Program Overview

The Doctorate in Arts (DA) programme entails research and scholarly enquiry, with a strong emphasis on professional practice, artistic creation, or applied research. The programme involves advanced enquiry into a specific area of study, learning theory and curriculum design. The program will give candidates exposure to coursework and the development of a substantial original dissertation. The Doctorate in Arts programme is a platform for those individuals who wish to build up skills in their professions of performative arts and Theatre or teaching by combining disciplinary training and effective pedagogical practices specialization. Get into dynamic learning through topical seminars and partaking in rigorous teaching training.

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    36 Months online Program.
    Specially Designed for Working Professionals.
    International Networking Opportunities.
    Highly qualified and industry-experienced faculties
    • Multiple specializations to choose from
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    Discover the latest industry trends.
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Doctorate in Arts


The Doctorate in Arts at EIMT is an interdisciplinary programme aiming to produce high-standard research that gives valuable contributions to the artistic community and society. The doctoral programme will delve into the educational sciences across an array of spectrum with specialization options for a variety of fields with emphasis on advanced and rigorous research. The programme invites applications from potential doctoral candidates in diverse fields with Master’s degrees. It is also open for professionals in teaching, educational leaders, policymakers, reformers, and professionals in varied fields of performing arts. The programme will give exposure to advanced scientific theories and research methods that will meet the demand for practical competency in the educational framework and beyond. Graduating scholars from the Doctorate in Arts programme will become competent teachers/educators and leaders in their chosen field of specialisation.

The programme will be completed within three years with graduating students fulfilling the degree rewarding criteria. In addition to the intensive research-based study, they are required to focus on practical knowledge and training potential. The doctoral candidates will commit to significant coursework, conduct seminal research and make publications that will generate a remarkable impact in their field and society. The Doctorate in Arts at EIMT is segmented into an array of specialisations- Comparative Literature, Musicology, Theatre Research and Films and Television, Aesthetics. The programme is oriented towards building a robust foundation to work in the world of art, cultural life and research career.


Program learning outcomes prepare students to


Doctorate in Arts graduates will attain their doctoral degree cultivate remarkable skills and be competent in taking leadership roles in their own field of expertise. The programme outcome of the Doctorate in Arts at EIMT includes:

  • Gaining expertise in their chosen field with an interdisciplinary approach
  • Ability to craft and develop a unique philosophy of teaching/training in addition to demonstrating advanced skills of pedagogical techniques and skills.
  • Ability to critically assess and evaluate creative arts and its social and scientific dimensions.
  • Skilled in navigating the problems of popular culture, methods of analysing and valuable interpretation of artistic works and arts administration.
  • Doctorate in Arts

The Doctorate in Arts (DA) at EIMT is a fully online programme tailored to meet the needs of modern arts and artistic landscapes by infusing advanced scientific research methods and practices. The core specialisation papers will equip prospective professionals with more in-depth research-based findings and analysis and help in addressing the current problems.

Doctorate in Arts

  • Eligibility: Master's Degree
  • Min. Duration: 30 Months
  • Enrollment: Intake throughout the year

Why Earn your Doctorate in Arts with EIMT

EIMT Unique Curriculum

The curriculum is relevant and focused, providing you with the opportunity to develop unique, individualized projects.

The curriculum is relevant and focused, providing you with the opportunity to develop unique, individualized projects.

Application of Knowledge

Apply management/computational, other theories and put them into practice in this program.

Apply management/computational, other theories and put them into practice in this program.

Industry Experience Faculty

Work with credentialed faculty with years of industry experience.

Work with credentialed faculty with years of industry experience.

Sequencing

Courses are designed to build on knowledge and sequentially.

Courses are designed to build on knowledge and sequentially.

Online Program

Courses are designed to be delivered in online mode.

Courses are designed to be delivered in online mode.

Speed to Completion

You can complete the entire program in approximately three years.

You can complete the entire program in approximately three years.

Practitioner-Based Project/Dissertation

You begin work on your final project immediately once you finalize your specialization.

You begin work on your final project immediately once you finalize your specialization.

Transfer Credits

You can transfer up to nine credits into the program.

You can transfer up to nine credits into the program.

NO GMAT/GRE

You do not need to take the GMAT or GREs only if you wished to be considered for scholarships.

You do not need to take the GMAT or GREs only if you wished to be considered for scholarships.

No Residency

You do not need to adhere to a residency requirement.

You do not need to adhere to a residency requirement.

Outcomes of the Program:


Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the literature and a comprehensive understanding of methods and techniques applicable to one's research.
Discover, interpret, and communicate new knowledge through original research of publishable quality, satisfy peer review, and demonstrate a considerable range of advanced professional skills and the ability to act autonomously in the planning and conduct of research.
Have to make the creative evaluation of advanced scholarship on the current issues, research and discipline.
Manage complex ethical and professional issues and make informed decisions about ethical issues that concern you.
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Important Information Regarding the Program

Program Delivery


The doctorate in arts program is a full-time online programme delivered through a blended learning paradigm comprising research papers, group assignments, case study analysis, quizzes, comprehensive learning assessment, workshops, seminars, project submission, conference participation, a dissertation, and self-directed study, designed to allow you to achieve a doctoral degree without putting your job on hold.

You can use your classroom learning and project knowledge in your current job experience that will make a difference in the profession you have chosen.
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Professional Professors


EIMT, with the experienced faculty having a deep understanding of the field and getting selected for their excellence in teaching. The student will be getting the best education that will also help them with their academics under the supervision of experts who are also multiple award winners.

We also collaborate with multiple renowned and top scholars across the world. We believe that technology is the key to good education. So you must get your education from experts and highly skilled professors who already have experience in the industry.

Academic Qualifications:


Learners should be in possession of a minimum EQF Level 7 full qualification in arts & sciences or a relevant area.

Language Competence:


Learners must have a thorough command of written and spoken English. One of the following pieces of evidence is compulsory.
Applicants only need their degree certificate and transcripts if their degree is from a university located in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa.

Where English is not the first language, applicants may need to provide the minimum English qualification IELTS 5.5 (with no less than 5.0 in each component).

Alternatively, Learners can prove their knowledge of English by having a degree that was taught or researched in English. During such a degree, all tutorials, supervision, and assessment should have been conducted in English. This degree must be academic. Applicants cannot use a vocational degree as proof.

Other substantial evidence of English Proficiency may be considered.

Applicants may be required to undertake a Pre-Sessional English Programme at additional cost to ensure that they have a standard of English appropriate to this level of study. If applicants do not pass this course, they will not be permitted to study on this programme.

Application Go Through:


Applications are accepted online only. After that, once the application has been received, we will go through it, check the past performance and future potential, and then contact you accordingly.

What is Next?


Once the application is reviewed by the admissions committee and the response is positive, you will receive a letter of admission. After the payment has been processed, you will receive an email with your login details and permission to access our learning management system.

Graduation Requirements:


The candidates must earn a cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher and be in good academic standing.
All program requirements must be completed, including the final dissertation/thesis submission.

The Curriculum


The doctorate in arts program at EIMT is designed to be completed within 3 years. Extension years are usually not granted. The program generally comprises mainly to three phases:-

1) Course Work: This phase generally is your first semester and comprises various research methods and techniques, 2-3 elective subjects related to the doctorate in arts stream you have chosen, research paper activities, seminars, and the completion of other basic requirements for the program. Most of the graduates often select their topic of research in this phase. It is also very important for the student to appear for a comprehensive exam after they have completed their course.

2) Research Lab: First of all, after learning the comprehensive exam, the candidate has to give a seminar covering the state of the art in the area of research. Further, this phase includes data collection and analysis relating to the topic of research. Your synopsis submissions, and progress report submissions every six months,multiple seminars and presentations are also included in this phase.

3) Doctoral Thesis: Before proceeding to the final submission of the thesis, the student is required to deliver a seminar covering the research work to obtain relevant feedback and suggestions. The thesis is submitted to the academic section after the open seminar. After the submission of the thesis, it is sent for evaluation by external experts. After the satisfactory evaluation of the thesis, students have to prepare for their final seminar as a part of the oral examination to the oral board, which will be reflected in the final result of the doctorate in arts degree. The scholar will be guided and supervised by the research faculty.

During each of these phases, the scholar will be guided and supervised by a supervisor or research faculty.
Semester Phase What's inside
1 Course Work 1. Research Methods
2. Qualitative Methods & Techniques
3. Quantitative Methods & Techniques
4. Research Tools
5. The Research Proposal
2-3 Research Lab Data Collection and Analysis
4-5-6 Doctoral Thesis Doctoral Thesis (Dissertation)

**Course Work: Contains 30 ECTS / 5 modules at 6 ECTS each.
**Research Lab & Doctoral Thesis: 150 ECTS - The thesis contributes around 85% to the overall result of the doctoral studies.


Doctorate in Arts Course Structure

(Duration Wise in detail)


Within 1st Month:

Invitation to Enrollment for the doctoral Program.
Doctoral Program Entrance Test.
Personal Interview by Department Research Committee (DRC) of the entrance test qualified candidates.



Within 2nd - 7th Month:

Selection For Course Work.
Fee Submission For Course Work.
Beginning of Course Work and Allocation of Supervisor / Research Faculty.
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Within 8th - 10th Month:

Synopsis Submission in five copies.
RDC (Research Department Committee) work starts.
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Within 10th - 12th Month:

Fee Submission after the 3 months of RDC.
5-6 monthly progress reports submission duly signed by supervisor electronically.




Within 13th - 33th Month*:

Fee Submission after the 6 months of RDC.
6 monthly progress reports submission duly signed by supervisor electronically.
Pre Submission Defence Committee (PSDC)
Thesis Submission in five copies duly signed by supervisor.
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Within 34th - 36th Month:

Final Viva-voice (after receiving reports from External Examiners).
Award of Doctorate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • If I applied previously but my application was rejected, may I reapply?

    Yes, you may reapply. You will need to fill out a completely new online application for this purpose.

  • Are there any interactions possible with other students?

    The online programs offer students to discuss various topics on our EIMT Connect platform.

  • How can I access the online learning platform?

    Once you are officially enrolled, we will provide you with all the details, instructions and your login information.

  • Will I receive a paper certificate after graduation?

    Each student will receive their certificate by email as well as we can send the paper certificate by postal mail.

  • When do I need to choose my Research Topic ?

    After your successful enrolment, you need to finalise your research topic within 6 months.