Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research in Architecture and Architectural Design
Auream Phoenix University for Women
1 - 4 semester
Full time, Part time
Earliest start date
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.
In this research programme, the final thesis should offer an essential knowledge of the field of architectural design, taking into account the latest developments in design and new trends, including the use of new materials and new housing needs starting from the optimization of living spaces.Use a descriptive method to illustrate how to critically solve problems in this field. Provide step-by-step guidance in the design, selection and creation of any type of building style.
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.