Doctor of Philosophy or PhD is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. The academic level known as a PhD or Doctorate of Philosophy varies from country to country. Graduate with a Doctorate of philosophy 's degree is automatically awarded the academic title of doctor. Subjects of a PHD can be philosophy but also theology, law, medicine and in some countries liberal arts as well. Students are usually required to hold a Master's Degree with high academic standing to be considered for a PhD program but often universities admit applicants to these programs on a case-by-case basis. Boys and girls interested becoming men and women with a career as teacher or lecturer tipically decide to start these paths since professors are increasingly being required to have a PhD. The duration of the PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is generally of three academic years but there are programs lasting up to five years.
"Teaching staff have experience both academically and with their previous employment in probation and police services which adds experience to the content."
The School of Engineering and Digital Arts offers research-led degrees in a wide range of research disciplines, related to Electronic, Control and Information Engineering, in a highly stimulating academic environment
Classical & Archaeological Studies at Kent examines the textual and material evidence for a wide cross-section of the ancient world and includes three convergent research and teaching pathways: ancient history, classical literature, and archaeology.
Without doubt, Italy is a cornerstone of European culture as well as providing a controversial and stimulating area of studies in the modern period.
Our research programme in Pharmacy gives you the integrated, broad-based research training needed to exploit current advances in pharmaceutical and biological sciences and pharmacy practice.
This programme enables promising poets to develop the potential of poetry as a tool of inquiry within the humanities.
A PhD in German enables you to undertake a substantial piece of supervised research that makes an original contribution to knowledge and is worthy of publication.
Research in the School of Biosciences revolves around understanding systems and processes in the living cell. It has a strong molecular focus with leading-edge activities that are synergistic with one another and complementary to the teaching provision.
Students graduating from this faculty can work in leading and management positions of different levels at implementation companies, investment organisations and design studios.
Due to a wide range of practical applications of physical chemistry, the graduates can find employments not only in physical and chemical research, but virtually in all chemical or chemistry related specializations.
A postgraduate degree in the area of social and public policy is a particularly flexible and valuable qualification that can lead to many exciting opportunities and professions.
The postgraduate studento of the Ph.D. study programme in Macromolecular Chemistry is able to formulate independently the scientific problem, to design the hypothesis for the solution and to carry out experimental and theoretical work for its confirmation.
TEEME is an international doctoral programme in early modern studies funded by the European Union under the Erasmus Mundus scheme.
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Kent provides the highest standards of graduate training in the UK. It is the only department in its subject area to have received two national grants to support specialist training for doctoral students.
Studying Mathematics at postgraduate level gives you a chance to begin your own research, develop your own creativity and be part of a long tradition of people investigating analytic, geometric and algebraic ideas.
This programme addresses one of our main aims at Kent, which is to enable research students to take risks and use cross-disciplinary techniques to explore research questions.
Students are educated in various branches of theoretical and applied electronics, communication techniques, teleinformatics, power electrical and electronic engineering, microelectronics and technology, automation and measurement techniques, eventually of biomedical electronics and biocybernetics.
As the study of fundamental questions connected to reality, existence, the mind, language and thought, Philosophy at Kent is designed to develop your ideas, independent thought and problem-solving skills.
Criminology has a long and distinguished tradition at Kent with its research base in the Crime, Culture and Control Cluster.
We welcome research applications across the range of expertise within the School. We run regular seminars in medieval and Tudor studies, modern history, the history and cultural studies of science, and the study of propaganda.