The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.Development studies, as an academic discipline, tends to colle… Read More
The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
Development studies, as an academic discipline, tends to collect subject matter relevant to the developing world both from current discourse and foundational theory. Students might expect to engage with subjects as diverse as gender studies and geography.
Part time PhD Degree in Development studies
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1st in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) – the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) transforms the knowledge, action and leade ... +
The PhD Development Studies was established by the Technical University of Lisbon in 2009. This 3rd cycle course aims to provide high quality academic training in development ... +
UJ Development Studies is concerned with change. We are interested in what we can do to change the world, but also with understanding a world that is changing. Our ethos in re ... +
The Department currently has 52 research students, working on a range of research topics in many parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. We are particularly ... +
Demography is the scientific study of human population dynamics. It encompasses the study of the size, structure, and distribution of populations, and how populations change o ... +
Doctorate in territory and society. historical evolution in a tricontinental space (Africa, America and Europe)
The Doctorate in Territory and Society. Historical Evolution of a Tricontinental Space (Africa, America and Europe) (DOCTESO), is the result of the synergy of researchers who ... +
The programme is open to all candidates with a good first degree (i.e. at least second class lower division) in any relevant social and natural science, but applicants will be ... +
The Doctoral Degree in Anthropic Sciences, is an interdepartmental and multidisciplinary program offered by the Center for Design and Construction Sciences, the Departments of ... +
The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, en ... +
Students may follow the PhD pathway in International Development by being based at either SOAS, LSHTM or IoE. All PhD students on the International Development pathway will at ... +