PhD Econometrics

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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: PhD Econometrics
Programme Code: P3PM3Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96969

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

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of econometric techniques. A qualifying candidate should show evidence of original and independent scientific work. Prospective students must prepare a research proposal in consultation with a member of staff of the School of Economics and Econometrics. Once a decision has been made that the proposal has been accepted, the prospective student will be allowed to register for the degree

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Admission Requirements

A candidate who is in possession of a master's qualification on NQF Level 9 may apply for admission to this qualification. Alternatively, any other related qualification with a programme- specific minimum level of competency on NQF Level 9, and related experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the School of Economics. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with school-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the school. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. For a detailed account of how assessment of applications is conducted, please visit:
https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/economics-and-econometrics/Documents/CBE-School-of-economics-internal-criteria-for-PhD.pdf.

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