A person who has a degree and has undertaken years of research and has published their work and been assessed, may be awarded a PhD and can use the title of Doctor. This is a specialist degree that is usually awarded for at least 3 years of supervised, but original research work. All research students starting Ph.D. research would expect to hold a good degree first. A person with a Ph.D. degree uses the title "Dr"
To be admitted to candidature for a PhD degree, students are expected to have an honours degree, at least at upper second-class level, from an Australian or other recognised university. Applicants should also show a capacity for original research.
an American doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded by a graduate school
Philosophiæ Doctor (Doctor of Philosophy)
An advanced research degree that is usually completed after doing a first degree (e.g. a Bachelor of Science degree) and an honours or masters degree. In New Zealand, it usually takes three years to complete a bachelor's degree (four years to do an honours' programme) and at least an extra three to complete a PhD.
Doctor of Philosophy (a research postgraduate programme of study).
Abbreviation for "Doctor of Philosophy." This is the designation for doctoral degrees in most fields of study.
Doctor of Philosophy (academic)
stands for Doctor of Philosophy - The highest level of a university degree that can be obtained
Doctor of Philosophy. This is typically a research-oriented degree awarded to nurses who have at least a Masters degree, and who do additional work on a given subject and complete a dissertation.
The degree of a Doctor of Philosophy, which is a higher postgraduate degree than an Honours or Master degree. It involves at least two-and-a-half years of supervised research and a thesis.
Doctor of Philosophy. Highest degree in any field. This degree can only be taken after a degree on the Bachelor level.
Doctor of Philosophy degree. This is a degree awarded after several years of independent study and is important for those people wanting to go into full-time research. Someone with a PhD can call themselves 'Dr', although this is very different from being a medical doctor.
The degree of Doctor of Philosophy, a higher degree than an Honours or Master's degree, involving at least two and a half years of supervised research resulting in a thesis. PhD graduates may call themselves "Dr".
acronym for Doctor of Philosophy (Doctorate Degree).
see' Doctor of Philosophy'.
One of several degrees granted by graduate schools.