PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, refers to the postgraduate degrees that are awarded to candidates after completing the university program. There are a variety of disciplines in which candidates can earn a PhD and there are programs around the world that offer top-notch education facilitated by faculty that are experts in their field. PhD programs prepare candidates for careers in academia, research,… Read more
PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, refers to the postgraduate degrees that are awarded to candidates after completing the university program. There are a variety of disciplines in which candidates can earn a PhD and there are programs around the world that offer top-notch education facilitated by faculty that are experts in their field. PhD programs prepare candidates for careers in academia, research, government, or industry.
Requirements in PhD programs vary depending on the country, the university, and the program. Most PhD programs require a master’s degree, but some will accept candidates with only a bachelor’s. Most programs take a minimum of 3 or 4 years to complete and require a combination of coursework and research, and others will expect candidates to teach undergraduate courses as well as write publications. The bulk of most PhD programs lie in the candidate’s original research that leads to a dissertation or thesis of publishable quality, that provides significant contribution to the field, and that candidates must defend in front of a panel of experts.
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During the research phase, students focus on scientific research for their Ph.D. project which is conducted within a research group led and supervised by an MPSP-Fellow. Stude ... +
The Ph.D. degree requires a student to reach a critical understanding of the basic scientific and engineering principles underlying their field of interest. In addition, the s ... +
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) invites candidates from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good ... +
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 World Maritime University (WMU) was established by the UN’s International Maritime Organization in 1983 and is IMO’s apex institution for postgraduate education and resear ... +
Business leadership is increasingly required to integrate multiple sources of knowledge, understand the perceptions of diverse parties and put human values into action. Execut ... +
The extra-occupational doctoral programme of the IfM will provide you with a doctorate course for which you will not have to limit your career or private life on a large scale ... +
Temple University’s Doctoral Program in Media and Communication connects a strong media core with intellectual work in the humanities and social sciences and helps you prepare ... +
QBM seeks to train a cohort of young scientists who, while firmly anchored in their home discipline, are well versed in multiple approaches and styles of thought. The goal is ... +
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 ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original rese ... +
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 ... +
The cybersecurity management graduate doctoral program is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research program that prepares graduates for key positions in academia, in federa ... +
HKBU School of Business offers 4-year full-time PhD across five main disciplines, namely Accountancy and Law (ACLW), Economics (ECON), Finance and Decision Sciences (FDS), Man ... +
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 ... +