King Abdullah II School of Information Technology - The University of Jordan -

Program Specifications

Doctor of Philosophy In Computer Science / Program Educational Objectives

At the successful completion of the Ph.D. program in Computer Science, the student should be able to:
  1. Examine and evaluate current theories and concepts in computing and information sciences.
  2. Apply critical thinking ideas to solve computational problems using scientific methods, algorithmic and analytical approaches.
  3. Evaluate scientific literature, research techniques and methodologies; and formulate hypotheses, design and conduct independent and innovative research ideas applicable to their study fields.
  4. Conduct experiments and analyze experimental results applied on a significant computer science problems and related to their field of study and show broad interdisciplinary base and flexibility.
  5. Make fundamental and significant contribution to the field of computing and information sciences by producing a high quality thesis and publish scientific papers in peer-reviewed reputable scientific journals.
  6. Develop effective communication skills and professionalism, prepare, present, publish and defend research results to local and scientific community in written and oral form.
  7. Comply with ethical issues and safety regulations related to computing and information sciences including security and data integrity, copyright, authorship, plagiarism, and use of hazardous materials.
  8. Establish new connections within their field of research by attending local and international workshops, seminars, meetings, symposiums or conferences.
  9. Develop team-working, managerial, and leadership skills necessary to organize work and design and run their own research and show a commitment to continuous professional development.