The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
People who earn a PhD in business, economics and administration typically go on to teach in universities or perform statistical research for large organizations. Moreover, anyone with a PhD degree has the right to be addressed as "Dr."
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USB's internationally accredited PhD in Futures Studies builds on the School's MPhil in Futures Studies and forms part of its Futures Studies cluster of programmes. It allows students to become specialists in this field by acquiring in-depth knowledge through doctoral research. This is the only PhD degree of its kind in Africa. [+]
USB's internationally acknowledged PhD in Business Management and Administration focuses on developing employable expertise through in-depth research. [+]
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification in the Management of Technology and Innovation provides a highly individualised learning environment within which students actually solve a meaningful business problem of substance to their organisation. [+]
According to the National Qualifications framework, the Doctorate Degree (General) provides training for an academic career and requires a candidate to undertake research that culminates in a thesis. Furthermore, the research that is produced should be of a publishable standard, thereby demonstrating an original contribution to the body of knowledge. [+]
The Ph.D programme in Economics is a 3-year programme involving thesis. There may be an additional Qualifying year of coursework [+]
The Ph.D programme in Economics is a 3-year programme involving thesis. There may be an additional Qualifying year of coursework.
1. Qualification for Admission to the Course: To be admitted to the Ph.D (Economics) degree programme candidates must have obtained a masters degree in Economics from the University of Ghana or at some other approved University.
1.1 Candidates who obtained their M.Phil degree in Economics at the University of Ghana or at some other University approved for the purposes may be exempted from the coursework.
1.2 Candidates with Masters degrees from other Universities will be required in a Qualifying Year to complete the one year Core and Electives course requirements for the M.Phil programme, before they can proceed to the thesis portion of the programme.... [-]
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in International Relations Program is a scholarly research–oriented degree that is anchored on a student-centered curriculum. The Program is both course work-intensive and research-oriented, to be awarded on both full-time and part-time basis. [+]
PhD of Philosophy in International RelationsThe Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in International Relations Program is a scholarly research–oriented degree that is anchored on a student-centered curriculum. The Program is both course work-intensive and research-oriented, to be awarded on both full-time and part-time basis. The core strength of the PhD program is in three areas: peace and conflict studies, development studies, and foreign policy and diplomacy. The study curriculum entails a participatory teaching and learning approach characterized by independent research and seminar presentation, interactive classroom discussions, case studies, small group discussion, reflective diaries, portfolio development and simulations. Faculty will use a variety of teaching and testing techniques that will encourage students to be proactive, innovative, self-directed, reflective, and able to apply what they have learned. Effective use of ICT will be made. The PhD program is designed to prepare candidates for positions in the academia, research institutions, government, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, civil society, among others.... [-]