UKZN PHD Application 2024

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UKZN PHD Application 2024

How to apply for PhD at UKZN,UKZN PHD Application 2024

Are you a master’s degree holder looking forward to furthering up and topping up with PHD programs, look no further this article is here to provide you with the process to apply, Applicant may submit an online application at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). There is no closing date, however, admission is subject to the availability of supervisors. If you want to be considered for admission to a PHD program at UKZN for the forthcoming academic year, whether you are a South African or an international applicant you must meet the requirements, find more details below

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Criteria For Admission To Study PHD At UKZN

An applicant shall not be registered for PHD by research in any college unless the applicant has:

  • satisfied the requirements for a relevant prerequisite degree as specified in the College concerned (Masters); or been admitted to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7(a); or attained a level of competence as defined in Rule GR7(b)

b) A college may prescribe further minimum criteria for admission to study.

UKZN PHD Periods Of Registration

A student registered for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy / a supervised Doctoral degree by research in any college shall be so registered for a minimum period of four semesters for full-time students or eight semesters for part-time students before the degree may be conferred

UKZN Admission Requirements 2024-2025

UKZN PHD Application 2024

Applications will need to be made online

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  • Brief curriculum vitae which should include details of your current work situation and any research-related activities including publications (e.g. articles, reports) that you may have (co)authored,
  • Cover letter (indicate in your cover letter which of the Graduate School of Business and Leadership Academic staff members you have consulted regarding your intended research. Click here to view staff research interests, You may also suggest whom you would like to work with as the promoter of your study. If you do not know any Graduate School of Business & Leadership staff, then indicate in your recommendation what kind of expertise you would consider being appropriate to support your studies.)
  • 5 page description of the research that you intend to pursue the PhD studies. Click here to download the Research to download the Research
  • A copy of your academic record, especially the results obtained for your Honors and Master’s degree (for example the results for course work and the research components where applicable)
  • A photocopy of the abstract of your master’s research dissertation
  • Certified copies of Degree certificates
  • Certified copy of I.D /Passport
  • SAQA approval letter for International Applicants

N.B. All certified copies must not be older than 3 months from the certification date.

UKZN Masters Application 2024

UKZN PHD Available Program

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

UKZN PHD Administrators Contact Details

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Tel: +27 31 260 8673

Physical address: University Road, Westville Campus, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Postal address: Private Bag x54001, Durban, 4000

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