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University of Technology, Jamaica - Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems


The School of Computing and Information Technology research-based Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) was designed to expose the prevailing wisdom of a field and repackaged it in a unique way to advance knowledge and through the production of novelty and improve professional practice in the field. This research-based doctoral programme is designed for graduate students in the Engineering and Computing disciplines to employ applied research techniques to solve societal problems.
The programme aims to produce a cadre of professionals needed to build industry, government, and educational institutions through applied research for national, regional, and global development. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Information Systems started in 1999. The course is 5-6 years in duration.

  • Listing ID: 4432
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Information Systems
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 06 Information and Communication Technologies- 061 Information and Communication Technologies- 0613 Software and applications development and analysis
  • Qualification Developer: School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computing with minimum standard second class honors or equivalent. Candidates will be considered based on the nature and scope of the research proposal submitted along with the application forms and the availability of supervisors in the research areas.
  • Number of Credits: 90
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