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17 Doctoral Programs in Languages 2020

A Doctor of Philosophy degree, short Ph.D is an advanced academic degree earned in various fields, signifying major interests and accomplishments in research.

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Faculty of Humanities, Charles University

This doctoral study will be awarded to the presence and distance learning. It can apply to all who were interested in the areas of classical and modern German philosophy, ... [+]

Doctoral Degrees in Languages.

This doctoral study will be awarded to the presence and distance learning. It can apply to all who were interested in the areas of classical and modern German philosophy, French philosophy the 19th century. and 20th Century, the French and German phenomenology and the current international reception of these philosophies are interested in and the reception conditions (necessary documents s. meet u.).

The curricula of the doctoral students in this program include the following to be provided during the two-year study (Minimum Duration): In addition to the preparation of at least three term papers following the compulsory courses of the Accreditation are at least three articles to be published, participating in at least three conferences as well as at least two research stays abroad related to the thesis. The final study is to demonstrate the above services, the submission of the thesis and in their defense in the context of a promotion examination. The final successful doctoral allowed the title Ph.D. to lead.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague 5
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German,French
Full time
2 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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Charles University Faculty of Arts

Graduates have a sound knowledge of current trends in the field and are able to adopt a creative approach to the relevant source material. Graduates are equipped to work ... [+]

Graduates have a sound knowledge of current trends in the field and are able to adopt a creative approach to relevant source material. Graduates are equipped to work with original Latin documents, i.e. literary and diplomatic manuscripts, incunabula, paleotypes and old prints, being able to interpret and prepare them for publication and translation. Having been trained in philology and literary history and acquired the foundations of relevant historical disciplines (codicology, palaeography, diplomatic) and of cultural history, graduates are equipped to place mediaeval and early modern works into the context of their time and also to interpret them as a factor influencing the culture and society of subsequent eras.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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English (US)
Full time
4 years
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Johannesburg

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen by the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (incl ... [+]

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen by the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic Language. Four seminars and a Doctoral defense (of either the proposal or the thesis) are required in accordance with the general regulations of the Faculty of Humanities.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this programme, students must fulfill the Department’s admission requirements and prove adequate knowledge of research methodology. Supplementary oral examinations might be required.

Contact details

Name: Prof F Esack Tel: 011 559 2787 / Email: fesack@uj.ac.za... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative v ... [+]

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value of a Doctoral Degree cannot be overestimated: acquiring and practicing skills of creative and original thinking, problem-solving, critical reading, analysis, and synthesis. The topic of the degree should contribute to our understanding of Roman civilization and its contribution to Western civilization (political theory, philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, film, religion, architecture, etc.).

Admission requirements

An MA in Latin gives admission to this programme.

Contact details

Name: Prof JLP Wolmarans Tel: 011 559 2737 / Email: hansiew@uj.ac.za... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative v ... [+]

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value of a Doctoral Degree cannot be overestimated: acquiring and practicing skills of creative and original thinking, problem-solving, critical reading, analysis, and synthesis. The topic of the degree should contribute to our understanding of Greek civilization (Ancient, Hellenistic, Byzantine or Modern) and its contribution to Western civilization (political theory, philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, film, religion, architecture, etc.

Admission requirements

An MA in Greek gives admission to this programme.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

A thesis on a theme from German literature or linguistics must be submitted and an oral doctoral examination (the equivalent of two papers consisting of four modules each ... [+]

A thesis on a theme from German literature or linguistics must be submitted and an oral doctoral examination (the equivalent of two papers consisting of four modules each) will be conducted to test the candidate’s knowledge of the total subject area and to test his/her theoretical ability regarding research at post-master’s level.

Admission requirements

Prerequisite: A Master’s Degree in German with a minimum of 65%.

Contact details

Name: Dr Anne Baker Tel: 011 559 2717 / Email: abaker@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

On a more advanced level (Doctoral studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel, Autobiography; ... [+]

On a more advanced level (Doctoral studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel, Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Doctoral Degree is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consists of a dissertation.

Admission requirements

The admission requirement for a Doctoral Degree is a Master’s Degree in French.

Contact details

Name: Prof WA Kabwe-Segatti Tel: 011 559 2757 / Email: desirew@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of Eng ... [+]

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of English Studies. Specialist supervision is available in the following areas of study: South/African Literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree in English is required. Admission to the Doctoral Degree must be approved by the Chairperson of the Department.

Contact details

Name: Prof Karen Scherzinger Tel: 011 559 2493 / Email: kscherzinger@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The Doctoral examination is conducted in at least two fields of study. A thesis is presented on a topic in linguistics or in literature as proof of the ability to conduct ... [+]

The Doctoral examination is conducted on at least two fields of study. A thesis is presented on a topic in linguistics or in literature as proof of the ability to conduct research and as proof of a unique contribution to science. An article ready for publication is submitted with the thesis.

Admission requirements

Students must have obtained an MA in African Languages.

Contact details

Name: Dr IK Mndawe Tel: 011 559 4662 / Email: ikmndawe@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US),Afrikaans
Full time
3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should n ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
English (US)
Full time
Part time
3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should n ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on such diverse topics as colour symbolism in ancient Chinese texts, Chinese cinema, and Chinese Braille systems, and translation studies). If necessary, arrangements can be made for joint supervision with teachers from other departments of SOAS. Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive materials in the languages of the area and/or on fieldwork conducted in those languages.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
English (US)
Full time
Part time
3 years
Campus
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UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disc ... [+]

Overview

The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disciplines. The program will focus on scientific research, knowledge and modern new theories in its two tracks:1- language and syntax 2- literature and literary criticism. This will be in accordance with the UAE University’s goal as a scientific research university

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.

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United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
English (US)
Full time
Part time
4 years
Campus
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Heriot-Watt University Dubai

The PhD programme in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as ... [+]

Overview

The PhD programme in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as well as globally.

For instance, the programme offers opportunities for research in areas such as Islamic business, international human resource management, cross-cultural management, equality and diversity, Emiratisation and other nationalization policies, marketing, sustainability, accounting, finance, and corporate governance.

Research topics for PhD supervision Management International Human Resource Management Human Resource Management policies and practices in local and multinational organisations Expatriate staff in organisations (experiences, organisational strategies, etc.) Diversity/Equality in organisations Emiratisation, Qatarisation (and any other nationalisation/localisation) policies Critical management, comparative management and Islamic management. Cross-cultural management Electronic HRM (specifically internet recruitment) Small and Medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and Entrepreneurship development Female Entrepreneurs Employer branding Sustainability Non-genuine branded goods (from a marketing perspective) Customer relationship management (CRM; Relationship Marketing; Trust, commitment and quality in customer, business and marketing channel relationships (especially in a financial services context); Marketing Channel Management. Ethical and environmental dimensions of Consumer behaviour and marketing practice.) Digital marketing, social media, consumer behaviour online Accounting, Banking, Finance areas Corporate governance and corporate finance Corporate governance and regulatory reforms in emerging economies Risk management and efficiency in the banking sector Islamic banking and finance Corporate social and environmental responsibilities Carbon disclosures and biodiversity Financial Reporting and Corporate Disclosure Risk Disclosure Investor Relations Management Accounting International Accounting Corporate Governance and Ethics Accounting education and ethics Socio-economic perspectives on accounting Entry requirements Interested... [-]
United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
Campus
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Lingnan University

Lingnan is now offering PhD programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research various areas. ... [+]

PhD in Chinese

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Lingnan is now offering PhD programmes in Chinese for applicants who want to pursue research in the following areas:

Chinese language, linguistics, and stylistics Classical Chinese literature Comparative literature Creative writing and media writing Literary theory Literature and cinema Modern and contemporary literature in Chinese (from Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan) Application Methods

Applicants may seek admission to the PhD programme in two ways as follows:

1. Apply for PhD Programmes via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Outstanding and brilliant applicants may seek admission via the HKPFS by 2 December 2019 (Hong Kong Time 12:00 noon). Fellowship awardees will be provided with a Fellowship with a monthly stipend of HK$25,800*, and waived the full tuition fee for his/her first year of study. Students who apply for and do not get the fellowship can still be considered for the regular PhD places at Lingnan.... [-]

Hong Kong Tuen Mun
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English (US)
Full time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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Lingnan University

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in C ... [+]

PhD in English

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognise English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.

Our departmental research interests include:

General

Semiotics Metaphor Theory

Applied Linguistics

Sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca Digital Literacies Discourse Analysis and Multimodal Discourse Analysis Second Language Pronunciation ... [-]
Hong Kong Tuen Mun
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English (US)
Full time
30 - 72 months
Campus
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