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The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degr… Read more

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and better earning potential. Master’s degrees require more advanced study than undergraduate degrees and may be required before entering a doctorate program.

Johannesburg city is the largest source of gold and diamond in southern Africa. It is the base of South Africa’s Constitutional court and is the largest and wealthiest city in the Gauteng Province. It is home to University of Johannesburg.

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

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Mathematics is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of mathematics. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics 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 Mathematical Statistics is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of mathematical statistics. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Tourism and Hospitality is to develop the applied competence of the postgraduate student on an advanced level in research, analysis, interpretation ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Tourism and Hospitality 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
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 

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Johannesburg, South Africa

The doctorate in Corporate Communication is designed to develop highly specialized and in-depth theoretical, professional, and research skills within the disciplines of Corpor ... +

The doctorate in Corporate Communication is designed to develop highly specialized and in-depth theoretical, professional, and research skills within the disciplines of Corporate Communication and Communication. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

DLitt et Phil Sociology is an advanced level of study in which a candidate has to conduct independent research and produce a thesis that demonstrates a contribution to knowled ... +

DLitt et Phil Sociology is an advanced level of study in which a candidate has to conduct independent research and produce a thesis that demonstrates a contribution to knowledge in the field. The Degree is assessed on the basis of the thesis only and the candidate has to satisfy the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of Humanities that the thesis is his or her own unaided work. Upon submission of the final thesis, he or she has to give an undertaking that it has not been submitted to any other institution for examination and the granting of a qualification. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The Doctoral program entails a substantial piece of independent research that contributes something new to theory or practice in the field of social work. The program assists ... +

The Doctoral program entails a substantial piece of independent research that contributes something new to theory or practice in the field of social work. The program assists you in becoming an expert in a particular facet of social work. We have four Doctoral supervisors with a diverse range of expertise, including clinical social work, community development, developmental research, econometrics, gender-based violence management, occupational social work, poverty, resilience, social development, social policy, social security, and youth transitions. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Quantity Surveying is to develop an intellectual with the advanced ability to produce quantity surveying research that seeks to add knowledge and g ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Quantity Surveying 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 interdisciplinary 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
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Public Management and Governance is to provide students the tools and skills to effectively and independently apply research methodology skills and ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Public Management and Governance is to provide students the tools and skills to effectively and independently apply research methodology skills and all the related activities thereto, to prepare a research proposal, conduct a thesis demonstrating an original contribution to the field of study/discipline, to demonstrate the competencies required for evaluation in order to report the results for an academic submission. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The DLitt et Phil degree is offered by dissertation only, and registration can be on a full-time or part-time basis. It is the candidate’s responsibility to put forward a suit ... +

The DLitt et Phil degree is offered by dissertation only, and registration can be on a full-time or part-time basis. It is the candidate’s responsibility to put forward a suitable research proposal but the Department of Psychology will provide significant mentoring and supervisory support during this process. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Marketing Management is to develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehensi ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Marketing Management is to develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of marketing management principles. The qualification also intends to make original contributions to the field. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Logistics Management is to develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Logistics Management is to develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of logistics management principles. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Leadership is to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories underpinning the theoretical and practical aspects of P ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Leadership is to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories underpinning the theoretical and practical aspects of PPL, as well as with original and independent scientific research skills to contribute to the expansion of the PPL knowledge base. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value ... +

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value of a Doctoral Degree cannot be overestimated: acquiring and practicing skills of creative and original thinking, problem-solving, critical reading, analysis, and synthesis. The topic of the degree should contribute to our understanding of Roman civilization and its contribution to Western civilization (political theory, philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, film, religion, architecture, etc.). -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The Doctoral study program comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Journalism on a topic selected in consultation with the Departmental Chairper ... +

The Doctoral study program comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Journalism on a topic selected in consultation with the Departmental Chairperson. A maximum of four advanced seminars on relevant aspects of the topic of study and an oral examination (the equivalent of two papers each consisting of four modules) as prescribed in the General Regulation book are required. A research article that is suitable for publication in an academic journal is also required. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Information Technology Management is to show through the doctoral thesis in which the qualification culminates, evidence of independent and origina ... +

The purpose of the Ph.D. in Information Technology Management is to show through the doctoral thesis in which the qualification culminates, evidence of independent and original scientific work. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus