Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences: Chiropractic

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Department of Chiropractic, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Chiropractic
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences: Chiropractic
Programme Code: P9HS2Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96969

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Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of this programme is to provide the qualifying student with advanced analytical problem-solving and reflective competencies in the field of chiropractic, and to enable them to act as a leader within the chiropractic research field. This will be achieved by making an original contribution to the knowledge content of chiropractic through independent research.

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The minimum admission requirement is one of the following&%2358; Master of Health Sciences in Chiropractic, Master of Technology&%2358; Chiropractic or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field at an NQF level 9. Applications from persons with an equivalent qualification will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University's and Faculty's regulations.

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