Doctorate in Engineering and Technology in Africa

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Engineering and Technology

One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject.

The field of engineering and technology involves the study of how the conceptual design focus of engineering can be utilized in technological applications. Engineering and technology students learn how to take the plans made by engineers and make them work in the real world.

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The Da Vinci Institute
Campus Full time 6 years February 2017 South Africa Lethabong

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. [+]

Doctoral Programs in Engineering and Technology in Africa 2017. (MOTI): NQF LEVEL 8+ (NEW HEQSF: NQF LEVEL 10) 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. The PhD programme is aimed at senior managers and executives and candidates are required to demonstrate their ability to develop new concepts that will significantly improve their operations. PhD applicants: It is compulsory for all students applying for enrolment for PhD study, to note that their final thesis for assessment will only be received with a publish-ready article attached. DEMAND The Learning Programme is specifically designed to enable members of an organisation to realise their true potential by: - Challenging them to initiate innovative solutions for business improvement and socio-economic transformation - Acquiring the competence to design a system and to develop technology and innovation related activities to meet transformational targets - Providing personal development opportunities for them to contribute significantly to the development of wealth within the South African economy. PURPOSE Students who achieve this Qualification will be able to: - initiate innovation and change at a national and international level - integrate systemic principles into alternative designs and developments - incorporate management of technology, management of innovation and management of people frameworks into new product/process designs and developments - make a contribution towards community development initiatives. ADMISSION CRITERIA Previous Academic Qualifications a. Masters Degree Or other relevant NQF 8 (New HEQSF: NQF Level 9) qualification Appropriate Work Experience (years): 10 Employer Support: General, but detailed assessment by Da Vinci b. Not equivalent to a Masters Degree Appropriate Work Experience (years): 15 Employer Support: Detailed assessment by Da Vinci Conditions: Prospective candidates can be provisionally approved on the following conditions: In the event that a candidate does not comply with the requirements for registration in the PhD programme, but does demonstrate relevant professional experience, consideration can be given to register such candidates in the PhD Programme at Da Vinci on the following conditions: - Demonstrate an understanding at NQF Level 8 (new HEQSF: NQF Level 9) (appropriate level descriptors will be used to guide the process). - Evidence of relevant publications, presentations or relevant working experience that could be considered for Recognition of Prior Learning at NQF Level 8+ (new HEQSF: NQF Level 9) - Registration for the four Research Workshops - Acceptance of a Research Proposal - On successful completion of the above, the provisional approval will be converted to full approval. In the event that a student is unsuccessful in completing the above, the student will be deregistered for the relevant qualification. [-]

PhD in Computer Science

American University of Nigeria
Campus Full time March 2017 Nigeria Yola

PhD program in Computer Science is to prepare students with the following abilities: Understanding of the theory and application on core areas of computer science, having management information systems and interdisciplinary informatics. Knowledge of the analysis, design, development, and implementation of current and future information technologies; Competence in conducting and managing high-quality, basic... [+]

PhD in Computer Science PhD program in Computer Science is to prepare students with the following abilities: Understanding of the theory and application on core areas of computer science, having management information systems and interdisciplinary informatics. Knowledge of the analysis, design, development, and implementation of current and future information technologies; Competence in conducting and managing high-quality, basic and applied research; Solid grounding in the fundamentals of academic teaching; Strong foundation in multidisciplinary and emergent areas in information technology. PhD in computer science requires that the student completes a minimum of 48 credit units. Admission Requirements for the PhD Computer Science Candidates seeking admission into Doctor of philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science at AUN, each applicant must meet the following requirements: Submit a duly completed application for Admissions form for the PhD Computer Science program Pay the Application fee of N10,000.00 To the AUN Graduate Fee Collection Account of Enterprise bank with account no. 1201010470 Must have graduated from the American University of Nigeria; any other NUC accredited Nigerian University; or from any other foreign university which is duly accredited by the appropriate national or regional accrediting agencies of such country. To be admitted into PhD Computer Science program, the applicant must have earned a masters degree in Computer science , Information system or any computer related course Graduation certificates with verifiable grades and CGPA A personal statement of purpose (Essay) stating why the applicant chose AUN and what his/her dreams and ambitions are for the future (250 word). A copy of the current curriculum vitae Two or more recommendation letters from your present employer or academic instructor who is able to comment on the applicant’s potential for graduate academic work. The recommendation letter may not be written by a family member Minimum Credit Units Requirements: 48 [-]

PhD in Information Systems

American University of Nigeria
Campus Full time March 2017 Nigeria Yola

PhD program in Information System is to prepare students with the following abilities: Understanding of the theory and application of information technology focused around the core areas of computer science, management information systems and interdisciplinary informatics. Knowledge of the analysis, design, development, and implementation of current and future information technologies; Competence in conducting... [+]

Doctoral Programs in Engineering and Technology in Africa 2017. PhD in Information Systems PhD program in Information System is to prepare students with the following abilities: Understanding of the theory and application of information technology focused around the core areas of computer science, management information systems and interdisciplinary informatics. Knowledge of the analysis, design, development, and implementation of current and future information technologies; Competence in conducting and managing high-quality, basic and applied research; Solid grounding in the fundamentals of academic teaching; Strong foundation in multidisciplinary and emergent areas in information technology. PhD in information systems requires that the student completes a minimum of 48 credit units. Admission Requirements for the PhD Information System Candidates seeking admission into Doctor of philosophy (PhD) in Information System at AUN, each applicant must meet the following requirements: Submit a duly completed application for Admissions form for the PhD Information System program Pay the Application fee of N10,000.00 To the AUN Graduate Fee Collection Account of Enterprise bank with account no. 1201010470 Must have graduated from the American University of Nigeria; any other NUC accredited Nigerian University; or from any other foreign university which is duly accredited by the appropriate national or regional accrediting agencies of such country. To be admitted into PhD Information System program, the applicant must have earned a masters degree in Information system, Computer science or any computer related course Graduation certificates with verifiable grades and CGPA A personal statement of purpose (Essay) stating why the applicant chose AUN and what his/her dreams and ambitions are for the future (250 word). A copy of the current curriculum vitae Two or more recommendation letters from your present employer or academic instructor who is able to comment on the applicant’s potential for graduate academic work. The recommendation letter may not be written by a family member Minimum Credit Units Requirements: 48 [-]