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PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of Philosophy, and is usually awarded after completing extensive research in a specified field of study. This research must significantly contribute to the current knowledge base, and must be completed with a dissertation or thesis. Often the dissertation or thesis must be defended in front of a panel of experts in the field and only after successful defense, the degree of PhD is conferred. A PhD degree usually takes a minimum of 4 years to complete, but sometimes longer depending on the student, university, and program.

There are many universities and programs that offer top PhD programs internationally. Students wishing to continue their education have a wide range of top PhD programs options, which include doctoral programs in health professions, psychology, engineering, education, biological sciences, and biomedical sciences. There are top PhD programs in each country, so students considering a PhD have a number of countries to choose from.

Have a look at some of the top PhD programs listed below - you might find the top PhD program you are searching for!

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By Alyssa Walker January 16, 2019
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By Joanna Hughes January 3, 2019
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By Joanna Hughes December 18, 2018
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he Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose ... [+]
he Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities. [-]
January 15, 2019 | Hasan Kalyoncu University
Our Masters in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is an advanced course designed for engineering graduates to enhance their skills in this area of high technology.
Our Masters in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is an advanced course designed for engineering graduates to enhance their skills in this area of high technology. [-]
January 14, 2019 | Cardiff Metropolitan University
The Doctorate in Sport Coaching aims to equip practitioners and related scholars with an appreciation of the symbiotic and synergetic relationship between theory and practice.
The Doctorate in Sport Coaching aims to equip practitioners and related scholars with an appreciation of the symbiotic and synergetic relationship between theory and practice. [-]
The program provides advanced theoretical knowledge of the physics of the Earth and planetary bodies and trains students in theoretical and numerical solutions of the forward and inverse problems. The... [+]
The program provides advanced theoretical knowledge of the physics of the Earth and planetary bodies and trains students in theoretical and numerical solutions of the forward and inverse problems. The graduate is able to carry out independent scientific research focused on the physical processes in the Earth, planets, and satellites. He/she can pursue a career in the research institutions focused on Earth and planetary evolution, but also in the industrial research focused on the issue of continuum mechanics. [-]

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