PhD in Industrial Sociology

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General

Faculty Website:   Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Sociology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Industrial Sociology
Programme Code: P7016Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 73879

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 1 March 2025

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 2 Years Full-Time and 3 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


Admission Requirements

The doctoral programme comprises a thesis. Access will be considered for a candidate who is in possession of a university-based master’s qualification in Industrial Sociology/Sociology/ Social Impact Assessment at NQF level 8 or NQF level 9. If a student does not comply with the requirements mentioned above, the Executive Dean of the Faculty may grant admission at the recommendation of the head of the department.


Selection Process

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 Information

The 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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