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Doctorate Degrees in South Africa 2020/2021

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed advanced studies in their field of trainin… Read more

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed advanced studies in their field of training. This program is available for students with an undergraduate degree, and it often takes one to two years to complete.

Doctoral Programs in South Africa

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Paris , France

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original rese ... +

The ISM PhD in International Business Management prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original research in academia. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 7 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Aquatic Health is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Aquatic Health is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The DLitt et Phil (Biblical Studies) programme is a research programme, comprising predominantly theoretical work, and normally does not require work-based learning or vocatio ... +

The DLitt et Phil (Biblical Studies) programme is a research programme, comprising predominantly theoretical work, and normally does not require work-based learning or vocational training. The Doctoral programme is by nature an advanced specialization in either OT or NT (or both), building on the specialization level already reached on Master’s level. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Biochemistry is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field o ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Biochemistry is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of Biochemistry. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Biodiversity and Conservation is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theo ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Biodiversity and Conservation is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Botany is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of Bota ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Botany is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of Botany. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of Business Management principles, culmin ... +

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of Business Management principles, culminating in independent and original scientific work. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Chemistry is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of C ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Chemistry is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of Chemistry. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in ... +

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. As an inherently interdisciplinary and flexible programme, the MA in Communication Studies intersects a multiplicity of fields and areas in the humanities and social sciences and offers an opportunity to explore their complementarity and interconnectedness. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Computer Science is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the fie ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Computer Science is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The programme develops the intellectual and professional skills of the student. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work in the th ... +

The programme develops the intellectual and professional skills of the student. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work in the thesis. The thesis would constitute a distinctive contribution to the knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Energy Studies is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Energy Studies is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of energy studies. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of English ... +

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of English Studies. Specialist supervision is available in the following areas of study: South/African Literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Environmental Management is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Environmental Management is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The candidate should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of a topic in the broader field of fina ... +

The candidate should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of a topic in the broader field of finance. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 

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