The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
This is an advanced study that enables you to have a better understanding of the informatics area of specialization. With this study, you can give a scholarly contribution to this area of study by bringing real solutions to people using the technology.
Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.
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