Doctorate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Here at VUT Research, we offer our postgraduate students the opportunity to complete their Doctorate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within the Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences. A PhD is the highest qualification a student can achieve for this course and students who complete this course can be very proud of the achievement. The qualification is a good representation of a student’s hard work, dedication and passion for the particular industry. The course curriculum consists of a research project by thesis and when conducting the research for this we encourage our students to focus on sustainability and societal benefit. The duration of the course is a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years part-time study.
Build Your Future In Information & Communication Technology
A relevant NQF or Masters qualification with a minimum of 180 credits or equivalent with research methodology and evidence of research completed with an average of 60% received (Ad hoc cases will be treated on merit).
A Doctorate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the highest possible level of qualification in the Information and Communication Technology field and is a powerful acknowledgement of the student’s hard work, discipline, and knowledge of the subject. Achieving this degree is a great achievement and sets the student in good stead in their future endeavours.
Students who have completed a PhD in Information and Communication can look forward to a number of exciting and challenging careers within the IT industry. This industry is constantly growing and we can see computerization within all facets of modern life today. Once the students are equipped with their PhD and experience within their desired industry there are more high level job opportunities that open up to them, such as senior Programmer or System Analyst, Network administrator or Database Administrator. Tasks included in these careers include development of prototypes and systems and the support of existing systems.