One of the best universities in the world and 200 years old. The Doctorate Programme in Information Technology is offered by the Department of Information Science which is a part of the Faculty of Cybernetics and Information Technology at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Open University. The Doctorate Degree in Information Technology from KNU recruits students who have a firm background in statistics, linear algebra, calculus, differential equations and probability. The applicants have to be graduates with a fair understanding of statistics, economics, and programming. Students also need to have knowledge of hardware systems, languages and architectures. A doctoral program in IT explores methods in which people and technology work together, bound by procedures. Students are taught ways of handling systems at a managerial level with the help of fieldwork and empirical analysis. The curriculum in information technology covers various specialties that are related to global economics, organizational leadership and international business. Graduates that enrol in this doctorate program usually hold Master’s Degree in engineering, computer science or mathematics. Programme specializations also include information systems, information security, and software engineering. They are taught about various technology systems that include supply chains, securities exchanges, and product development systems. Students also have to carry out original research and write dissertations about their research. They have to orally defend their dissertation. Other areas of study during the Doctoral Programme in Information Technology include Research Methods in IT, Queuing Models, Architectures, Algorithms of Signal Processing and Nonlinear Programming. Graduates of IT doctoral programs pursue careers in academia, corporate research and technology specialization. The doctoral curriculum for IT at KNU OU prepares students for job opportunities such as corporate researchers, post-secondary instructors, and technology specialists.
This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level Students have to submit a proposal for detailed research. This proposal has to outline the intended topic of research along with proposed methodology and objectives. This research topic has to be the choice of the candidate alone and it will get provisionally approved by the Degree Committee before the applicant is accepted to the Course. Applicants have to consider their topic carefully for their Doctorate research. The topic has to cover the background of the research; special mention has to be done of the analysis that has to be adopted and the possible conclusions that have to be reached by the research.
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Last updated November 23, 2017