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Top PhD Programs in Africa 2020

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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PhD in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University (MW)
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The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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PhD – Doctorate of Philosophy

Unicaf University (ZM)
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English
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The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

ISM - International School of Management
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Sep 2020
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4&nbsp;-&nbsp;7 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

Our PhD develops the research and teaching skills you need to promote new perspectives and inspire the next generation of business leaders. The program prepares experienced an ...

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PhD in Marriage & Family Therapy (PMFT)

Pan Africa Christian University
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The Ph.D. in MFT is an advanced course of the MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is grounded in a Christian worldview that presents a holistic perspective of human ...

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Doctor of Philosophy in Theological Studies

Africa International University
PhD
Sep 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The Ph.D. in Theological studies recognizes that most of the challenges facing the church in Africa – and beyond – are theological in nature.

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PhD in Diplomacy and International Affairs

EUCLID (Euclid University)
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2&nbsp;-&nbsp;4 years
English
Online

The only online Ph.D. program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents.

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PhD in Applied Linguistics

University of Johannesburg
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Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and tr ...

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PhD in Information and Technology

Unicaf University (MW)
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English
Campus
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The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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PhD in Marketing Management

Unicaf University (MW)
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English
Campus
Online

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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PhD in Business Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
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English
Campus
Online

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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PhD in Education

Unicaf University (ZM)
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English
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The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ...

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PhD in Organizational Leadership

Pan Africa Christian University
PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
English
Campus
Online

The Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership program seeks to produce informed scholars for the local and global context of high integrity, who have a critical and a ...

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PhD in Leadership and Governance

Africa International University
PhD
Sep 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

This program gives emphasis to research on both leadership and governance philosophy, theory and practice, to analyze from a leadership (in contrast to management) framework.

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PhD in Inter-Religious Dialogue and Diplomacy / Interfaith Studies

EUCLID (Euclid University)
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English
Online

A specialized online Ph.D. offered by an intergovernmental university with recognized expertise in interfaith studies.

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PhD in Islamic Economics and Finance

EUCLID (Euclid University)
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2&nbsp;-&nbsp;4 years
English
Online

EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide | Euclid University), an international intergovernmental organization with university mandate, offers to select students from the gene ...

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