Awarding Institute: 

The PhD programme is conducted fully by research and aims to groom you in the field of information technology. The programme prepares you for one of four likely career paths; as an academician in an institution of higher learning, a consultant in the ever-evolving IT industry, a technopreneur or researcher in industrial R&D or government-funded research institutions.

Programme Structure: 
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Semester 1

  • Advanced Research Methods and Design
  • Research and Thesis
  • Research and Thesis

Semester 2

  • Research Proposal and Seminar

Semester 3

  • Research and Thesis
Study Mode: 
Entry Requirements: 
  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent; AND
  • Completed Degree (Master’s or Bachelor’s) in Computing or Information Technology
Career Opportunities: 

Graduates of the PhD (Information Technology) by Research have gained employment in both public and private sector organisations in a range of technology related positions such as IT Consultants, IT Managers, Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, e-Business Consultants, Information Systems Analysts, Information Systems Strategic Managers, Business Development Managers and Project Managers.