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Department of Emergency Medical Care, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Emergency Medical Care
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences: Emergency Medical Care
Programme Code: P9H16Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
Application Start Date:
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022
The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy&%2358; Emergency Medical Care Degree is to promote the career advancement of graduates in the field of emergency medical care and rescue by enabling students to conduct independent, novel research in emergency medical care and rescue.
This Doctoral Degree aims to provide members of the profession an opportunity to conduct independent original research through scientific discourse and independent investigation contributing to the development of the field of emergency medical care and rescue. The outcome of this field-specific Doctoral Degree is a comprehensive and systematic grasp of an in-depth body of knowledge in the field of emergency medical care and rescue with the development of specialist expert knowledge, thereby contributing to evidence based professional practice.
An appropriate Master's Degree in the field of Emergency Medical Care and Rescue is required. Alternatively, conferment of status may be granted through an internal evaluation process in alignment with institutional policies.
Applications from persons with an M Tech degree in Emergency Medical Care or equivalent qualifications will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the Universities and Faculties regulations.