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Faculty Website: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Psychology (Research)
Programme Code: P7031Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The primary purpose of this programme is to provide qualifying students with advanced skills of an international standard in relevant fields of psychology. Students should display competence in conducting in-depth, independent, problem-based research of an original nature.
For admission to a doctoral programme, applicants must have successfully completed a relevant master’s programme with a particular focus on marks related to research modules in the same or relevant field of study or discipline as determined by the relevant Faculty Board, approved by the SHDC, ratified by Senate and contained in the relevant Faculty Rules and Regulations.
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.