PhD Programs

A PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is a postgraduate degree conferred by universities. It is the top academic degree available in a field.

The completion of a PhD can result in significantly improved career prospects. Students or professionals interested in leadership, academia, consulting, research and entrepreneurship, a PhD degree can offer an advantage or a required qualification.

Many universities around the world offer PhD programs. It is common for students to specialize in a field such as Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Sustainability, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, etc.

The variety of different PhD programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular PhD degrees listed below.

Newly added PhDs

Binghamton University

PhD in Chemistry

September 22, 2016
The PhD is awarded primarily for an original investigation which results in a significant advance in knowledge within an area of chemistry. A firm grasp of the fundamental principles, experimental techniques and current theories of chemistry is also required...

National Chung Cheng University

Ph.D in Electrical Engineering

September 23, 2016
The PhD program, which provides academic training for students aiming to pursue an academic career in electrical engineering at higher education or research institutions, is tailor-made to suit students' different needs in their future academic research. With the guidance from the advisers, curriculums are designed to best fit students’ needs in their f… [+]uture research direction. [-]

Telfer School of Management

PhD in Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management

September 26, 2016
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (OBHR) focuses on the understanding and management of behaviour in the workplace. Students develop a deep appreciation for the research and insight of subjects dealing with the “human” side of work, such as individual-level topics (e.g., recruitment, selection, job analysis, performance), relational topics (e.… [+]g., relationships between individuals at work, mentors-protégés, leaders-followers; diversity, equity) and organizational-level topics (e.g., organizational learning, change management, compensation systems, industrial relations) as well as topics from complementary disciplines such as psychology and sociology. [-]