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Faculty Website: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Anthropology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Anthropology (Research)
Programme Code: P7003Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2023
Application End Date: 31 Oct 2023
Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway
Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Duration of Study: 2 Years Full-Time and 3 Years Part-Time
The doctoral study programme comprises a thesis written under supervision that makes an original contribution to the field of Anthropology on a topic selected in consultation with the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies. A doctoral defence (of the proposal and the thesis) is required in accordance with the regulations of the Faculty of Humanities. An article ready for publication on the thesis content is also required.
Students who have obtained a master’s qualification with Anthropology as a major and who meet the general University entrance requirements for the doctoral may be considered for the programme.
The extent to which applicants meet admission requirements is assessed by the relevant Head of Department, in consultation with the prospective supervisors, in accordance with the admission requirements for the particular doctoral programme determined by the Faculty Board, approved by Senate and contained in the relevant Faculty Rules and Regulations. The Head of Department, in consultation with the relevant Executive Dean, may set additional admission requirements, as approved by the relevant faculty higher degrees committee, for a particular student. Admission requirements are department specific and approved by the Executive Dean. Admission to a doctoral programme is not automatic even if the applicant is in possession of an appropriate preceding qualification.
More InformationThe University reserves the right not to admit an applicant to a particular doctoral programme, in accordance with the programme-specific selection criteria and other relevant criteria or if the department lacks adequate supervision capacity. Compliance with minimum admission requirements does not constitute automatic right of admission to the programme. Applicants, who have applied for admission and have been refused, may request written reasons for such refusal from the relevant Head of Department or Executive Dean.
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