Doctoral Studies (PhD)


360 credits at NQF level 10. Entrance requirements: A Master’s degree with at least a good second class pass in Political and International Studies or, with the approval of the Head of Department, in a cognate discipline. Admission is also subject to the availability of suitable supervision expertise in the chosen field of study of any prospective student. Course description: The PhD consists of a dissertation which must conform to the requirements set out in the Rhodes University Higher Degrees Guide. Doctoral students are required to have a thesis proposal passed by the Humanities Higher Degrees Committee by the 30th of November of the year in which the degree is begun. Those who do not succeed in doing so may not be permitted to continue with the doctorate.

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