Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.
Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.
University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty
The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers a Ph.D. Degree which may be pursued in full-time study. The Ph.D. programme is designed for students
The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers a Ph.D. Degree which may be pursued in full-time study. The Ph.D. programme is designed for students who have obtained a Master´s Degree in Philosophy and related study disciplines.
What are Philosophy studies about?
The Ph.D. study in Philosophy aims to provide a high-quality education and research training in the field of contemporary philosophy, with a special focus on the philosophy of social sciences. The Ph.D. study is designed for students with a Master's Degree in Philosophy or related disciplines.
The graduates will be professionally and also linguistically fully prepared for independent scientific research and teaching, for work in public institutions, media, non-governmental organizations....
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
he Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Depart
The Faculty offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our MPhil and PhD students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities.
Our Global Distinctiveness
The distinctive features of our programmes are:
Emphasis on trans-disciplinary problem-solving.
Global diversity. Our current and recent graduates come from Hong Kong, China, and a further 14 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa and North America.
Financial and professional support for conference participation and overseas placements.
Caring and cohesive graduate community. Our students have an effective voice in Faculty governance, and network with/ learn from peers from across our social sciences disciplines, all housed in one building.
Opportunities to take courses and attend lecture across Hong Kong's universities and to access data and field across China and South East Asia.
A flexible range of funding models including government scholarships, Faculty scholarships, and Department scholarship
PhD in Humanistic Studies (DEH) is a response to the need for a critical reflection on the current environment from the humanities. This program seeks to train academics,
The PhD in Humanistic Studies (DEH) It comes in response to the need for a critical reflection on the current environment from the humanities. This program seeks to train academics, researchers and experts professionals critical thinking, able to analyze, from an ethical, innovative and constructive perspective, the problems facing contemporary society, while promoting the economic, political, social and cultural development sustainable community and with integrity, to contribute to the betterment of society.
The DEH has four lines that allow further research, understand and offer solutions on the dilemmas of contemporary culture. These are invigorated by a large, multidisciplinary faculty, top international, responsible for training students of excellence....
Mexico, Monterrey, Buenavista, Mexico City, Zapopan, Puebla City, Santa Fe+ 3 More
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
The Josef Korbel School Ph.D. program combines broad and rigorous training in conventional fields - international politics, comparative politics, international political
The Josef Korbel School Ph.D. program combines broad and rigorous training in conventional fields - international politics, comparative politics, international political economy and/or political theory - with ample opportunities for customization, creativity, and exploration. Faculty mentoring ensures each student pursues a productive path of study, whether the goal is college teaching or a career in research, government or the nonprofit sector. Each year, the Josef Korbel School receives approximately 100 applications and accepts 4 applicants, making it a highly sought after and competitive program.
Our doctoral candidates develop close working relationships with faculty in an open, informal environment that facilitates interaction and the exchange of ideas. The small size of the program also contributes to a strong sense of community. The Josef Korbel School challenges each student to become an original and creative scholar while providing a supportive environment for personal and professional development....
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English
This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities.
This scheme gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for a PhD in one of Hong Kong’s highly ranked universities. If you are interested in conducting cutting-edge research in one of the following areas, PolyU’s renowned Department of English is the place for you:
Language and Professional Communication
Linguistics, English Language and Systemic Functional Linguistics
Language Teaching and Learning
Media and Communication
Area Studies and Intercultural Communication
Key features of the Fellowship Scheme
Monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600)
The annual conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) for 3 years
Tuition scholarship and guaranteed hall accommodation in the first year for PolyU awardees
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
The Doctor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Gratz College is designed for students already holding a graduate degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, history, or an
The Doctor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Gratz College is designed for students already holding a graduate degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, history, or another related discipline. Doctoral students will engage in a meta-study of genocide to understand the phenomenon from a comprehensive range of academic approaches—historical, sociological, geographical, psychological, legal, theological and scientific—to inform their dissertations while reviewing the significant literature and conducting in-depth original research in the field.
Total Degree = 48 credits
Required Core Courses = 21 credits
Unveiling the Underpinnings of Genocide
Gender and Genocide II
Genocide in the Modern World
Genocide and International Law
A Geographical Approach to the Study of the Holocaust
The Psychology and Sociology of Altruism and Rescue
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Global Studies (60 credits)
Our postgraduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Postgraduate programs are advanced academic programs for college and university graduates, as well as for working professionals wishing to pursue a progressive career in the field of communication and liberal arts. The college’s truly global community provides ample opportunities for students to pursue academic topics of interest and research with an emphasis on globalization, communication and higher education. Not all programs are offered at all campuses....
Spain, Barcelona, Belgium, Brussels, Madrid, Switzerland, Zürich, Japan, Tokyo, Antwerp+ 6 More
The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators.
A research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators, you'll benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities as you identify and research challenges within and beyond computing.
The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. You will conduct both foundational and applied research to address diverse and important challenges within and beyond computing, and benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities. Our graduates are poised to excel in both computing and interdisciplinary environments in academia, government, and industry....
The core educational principle of the programme is that it will be research-led and will entail engaging with cutting-edge research across a range of sub-fields of Applie
This doctoral programme in Applied Linguistics is a four-year full-time programme which includes a combination of taught modules (in year 1 of the programme) and individual research, the principal component being the doctoral thesis. In tandem with the doctoral thesis, this programme aims to enhance the professional knowledge of language teachers and language professionals by focusing on the core features of language as a system (grammar, lexis, and phonology), language learning and acquisition, as well as language in its broader societal context. The taught modules will be offered in a face-to-face environment and blended learning will be used to offer flexibility for learners.
The core educational principle of the programme is that it will be research-led and will entail engaging with cutting-edge research across a range of sub-fields of Applied Linguistics. This will mean promoting inquiry-based learning by posing real-world problems relating to language use and acquisition. The fostering of critical thinking is also core to the educational principles of the programme. Students will be challenged throughout the programme to engage critically with received models of language use and acquisition. A range of pedagogical strategies will be deployed to promote active research-led learning and scholarship. Residential summer schools will also be a key component of the programme and will allow students to engage with high profile Applied Linguists and also to present their own research, with the aim of fostering their development as independent researchers....
The PhD programme in Sociology provides advanced education and academic training for professions in research and development. The study is designed as multi-paradigmatic,
The PhD programme in Sociology provides advanced education and academic training for professions in research and development. The study is designed as multi-paradigmatic, strong emphasis is placed on linking theory, methodology and the empirical. It seeks to reflect topical issues of contemporary society in global context.
The core PhD courses include Dissertation Colloquia; Dissertation Seminars; Methodological and Specialisation Courses; Readings in Sociological Theory; Sociological Research Practice; Theory of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies.
Graduate´s profile and employability:
The graduates will acquire knowledge of contemporary sociological theories in the context of the canon of social thought, of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and of a chosen area of specialization. These will be complemented with selected soft skills (e.g. communication and IT skills), pedagogical and technical research skills (e.g. scholarly editing and bibliographic research). PhD students are expected to conduct their own original research leading to a doctoral dissertation and to contribute to the advancement of sociological knowledge by participating in workshops, conferences, publications and other activities of the international scholarly communities....
The Ph.D. program in Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University is designed to prepare future professors, researchers and teacher trainers to work independently a
Pursue a diverse range of issues in preparation for your career as a researcher, teacher trainer, or leader in fields related to teaching and learning second languages, including:
Grammar and vocabulary
Language planning and policy
Language testing and program evaluation
Quantitative research methods
Register and discourse analysis
Second language acquisition
Second language reading and writing
Second language teaching and learning
Speech perception and production
Our faculty works closely with individual students, helping them to develop as colleagues in applied linguistics. As a result, our Ph.D. students have an outstanding record of publication and participation in major conferences such as TESOL and AAAL. Graduates of our program have also been highly successful at obtaining tenure-track faculty positions at major universities....
Our program explores leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry.
Transformative Studies PhD
The goal of the doctoral program in Transformative Studies is to develop thought-leaders who are committed to exploring leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry.
The program encourages students to pursue research topics they are passionate about and supports participation in the scholarly discourse through publication. It views academic inquiry as an opportunity for personal and social transformation, grounding transformative processes in academic depth, rigor, and imagination.
About the Program
Participants in the Transformative Studies program will:
Make an original transdisciplinary research contribution in a chosen area of inquiry...
The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of
Ph.D. in Marriage & Family Therapy (PMFT)
The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human nature including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of maturation. The approach focuses on the strengths and the resiliency of family systems and communal resources to restore and build healthy family relationships. Systemic philosophy and models provide the basis for a therapeutic approach to mental health and relational restoration. Values of creativity, respect, compassion, excellence, and accountability are promoted. Effective learning and preparation for professional service are believed to occur in an academic community of trust that practices justice, peace and human dignity....
Graduates of doctoral study (Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Ph.D.) are competent to carry out conceptual theological and scientific activities and create professional t
Graduates of doctoral study (Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Ph.D.) are competent to carry out conceptual theological and scientific activities and create professional theological work in church theory and practice as well as in building a Christian worldview based on scientific exegesis of the Bible. They are ready to carry out leadership positions in the church, parachurch, and ecumenical institutions and organizations. They can teach theological courses at the university level and professional training of the church and religious organizations staff.
Graduates understand the relationship between the natural sciences, humanities, and theological sciences and are competent to carry out research in theology and related fields. As personalities at the same time educated in science and faith have a wide view on issues of contemporary philosophical-theological and ethical controversies and are able to handle sensitive and controversial public response to ethical and social issues relating to the Christian faith, religion and culture....
This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historic
Doctor of Philosophy in Theology – 60 credits
This program will equip the student to know the methods of qualitative, historical, and practical theological research, to grow in understanding of the biblical, historical and theological warrants for contemporary ministerial practice and to develop effectiveness in the expository communication of Scripture, through oral and written media.
BI8606 Harmony of the Gospels
CH7037 Assessment for Excellence
CM7405 Homiletic Applied
MN7521 Study of the Church Growth Movement
MN8106 Spiritual Authority I
MN8107 Spiritual Authority II
TH7310 Eschatology II
TH8416 Mission Theology
IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory
IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project
IN8603 Thesis: Research
IN8604 Thesis: Writing
IN8605 Thesis: Defense
Electives (3) – 9 credits