Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences in OptometryHome » University Courses »
Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Optometry
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences in Optometry
Programme Code: P9HS4Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with the ability to: ; Perform independent, original and creative scientific research. Contribute significant knowledge to and insight into optometry as well as the specific discipline of research. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a doctoral dissertation. Reflect upon decision-making, self-directedness and contributions to optometric science. Only a Research Doctorate can be done.
A relevant Master’s degree.
Refer to the Academic Regulations of the University of Johannesburg.