DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) PROGRAMMES
The Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences at Bugando offer postgraduate programs leading to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in all major fields of specialization in Health.
A candidate seeking for admission for a PhD must be a holder of a relevant Master Degree (MSc, or MMED) of the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) or any other recognized institution of higher learning within or outside Tanzania. A holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM/DVM) can register for a PhD program; in this case, the duration of the training and content of the courses to be covered will be determined by the Higher Degree Committee (HDC) based on the topic.
The prospective candidate must demonstrate the capacity to carry out research independently and ability to pursue the proposed study program.
The PhD degree is offered by thesis both in the Monograph format and by Publications. The Department in which the registered candidate is based will submit at least 2 names of suitably qualified individuals to act as supervisors for the candidate based on the CUHAS supervision guidelines. The names will have to be approved by the HDC and the SENATE.