The Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems degree programme aims to produce research scientists who are practitioners mainly engaged in generating knowledge through research and teaching. The programme is designed to enable PhD candidates become proficient in research, innovation with substantial authority, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity and sustained commitment to the generation of new ideas or processes at the forefront of Information Systems discipline. Candidates will become independent researchers and develop an in-depth knowledge of a specific area of concentration, as well as problem solving and analytical skills that will enable them make significant innovative contributions in terms of knowledge generation to the Information Systems field in the global economy.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems degree programme is suitable for IT professional and business managers that have completed Master’s degree in IT related field from an accredited university
Three (3) academic Years
The course units will be delivered by Coursework, Examination and thesis through the following approaches:
All PhD students have an opportunity to study one semester at university of Stavanger, Norway. More information about Kenya Norway Mobility – KENOMO Project can be accessed from the following web pages:
Initial research foci will specialize in Information Systems research including but not limited to the following:
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