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

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences and International Relations

Ph.D. in Communication and Media Science

November 22, 2017
Communication allows individuals and organizations to conceive, recognize and comprehend their own sociocultural environment. The sociocultural environment of human social-cultural existence consists in patterns in the utilization of symbols.

Hamad bin Khalifa University

PhD in Genomics and Precision Medicine

November 22, 2017
HBKU’s Genomics and Precision Medicine (GPM) programs are multidisciplinary graduate programs that have been designed to prepare the next generation of professionals and leaders, who will help implement the use of precision and personalized medicine in the healthcare system.

Queen's University Belfast

PhD Microbes and Pathogen Biology

November 22, 2017
These include overlapping themes in Biochemistry, Food Safety and Nutrition, Microbiology, Parasitology and Plant/Soil Science, with a broad research ethos that encompasses research in molecular biosciences from molecules to ecosystems.