The Doctor of Philosophy (Healthcare Management) at HBMSU Dubai covers a wide range of topics including Healthcare Administration, Organizational Culture, the Role of Global Organizations, Research Issues in Hospital Management, The Future-Oriented Green Healthcare Organizations, Epidemics Control Strategies among others.
The Ph.D. program also trains graduates to assume the highest level of professional responsibilities. It is an academic research degree emphasizing the in-depth expertise necessary for a research career and emphasizes the integration of theory and research in a focused substantive area. At the end of your time as a Ph.D. researcher at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, you will be expected to submit an extended thesis that demonstrates your ability to research and makes an original contribution to knowledge.
HBMSU also offers graduate research assistantship for full-time Ph.D. scholars. Graduate Assistants are full-time doctoral scholars who participate in teaching or research activities in exchange for financial support at the University. Activities that are relevant to the Ph.D. program and contribute to HBMSU's teaching, research and creative activities will be incorporated into the program.
Course topics include an extensive seminar in Healthcare Management, Organizational Culture in Healthcare Sector, Research Issues in Hospital Management and Corporate Social Responsibility.
It is the first Ph.D. program in the region that combines the best of both online learning and physical classes & seminars. Ph.D. scholars will be able to take the program in any part of the world, through interactive online sessions, without disrupting their schedule. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this program, please see the study plan.
The Ph.D. program at HBMSU can be taken as either a full or part-time program. Duration for a full-time Ph.D. program is 3 years (maximum 5 years) while for a part-time program, the duration is 4 years (maximum 6 years).