Program: PhD (Animal Science)

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Code Faculty Department
02261050 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Department: Animal Science
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 jaar Totale krediete: 360 NQF level:  10


The curriculum for the PhD degree programme consists of the following:

  1. A theoretical knowledge of the major subject/s and such additional modules as may be prescribed (Animal science modules at 800-level).
  2. A thesis.

Admission requirements

1.    MScAgric (Animal Science) degree in relevant discipline or relevant master’s degree
2.    At least 60% for the research component at master’s level
3.    A copy of final masters dissertation may be required
4.    A CV with contactable references may be required
5.    An admission interview may be required

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