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College of Business and Economics, Department of Information and Knowledge Management
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Information and Knowledge Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD Information Management
Programme Code: P1DIMQ
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022
The purpose of this qualification is to show through the doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to knowledge of and insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication in the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the information industry.
Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of any relevant master's degree on NQF LEVEL 9 with a minimum of 65% average. The Dean of the College of Business and Economics may refuse a student admission to the doctoral qualification if of the opinion that the student's academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.