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Top 14 Doctorates in Languages 2019

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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PhD in Chinese

Lingnan University
Campus Full-time 30 - 72 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

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

PhD in English

Lingnan University
Campus Full-time 30 - 72 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

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 Contemporary English Studies.

Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Japanese and Korean Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

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.

Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Chinese and Inner Asian Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

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 color 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.

PhD German and French philosophy

Faculty of Humanities, Charles University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full-time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague 5 + 1 more

This doctoral program is advertised for the classroom and distance learning. Anyone who is interested in the fields of classical and modern German philosophy, the French philosophy of the 19th and 20th centuries, German and French phenomenology as well as the current international reception of these philosophies can apply, and the conditions of admission (required documents see below) fulfill.

PhD in Semitic Languages

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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 (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.

PhD in Latin

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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 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.).

PhD in Greek

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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 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.

PhD in German

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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) 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.

PhD in French

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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; 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.

PhD in English

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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 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

PhD in African Languages

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full-time 3 years February 2020 South Africa 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 research and as proof of a unique contribution to science. An article ready for publication is submitted with the thesis.

PhD in Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies

Charles University Faculty of Arts
Online & Campus Combined Full-time 4 years October 2019 Czech Republic Prague

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.

PhD in Management and Languages

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
Campus Full-time 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Academic City

The Ph.D. program 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.