PhD in Geography (Global Health Systems in Africa)
The PhD in Geography (Global Health Systems in Africa) is an interdisciplinary degree offered within Geography in collaboration with the Global Health Systems in Africa. The degree consists of all mandatory program components in Geography, including a thesis, along with the mandatory program components required by the Global Health Systems in Africa program. Upon graduation, students receive a Doctoral degree in Geography, with a specialization in Global Health Systems in Africa.
PhD students are supervised through a Thesis Advisory Committee of at least three, consisting of the Supervisor and two other faculty members knowledgeable in the area of research. A member of the Advisory Committee must be listed as a member of the Global Health Systems in Africa list of Faculty Advisors. The Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the student's academic program, especially the thesis research and thesis preparation.