doctorate noun

ADJ. honorary | engineering, music, etc.

VERB + DOCTORATE do, study for, take, write She's doing a doctorate in ancient history. | complete He's completed his doctorate on Victorian sexuality. | have The applicants all have doctorates from good universities. | be awarded, be granted, gain, get, obtain, receive

DOCTORATE + NOUN degree | thesis, work

PREP. ~ from a doctorate from Edinburgh University | ~ in a doctorate in Business Administration | ~ of a doctorate of divinity | ~ on a doctorate on post-colonial development