School of Science and Technology (Doctor’s Degree)

Computer science is a discipline pertaining to the research and development of computing and information systems. Computer science graduates are instrumental to the advancement of the field of computer science by contributing to the design, implementation, and maintenance of computing systems as well as the development of new algorithms, languages, and other tools necessary to serve the computing needs of both local and international communities.

The goal of this program is to produce computer science graduates who will eventually become leaders in the creation and implementation of new techniques and products in the fields of computer and information technology. This requires that the students possess fundamental knowledge, technical breadth, and communication skills as well as leadership quality, professionalism, ethics, and moral standards. With all of these qualities, the graduates will be able to assume professional and societal responsibilities that are conducive towards the well-being and advancement of both local and international communities.

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Information Technology

The PhD-IT program is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to pursue a research career in IT or computer science in either industry or academia. Combining subject specific modules with professional skills and a substantial original research project, the program enables students to investigate open-ended research problems and conceptualize, design and implement innovative, cost-effective solutions.
All of our faculty members are highly-qualified and have extensive research experience. Moreover, with subscriptions to several leading online journal databases, students have access to the very latest up-to-date research publications.

Career Path

  • Computer Scientist
  • Information Technology Technical/Computer Technical Staff
  • Information System Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Web Designer and Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Server and Network Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Technology Project Manager and Software Project Manager
  • Software Project Coordinator
  • Computer Professional
  • Computer Entrepreneur
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Technology Entrepreneur
  • Information Technology Researcher
  • Lecturer at Education Institute
  • Independent Academician
  • Independent Entrepreneur
  • Information Executive
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer
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