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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.

PHD

Abbreviation for:
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Philosophiæ Doctor (PhD) 
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potentially harmful drug
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pulmonary heart disease

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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It is clear that the HEC bosses have absolutely no clue about managing the PhD programme.
He said that from Balochistan region 54 students completed PhD locally and 91 from foreign universities.
Last year, UoN produced 89 PhDs for its two graduations while 2017 it had 109 PhDs in two graduations.
ISLAMABAD -- A large number of unemployed PhD scholars Monday demanded the government to provide better job opportunities to help them earn a decent living.
ISLAMABAD:A large number of unemployed PhD scholars Monday demanded the government to provide better job opportunities to help them earn a decent living.The PhD scholars association claimed that it had 764 unemployed PhD doctors registered with it and demanded placement against jobs in the higher education sector.
All unemployed and employed PhD graduates will register themselves at PhD Data Bank launched by the HEC in August 2018 to avail HEC services within a period of 30 days.
A 2005 study conducted by the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the Accounting Programs Leadership Group (APLG) estimated that, from 2005 to 2008, the overall supply of new accounting PhDs will meet only 49.9% of the demand.
In that respect, it is more useful to think of the PhD as work experience where you spend time teaching, learning how to analyze data and tackling difficult problems.
A PhD candidate, before getting his degree, had to satisfy his supervisor (usually a renowned professor of the subject) that he had done original research and also had comprehended enough of what he researched to form a scholarly though different opinion than held by previous research scholars.
(9.) We exclude from our second set of analyses three PhDs who reported both LA from their partner and RJ from their job-market choice set.
As noted in "Accounting Faculty in Short Supply," page 32, universities expect to produce only about two-thirds of the new PhDs in accounting that business schools hope to hire over the 36 months that began with the 2005-2006 school year.
Once you have PhDs, you can get into some longer-term, very complicated research projects.