Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

Abbreviation

PhD

The Doctor of Philosophy is an ungraded postgraduate research degree awarded for independent research which forms a distinct contribution to the knowledge of the subject and which affords evidence of coherence and originality shown either by the discovery of new facts or by the exercise of independent critical power.

Related terms:

Cotutelle, Joint programs, Joint research degree, Master of Philosophy, Master of Research, Postgraduate

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