Doctoral Studies

Candidates are awarded a Ph.D. after a minimum residence of two years. Degrees are awarded on the basis of independent research culminating in a thesis which represents an original contribution in the selected field. Candidates are accepted after discussions/correspondence with the chairman of the Department. A detailed research proposal has to be prepared by the candidate and approved by the Department and the Faculty.

The research for the doctoral thesis is undertaken under the supervision of a supervisor (promoter) appointed by the University on the recommendation of the Department. The supervisor may be assisted by other faculty members, depending on the nature of the research guidance required. Applications can be submitted at any time of the year. Registration is possible from the beginning or middle of the year. Please contact the Department for further information.

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BER Weekly

22 September 2017
In the domestic section we unpack the latest decision by Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). Against expectations for a cut, the MPC decided to keep the policy interest rate unchanged. Additionally, we look at the latest consumer inflation numbers from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), which shows that August...

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BER Weekly

22 September 2017
In the domestic section we unpack the latest decision by Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). Against expectations for a cut, the MPC decided to keep the policy interest rate unchanged. Additionally, we look at the latest consumer inflation numbers from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), which shows that August...

Read the full issue