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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!

Educational News

By Joanna Hughes January 25, 2019

A recent report in The Standard highlights a new trend among Africans with international PhD degrees: While at one time most went on to pursue academic careers abroad, many are now returning to Africa. Here’s a closer look at the shift, along with why it’s so important.

From Brain Drain…

Several factors led to the decades-long “brain drain” in parts of Africa. According to The Standard, these included hostile political situations in their home countries, the dominance of the discourse abroad and the superior working conditions found in the West. As a result, most ...

By Joanna Hughes January 21, 2019
Universities UK has launched a new campaign aimed at celebrating “the transformational impact of UK universities”. Here’s a closer look at this exciti...
By Joanna Hughes January 11, 2019
Podcasts have skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years. And while we mostly think of them in the context of entertainment, they are also aliv...
By Joanna Hughes December 20, 2018
At the sixth African Higher Education Week held this fall in Nairobi, Kenya, various African leaders cited the pivotal role African universities can p...
By Joanna Hughes December 13, 2018
Earlier this year in Nairobi, the South Korean government announced that it would provide $9 million to support the Regional Scholarship and Innovatio...

Educational articles

By S.M. Audsley July 8, 2019
A PhD student will spend years conducting research, learning, and studying, most often on their own, working steadily and independently. Completing a ...
By Joanna Hughes June 21, 2019
Pursuing a PhD is an amazing opportunity, but also comes with many challenges, and the position of PhD students, in terms of finance, job prospects, a...
By Joanna Hughes June 5, 2019
Climate change is a massive threat to the people and places of the planet. It has also been identified by the United Nations as the biggest threat to ...

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In the Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) Ph.D. program, we train students to become the next generation of scholars, university faculty, and researchers. Our graduates have successfully obta... [+]
In the Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) Ph.D. program, we train students to become the next generation of scholars, university faculty, and researchers. Our graduates have successfully obtained positions of their choice in some of the nation’s leading academic institutions. [-]
We offer PH.D. and M.S. degrees in 6 programs: atmospheric Sciences, Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecosystems and Society, Marine Geosciences, Meteorology, and Physical Oceanography, and Ocean Sc... [+]
We offer PH.D. and M.S. degrees in 6 programs: atmospheric Sciences, Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecosystems and Society, Marine Geosciences, Meteorology, and Physical Oceanography, and Ocean Sciences. We offer highly competitive stipend rates, tuition, and health insurance coverage for our incoming Ph.D. students as part of a fully-funded 5-year Graduate Assistantship. [-]
July 11, 2019 | UNITAR
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration will help students develop advanced research skills useful for a career in academics or other positions of employment where systematic, critical and ana... [+]
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration will help students develop advanced research skills useful for a career in academics or other positions of employment where systematic, critical and analytical skills are required. Take your career to a new level upon completion of an original thesis required at the end of the course. [-]
Students in PMB explore every aspect of plant and microbial life, from molecular biology to genomics to ecosystem science. By integrating expertise from premier faculty across diverse departments, PMB... [+]
Students in PMB explore every aspect of plant and microbial life, from molecular biology to genomics to ecosystem science. By integrating expertise from premier faculty across diverse departments, PMB creates a remarkably interdisciplinary educational and richly collaborative research environment. [-]

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