The Dual PhD Program in Precision Medicine has a broad scope and allows the PhD students to explore and develop through research, new knowledge leading to new diagnostics, treatments and prevention of diseases.
The program is a dual degree program in collaboration with a top French University, Paris-Saclay University; it will be located at the College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University and Paris-Saclay University. Both universities have agreed to associate their efforts in order to promote international exchanges, to increase their scientific cooperation and to favor the development of research and higher education at the Gulf Medical University. In this respect, a full academic supervision shall ensure standards and quality of courses and research activities, similar to the one implemented at Paris-Saclay University.
The two universities declared their intention to collaborate in the areas of exchange of faculty, students research facilities and laboratories, and supervision of research.
The PhD in Precision Medicine program learning outcomes are aligned to the National Qualification Framework at Level 10. The duration of the dual PhD program is 4 years (full-time) with a total of 60 credit. The PhD Program consists of 6 courses (18 credits), Seminars (6 credits) and a PhD Thesis (36 credits). Awarding the degree will be based on a dissertation and at least one international publication in a scopus indexed journal.