Doctor of Philosophy

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Doctor of Philosophy

n
(Education) a doctorate awarded for original research in any subject except law, medicine, or theology. Abbreviation: PhD or DPhil

Doc′tor of Philos′ophy


n.
1. a doctor's degree awarded for advanced studies in the humanities or the social, behavioral, or pure sciences.
2. a person who has been awarded this degree. Abbr.: Ph.D.
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Noun1.Doctor of Philosophy - a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
Ph.D., PhD - a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study
DPhil - a British doctorate
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Dr Mahathir received the Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from IUJ president Hiroyuki Itami in a ceremony held at a hotel in Fukuoka City in the course of his two-day working visit to the prefecture.
He also stated that due to eagerness for education, he successfully completed a Doctorate of Philosophy PHD in higher education technology at the Silenus University of Science and Literature, Roseau Walley, Commonwealth Dominica, Italian Branch.
He then went to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to complete his master's degree in applied mathematics and his doctorate of philosophy in applied science-mathematics, earning the title of outstanding graduate student during his time there.
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At the convocation, the Government College University Lahore has conferred the doctorate of philosophy (PhD) degree upon a visually impaired person, Muhammad Arif Mughal, in Urdu Literature, while Pakistan Navy psychologist Commander Fayyaz Ahmed Anjum also received his PhD degree in Psychology.
LAHORE -- The Government College University (GCU) on Saturday conferred the doctorate of philosophy (PhD) degree upon a visually-impaired person, Muhammad Arif Mughal, in Urdu Literature.
Drap Deputy Director Dr Ubaid Ali had filed a petition in the high court, alleging that the incumbent chief of the authority was holding a fake doctorate of philosophy degree.
Dr Ali accused Hussain of holding a fake doctorate of philosophy (PhD) degree.
She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy with a thesis on 'Psychoanalysis and Eastern Mythology.
Career technology centers offer a one year certificate of completion for practical nursing while higher education institutions provide the opportunity to earn degrees that range from Associates, Bachelors, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctorate of Philosophy Degrees in Nursing for registered nurses.