We invite applicants wishing to study topics in the following areas to apply for the 2024 cohort:
To apply for the 2024 cohort programme, please email the following documents to Dr. Kirstin Wilmot (email@example.com):
*Strong concept notes will engage with relevant literature, demonstrating why the proposed study is important and relevant to pursue. Some theoretical engagement is encouraged. While we don’t expect applicants to go into methodology in great detail, it would be helpful to get a sense of how you intend to undertake the study.
The application deadline is 15 November 2023.
A selection committee will sit in December 2023 to consider the applications. Only full applications will be considered.
Candidates will be selected based on the strength of their application and how well-aligned the proposed research is to the current research interests of the department. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by 30 January 2024.
Formal registration for the PhD
If you are invited to do so, formal applications need to be submitted to the Registrar’s Division at Rhodes University. Applications are completed online via ROSS. The following documents must be uploaded when applying online:
Please indicate the name of your allocated supervisor on your application form to facilitate the internal processing of the application.
What support you can expect in this doctoral programme
The Higher Education Studies Doctoral Programme is well-known for its support structures and sense of community. We cultivate this using formal structures including:
These structures support and enhance the supervisory relationship. All support structures are voluntary.
Who to contact for help?
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