1133 Distance learning PhD Programs

The interconnectedness of the global community as well as technological advancements has made it possible to earn a PhD through distance learning. PhD distance learning programs are designed for students that must juggle their commitments such as work and family, but also want to pursue further education. There are many options for PhD distance learning programs offered at many universities around… Read more

The interconnectedness of the global community as well as technological advancements has made it possible to earn a PhD through distance learning. PhD distance learning programs are designed for students that must juggle their commitments such as work and family, but also want to pursue further education.

There are many options for PhD distance learning programs offered at many universities around the world. Length and structure vary for each PhD distance learning program depending on the university requirements. Some PhD distance learning programs require some travel to meet with supervising faculty, or to complete other tasks.
 
If you have considered working toward your PhD, but have been unsure how to complete it because of other commitments in your life, then a PhD distance learning program may be the degree for you! There are many programs at many universities that offer the same high quality of education as the traditional PhD. Scroll through the options below and find the perfect fit for you!

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Unicaf University (MW)
New York, USA +14 More

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ... +

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
ISM - International School of Management
Paris, France

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original rese ... +

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original research in academia. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Silesian University of Technology - Joint Doctoral School
Gliwice, Poland

The Joint Doctoral School offers interdisciplinary education covering a wide range of scientific disciplines (Topics of Ph.D. thesis ). Duration of a Ph.D. program is 4 years ... +

The Joint Doctoral School offers interdisciplinary education covering a wide range of scientific disciplines (Topics of Ph.D. thesis ). Duration of a Ph.D. program is 4 years with full-time enrolment. Each Ph.D. student receives a scholarship without charging for tuition. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Hong Kong

The Research Grants Council (RGC)of HKSAR will soon invite applications for the "Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme" 2019-2020. Students from worldwide will be recruited to pur ... +

The Research Grants Council (RGC)of HKSAR will soon invite applications for the "Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme" 2019-2020. Students from worldwide will be recruited to pursue their Ph.D. studies in Hong Kong. The scheme will support students selected through open competition. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations
Piscataway Township, USA

SMLR's Ph.D. program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is an interdisciplinary program that qualifies students for employment as college or university faculty ... +

SMLR's Ph.D. program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources (IRHR) is an interdisciplinary program that qualifies students for employment as college or university faculty or for research positions. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our stud ... +

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Национальный исследовательский технологический университет МИСиС
Moscow, Russia

The program is designed for researchers who want to pursue their education in the field of theoretical and applied physics as well as other interdisciplinary natural and engin ... +

The program is designed for researchers who want to pursue their education in the field of theoretical and applied physics as well as other interdisciplinary natural and engineering sciences. You will be conducting your research about physical phenomena, their principles and processes. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

The Department of Computer Science offers the following research postgraduate programmes in both full-time and part-time modes:

The Department of Computer Science offers the following research postgraduate programmes in both full-time and part-time modes: -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Organization and Leadership is a unique program for working professionals who see themselves as educational leaders transforming their or ... +

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Organization and Leadership is a unique program for working professionals who see themselves as educational leaders transforming their organizations through a learning perspective. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
5 years
English
Campus
 
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Our graduate program offers a PhD in philosophy in four core areas, Molecular / Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology / Systematics and Evolution / Genetics. The PhD in Phil ... +

Our graduate program offers a PhD in philosophy in four core areas, Molecular / Cellular Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology / Systematics and Evolution / Genetics. The PhD in Philosophy is offered through the Intercampus Doctorate Program of the University of Puerto Rico, administered by us. -
PhD
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Vienna, Austria

The Doctoral Program in International Business Taxa­tion (DIBT) offers an excellent doctoral education to outstanding students from all over the world, fully preparing them to ... +

The Doctoral Program in International Business Taxa­tion (DIBT) offers an excellent doctoral education to outstanding students from all over the world, fully preparing them to conduct research on international business taxation. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Chicago, USA

The doctoral program in the Department of Public Administration provides students with a rich and diverse education through a combination of hands-on research training and a f ... +

The doctoral program in the Department of Public Administration provides students with a rich and diverse education through a combination of hands-on research training and a foundation of coursework targeted at your specific areas of interest. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
 
Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence - MBZUAI
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Master the fundamental knowledge of computer vision and develop expertise in several specialized are ... +

Upon completion of the program requirements, the graduate will be able to; Master the fundamental knowledge of computer vision and develop expertise in several specialized areas of research in computer vision; Grow expertise in comprehending existing literature, apply reasoning, and master the necessary skills and techniques to develop novel ideas that are recognized by the experts of the computer vision discipline; Apply advanced problem-solving skills to analyze, design and execute innovative solutions for the existing and/or new problems faced in both industry and academia. -
PhD
4 years
English
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
 
University of the South Pacific USP
Suva, Fiji

Faculty of Business and Economics offers a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in most disciplines taught at postgraduate level. Students interested in progressing from a master’s pr ... +

Faculty of Business and Economics offers a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in most disciplines taught at postgraduate level. Students interested in progressing from a master’s programme to doctoral studies are advised to contact the Faculty Dean. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics
Xiamen, China

The international doctoral programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivation ... +

The international doctoral programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus