A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.
One of the Post Graduate academic degrees that are awarded by the Universities is the Doctor of Philosophy; abbreviated as PhD. Depending on the time periods for entry-level degrees and other factors, PhD programs vary from one country to another as well as from institution to the other. With the attainment of the degree, you earn the academic title of a Doctor. The courses are available to all students who meet minimum requirements worldwide.
Ghana provides a great university education especially from the enhanced lecturer-student relationship. The Ghanaian system of education has in recent years attracted an international crowd of students. Ghana has 20 universities with university of Accra as the top university in the entire country.
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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.... [-]