Programme: PhD Occupational Therapy

Code Faculty Duration Credits
10260321 Faculty of Health Sciences Duration of study: 2 years

Programme information

The PhD in Occupational Therapy is conferred by virtue of a thesis and, unless the Dean decides otherwise, an examination pertaining to the field of study chosen for the thesis.

The thesis (ART 990) must deal with a problem in a field of Occupational Therapy; it must give a synopsis of the literature on the topic and contain a description of the observations made and experiments done by the student as well as a discussion of the conclusions reached.

Admission requirements

Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, a candidate for admission to doctoral degree studies must hold a master's degree.


Additional requirements

Also consult General Regulations.

Note: All PhD students must register for, and attend (TNM 800) Applied research methodology 800 satisfactorily. (Exemption will be granted if (TNM 800) Applied research methodology 800 has been passed for the MOccTher degree.)

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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