PhD Public Management and Governance

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Public Management and Governance
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Public Management and Governance
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD Public Management and Governance
Programme Code: P1DPMQ
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 96969

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022


The purpose of this qualification is to provide students the tools and skills to effectively and independently apply research methodology skills and all the related activities thereto, to prepare a research proposal, conduct a thesis demonstrating an original contribution to the field of study/discipline, to demonstrate the competencies required for evaluation in order to report the results for academic submission.

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Admission Requirements

A student who is in possession of a Master's qualification in Public Management and Governance on NQF LEVEL 9 may apply for admission to this qualification. 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.

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