PhD in Sociology

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Sociology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Sociology
Programme Code: P7027Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 73885

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

Access will be considered for a candidate who is in possession of a university-based master’s qualification in Sociology/Industrial Sociology/Social Impact Assessment at NQF level 8 or HEQC 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 doctorate comprises a thesis. The department must specifically approve the field of study, the research topic, methodology and problem statement before the candidate may register.


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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