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PhD in Philosophy (PhD)

The programme consists of the completion of a dissertation that is the result of independent and original research on a philosophical problem. The dissertation is examined internally and externally according to the regulations applicable at the University with regard to the examination of postgraduate qualifications.

Please contact Prof. Van Niekerk ( if you have any further questions.

Please consult the faculty yearbook for information about spesific admission requirement, programme structure, assessment, academic credits, etc. Click on the following link to view the yearbook: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 2016