PhD Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Egham in United Kingdom

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Humanities and Social Sciences

A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

A PhD in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences focuses on human thoughts and culture. It is an advanced level of education, often focusing on student teacher relationships, advanced research methods, and higher tier courses.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Royal Holloway, School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Egham + 1 more

Our <strong>Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)</strong> and <strong>Master of Philosophy (MPhil)</strong> is primarily based around an in-depth study of a specific topic, which is guided by one or more staff members who are experts and active researchers in their fields, and experienced supervisors of research. [+]

PhD Degrees in Humanities and Social Sciences in Egham in United Kingdom. The programme involves a period of sustained in-depth study of a specific topic and aims to: - provide the opportunity to enhance the student’s knowledge of the broad area and to study the theoretical foundations and specific techniques of the subject - ensure the student uncovers and critically examines background literature on the topic - provide the student with the stimulus required to develop originality and creativity in the research - give the student the opportunity to develop skills in making and testing hypotheses or research questions, in developing new theory, and in planning and conducting investigations to discover new insights - provide, through critical scrutiny of written work and oral presentations, an opportunity for the student to develop skills in writing and presenting the results of the research in learned journals and monographs. Why choose this course? Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is primarily based around an in-depth study of a specific topic, which is guided by one or more staff members who are experts and active researchers in their fields, and experienced supervisors of research. The School has over 60 research-active academic staff, from more than 10 countries, covering the main areas of management. Students work closely with established research teams, and play a full and active part in the School’s research and teaching activities. Employability & career opportunities PhD and MPhil students are important members of our community and a number of students go on to secure positions either with us or at other top-rated universities or companies. Throughout the doctoral programme you are expected to publish your work, either as working papers, journal articles or conference papers. In years two and three there are often opportunities to gain teaching experience. Consultancy and similar assignments may also be available and can sometimes provide additional income to students. [-]