Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research in Microbiology and Immunology Auream Phoenix University for Women
PhD by research via Distance Learning is awarded after successfully completing a theoretical research specialization. This research is presented in the form of a doctoral thesis.The PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is the only doctoral degree that can be achieved through distance learning.The main requirement for a PhD online through distance learning is to present and discuss a thesis of at least 100 pages for review and evaluation by an academic committee at Selinus University.
The thesis of this doctoral program should provide original information on microbiology and immunology for health professionals. To investigate emerging infectious diseases, microscopy, recombinant DNA technology, domains in microbial classification, infectious diseases, resistance to antibiotics, immunology and industrial uses of microbes. The thesis should focus on understanding the key clinical concepts of microbiology, virology and infections.
65 academic credits besides a Master's program. Max Average Duration: 18 months + 6 months further on demand.
Considering that APUW students come from all over the world, often miles away from the university headquarters, the Doctor PhD degree via distance learning thesis can be defended in three different ways:
- Written Defence: the student develops his/her defence in a 5 pages report;
- Oral Defense: (recommended) the student sends an audio or video file (at least 30 minutes duration) containing his/her defence;
- In presence: speaking in front of two/three professors of APUW University. The student sets a date with the Secretariat to defend his/her thesis in the APUW headquarters.