PhD (Economics) with specialisation in Innovation

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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 (Economics) with specialisation in Innovation
Programme Code: P34PNQ
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 intellectual and specialised competencies as well as practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of innovation principles within the public policy domain. In addition, the candidate is further capacitated on an advanced level in terms of research, analysis, interpretation and understanding of the field of innovation studies.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

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.

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.

RULES OF ACCESS (ARTICLE-BASED FORMAT)
An applicant who is in possession of a relevant Master’s qualification (NQF Level 9) with an average of at least 75% and related experience may apply for admission to an article-based thesis format. Should applicants’ average range from 70% to 75%, the Programme Selection Committee need to motivate admission into the article-based thesis format in writing for approval by the College Higher Degrees Committee.

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.

Selection Process

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