Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy
the highest doctorate awarded by a university for original research in any discipline

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  • Doctor of Philosophy — Ph.D. redirects here. For other uses, see Ph.D. (disambiguation). Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated as PhD, Ph.D., DPhil or D.Phil. (for the Latin philosophiae doctor or doctor philosophiae), in English speaking countries, is a postgraduate… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Philosophy — Die Artikel Ph.D. und Doktor überschneiden sich thematisch. Hilf mit, die Artikel besser voneinander abzugrenzen oder zu vereinigen. Beteilige dich dazu an der Diskussion über diese Überschneidungen. Bitte entferne diesen Baustein erst nach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • doctor of philosophy — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doctor Of Philosophy — Philosophiæ doctor Pour un article plus général sur les doctorats anglo saxons, voir Doctorate Le philosophiæ doctor (ou doctor philosophiæ ; en français, docteur en philosophie ; en anglais, doctor of philosophy ou en abrégé Ph.D. ou… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Doctor of Philosophy — Doctors of Philosophy N COUNT A Doctor of Philosophy is someone who has a PhD …   English dictionary

  • Doctor of Philosophy — Doctor of Phi losophy n a ↑PhD …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Doctor of Philosophy — Doc′tor of Philos′ophy n. 1) edu a doctor s degree awarded for advanced studies in the humanities or the social, behavioral, or pure sciences 2) edu a person who has been awarded this degree Abbr.: Ph.D …   From formal English to slang

  • Doctor of Philosophy — noun a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑doctor s degree, ↑doctorate • Hyponyms: ↑Ph.D., ↑PhD, ↑DPhil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Doctor of Philosophy — 1. Also called doctorate. the highest degree awarded by a graduate school, usually to a person who has completed at least three years of graduate study and a dissertation approved by a board of professors. 2. a person who has been awarded this… …   Universalium

  • Doctor of Philosophy — noun A terminal research degree and one of the highest doctorates awarded by a university …   Wiktionary

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