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Programme: PhD Occupational Therapy

Code Faculty
10260322 Faculty of Health Sciences
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360

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.

Also consult General Regulations.

Note: All DOccTher 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.)

Additional requirements

Also consult General Regulations.


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 students to familiarise themselves 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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