Receive two independent Doctoral Degrees with two majors from the National Qualifications Framework at Level 8 (Doctorate) in the UK and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from SIMI Swiss.
In contrast to the Master’s in Majors program, SIMI Swiss’ Ph.D. program combines both specialized expertise at the doctoral level and in-depth research capabilities to produce scholars. The program is designed with a training period ranging from 3 to over 5 years, incorporating majors courses at the Ph.D. level along with a Ph.D. dissertation following international standards.
Depending on the orientation of each doctoral candidate, participants in the Ph.D. program, in collaboration with the UK National Qualifications Framework at Level 8, may consider either a Ph.D. in Majors or a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in program.
Ph.D. in Management (PhD) and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) have several differences despite sharing the same majors. Some fundamental differences include:
|1||Name||Doctor of Philosophy in [tên chuyên ngành]||Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A., DBA, DrBA, or Dr.B.A.)|
|3||Level||Level 8 EQF||Level 8 EQF|
|4||Years of traning||From 3 to 5 years||From 2 to 5 years|
|5||Learning and research goals||Forming a new theoretical framework||Forming a new theoretical framework or applied solutions|
|6||Publish paper in ISI/SCOPUS||Encouraged||Must have|
|7||Subject requirements||Six compulsory doctoral-level subjects and research-intensive subjects||Six compulsory doctoral-level subjects and research-intensive subjects|
|8||Thesis Requirements||High level of academic and theory||High level of application content|
|9||Recognition after graduation||Doctoral (Dr.)||Doctoral (Dr.)|
|10||Degrees||Dual degree: Level 8 Diploma & Ph.D. Degree with majors||Dual degree: Level 8 Diploma & DBA Degree with majors|
|11||Career||Teaching, Researching||Teaching, Managing, Researching|
|12||Academic Development Pathway||Post Doctoral Programs||Post Doctoral Programs|
SIMI’s program is 100% accredited and recognized at both the programmatic and institutional levels. Upon graduation, students receive 2 independent Doctoral degrees simultaneously with 2 different majors.
Upon completion of the Ph.D. program in Science (Ph.D.) at SIMI, doctoral candidates receive (1) a Level 8 Diploma (Doctorate) from the UK National Qualifications Framework at Level and (2) a Ph.D. in Majors degree from SIMI Swiss.
The distinctive feature of the Ph.D. program in collaboration with the UK Doctoral Level 8
The program is accredited at the institutional level by ASIC and at the programmatic level by the UK national degree system according to UK Levels.
Flexible Learning Models
SIMI offers various learning models, including full-time programs in Switzerland or a Hybrid model that combines live online classes and local teaching assistance.
Scholarships and Fees
SIMI offers scholarships and fees of up to 90% for Master’s students with Asian nationality participating in the program.
Students can choose majors that Switzerland is globally renowned for. Furthermore, SIMI takes pride in being university institution in Switzerland with a specialization in Aviation.
Dual Degree with the United Kingdom
Upon graduation, students receive a Level 8 diploma from the UK national diploma system and a Ph.D. in Majors degree from SIMI Swiss.
Dual degrees from the UK and Switzerland facilitate students’ seamless entry into the job market, participation in advanced studies, or transitioning to other educational systems.
The advantage of recognizing each stage of trainingLevel 8 in the UK is recognized as a Doctorate in the UK, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
As a Doctorate dual-degree program, alongside the Doctorate (PhD or DBA) from SIMI Swiss, Level 8 is also recognized as a Doctorate. It provides significant support to students in their work, cross-disciplinary learning, and the process of recognizing skills and qualifications while working in various countries.
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in the UK
Level 8 in the United Kingdom is deemed equivalent to a Doctorate's degree in the UK higher education framework (Framework for Higher Education Qualifications - FHEQ).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Europe
Level 8 UK corresponds to Level 8 in Europe and is acknowledged as a Doctorate's degree in Europe according to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Recognized as a Master's degree in Australia
Level 8 UK is equivalent to Level 10 in Australia and is recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Australia according to the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Africa
Level 8 UK corresponds to Level 8 in Africa and is acknowledged as a Doctorate's degree in Africa according to the African Continental Qualification Framework (ACQF).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in ASEAN
Level 8 UK is equivalent to Level 8 in ASEAN countries and is recognized as a Doctorate's degree in ASEAN according to the ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (ARQF).
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