AAUP Announces the Opening of Admission Application for the Ph.D. Prgram in Information Technology Engineering for the First Semester of the Academic Year 2019/2020

Monday, July 29, 2019

The Deanship of Admission and Registration at AAUP, Al-Quds University, and Polytechnic University announce the start of receiving applications for admission for the joint PH.D. program in IT Engineering the first of its kind in Palestine for the first semester of the academic year 2019\2020, starting from Monday 29/07/2019 until Thursday 31/08/2019.

 

Admission Requirements:

  1. The applicant must hold a Master degree (or equivalent) with an average not lease than very good and a bachelor’s degree not lease than good in a relevant specialization in IT engineering.
  2. The applicant must hold Bachelor & Master Certificates and Transcript. (certified by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education and scientific research).
  3. Pass the personal interview with the program committee.
  4. The applicant must hold a valid TOEFL or IELTS grade not lease than 450 score in TOEFL exam or a relevant score in the IELTS exam. Or hold a bachelor's or master's degree from a university in a foreign country whose primary language is English.

 

Teaching Location:

Arab American University ( AAUP ) Campus – Ramallah
Al-Quds University Campus – Abu Dies
Palestine Polytechnic University Campus - Hebron

 

Admission Application Instructions:

  1. Submission of admission applications will begin on Monday 29/07/2019
  2. The Admission Card can be obtained through:
    • Financial Department at AAUP main campus in Jenin.
    • AAUP campus in Ramallah – Abu Qash – Near Al Reehan Neighborhood.
    • Admission application card fees is (600nis) re-fundable for the Ph.D. program in Information Technology Engineering.
  3. To obtain the application from the Deanship of Admission and Registration and is filled manually, then the applicant submits the application to the deanship of admission and registration at Jenin or at Ramallah campus.
  4. After successfully submitting the application, the applicant heads to the Deanship of Admissions and Registration at Jenin or Ramallah campus to submit his/ her original documents.
  5. Each application is reviewed and studied by a specialized committee. This process requires time to study each application separately
  6. When the application is complete, and all requirements have been achieved the student will receive the final acceptance letter from the Deanship of Admission and Registration.
  7. The student should pay the seat reservation fee at any of our certified banks then get the seat reservation letter by Email or from the Deanship of Admission and Registration. Which contains the login information required for the educate portal and additional information.
  8. The student should issue a student card through the office of student affairs in Jenin campus or through the office of admission and registration in Ramallah campus to obtain the university student card, the student must show his seat reservation first.

 

Required Documents: (Original and legalized copies of the documents below must be submitted in order to secure full admission)

  1. Fill out AAUP Application.
  2. Transcript of high school diploma certified / or its equivalent by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  3. Original or Legalized copies of Bachelor Certificate and Transcript. (certified by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education)
  4. Two recommendation Letters in English, Academic or Profession Letters Directed to AAUP, Al-Quds University, and Polytechnic University, according to the below terms:
    • Company’s official Header & Logo Document.
    • Recognized Signature.
    • Mention the applicant's (Full Name) according to his / her academic certificate.
    • Mention the required program: (Ph.D. in IT Engineering).
  5. Personal CV.
  6. A valid TOEFL or IELTS grade not lease than 450 score in TOEFL exam or a relevant score in the IELTS exam. Or hold a bachelor's or master's degree from a university in a foreign country whose primary language is English.
  7. National Identity Card (local applicants) or passport (international applicants)
  8. Original birth certificate or a copy duly certified. (local applicants)
  9. Two Personal photos.

 

Graduation Requirements:

  1. The student must pass 30 credit hours according to the study plan for this program with a cumulative average (GPA) not lease than 3.00 points. As the student must pass the comprehensive exam and successfully pass his discuss the doctoral dissertation.
  2. The student must complete his / her studies within a maximum of 6 years (including summer semester).
  3. The program plan contains 54 credit hours. Where the student will study 30 credit hours in the first two years including the comprehensive exam according to the study plan. In addition to 24 credit hours for the thesis, registration for the thesis will be after passing all course in the study plan successfully.
  4. The student shall study at least 9 credit hours of course hours in each of the partner universities. In addition to the thesis, which may be jointly supervised
  5. The PhD Dissertation may not be discussed for any student before publishing or receiving acceptance to publish a scientific research of his or her thesis in a classified magazine from Scopus or Clarivate Analytics, as well as attending an organized and specialized scientific conference.
  6. The Completion of the all terms and requirements specified in the study plan.

 

The Academic System and Study Load:

The minimum academic load in the first and second semester of the student's admission in the program is 6 credit hours, the maximum is 12 credit hours and the thesis hours are included within the academic load. The maximum load for the summer semester is 6 credit hours. The student must complete a minimum of two regular semesters while working on his or her thesis.

 

Enrollment Application:

Application fees is 600 NIS. For further financial information regarding the program you can refer to the Finance Department and the Deanship of Admission and Registration.

 

Remarks:

  1. The deadline to apply for admission, is Thursday, 31/08/2019.
  2. Submitting the application form does not -necessarily- guarantee admission.
  3. Please keep Admission Card until you get the final acceptance.
  4. Classes begin on Sunday 15/09/2019.
  5. Limited seats are available.

 

For more information, please contact the Deanship of Admission and Registration as follows:

Arab American University ( AAUP ):

To contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies telephone no.: 04-2418888 extension: (1471 or 1472) or telephone no.: 02-2941999 extension: (5), or email: (PGSataaup.edu)

Or inquiry from the Deanship of Admissions and Registration contact 04- 2418888 (3) or fax 04-2510814 or email (DARataaup.edu).