The PhD Accounting Programme offers students the ability to acquire relevant skills for the conduct of research into phenomena leading to the discovery and application of knowledge in accounting and to develop critical thinking skills necessary for the acquisition of relevant knowledge needed in the design, execution and presentation of original research in accounting.
The programme also aims at helping students to understand relevant research methodologies, techniques and analytical frameworks from other fields of study that have relevant applications in accounting, appreciate research ethical challenges confronting the academy.
Accountants, Auditors, Finance Managers/Officers, NGO Managers and Officials, Teaching Staff in Tertiary Institutions, and Entrepreneurs.
Duration: Four (4) Years
Prospective applicants are required to have any of the following qualifications:
• A master’s degree by research or coursework in Accounting with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.
• A Master’s degree by research or coursework in other business-related disciplines with a minimum CGPA of 3.0, in addition to a professional qualification in Accounting.
• A Master’s degree by research or coursework in a non-business discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0, in addition to a professional qualification in Accounting, will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.
• Applicants with degrees from foreign universities are required to have their academic certificates evaluated by Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) prior to their offer of admission.