Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Dubai is committed to instigate a culture of quality, innovation and research through smart learning, with emphasis on the academic disciplines of business, quality management, education, healthcare and environment.
Academic Requirements Completion of a Master's degree, from an accredited university, in a discipline appropriate for the doctoral degree. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent, in the applicant's Master's degree program. A minimum IBT TOEFL score of 80 with a minimum writing score of 24, or IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum writing band of 6.5. A candidate who meets the general admission requirements is required to complete the following conditions. Evaluation Interview: A candidate for the Ph.D. program will be required to sit for a formal interview to evaluate his/her fitness for the Ph.D. program and specializations he/she intends to undertake. The results of the interview would be one of the criteria for admission. Transfer Applicants Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) may consider transferring credits for courses completed at other accredited universities, colleges, or institutions to its Ph.D. program only if the learner meets the general admission requirements of the University. How to apply? In order to be admitted to the HBMSU doctorate programs, the following documents must be provided using online application form: A PhD program application form duly completed by the applicant A certified copy of the Master's Degree (and any other certified copies of academic records and evidence of completion of all qualifications as appropriate) Certified copies of academic transcripts including English translations English language test results A valid passport copy with a valid visa Copy of Curriculum Vitae A copy of valid Emirates ID card 4 Passport size photographs Two Original letters of recommendation Letter of employment (if employed) Documents in any language other than English must be officially translated. All documents must be certified.
- Accredited: Yes