PhD Admission

 

PhD Program in Computer Science

Graduates of IT, Computer Engineering and other technology-related majors may apply for the program provided the following conditions are met:

1.The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and a Master's degree or equivalent, gained through regular study at an accredited university.

2.The applicant should have gained a minimum ranking of (Good) at the Bachelor's degree level, and a minimum ranking of (Very good) or equivalent for the Master's degree level.

3.Applicants must have passed one of the following English language proficiency examinations:

a)The National Examination (equivalent) which can be taken at language centers at official Jordanian universities. The minimum required score is 65%.

b)The TOEFL (IBT) examination. The minimum required score is 69. This exam can be taken at the AMIDEAST center, Jordan branch only.

c)The IELTS examination. The minimum required score is 5.5. This exam can be taken at the British Council Center, Jordan branch only.

Applicants are exempted from the third condition when applying for a PhD program if they have previously passed an English language proficiency test for admission to a Master’s degree program.

 

Required documents for application to the PhD program

1.Original transcript of marks gained in the General Secondary School Certificate, or certified copies, in Arabic and English.

2.Transcripts and graduation certificates for the Bachelor's and Master's degrees - original documents or copies certified by the Ministry of Higher Education.

3.Statement of Purpose.

4.Holders of non-Jordanian certificates need to obtain equivalency documents from the Ministry of Higher Education 

5.A copy of the results of the English language examination.

6. A recent, certified copy of the student’s birth certificate.

7. A certified copy of the personal identity card - for Jordanian students.

8. A certified copy of the passport - for non-Jordanian students.

9.Two letters of recommendation, written according to the example available on the website, to be delivered to the School in a sealed envelope, signed by the recommending party. 

10.  A copy of the student’s CV. This should include any research, projects and theses completed by the student during his studies and the names of supervisors.

11.  A completed student information form (available on the website).

12.  3 recent color passport photographs.