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Top PhD Programs

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!

Newly Added Programs

University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
2020-09-18
USA, Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Liberal Arts
2020-09-18
USA, Las Vegas
UBIS University of Business and International Studies
2020-09-16
Switzerland, Geneva
Duke University School of Nursing
2020-09-14
USA, Durham
University of Louisiana at Lafayette College of Engineering
2020-09-10
USA, Lafayette
Africa International University
2020-09-09
Kenya, Nairobi
Holy Family University School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
2020-09-09
USA, Philadelphia
Holy Family University School of Education
2020-09-09
USA, Philadelphia
Holy Family University School of Arts & Sciences
2020-09-09
USA, Philadelphia
Auburn University College of Agriculture
2020-09-07
USA, Auburn
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2020-09-04
Hong Kong
University of Cincinnati and College of Engineering and Applied Science
2020-08-26
USA, Cincinnati

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