This type refers to research programs.
The award of the degree of PhD as a result of outstanding practical activities (PhD by Practice) is common in the field of decorative art. The thesis can be an analysis of the creative process or creative project. The result of being awarded such degrees as PhD, Doctor of Music (DMus), Doctor of Musical Arts (AMusD).
The award of the degree of PhD on the basis of outstanding publication (PhD by Publication) is practiced by members of the faculty. A thesis is a published work, as well as critical feedback on the volume of 5000-10000 words. PhD degree on the results of the thesis and its successful oral defense.