Centre for African Wetlands (near “N” Block), UG - Legon

Attention All PhD Students: UG-Pan African Doctoral Academy (UG-PADA) Invitation to Participate in the July Schools

The University of Ghana is once again pleased to announce the second in the series of Doctoral Schools under the Accelerated PhD Training through UG-Diasporan Linkages Project (APT-Ghana Project), funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.  Courses are open to PhD candidates from UG as well as other Ghanaian and African Universities.


Cost of Programme:

The cost per module is GH₵ 1,150.00 (US$300.00)


The UG will cover the cost of participation of PhD candidates enrolled at UG.  There is however limited funding available for students from universities in the West Africa sub-region.

The courses, dates and eligibility are provided below. Interested candidates are advised to apply early as space is limited and will be offered on strictly first-come-first served basis.


UG PhD Students are to note that the Doctoral School will count towards their experiential learning.



Course Title




Managing the Doctoral Process (including Managing Literature Review )

July 13-17, 2015

PhD  Year 1 & 2 students


Quantitative Research Methodology

July 13-17, 2015

PhD Year 2&3  students


Communicating Research Results: Science

July 20-24, 2015

All PhD Science students


Qualitative Research Methodology

July 20-22, 2015

PhD Year 2 & 3 students


Use of selected computer packages (Nvivo) for research data analysis

July 23-24, 2015

All PhD students


Mode of application:

PhD Students must indicate their interest by completing the UG-PADA Registration Form for the July 2015 Doctoral School and submitting an electronic copy to: ugpada@ug.edu.gh.

The Deadline for submission is: Friday, June 19, 2015.  Any applications received after this date will not be processed.