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The incorporation of technology into modern society has often been the cause of political and philosophical debate. The main concern is whether technology truly helps or harms humanity. Some argue that overuse of technology is harmful to the environment, while others believe it is a necessary facet of human development.

PhD Program in Technology Studies in South Africa

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Mind Development Academy

The primary goal of the Doctor of Computer Science (D.Sc) is to grow research computer scientist with the ability to generate new knowledge. The program of Computer Scien ... [+]

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The primary goal of the Doctor of Computer Science (D.Sc) is to grow research computer scientist with the ability to generate new knowledge. The program of Computer Science (D.Sc) is designed to advance the professional development of experienced computer scientist and professionals in the computer arena by extending their computer knowledge and equipping them with broad research and process computer skills, enabling them to make a key leadership contribution to their chosen fields. The program has been created to train students for careers in research such as government research, universities research, and industrial research laboratories.

AIU’s Doctorate degree in Computer Science goes one step further by allowing students to study and research multiple key areas of computer science to develop a unique foundation of practical knowledge and computer science theory.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Online
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University of Johannesburg

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

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 and insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication in the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to access the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the information technology management industry.

Admission requirements

A relevant Master’s degree on NQF Level 9 with a 65% average. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the doctoral qualification if he/she is of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed study.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis, and related prin ... [+]

DIng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The purpose of the qualification is to develop an engineer with advanced abilities in applying fundamental engineering sciences and/design and synthesis, and related principles independently to specific problems of society at large. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct fundamental engineering research of an original nature. It also promotes a lifelong learning approach and an aptitude for training other students in similar fields.

Qualification outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualified student will be able to:

Identify, assess, formulate, interpret, analyze and solve original engineering research/development problems creatively and innovatively by applying relevant advanced fundamental knowledge of i.e.Mathematics, Basic Science and Engineering Sciences in the chosen field of research. Plan and manage advanced engineering research projects, demonstrating fundamental knowledge, understanding, and insight into the principles, methodologies, and concepts that constitute socially responsible (to local and other communities) engineering research/development in the chosen field of research practice. Work effectively, individually or with others, as a member of a team, group, organization and the community or in multi-disciplinary environments in the chosen field of research. Organise and manage him/herself and his/her activities responsibly, effectively, professionally and ethically, accept responsibility within his/her limits of competence, and exercise original judgment based on knowledge and expertise, pertaining to the field of research. Plan and conduct advanced investigations, research and/or experiments of an original nature by applying or developing appropriate theories and methodologies, and perform data analysis and interpretation. Communicate effectively, both... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

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 fie ... [+]

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 informatics. A Ph.D. in Informatics is a pure science-based research study that requires candidates to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution at the frontiers of the discipline of specialization.

The PhD in Informatics demands a very high level of intellectual, theoretical and practical specialized science knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of the application of advanced experimental methods and techniques of the modern research, as well as of fundamental scientific and academic values in generating, processing, interpreting and presenting research data orally and in written form.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

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 th ... [+]

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 field of specialization. A Ph.D. in Computer Science is a pure science-based research study that requires candidates to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution at the frontiers of the discipline of specialization.

The PhD in Computer Science demands a very high level of intellectual, theoretical and practical specialized science knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of the application of advanced experimental methods and techniques of the modern research, as well as of fundamental scientific and academic values in generating, processing, interpreting and presenting research data orally and in written form.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English
Full-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
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