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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD Human Resource Development
Programme Code: P1DHDQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of this qualification is to develop the intellectual and professional skills of the student. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work in the field of Human Resource Development in the thesis. The thesis would constitute a distinctive contribution to knowledge of and insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students should also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should also be able to reflect on their research findings.
An appropriate Master’s degree applicable for access to a PhD degree. The student must have completed an honours module of Research Methodology (NQF Level 8 or 9) undertaken as part of a degree. Students are obliged to attend and pass a module on Research Methodology as offered by the Department. Student number constraints may necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews, psychometric testing and a research proposal exercise.