360 NQF credits at level 10
Course convener: J Roeleveld
Course entry requirements:
A suitable degree at Masters level. Acceptance onto the programme is dependent on a research proposal being approved and the availability of a supervisor. Provisional candidates will be required to present the proposal to the Departmental PhD Committee, which will decide whether the student's PhD candidacy can be confirmed. The proposal has to be presented within 6 months of first registration.
A PhD thesis is required to be an original‚ coherent and consistent body of work which reflects the candidate’s own efforts. The thesis may not be more than 80‚000 words. A candidate will undertake research‚ and such advanced study as may be required, under the guidance of a supervisor or supervisors appointed by Senate.