PhDs in Johannesburg in South Africa 2020

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.A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed… 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.

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.

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.

PhDs in Johannesburg in South Africa

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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

Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis wo ... +

Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of an insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
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

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Public Management and Governance on a topic selec ... +

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Public Management and Governance on a topic selected in consultation with the Head of the Department of Public Governance. A Doctoral defense (of either the proposal or the thesis) is required in accordance with the regulations of the Faculty of Humanities. An article ready for publication on the thesis content or related field is required. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The programme develops intellectual and professional skills of the student. Through the doctorate thesis, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original ... +

The programme develops intellectual and professional skills of the student. Through the doctorate thesis, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

This qualification develops the intellectual and professional skills of the student. A relevant, problem-based, unique, original and executable topic on an advanced academic l ... +

This qualification develops the intellectual and professional skills of the student. A relevant, problem-based, unique, original and executable topic on an advanced academic level within this discipline should be researched independently and reported on scientifically, in the form of a Doctoral thesis. -
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
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide candidates with an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories underpinning the theoretical and practical aspects o ... +

The primary purpose of this qualification 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 towards the expansion of the PPL knowledge base. -
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 strategic and ... +

The student should develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of strategic and general management principles. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 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

This is a structured research programme with research-based assignments and the application of research in practice, as the basis for the completion of the thesis. The aim of ... +

This is a structured research programme with research-based assignments and the application of research in practice, as the basis for the completion of the thesis. The aim of the qualification is to develop the advanced competence of the student in designing and developing organizational interventions and procedures. The qualification will make it possible for students to fulfill a leadership role and to adopt a critical and scientific approach towards performance and change. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 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. Qualifying students should also display competence in the application of related research methodology and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should also be able to reflect on their research findings. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

Through the doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student shows evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would c ... +

Through the doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student shows evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of an 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 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
 

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