School of Liberal Arts

Ph.D. (Liberal Arts)

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The University's Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes in English and Sociology are rigorous and focused on problem-solving. This programme is intended for research scholars, faculty members at universities and other institutions of higher learning, and workers in the business and public sectors.

The Ph.D. programme is full-time, with required courses that must be completed before enrolling in the final dissertation work. It comprises high-quality, cutting-edge research in a variety of fields relevant to the field, including Sociology, American Literature and Culture, British and Post-colonial Studies, Anglophone Literature, and Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

The curriculum is intended for students who want to dig deep into the topics that confront an inquiring mind and broaden critical thinking, which distinguishes a properly educated person. The programme provides students with the chance for academic and personal development, as well as the opportunity to share their experiences with others in a learning community.

Why pursue a Ph.D. in Liberal Arts from IMS Unison University?

  • Excellent Opportunities: Research scholars get opportunities to obtain fresh knowledge, discuss new things and develop new skills.
  • One-of-its-kind Programme: It offers a coherent course of study that integrates the rigorous terrains of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Rigorous Programme: The rigour of the Ph.D. programme provides a medium to unlock a wide range of career opportunities the knowledge acquired through the research degree provides an opportunity to put studies into practice and give a boost to their career.
  • Pathway to an Academic Career: The programme provides a great pathway for a scholar to embark upon an academic career.
  • Handpicked Research Guide(s): The research guides at the University are highly experienced and are from the best Liberal arts schools in the country. They regularly and widely publish their research and case studies in National and International journals of repute.

Career Opportunities

    • The Ph.D.-qualified candidates can Join research, consultancy firms, and think tanks. They can join academics and take up teaching and research positions. They can also join National and International Agencies that demand social sciences and humanities research expertise.

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    • Online at the University website:
      After filling out the "Registration Form”, the candidate has to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- either online through Debit Card / Credit Card /Net Banking or cash at the Cash Counter of the University. On successful payment of the registration fee, a receipt will be generated by the system. You will have to save this registration number for all your future reference. You are required to scan and email this receipt along with documents to along with the scanned copies of all the documents required.
    • The registration fee is non-refundable under any circumstance whatsoever. Registering to a Program does not guarantee admission.
    • After the successful registration to the Program chosen, our admission team will check the seat availability and your eligibility for admission. If you meet the admission criteria, you will be contacted to proceed further as per the admission procedure of the program.
    • You shall remain in constant touch with our Admission office to know about the status of your registration.
    • Admission Process:
      Personal Interview and A valid (eligible) UGC-NET/JRF Score.

    Online application process


    Fill and confirm the registration form


    Pay registration fee using any online method


    Get registration No. on successful payment

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Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) (Liberal Arts)

Program Curriculum

S. No. Course Code Course Name
1 PHDSSH-101 Research Methodology
2 PHDSSH-102 Statistics for Quantitative Analysis
3 PHDSSH-103P Statistical Packages for Research in Management
4 PHDSSH-104 Philosophy of Social Sciences
5 PHDSSH-105 Research & Publication Ethics
Core Course
Comprehensive (Written & Oral)
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