Ukrainian-American Concordia University announces the call for application into the Doctoral (Ph.D.) Program in Economics.
UACU postgraduate program leads to obtaining a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Economics (051 Economics / 05 Social and Behavioral Sciences) as specified by the MESU Order No. 956-л dated September 05, 2019. UACU is licensed to train foreign nationals and stateless persons at the Doctorate level.
The main focus of the program is conducting scientific research in the field of economics and writing the doctoral thesis. Areas of specialization include natural resource and environmental protection economics, economics and business management, etc.
Our Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Economics provides students with the opportunities:
The program combines the best approaches of the classical doctorate with the up-to-date practices of American and European doctoral research programs.
UACU Doctoral Program is composed of advanced academic coursework and research work, incl.:
· Lectures, workshops and seminars
· Course examinations
· Comprehensive Special Field Examination
· Academic internship (performing teaching duties)
· Individual meetings with Ph.D. Supervisor
· Performing the research
· Scientific/scholarly publications
· Scientific/scholarly internship
· Preparation of the dissertation thesis
All doctoral students study the following courses:
This full-time / distance program combines the campus based and online modes of studies depending on the type of coursework and research activities, i.e. examinations and academic internships are set on campus, whilst lectures are delivered online, consultancy and supervision will be available online / on campus (as agreed with the Supervisor), and national and international conferences within scientific/scholarly internships are attended at a student’s discretion.
The language of instruction at UACU is English in accordance with the Law of Ukraine “On Higher Education” (Article 48). Reporting paperwork must be submitted in Ukrainian; publications and dissertation theses are allowed in Ukrainian or English.
Duration of the Ph.D. Program: 4 years.
An individual may be enrolled in a doctoral program at the Ukrainian-American Concordia University on grounds of a complete higher education (a specialist’s or a master’s degree). In order to sit the admission examinations an applicant must submit their application for admission on time. All applicants are subject to a competitive selection process.
The documents required to be submitted for competitive selection include:
The documents required to support your application are to be submitted in person to the Admissions Office:
Applicants who submit a document certifying a degree (level) of education received in another state (hereinafter – the Document), must undergo the procedure of legalization and recognition (nostrification) of the Document in accordance with the Procedure established by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, MESU Order No. 504 dated May 5th 2015 registered in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice on May 27 2015, No. 614/27059.
UACU competitive doctoral admission examinations include:
Individuals applying for admission into the doctoral degree program at Ukrainian-American Concordia University on grounds of a basic or complete higher education in a different specialization may be subject to additional admission examination evaluated on a pass/fail scale. An applicant who receives a “fail” is disqualified from competitive doctoral admission examinations.
The order in which UACU competitive doctoral admission examinations are taken is as follows:
Additional admission examination (if required) → foreign language → speciality (economics).
Syllabuses of Doctoral Admission Examinations:
Doctoral admission examinations results are valid for admission at UACU for 1 calendar year.
UACU admission policy does not provide for retaking competitive admission examinations.
Tuition fees are to be paid each semester.
Doctoral Admissions Office can be accessed at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ukrainian-American Concordia University has trained succesful highly qualified specialists for more than 20 years.