Doctor of Technology

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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 of the highest level.

The doctor of technology program enables graduates to obtain an advanced level of knowledge in specialist fields and aims to produce graduates capable of advancing knowledge within their industry. The degree focuses on developing practical solutions in the workplace, critical analysis, synthesis, and innovation.

In the United Kingdom the D.Tech. is considered a "higher doctorate".

In the United States, the D.I.T. or Doctor of Industrial Technology degree is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) as equivalent to the Ph.D.

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