Program: PhD Fraud Risk Management

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Code Faculty
07267332 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 jaar Totale krediete: 360 NQF level:  10
Mrs L van Tonder
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+27 (0)124203407


The PhD with the option in Fraud Risk Management is a research degree, requiring the completion of supervised as well as independent research resulting in a thesis.

Not all postgraduate programmes are offered every year. Please consult the relevant faculty's student administration concerning the presentation of this programme.

Admission requirements

  • Relevant Master’s degree with an average of at least 60%; or
  • MPhil in Fraud Risk Management University of Pretoria with an average of at least 60%, or a similar degree; or
  • Master’s degree in the Financial Sciences.

Additional requirements

  1. MPhil in Fraud Risk Management University of Pretoria, or a similar degree
  2. Master’s degree in the Financial Sciences
  3. Master’s degree in associated disciplines such as Criminology, Computer Sciences and Law

The Dean or Postgraduate Committee has the right of authorisation regarding matters not provided for in the General Regulations or the Faculty regulations.

Due to capacity constraints, there is not necessarily an intake of new students every year. It remains the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the degree they wish to apply for, will indeed be offered.

Research information

The research component comprises a thesis from which a research article for publication follows. Proposals must be presented to the departmental PhD committee and must be officially approved by all relevant committees before the candidate can commence with his/her research. The candidate will continue his/her research under the guidance of his/her supervisor until the research is completed according to the rules and regulations of the University. A research article, approved by the study leader, based on the candidate's research must be submitted for publication to a recognised accredited journal. The submission of an article is a compulsory pre-condition for the degree to be conferred.

Minimum krediete: 360

Core modules

Minimum krediete: 360

Core modules

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