality education and enhancing the skill level of the workforce in the field in the country. We aim to enable our graduates to compete in the area of social sciences research, where they can address social issues and policymaking in the UAE, the Arabian Gulf and other Arab societies.  In addition, the department aims to achieve distinction in university and community service.
 
Program Goals
  1. Enable students to employ advanced sociological theories in the analysis of social phenomena and problems
  2. Support students to acquire advanced applied research skills
  3. Enable students to prepare and design social policies, strategic plans and programs
  4. Train students to work in relevant national, regional or international institutions
  5. Train highly qualified future leaders in comprehensive development, social work and national security
  6. Equip trained and qualified professionals to meet the needs of social, economic and political development
  7. Develop and support students' initiatives in various fields of development, social work and criminal justice