DPhil with specialisation in Innovation and Development

Home » University Courses » DPhil with specialisation in Innovation and Development

College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Econometrics
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: DPhil with specialisation in Innovation and Development
Programme Code: P34IDQ
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 117902

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop specialised and interdisciplinary competencies for the analysis of how innovation can be harnessed to tackle developmental challenges. The programme is designed to improve applied conceptual, theoretical, and analytical skills, enabling students to blend and synthesise different disciplinary tools. Through the research dissertation, the student will show evidence of independent and original scientific work.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

Rules of Access (Traditional Format):
The Programme Selection Committee will consider applicants in terms of the possession of a relevant Master's qualification (NQF Level 9), relevance of prior experience, internal supervision constraints, the outcome of selection interviews, as well as evaluations and defence of draft research proposal.
Final registration or continued pre-registration is subject to the applicants complying with preparatory work including pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development and successful completion of additional knowledge development prescriptions. The Dean: College of Business and Economics may refuse an applicant's admission to the Doctoral qualification if of the opinion that requirements have not been met. Constraints on student number may necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews and a research proposal exercise.
Applicants must have obtained an average of 65% in their NQF level 9 qualification in order to apply.

Rules of access (Article-based format):
The Programme Selection Committee will consider applicants in terms of the possession of a relevant Master's qualification (NQF Level 9), relevance of prior experience, internal supervision constraints, the outcome of selection interviews, as well as evaluations and defences of draft research proposals. Applicants must have obtained an average of 75% in their NQF level 9 qualification in order to apply for an article-based format. If their average marks are between 70-75% an interview may be required for acceptance into the programme. Final registration or continued pre-registration is subject to the applicants complying with preparatory work including pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development and successful completion of additional knowledge development prescriptions. The Dean: College of Business and Economics may refuse an applicant's admission to the Doctoral qualification if of the opinion that requirements have not been met. Constraints on student numbers may necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews and a research proposal exercise.

Selection Process

Latest News

| View All News
...

MPhil in the spotlight: How rural women secure their livelihoods


Wendall Westley recently completed her MPhil with a dissertation titled

...

CoP team provide training on teaching foundation phase maths and…


In early April the Communities of Practice for Child Well-being

...

A true account of the cost of looking for work


On 5 May, Youth Capital launched their report, “Beyond the

...

Atlantis Basic Package of Support pilot site already at full…


The Basic Package of Support Atlantis office opened its doors

...

Vice-Chancellor Message – 27 May 2022


Dear UJ Community, This week, myself and other members of

UJ Faculties

| All Faculties
...

College of Business and Economics (CBE)


Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences

...

Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture


Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes

...

Faculty of Education


Education has the power to transform human lives

...

Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment


First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications

...

Faculty of Health Sciences


A preferred learner experience and innovative methods

...

Faculty of Humanities


To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve

...

Faculty of Law


Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes

...

Faculty of Science


Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists

...

Johannesburg Business School


JBS. The Business of Reimagining Your Future.