PhD in Design (English)
The PhD in Design aims to create a multidisciplinary research environment based on design principles for students who would like to carry out research on issues underlying the nature and practice of design. In other words, it aims to generate new knowledge about the nature of design and designing, and to enhance traditional sensitivities arising out of a daily design approach by combining these with contemporary requirements and technologies. Moreover, the program has objectives to promote such sensitivities with manifestation in theoretical thinking and practical methodologies. It enables students to improve their strategical, creative, intellectual, personal and interpersonal skills with must and elective courses which are discussing current theory and applications through discussion topics and researches.
To qualify for admission to the PhD in Design, applicants are required to have a master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in design, architecture or a related field of design. All applicants are expected to be fluent in written and oral English in order to be admitted to the program. All non-native speakers of English are required to submit proof of English-language proficiency. Admittance is also determined through an interview given before the beginning of each academic year.
For detailed information, please visit the website of the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences.