PhD in Philosophy

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Philosophy
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Philosophy
Programme Code: P7021Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 73883

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

To be admitted to this programme, students must fulfil the department’s admission requirements and prove adequate knowledge of research methodology and the history of philosophy. Supplementary oral examinations might be required.


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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