The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) program is aimed at providing PhD Degree holders with the ability to develop a new/novel knowledge, and expand existing knowledge and application of computing solutions in the organization, society, and worldwide. It exposes the practitioners/researchers to advanced study and training in research, culminating in the submission of a thesis.

This program intends to develop research capability, creativity, and ability to collate the results of the research work and to present them in a clear manner, as well as demonstrating knowledge of the literature of the subject.

Key Research Areas

Graphics & Multimedia:

  • Computer Aided Learning
  • Multimedia & Desktop Virtual Reality
  • Computer Graphics
  • Multimedia Design
  • Applied Multimedia
  • Computer-Based Training
  • Multimedia & Instructional Design
  • Game Design

System & Networking: 

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Kernel Methods
  • Model- Based Reasoning
  • Biometrics
  • Video Image Processing
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Network Security, Computer Networks
  • Parallel Computing
  • Image Processing

Information Systems: 

  • Management Information System
  • e-Commerce
  • e-Business
  • ICT Governance
  • Accounting Information System
  • Database Systems
  • Information Systems Audit

Software Engineering:

  • Software Agent Information Security
  • Software Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Information Systems Auditing

Entry Requirements

  • Masters in the relevant domain, or
  • Masters in a related domain with 2 years’ experience in the domain (including at least 2 publications in the domain)