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William
Oblitey

Professor Emeritus/Program Director

Email: [email protected]

Interests: Security, Network and Applications, Formal Methods

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PhD Entry Requirements for Admission

Applicants for the PhD in Computer Science are expected to have met the following prerequisites:

  • The minimum requirement for admission shall be the possession of a relevant Master’s Degree.
    • MPhil (in CS or closely related field, with or without work experience, [Duration: 3-4 years])
    • MSc (in CS or closely related field (Comp Eng. & EE with or without work experience, [Duration: 4-5 years])
  • Candidates must demonstrate that they have a solid background to conduct independent academic research in Computer Science.

 

Mode of Application

A complete application packet must include:

  1. A completed Valley View University graduate application form;
  2. Official transcripts of the applicant’s previous academic record at the university level
  • A full curriculum vitae
  1. Three letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s ability to do the programme
  2. Research Proposal [MANDATORY] – Candidate shall make a presentation to the selection panel during the interview process

Cost of Programme
Local Students: USD2000.00 Per Semester (Payment of fees is in Ghana Cedi Equivalent)

Cost of Programme 
Foreign Students: USD5000.00 Per Semester (Payment of fees is in Ghana Cedi Equivalent)

SPECIALIZATION TRACKS

The PhD CS curriculum offers three areas of specialization tracks for students to choose from. Each track has four courses (12 credit hours) to offer in-depth understanding of an integrated body of knowledge area in which the student seeks to develop a thesis.

 The three areas of specialization tracks are:

  1. Network and Security Systems [COSC 720, COSC 721, COSC 722, COSC 723]
  2. Software Engineering and Embedded Systems [COSC 730, COSC 731, COSC 732, COSC 733]
  3. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics [ COSC 740, COSC 741, COSC 742, COSC 743]

MPhil/MSc Entry Requirements for Admission

Applicants for the Masters in Computer Science are expected to have met the following prerequisites:

  • The minimum requirement for admission shall be the possession of a relevant Baccalaureate Degree (BSc. CS, BSc CE, BSc. IT) (First class and Second Class only)

Programme Duration: 2-3 years (on the average) for full time students and 4-5 years for part-time students.

 

  • Admission to university master’s program is made by competition. Candidates must be successful at an interview to be scheduled by the department. [Pre-selection: An examination-interview, will be conducted for each candidate to further ascertain their eligibility into the programmes. The Chair should give his/her agreement for each of the candidates prior to the examination. The competition is in the form of an examination-interview in front of a committee formed by at least two professors and the representative of the university usually from the Graduate School. Every student is admitted or rejected to the program after the examination in front of the committee and as would be determined by the interviewing committee.
  • Master of Philosophy candidates must demonstrate that they have the relevant background and competencies to conduct independent academic research in Computer Science.

Mode of Application

A complete application packet must include:

  1. A completed Valley View University graduate application form;
  2. Official transcripts of the applicant’s previous academic record at the university level
  • A full curriculum vitae
  1. Three letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s ability to do the programme
  2. Research Proposal [MANDATORY] – Candidate shall make a presentation to the selection panel during the interview process

 

Cost of Programme [Local Students]: USD2000.00 Per Semester (Payment of fees is in Ghana Cedi Equivalent) 

Cost of Programme [Foreign Students]: USD5000.00 Per Semester

Download the Admissions Form 

Application fee: GHC 400.00 [local students]/ USD 150.00 [Foreign Nationals] 

Mode of Payment

Local Applicants (GH¢400.00)

Cedi Account Details:

Bank: Prudential Bank Limited

Account Name: Graduate School

Account Number: 0362000060047

Branch: Valley View University

 

International Applicants (US$150)

Dollar Account Details:

Bank: Prudential Bank Limited

Account Name: Graduate School

Account Number: 0362000060182

Branch: Valley View University

 

[Notify us via email ([email protected]) with a copy of the payment receipt]

Application Deadlines: Admission is still ongoing

Completed Application Forms and Attachments must be mailed to:

Dean

School of Graduate Studies

Valley View University
P. O. Box DT 595
Adentan - Accra
Ghana

Email Address: [email protected]/[email protected] 

Start of Programme: January/August each year

Selection/Interview: Qualified candidates will be invited for interview after the Selection Committee reviews your application dossier.

 Orientation: Two (2) weeks to the start of the programme

Mode: Regular only [Studies may be considered online during this COVID-19 pandemic]

Meet ourdedicatedcommittedhardworkingfaculty for the program

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Dr. Ing. Nicolae
Goga

Professor

Email: [email protected]

Interests: Software Engineering, Networking, Formal Languages, Formal Methods, Software Testing Application Programs and Artificial Intelligence

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Vasilățeanu
Andrei

Associate Professor
Email: [email protected]
Interests: Programming Languages, Object Oriented Programming, Web Application Development, Software Development Methods, Software Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, Formal Languages

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Nabil
Bedewi

Associate Professor

Email: [email protected]

Interests: Artificial Intelligence & Human Factors / Computer Science (Application Development and Computer Networks)

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Donald J.G
Chiarella

Associate Professor

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Interests: Security, Network and Applications Software Engineer

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Sunday AnuOluwa
Idowu

Professor

Email: [email protected]

Interests: Software Engineering, Software Development and Maintenance, Web based Applications Development, Database Design and Development, Internet Technologies

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Stephen Ofosu
Agyei-Mensah

Associate Professor

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Interests: Computer Networking and Computer Information Science

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Rick
Halterman

Professor

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Interests: Programming

Tyson Hall

Professor

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Interests: Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Benjamin
Ghansah, PhD

Senior Lecturer

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Interests: Federated Search, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Retrieval

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Edward Danso
Ansong, PhD

Senior Lecturer

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Interests: Computer Security, Operating Systems

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Dominic
Damoah

Senior Lecturer/Dean (FoS)

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Interests: Graph Databases, Molecular dynamics, Software Engineering

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Kofi Sarpong
Adu-Manu

Senior Lecturer/Head of Department (IT)

Email: [email protected]

Interests: Wireless Sensor Networks, Cloud Computing, Programming, Computer Science Education

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Prince Yaw
Owusu Amoako

Senior Lecturer

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Interests: Machine Learning, Programming

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