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Programme: PhD Taxation

Code Faculty Duration Credits
07267002 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360
Contact:
Prof TL Steyn
[email protected]
+27 (0)124203406

Programme information

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

All postgraduate programmes are not offered every year. Please consult the relevant faculty concerning the presentation of this programme.

Admission requirements

  • Relevant master’s degree with an average of at least 60%
  • Additional requirements as required by the head of department and
  • Relevant work experience.
  • The Dean has the right of authorisation regarding matters not provided for in the General Regulations or the Faculty regulations. Due to capacity constraints, there are not 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.
 

 

Additional requirements

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

Due to capacity constraints, there are not 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.

Examinations and pass requirements

The thesis should be passed in accordance with the stipulations of Regulations G.52 and G.60.2.2, as well as a compulsory module in Research Methodology.

Research information

The research component comprises a thesis and a draft research article submitted for publication. A candidate will work under the guidance of a supervisor(s) to develop a detailed research proposal according to departmental guidelines and regulations. The proposal 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(s) until the research is completed according to the rules and regulations of the University. A public defence of the final thesis is compulsory and forms part of the final examination. Furthermore, a draft research article, based on the candidate's research, must be submitted for publication to a recognised accredited journal. The article is a compulsory condition for the degree to be conferred on the candidate. The research thesis contributes 100% towards the total requirement for the 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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