Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Concentration: Network Engineering
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Network Engineering enables students to engage in independent, high-quality research and academic teaching. It provides research-oriented graduate study and professional specialization in Network Engineering and emphasizes both scholarly and applied research. To earn a PhD degree, a student must demonstrate breadth of knowledge, mastery of a specialized field, pass a comprehensive examination, and completes original research culminating in the written dissertation, revealing high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis.
In addition, the student must demonstrate his/her ability to do original research and superior scholarship, as demonstrated by a public dissertation defense and publication in established peer-reviewed academic conferences and/or journals
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 (12.00 hours)
|ITPG701||Advanced Design & Analysis of Algorithms||3.000|
|ITPG709||Modeling, Simulation & Performance Evaluation||3.000|
|ITPG713||Data Mining & Statistical Analysis||3.000|
|ITPG602||Research Methods in Information Technology||3.000|
Part 3: Elective Requirements
(Upon the approval of the student’s Advisory Committee, the student may take any 3 CH 600 to 800 level course from any approved graduate program at UAEU, except for special topics and Master degree core courses offered by CIT.) (3.00 hours)
Part 4: Qualification Requirements (0.00 hours)
Part 5: Research Requirements (30.00 hours)
|ITPG900||Dissertation Research 1||0.000|
1 : Min CH:0 and Max CH:9