Degree Type: 

Doctor of Philosophy


Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

Generally, to qualify for Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension, the Department together with the School of Graduate and Research of the University of Cape Coast evaluate an applicant based on: the educational background (at least at M.Phil. level) the experience as independent researcher the scientific quality of the preliminary proposal the originality of the preliminary proposal the capacity and expertise that the Department has available the applicant's fluency in English the available funding For Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension, a good researched Master’s Degree in Agriculture or related courses from a recognised university is required. Candidates who are judged by the Department not to have satisfied requisite background courses would be required to take some M.Phil courses in the University of Cape Coast to make up.

Career Opportunities: 

The overall goal of the programme is to to develop competent personnel who can respond to current and emerging challenges in extension and function effectively as professional practitioners in the field of Agricultural Extension.