PHDSTUDIES

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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PhD in Environmental Management

PhD
Jan 2021
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3 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Finance

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

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 ...

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PhD in French

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

On a more advanced level (Doctoral studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel, Autobiography; Conte ...

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PhD in Geography

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Geology

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Greek

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Human Resource Development

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

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 ...

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PhD in Human Resource Management

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

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

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PhD in Industrial Psychology

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

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 ...

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PhD in Industrial Sociology

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Informatics

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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PhD in Information Management

PhD
Jan 2021
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Part-time
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2&nbsp;-&nbsp;5 years
English
Campus

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 ...

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PhD in Information Technology Management

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

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 ...

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PhD in Journalism

PhD
Jan 2021
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Full-time
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3 years
English
Campus

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

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