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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.

Finance is the discipline concerned with the management of money and includes personal, corporate, and public finance. Though usually associated with asset and debt management in terms of investment banking, finance also includes other specializations like accounting and retirement planning.

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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
University of Johannesburg

The candidate should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of a topic in the broader field of ... [+]

The candidate should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of a topic in the broader field of finance. Through the doctoral thesis, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of an insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research.

Qualifying candidates would also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings.

Admission requirements: A candidate who is in possession of a university-based financially orientated master’s qualification on New NQF level 9/Old NQF level 8 may apply for admission to this qualification. Alternatively any other related qualification with a programme-specific minimum level of competency on New NQF level 9/Old NQF level 8, and finance related experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department Finance and Investment Management. Admission to the doctoral programme is subject to the successful defense of a research proposal. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
EUCLID (Euclid University)

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

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide | Euclid University), an international intergovernmental organization with university mandate, offers to select students from the general public an external (distance or online) degree program called EUCLID DIFE: Ph.D. in Islamic Economics and Finance. It is the only degree program in Islamic Finance organized by an international intergovernmental organization who is a partner of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (now ICCIA) and of the Islamic Development Bank, both OIC institutions. Enrollment is open to Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATION:

This Ph.D. represents at least 90 US credit hours of academic coursework beyond the Bachelor's, in compliance with international standards. It is assumed that students will transfer 35 graduate credits, and the doctoral dissertation counts for 25 credits. As a result, most incoming students are expected to obtain 35 credits during the phase of pre-dissertation coursework. The overall purpose of this Ph.D. is to provide an academically sound and institutional credible path to build on the student's background and experience in Islamic Finance. The Ph.D. is concerned with the philosophical and religious foundations of Islamic Economics and Finance, notably in contrast with the Western model. Students are expected to read a considerable amount of material to acquire a broad understanding of the state of Islamic Finance today, notably in terms of national, regional and global policies.... [-]

USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Online