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.
Spatial sciences is the study of gathering, organizing, managing, and analyzing data with a locational component. Also known as geomatics, this field is increasingly important in a world that is becoming more data-driven every year.
Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.
Top Doctoral Programs in Spatial Sciences in Australia 2017
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