Higher Doctorates are earned awards of the University, made in recognition of excellence in academic scholarship, evidenced by a submission of publications.
The criteria for the award, candidate eligibility, and the application and assessment process are covered in the University’s Regulations for Higher Doctorates and the Procedures for the Application, Submission and Assessment of Higher Doctorates.
Applications can be made at any time of the year.
Regulations for Higher Doctorates
Cardiff University’s Regulations for Higher Doctorate degrees
Procedures for the Application, Submission and Assessment of Higher Doctorates
The application, submission and assessment procedures for the award of a Higher Doctorate degree
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