University of Ghana Pan African Doctoral Academy (UG-PADA) Invitation to Participate In the June 2017 Doctoral Schools

Starting April 5, 2017 - Ending April 5, 2018

 

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA PAN AFRICAN DOCTORAL ACADEMY (UG-PADA)

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JUNE 2017 DOCTORAL SCHOOLS

 

The University of Ghana (UG) is pleased to announce the ninth and tenth in the series of Doctoral Schools run by the UG-Pan African Doctoral Academy (UG-PADA)

The Schools are open to PhD candidates from Universities in Africa with particular focus on West African Universities.

 

Modules Available:

Each Module will be run over a one week period starting June 12th-16th, and June 18th-23rd, 2017.

 

The available Modules are: 

 

SCHOOL 1: June 12th  to 16th, 2017

 

 Title

 

1

Managing the Doctoral Process (including Managing Literature Review )

 PhD  Year 1 & 2 students

2

Quantitative Research Techniques Using SPSS

PhD Year 2&3  students

3

Communicating Research Results: Science

PhD (Science) students

4

Innovative Thinking

All PhD students

5

Academic Writing

 

   

SCHOOL 2: June 19th to 23rd, 2017.

 

 Title

Eligibility

1

Leadership Skills and Issues in Career Development for the Emerging Scholar

PhD Year 2 & 3 students

2

Qualitative Research Methodology

PhD Year 2 & 3 students

3

Presentation Skills (Including Conference Presentations-Oral /Poster Preparations)

All PhD students

4

Use of Selected Computer Packages for Research Data Analysis (Please select a package)

i.      R

ii.    Atlas.ti

PhD Year 2 & 3 students

5

Evidence Synthesis

All PhD students

 

Interested candidates may select up to two modules per School in order of preference.

Candidates are advised to apply early as space is limited and will be offered strictly on a first-come-first served basisThe UG-PADA reserves the right to drop undersubscribed modules.  Should this happen, students registered for such modules will be offered alternative modules.

 

Fees Structure

 

A/ Ghanaian Applicants

All Ghanaian applicants will be expected to pay a subsidized fee of $100.00 only per School, to cover Course fees including lunch and course materials.

 

University of Ghana applicants on Carnegie Scholarship may use part of their funding to cover the Course fees.

 

B/ External Applicants

All other applicants from any African country other than Ghana will be expected to pay a subsidized Course fee of $100.00 only per School.  In addition to the subsidy on the Course fees, participants will be provided with:

1.      Accommodation in a Students Hall of Residence

2.      Breakfast and Lunch

 

Mode of application:

Interested candidates must complete the UG-PADA application form available below and submit electronically to: ugpada@ug.edu.gh

Download Application form here

 

Alternatively application forms can be accessed by clicking on this link

Recommendation page can also be accessed by clicking on this link

 

The Application Deadline is: April 30th, 2017.

 

For further enquiries you may kindly contact: ugpada@ug.edu.gh.

 

Please click here for course description

 

Please click here for a publicity poster