The degree, title, or rank, of a doctor.
Another word for the Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy degree. Those who earn the Ph.D. are entitled to use the title "Doctor."
A doctoral program is a postgraduate research program which involves a student independently researching a specific topic under the guidance of a supervisor and the production of a thesis. For a doctorate, considerably more original work is required than for a Masters by Research program. Students should note that in some faculties, course-work may also be prescribed.
() the highest degree awarded by a university; earned after completing of at least five years of study beyond a bachelor's degree; a Ph.D. is a doctorate of philosophy
one of the highest academic degrees conferred by a university
a course that aims to teach the discipline of research, leading to careers either in the public or private sector as a researcher or research/teaching fellow
a high-level of university degree
an academic degree of the highestlevel
a process as well as research and writing
a supposition for a career within the university/college system but is also valued in industry
Unless otherwise stated, includes MD, PhD, EdD research programs. See Award Level.
A degree ranking above the masterâ€™s degree and normally awarded after two or three yearsâ€™ study, although most students need more time to finish; the average for many is four to five years. The most common doctorate is the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) which can be awarded for research in any subject (not just philosophy). Doctoral degrees usually involve researching, writing, presenting and defending a thesis, in addition to course work.
The highest degree one can earn (but see Chancellor). Includes Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Education (Ed.D.), and many other titles.
a degree, most commonly the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), which is awarded to a graduate student after the successful completion of a doctoral program beyond the master's level.
One of several degrees granted by graduate schools.
A degree that requires the highest level of education.
The highest degree awarded by colleges and universities in the United States. The requirements for the degree vary depending on the institution and field of study. Usually, it requires a dissertation or a comprehensive examination during the final phases of the program. It usually takes around four years to complete.
The highest academic degree conferred by a university on students who have completed at least three years of graduate study beyond the bachelor's and/ or master's degree.
This is the highest degree offered at colleges and universities and requires two academic years of full-time study beyond the Master's degree, plus a dissertation based on original research.
Any research degree resulting in the successful candidate being able to use the title Doctor (e.g. PhD, DPhil).
The highest university degree, also called a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.). Physicians usually receive a doctorate of medicine (M.D.), while lawyers receive a juris doctorate (J.D.).
A doctoral program is a postgraduate research program where students independently research a specific topic under the guidance of a supervisor to produce a thesis. For a doctorate, considerably more original work is required than for a Masters by Research program. Students should note that in some faculties, coursework may also be prescribed.
The degree a student gets after successfully completing a dissertation, which normally takes four years. Students should have completed at least a master's degree to be eligible for a doctorate degree.
A doctorate is an academic degree of the highest level. The term comes from the Latin doctor, meaning "teacher." It originated in Medieval Europe as a license to teach at a university.