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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: DPhil with a specialisation in Applied Data Science
Programme Code: P34ADQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of this qualification is to show through the doctoral thesis in which the qualification culminates, 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 information technology management industry.
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Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of any relevant information systems, information technology or informatics master’s degree on NQF level 9 with a 65% average. The Dean of the College of Business and Economics may refuse a student admission to the doctoral qualification if he/she is of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.
- The Departmental Higher Degrees Committee reserves the right to assess application appeals and provide guidance pertaining to the matter.
- Applications must be supported with a CV and proposal. Information about potential supervisors and research topics are available at https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/Applied-Information-Systems/Pages/Research.aspx