Programme: PhD (Food Science)

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Code Faculty Department
02261060 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Department: Consumer and Food Sciences
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360 NQF level:  10

Programme information

The degree is awarded based on a thesis and other requirements as follows: Candidates must write a thesis on their research project in Food Science and have at least a research paper accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Also consult General Academic Regulations G42-G55.

Admission requirements

1.    Relevant MSc degree or relevant MScAgric degree
2.    A weighted average of at least 60% for the master’s degree

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