PhD in Asia

Top PhD Degrees 2018 in Asia

A PhD, or Doctorate of Philosophy, is the highest degree awarded in many academic fields. Generally requiring a research project and dissertation, as well as several years of study, a doctorate degree qualifies the holder as an expert in a chosen field.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

PhD Program in Asia

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PhD in Genomics and Precision Medicine

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years September 2018 Qatar Doha

HBKU’s Genomics and Precision Medicine (GPM) programs are multidisciplinary graduate programs that have been designed to prepare the next generation of professionals and leaders, who will help implement the use of precision and personalized medicine in the healthcare system. [+]

Qatar is well positioned to become a world leader in the provision of healthcare services, but to do so it needs to ensure that the next generation of healthcare professionals possess the knowledge and skills required to make the most of the recent scientific developments – technological developments that are enabling experts to understand the biology of individuals at the molecular and genomic level as never before.

Mindful of the need to bring fresh thinking to graduate programs in the life sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has created programs that, in a world first, provide advanced teaching across all aspects of genomics and precision medicine alongside extensive hands-on research and practical experience.... [-]


PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Hamad bin Khalifa University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years September 2018 Qatar Doha

The multidisciplinary, taught programs are tailored to focus on fields that are central to the long-term aspirations and needs of Qatar and the region. They have been designed to train the next generation of scientists to be able to capitalize on a full spectrum of knowledge across the life sciences and to give students all the skills they need to translate research findings into clinical benefits. [+]

The HBKU Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Ph.D. is a multidisciplinary graduate program that aims to train the next generation of leaders in biomedical sciences.

The Ph.D. degree path offers students an education that provides them with an advanced level of knowledge – particularly in applied areas of biological and biomedical sciences – and develops critical and independent reasoning skills.

Outline for the BBS Ph.D. program

Students take their core and elective course requirements in the first two to three semesters in the program and should aim to begin their thesis research no later than the second semester in the program.

During their tenure in the Ph.D. program, students will have regular meetings with their Research Advisory Committee (RAC) -- a committee that will give advice and help oversee the student’s progress.... [-]


PhD in Pharmacy

MAHSA University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Malaysia Selangor Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy is an elite, multi-disciplinary postgraduate degree programme tailored for candidates who are looking to go into research, education, consultation, or any other specialisation in Pharmacy. [+]

Programme Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy is an elite, multi-disciplinary postgraduate degree programme tailored for candidates who are looking to go into research, education, consultation, or any other specialisation in Pharmacy.

A qualification which creates almost unlimited opportunities in almost any field, MAHSA University’s PhD in Pharmacy is one of the foremost Doctorate programmes and one of the very few advanced degrees in Pharmacy available in the country.

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy candidates who graduate from MAHSA will have secured their place among Malaysia’s most elite academicians, the recognition of any reputable institution of higher learning, medical institution, or advanced research facility in the world. They will be ready to prove their worth, and so much more.... [-]


PhD Program in Cognitive Sciences

National Chung Cheng University
Campus Full time September 2018 Taiwan Chia Yi

The all-English Ph.D. program in Cognitive Sciences (CS) at National Chung Cheng University (CCU) is a new doctoral program, formally established in 2013, created by the joint efforts among faculty members of Center for Research in Cognitive Sciences, [+]

About the Program

The all-English PhD program in Cognitive Sciences (CS) at National Chung Cheng University (CCU) is a new doctoral program, formally established in 2013, created by the joint efforts among faculty members of Center for Research in Cognitive Sciences, Department of Psychology, Graduate Institute of Linguistics, Department of Philosophy, Graduate Institute of Education, Department of Electrical Engineering, and Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering.

CCU has been playing a leading role in fostering and promoting cognitive sciences for more than a quarter of a century in Taiwan, and we are excited to announce the new degree-awarding Ph.D. program, which represents an interdisciplinary integration across many well-developed academic institutes and departments at CCU.... [-]


PhD In Physiotherapy

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Physiotherapy Program of the University of Nicosia offers the PhD in Physiotherapy which is aimed at students wishing to specialize in research subjects of modern physiotherapy including Clinical Biomechanics. [+]

Duration of study (years): 3 years Title of studies: Doctoral Degree in Physiotherapy Level of Title: Doctorate (3rd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full or Part-time PhD Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 180 Program Description

The Physiotherapy Program of the University of Nicosia offers the PhD in Physiotherapy which is aimed at students wishing to specialize in research subjects of modern physiotherapy including Clinical Biomechanics.

General targets

The aim of the program is to offer doctoral candidates the theoretical and practical strategies of experimental research in the fields of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and Clinical Biomechanics. Students will have the opportunity to develop the appropriate skills to independently perform an innovative research related to the field of their choice.... [-]


PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

Holders of doctorates will be able to conceptualize, design and implement projects for the generation of significant new knowledge and/or understanding. Furthermore, they will have the qualities needed for employment requiring the ability to make informed judgments on complex issues in specialist fields, and innovation in tackling and solving problems.

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Duration (years): 3 years Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition and Dietetics Level of Qualification: Doctorate Degree (3rd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English and Greek Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

The Ph.D. in Dietetics/Nutrition, in line with the general philosophy of Doctoral Degrees, provides the student with:

The most advanced knowledge of Dietetics/Nutrition; The most advanced and specialized skills and techniques, required to solve critical problems in research and/or innovation and to extend and redefine existing knowledge or professional practice in the broad area of Dietetics/Nutrition; Competencies related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity. Career Prospects ... [-]

PhD In Nursing

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Doctoral Program of Nursing is a qualitative and comprehensive Doctoral Thesis (PhD) program offered by the Nursing program for graduate MSc graduate students who want to explore modern and innovative topics of concern in the field of Nursing Science. [+]

Duration of study (years): 3 years Title of studies: Doctoral Degree in Nursing Level of Title: Doctorate (3rd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full or Part-time PhD Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 180 Program Description

The Doctoral Program of Nursing is a qualitative and comprehensive Doctoral Thesis (PhD) program offered by the Nursing program for graduate MSc graduate students who want to explore modern and innovative topics of concern in the field of Nursing Science.

The purpose of the program is:

Understand students how to find and use the targeted world literature to build on the structure of their study. To train students in the processes of theory and practice of research based on specific rules and scientific methods. To provide students with the ability to develop the necessary skills to conduct all stages of the research. To give students the opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge and develop the skills that can transfer the findings of the study to an academic or other professional community. Career Prospects ... [-]

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 9 years April 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science) [+]

Full time – 6 semesters Thesis preparation needs minimum 6 months to graduate

Part-time - 8 semesters Thesis preparation needs minimum 8 months to graduate

Areas of Research Anatomy Biochemistry Microbiology Parasitology Physiology Pharmacology Public Health Programme Requirements Master's Degree from UniKL; OR Master's Degree from other institutions of higher learning, local or international, OR equivalent, and approved by the Senate of UniKL [-]

The International MSc and Ph.D Program in Molecular Medicine

Shenzhen University
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years September 2018 China Shenzhen

The program aims at understanding molecular mechanisms of human diseases, including cancer, aging-related disease, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic disease as well as training of the next generation of researchers at the highest standards. [+]

The International MSc and Ph.D. Program in Molecular Medicine

The international MSc and Ph.D. Program in Molecular Medicine of the Shenzhen University School of Medicine (SZUSOM) announces open positions for graduate students. The program aims at understanding molecular mechanisms of human diseases, including cancer, aging-related disease, cardiovascular disease, and metabolic disease as well as training of the next generation of researchers at the highest standards. The program is recruiting 10-15 Ph.D. candidates and 20-30 MSc candidates for enrollment in September 2017. On average, it takes 3 years or 3-6 years to obtain an MSc degree or a Ph.D. degree, respectively.

Shenzhen University is the only comprehensive university fully supported by the Shenzhen municipal government. Shenzhen is an international city of innovation in China. It locates just across the bay of from HongKong, with a subtropical monsoon climate and clean air yearlong. The SZUSOM retains an internationally competitive faculty, information of the potential mentors of this program is available on our website.... [-]


PhD in Microbiology

AIMST University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Malaysia Kedah + 1 more

The Ph.D. program emphasizes independence in scientific pursuit and critical thinking with an emphasis on quality research and life-long learning to bring the student to a higher level of competence in Medical Microbiology with special expertise in an area chosen for the thesis.

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The Ph.D. program emphasizes independence in scientific pursuit and critical thinking with an emphasis on quality research and life-long learning to bring the student to a higher level of competence in Medical Microbiology with special expertise in an area chosen for the thesis. It considers all aspects of Medical Microbiology and incorporates all learning domains of Malaysian Qualifications Framework. A Doctoral Degree is to provide further enhancement of knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained at the master’s level. It generally provides the graduate with the abilities to conduct independent research.

The broad objective of the Ph.D. Medical Microbiology programme is to produce high-quality graduates that are able to integrate knowledge and skills drawn from biological sciences and related technologies, taking into account the aspects of ethics, communication skills, leadership, professionalism and social responsibility.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy

AIMST University
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Malaysia Kedah

The Doctor of Science (Pharmacy) programme in AIMST University is tailored to fortify students in order to enhance their skills in research, bio-statistics and provision of top-notch laboratory services.Core subjects are the fulcrum of the programme in conjunction with the research activities. [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy

The Doctor of Science (Pharmacy) programme in AIMST University is tailored to fortify students in order to enhance their skills in research, bio-statistics and provision of top-notch laboratory services.Core subjects are the fulcrum of the programme in conjunction with the research activities.

Why AIMST

AIMST University pledges to provide the best array of services and facilities to meet the discerning needs of our students. We have a range of specialist services ready to help and support them during their time with us. Our Student Affairs Officers will assist students in making arrangements for accommodation, transportation and even help to organise extracurricular activities for them. We also have a team of professionally trained Student Counsellors who are ever willing to assist students in handling any personal difficulties or problems. Students who require financial assistance may also contact the Student Affairs Division.... [-]


Doctor of Medicine

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Hirosaki

The main objective of the graduate study program is to teach and research academic theories and their applications in the field of medicine. The program also aims to make contributions to the advancement of culture in general by fostering a deeper understanding of medicine. [+]

Advanced education and research in medical science

The main objective of the graduate study program is to teach and research academic theories and their applications in the field of medicine. The program also aims to make contributions to the advancement of culture in general by fostering a deeper understanding of medicine. Through the course, students will expand the body of academic knowledge in their area of concentration to obtain highly developed research skills, which will prepare them to carry out independent research activities as medical researchers and to perform other highly specialized professional duties after graduation.

Medical Science

Basic Medicine

Neuroanatomy Cell Biology and Histology Anatomical Science Physiology Biochemistry and Genome Biology Pharmacology Pathology and Molecular Medicine Pathology and Bioscience Microbiology and Immunology Social Medicine Forensic Medicine ... [-]

PG Veterinary Medicine

Universitas Airlangga
Campus Full time 4 years July 2018 Indonesia Surabaya

The objective of this program is to prepare competitive graduates by having good skills to analyze and to solve the problems in animal reproduction, animal and aquatic infectious and non-infectious diseases, zoonosis, biosecurity and biosafety, one health system, and prepare a high professional doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM).

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Objective

To prepare competitive graduates by having good skills to analyze and to solve the problems in animal reproduction, animal and aquatic infectious and non-infectious diseases, zoonosis, biosecurity and biosafety, one health system, and prepare a high professional doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM).

Course Description

The study conducts an in-class activity, laboratory practice, clinical practice, and fieldwork. The bachelor in veterinary medicine curriculum is designed in 148 credits within 4 years study program, continued by 28 credit to complete the Professional Program for Veterinary Medicine. The master degree program is designed in Biological Reproduction (40 credits), Animal Infectious Disease and Veterinary Public Health (40 credits), Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutic (42 credits), and Agribusiness (40 credits). The Philosophy Doctoral program curriculum is completed in 42 credits.... [-]


Doctoral Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Campus Part time 3 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin China Guangzhou + 2 more

This part-time course is designed to enable TCM professionals to gain a fully-recognised Doctoral Degree from a leading Chinese Medicine University in China while mainly working and living in Ireland/Europe during the majority of the post-graduate degree programmes. This is a rare opportunity to undertake high level post-graduate study in Chinese Medicine from a European base with only a minimum number of... [+]

Doctoral Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Doctor of Chinese Medicine specialising in:

Acupuncture Medical Qigong or Chinese Herbal Medicine Objectives

As stated in the Agreement between Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine:

To promote the development of Higher Education in the field of Chinese Medicine To provide quality TCM medical services, to people in many different localities, by educating senior TCM professionals to Masters or Doctoral degree level

The course is designed to enable TCM professionals to gain a fully-recognised Masters or Doctoral Degree from a leading Chinese Medicine University in China while mainly working and living in Ireland/Europe during the majority of the post-graduate degree programmes. This is a rare opportunity to undertake high level post-graduate study in Chinese Medicine from a European base with only a minimum number of requisite visits to Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in China.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Sciences) (Research)

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 6 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Subang Jaya + 1 more

This program provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharmaceutical scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, government and academia. [+]

This program provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharmaceutical scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, government and academia. Taught in a highly multidisciplinary atmosphere, our graduates gain the knowledge and skills required for research related to human health and disease, as well as for the design, development and delivery of medications for safe and effective therapy.

They will be prepared to take on leadership roles in addressing key challenges in all areas of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.

Key Research Areas :

Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice Drug Discovery Drug Action Drug Delivery and Targeting. [-]