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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Chiropractic
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences in Chiropractic
Programme Code: P9HS2Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
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.
The minimum admission requirement is one of the following: Master of Health Sciences in Chiropractic, Master of Technology in 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.
Selection is based on approval of the student’s research proposal by the Faculty’s Research and Ethics Committees.