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Africa is attracting an increasing amount of students for postgraduate degree programs. There are excellent universities located throughout the continent offering a range of PhD programs. For many, a PhD in Africa is ideal due to the research possibilities, emerging economies, political, economic and social situations, as well as quality programs and diverse student community. In addition, students taking a PhD in Africa can experience all that this continent has to offer with a range of cultures, cities, activities, and social scenes.

There are many PhD programs in Africa that students can choose from, for example, subjects in the fields of psychology, international relations, human rights, business development, economics, sustainability, and economics, to name a few. Students participating in a PhD in Africa will be expected to conduct research on a particular topic resulting in a dissertation that provides significant contribution to the field of study. A PhD in Africa may range in time, but generally take at least 3 years to complete.

If a PhD in Africa sounds like what you are looking for, browse the programs below to find the one that is right for you!

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Accra Institute Of Technology

The main objective of the Ph.D. in Engineering is to attract outstanding individuals to pursue research of the highest standard, with relevance to the field of engineerin ... [+]

The main objective of the Ph.D. in Engineering is to attract outstanding individuals to pursue research of the highest standard, with relevance to the field of engineering and technology.

Students are presented with knowledge and skills in solving problems and making decisions about research that will advance their development in the profession. Opportunity is provided for students to focus on an area of study according to his or her interest, previous background, and experience.

This program comprised three parts:

Part I - Compulsory Core Courses Part II - Research Part III - Thesis Examination Part II - Research

In Part II, candidates will be conducting the research and thesis preparation through self-managed learning and/or independent study under the guidance of a supervisor. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in each semester before he/she can progress in the subsequent semester.... [-]

Ghana Accra
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Igbinedion University, Okada

Igbinedion University Okada was the first private university in Nigeria with registration certificate No. 001 presented to the founder/proprietor and the honorable chance ... [+]

The Department of Banking and Finance was established in the 1999/2000 academic session along with the other two departments in the Sanusi Lamido Sanusi College of Business and Management Studies. However, the Department was initially warehoused by the Department of Accounting.

Professor E.O. Izedonmi, the then Dean of the College, had the responsibility of overseeing the affairs of the Department and nurturing it until it came on its own in the 2002/2003 academic session, with Mr. Benson A. Akintola as the pioneer Lecturer-in-charge of the Department.

Igbinedion University Okada was the first private university in Nigeria with registration certificate No. 001 presented to the founder/proprietor and the honorable chancellor, Sir (Dr) Chief Gabriel 0. Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin kingdom, by the Federal Government of Nigeria on 10th of May 1999.... [-]

Nigeria Benin City
March 2019
Full-time
Campus
Igbinedion University, Okada

The purpose of the PhD (Accounting) degree programme is to produce competent academic & professional accountants and financial experts. The programme shall familiariz ... [+]

The University commenced its academic programmes in the 1999/2000 session in five Colleges namely, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Health Sciences, Law and Natural and Applied Sciences. The foundation students arrived Okada on Friday, 15th October 1999. Since then, the University has without interruption upheld its resolve to return tertiary education to the internationally accepted calendar of September to June. The College of Engineering commenced its programme in the 2002/2003 session. The College of Health Sciences continued to be an area of popular demand. The College of Pharmacy and B.Sc Nursing commenced in 2004/2005 session. The Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital administered by a Management Board inaugurated first on 12th January 2003, oversees the affairs of the Hospital. As part of its objectives to train and produce job providers, Igbinedion University has Packaged entrepreneurial and skills acquisitions modules to expose students sufficiently enough to be 'fit for the world of work'. In addition, a community service programme was introduced in the 2009/2010 session. Under the programmed, all second-year students across the Colleges are required to undertake a practical development Programme in a chosen area and community in and around the university/town.... [-]

Nigeria Benin City
March 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Fort Hare

The Ph.D. degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, tra ... [+]

The Ph.D. degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, transport economics, and financial markets.

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South Africa Alice
February 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Ghana

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.... [-]

Ghana Accra
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Ghana

The programme is open to all candidates with a good first degree (i.e. at least second class lower division) in any relevant social and natural science, but applicants wi ... [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

M.A Migration Studies

The programme is open to all candidates with a good first degree (i.e. at least second class lower division) in any relevant social and natural science, but applicants will be required to take prescribed courses depending on their backgrounds and prior courses of study.

M.Phil Migration Studies

Applicants who already possess an MA in migration studies or another related subject area from another university may be considered for admission into the M.Phil programme directly.

Candidates who obtain an average grade of B+ or higher at the MA level may be considered for upgrading to an M.Phil programme.

The M.Phil programme will run for another 12 months after the M.A degree. Beyond this, students are free to take electives from other departments upon consultation with the head of the Centre or academic advisor of the Centre and the department or institute concerned.... [-]

Ghana Accra
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Physics ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Physics

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Statistics ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Statistics

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Pure & Applied Mathematics ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Pure & Applied Mathematics

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Environmental Sciences ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Environmental Sciences

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Geological Sciences ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Geological Sciences

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
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Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Earth & Environmental Sciences ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
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Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Information Systems & Data Management ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Information Systems & Data Management

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
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Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Computer Science & Software Engineering ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Computer Science & Software Engineering

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

PhD Thesis Research in Forensic Science ... [+]

PhD Thesis Research in Forensic Science

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Botswana Palapye
February 2019
Campus