The programme is a 4-year intensive research programme. PhD. candidates are admitted throughout the year and those without a Master of Philosophy in Information Systems usually undertake a one-year course in that specialty before being enrolled unto the PhD. programme. The main objectives of the PhD programme are to provide research training in IS and management to qualified masters degree holders for careers in academic and research-oriented institutions and contribute to information systems research in Ghana, Africa and the rest of the world. Students spend the first year taking courses such as Philosophy of Management Research, Advanced Quantitative Research Methods, Philosophy of Information Systems, Advanced Qualitative Research, Methods Information Systems Theories, Information Systems Development and Trends in Information Systems. The second to the fourth years are dedicated to writing a PhD. Thesis.
A relevant Masters degree in management information systems (IS) or relevant information technology related field from a recognised university is required. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.
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