Doctor of Philosophy

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Latin philosophiae + doctor

NounEdit

Doctor of Philosophy (plural Doctors of Philosophy)

  1. A terminal research degree and one of the highest doctorates awarded by a university.

Usage notesEdit

Despite its name, the subject studied is not necessarily related to philosophy.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Usually shortened to Ph.D.
  • Also DPhil

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 14:51