University of Technology, Jamaica - Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry programme seeks to produce graduates that become competent as high-level managers in chemical, biochemical and manufacturing industries, innovative and problem-solving researchers in research establishments, educators in universities and colleges, leaders of analytical and quality assurance teams, and consultants.
The Chemistry PhD graduate will be able to:
• teach at the University level, through the inclusion of advanced core modules such as Research Methodology, Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry and Instrumentation.
• perform research and make innovative progress in his/her field of interest through laboratory based research in a major problem solving project resulting in a thesis, complete with presentation and defence.
• demonstrate competence in the field of analytical research, quality assurance and decision-making capacities for academia and industry.
• demonstrate leadership and initiative in solving problems and in innovation and entrepreneurship.
The PhD course of study consists of ninety (90) credits, twenty-four (24) credits of taught modules/seminars, two (2) credits from conference/journal paper and sixty-four (64) credits for the research dissertation. Candidates may register for either course of study on a full-time or part-time basis and taught modules may be offered as face-to face, online or blended learning.