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Doctorate Degrees in South Africa 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
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of logis ... +

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of logistics management principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the logistics management field. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The student should develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of marketing man ... +

The student should develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of marketing management principles. Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 

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Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the programme is to develop the applied competence of the postgraduate student on an advanced level in research, analysis, interpretation, and understanding of ... +

The purpose of the programme is to develop the applied competence of the postgraduate student on an advanced level in research, analysis, interpretation, and understanding of Tourism and Hospitality. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of trans ... +

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of transport economics, management, and regulatory principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the transport economics field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of the transport sector and to analyze and assess any internal or external decision impacting on this sector. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Chemical Engineering Technology focuses on the handling, analysis, monitoring, properties, and processing of a wide variety of materials such as chemicals, compounds, pastes, ... +

Chemical Engineering Technology focuses on the handling, analysis, monitoring, properties, and processing of a wide variety of materials such as chemicals, compounds, pastes, petroleum derivatives, mining ores, pharmaceuticals, gas products, and more. Chemical reactions and properties are examined on a small scale and then applied to real-world industrial settings. Chemical Engineering involves chemical exchanges between substances when raw materials are turned into products. It also investigates the nature of chemical reactions and involves process and equipment optimization commissioning and design, troubleshooting, and problem-solving. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department has grown to one of the largest in South Africa and is home to a staff that is actively involved in cutting-edge research. The Department maintains strong links ... +

The Department has grown to one of the largest in South Africa and is home to a staff that is actively involved in cutting-edge research. The Department maintains strong links with industry and professional associations and provides its undergraduates with training and expertise in hi-tech laboratories with cutting edge equipment. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering specializes in computer systems engineering and electrical engineering technology programs.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering specializes in computer systems engineering and electrical engineering technology programs. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

in Industrial Engineering is to develop the competencies of the postgraduate student in a chosen field of specialization on an advanced level. It requires a student to underta ... +

in Industrial Engineering is to develop the competencies of the postgraduate student in a chosen field of specialization on an advanced level. It requires a student to undertake research at the most advanced academic levels, which will be evident in the acceptance of a thesis. This qualification enables the student to make a direct and original academic contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Mechanical Engineers play a significant role in product design, manufacture, maintenance, research, control, development, management, and marketing of mechanical engineering s ... +

Mechanical Engineers play a significant role in product design, manufacture, maintenance, research, control, development, management, and marketing of mechanical engineering services. Mechanical Engineering is concerned with a large variety of mechanical equipment varying from small items to large constructions such as aircraft, railways, spacecraft, ships, motorcars, and major transport equipment. In South Africa, Mechanical Engineers make a significant contribution to heavy industries, transport services, manufacturing, mining, consulting, research, and the commodities industry. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operat ... +

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operations. The exposure equips graduates with sound knowledge of metal production, design, and manufacture. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Engineering Management is a specialized form of management that provides core intellectual concepts in marketing, finance, business law, and management. Representing a combina ... +

Engineering Management is a specialized form of management that provides core intellectual concepts in marketing, finance, business law, and management. Representing a combination of engineering skills and business knowledge that are required to cultivate innovative solutions to complex business problems. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Quality and Operations Management includes a range of activities from managing quality and process strategy to human resources and supply chain management.

Quality and Operations Management includes a range of activities from managing quality and process strategy to human resources and supply chain management. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with the advanced ability to produce quantity surveying research that seeks to add knowledge and growth to this partic ... +

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with the advanced ability to produce quantity surveying research that seeks to add knowledge and growth to this particular sector. One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct inter-disciplinary quantity surveying research of an original nature. It will also promote a lifelong learning approach, as well as an aptitude for training other students in similar fields. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying construction engineering management with other related inter-disciplinary principl ... +

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying construction engineering management with other related inter-disciplinary principles, in order to address construction management related problems within the sector. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct inter-disciplinary construction engineering management research of an original nature. It also aims to promote a lifelong learning approach, as well as an aptitude for training other students in similar fields. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 

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