Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences in Sport ScienceHome » University Courses »
Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Sport and Movement Studies
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences in Sport Science
Programme Code: P9H11Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
Through the doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to knowledge of and insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication in the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the sport industry.
Access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a masters’ qualification in Sport Science (with an average pass mark of at least 65%) with a programme specific minimum level of competency on NQF Level 9, generating a minimum of 180 credits.
Selection is based on academic merit, and an interview (if required).