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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD Economics with specialisation in Industrial Development
Programme Code: P3PN8Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of economic models. 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.
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 Department Economics and Econometrics.
Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. 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 more information regarding the selection process, please go to: https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/economics-and-econometrics/Pages/Courses-and-Programmes.aspx