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PhD

A higher degree which medical students may pursue if they have a particular research interest and can secure funding. PhD studies will usually follow on from the intercalated year and will involve a further three years of research leading to a PhD. In some cases it may be possible to integrate a PhD into a medical degree. This allows students to gain both a PhD and a basic medical degree. For those following a “pure science” route, a PhD takes at least four years of study after a university degree. In the first year, the candidate obtains a Masters of Research (MRes), which has lecture and laboratory rotation components. The PhD should be completed within the next 3 years.

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PhD

Doctorate in Philosophy Graduate education An advanced academic degree, requiring 3 to 6 yrs after basic college/univerity; a PhD can be obtained in a wide range of disciplines–eg, sociology, psychology, anthropology, mathematics, etc

PhD

Abbrev. for Doctor of Philosophy.
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He earned a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Wisconsin/River Falls and went on to earn an MS and a doctor of philosophy degree in agricultural economics from Purdue.
Hayes received a bachelor of divinity and doctor of philosophy degrees from McGill University; he also holds a bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College, Claremont, Calif.
Dr Michael Macauley, 34, a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Teesside, from Redcar: "I will be watching it thoroughly.
Smith received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University School of Medicine, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology.
Technically, Doctor of Philosophy. It's used to distinguish an academic doctor from a Doctor of Medicine (MD).
Damien gained his Doctor of Philosophy for research on "Liquid Crystals for Scientific and Technological Application" working with Professor GW Gray CBE FRS.
I pulled together bits and pieces of my native tongue to come up with this explanation: I was going to school to become a doctor, but not a real (read: medical) doctor, but a doctor of philosophy, but not one that studies philosophy.
The doctor of philosophy in economics led a team of actuaries and attorneys to develop a new payout mechanism, one measured in units rather than dollars, with the value of the units based on their underlying investments.
Mead, past chairman of the board of Consolidated Papers Inc., Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA, was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa at the 74th commencement exercises of the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.
In an Author's Note, Napoli dedicates this story to Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia, who became the first woman to earn a degree as Doctor of Philosophy, University of Padua, in 1678.
Pottinger earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy from Purdue University.

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