PhD programs

PhD is an advanced degree which has a very clear objective: to prepare students for their future research career. PhD programs are open to students with Master’s degree, but in some countries (such as the United States) it is possible to apply for PhD programs after your undergraduate degree. It usually takes between 3 and 7 years to complete your PhD studies. In most cases it will take more than 5 years, especially if you study in the  United States, where you have to complete several classes and obtain you Master's degree before starting to write you final thesis.

PhD prorgams are typiccaly very intensive: students have to choose advanced classes as well as to think about their reserach project. Moreover, sudents often work as research or teaching assistants in the university which help to raise some money as well as to get some expirience, which could be valuable for their own projects.

However, career in academia is not the only option which is available after your doctoral degree. While 5 or seven additional years spent on research and studying may seem like a disadvantage for your career in business, some advanced skills acquired during these years may be valuable for employers. Some graduates may choose a career in the research departments of private corporations (after PhD in Biology) or in international organizations such as World Bank (after PhD in Economics).

Admission to PhD programs is typically very competitive: prospective students have to demonstrate excellent academic abilities (your undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be very solid as well as your test results), but the most important piece of your application is your statement of purpose or research proposal. You have to present your research project and explain why it is good enough to be realized. While PhD programs train you to become a researcher, the potential quality of your research is the most important criteria for an admission committee. Prospective students are ofter required to provide the results of the standardized tests, such as GRE. 

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Coventry University logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 8088 USD
International students: 10452 USD
/ Module
36 months ( ECTS)

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Tel Aviv University logo
Tuition Fee:
International students: 20000 USD / 1 year
1 May

The Law Information Technology Workshop is a unique TAU Law format of studying, taught by Prof. Michael Birnhack and Prof. Assaf Jacob. Like in other workshops, we enable scholars and students to engage directly on academic works in progress: our diverse guests present the articles they are working on to graduate law students, eager for your feedback.

Kadir Has University logo
Tuition Fee:
48 months ( ECTS)

Description The Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department aims to train artists who can create a comfortable, useful and pleasant environment in interior spaces. This involves cooperating with the architectural team during the initial planning of new buildings as well as making modifications for new uses in the interiors of old buildings. The consumers personal and social needs, novelty in technology and current artistic trends are considered in these activities. In this...

University of Kent at Canterbury logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 9000 USD
International students: 12450 USD
/ Year
15 January 2016
48 months ( ECTS)

Description Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. It boasts a carefully designed and wide-ranging curriculum, an institutional commitment to teaching excellence, as well as extensive international links. In addition to offering an active and highly successful mooting programme, the Law School also houses a...

School of Business and Finance logo
Tuition Fee:
600 EUR / Year
6 months ( ECTS)

Study for one of the most globally recognised accounting qualifications with a team of specialist tutors, hand-picked for their extensive experience. Also enjoy more hours dedicated to you – up to 60 hours of face-to-face teaching per subject area.You can access extensive resources including textbooks, lecture notes, progress tests, mock exams, revision kits and exam technique sessions. You will also benefit from studio-recorded video lectures available online 24/7, and a Pass 1st Time...

South Dakota State University logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 8662 USD
International students: 18044 USD
/ Year
48 months (120 ECTS)

Description The Agronomy major provides broad training in the plant and soil sciences and in crop production technology. The integrated program is designed to provide students with an understanding and knowledge base in crops, soils, weeds, entomology, plant pathology, breeding and genetics, precision agriculture, natural resource management, and the interaction of production systems. This major is recommended for students interested in cropping systems, natural/agricultural resource...

Bournemouth University logo
Tuition Fee:
International students: 2660 USD / Year
48 months ( ECTS)

Description The course will be jointly delivered by BU and Bournemouth and Poole College, resulting in a BU award. Students currently studying foundation degrees (FdSc) in Engineering can progress onto this course to gain an MEng degree and CEng status. The course offers entry to final year of the Bachelor degree, or direct entry to MEng, depending upon prior qualifications. You will study a number of core (compulsory) and option units. The option units are designed so that you may...

Falmouth University logo
Tuition Fee:
3750 GBP / 1 year
15 January
1 years ( ECTS)

The MA in Creative Education recognises that teaching is an inherently creative activity and draws on the current contexts within which design, media, art and performance education operate. You ll be encouraged to reflect on the innovation and creativity of your subject area to inform your approaches to teaching and learning. Acknowledging that the best teachers are also learners, you ll be taking a scholarly look at teaching and reflecting on the literature, practices and contexts of the...

University of East logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 9120 EUR
International students: 17490 EUR
/ Year
12 months (60 ECTS)

Advertisement The MSc Management programme complements the skills gained from a first degree for students of engineering, the sciences and humanities, with a comprehensive focus and understanding of key areas of business education. One of the outstanding benefits of our MSc Management is a full third semester of teaching, offering increased contact hours with our highly experienced academic staff. The programme prepares students for a wide range of professional and management careers across...

Glasgow Caledonian University logo
Tuition Fee:
Domestic students: 2140 USD
International students: 11990 USD
/ Year
48 months ( ECTS)

Description Today, organisations are legally, financially and morally required to manage their risk baring activities. They must anticipate and prevent circumstances that might result in a negative outcome, while maximising the possibility of a positive outcome. Risk is an inherent part of everyday life and risk managers are prized for thier skills by organisations of all types and in all sectors. Risk Management is the process whereby organisations identify the risks they face,...

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