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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 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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Self-Paced PhD in International Business Management

PhD
Sep 2021
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4&nbsp;-&nbsp;7 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

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

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Doctoral Degree Programmes in Education

PhD
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4&nbsp;-&nbsp;5 years
English
Campus

The doctoral study requires a candidate to undertake research at an advanced academic level culminating in the production, defense, and acceptance of a thesis. The defining ch ...

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PhD in African Languages

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Afrikaans
Campus

The Doctoral examination is conducted in at least two fields of study. A thesis is presented on a topic in linguistics or in literature as proof of the ability to conduct rese ...

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PhD in Anthropology

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

The Doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Anthropology on a topic selected in consultation ...

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PhD in Applied Linguistics

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and tr ...

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PhD in Applied Mathematics

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Aquatic Health

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Biblical Studies

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Biochemistry

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Biodiversity and Conservation

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Botany

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Business Management

PhD
Jan 2021
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2&nbsp;-&nbsp;4 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Chemistry

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Communication Studies

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Computer Science

PhD
Jan 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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