Doctor of Science


Doctor of Science
n. academic doctoral degree, equal status or level of Ph.D.; honorary degree in science

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Doctor of Science — (Latin: Scientiæ Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D. or Dr.Sc., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world. In some countries Doctor of Science is the name used for the standard doctorate in… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Science — Doctorat en sciences Le doctorat ès sciences ou doctorat en science (abrégé D.Sc. ou encore Sc.D. du latin Scientiæ Doctor) est un grade universitaire. Sommaire 1 En France 2 Aux Etats Unis 3 Pays du Commonwealth et Irlande …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Doctor of Science — noun an honorary degree in science • Syn: ↑DS, ↑ScD • Hypernyms: ↑honorary degree, ↑honoris causa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Doctor of Juridical Science — Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of the Science of Law, (in Latin) Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (sometimes also referred to as a Doctor of Laws), abbreviated J.S.D. or S.J.D., is a research doctorate in law[1] and equivalent to the PhD[2][3] It… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of law — or Doctor of Laws is a doctoral degree in law. The application of the term varies from country to country, and includes degrees such as the LL.D., Ph.D., J.D., J.S.D., and Dr. iur. Contents 1 By country 1.1 Argentina 1.2 Brazil …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Philosophy — Ph.D. redirects here. For other uses, see Ph.D. (disambiguation). Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated as PhD, Ph.D., DPhil or D.Phil. (for the Latin philosophiae doctor or doctor philosophiae), in English speaking countries, is a postgraduate… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor (title) — Dr. redirects here. For other uses, see DR (disambiguation). Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning.[1] The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docēre (Latin pronunciation: [dɔk… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Engineering — The Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng. or D.Engr. or Eng.D. or Dr.Eng. or Dr. Ing.) is an academic degree awarded on the basis of advanced study and research in engineering or applied sciences. In most of the countries it is the terminal research… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Humane Letters — The degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (Latin: Litterarum humanarum doctor; D.H.L.; or L.H.D.) is always conferred as an honorary degree, usually to those who have distinguished themselves in areas other than science, government, literature or… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Technology — The Doctor of Technology (D.Tech.) degree is conferred upon candidates after having completed a course of study in technology, and a project of lengthy duration in a technologically related field. Like other doctorates, it is an academic degree… …   Wikipedia


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