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"Doctoral degree (PhD)"
An award conferred following the satisfactory completion of an original research project which is comprehensive in both theory and practice, and results in a significant contribution to knowledge or understanding and/or the application of knowledge within the field of study. Leads to the award of Doctor of Philosophy.