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Programme: PhD Religion Studies

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
06265082 Faculty of Theology and Religion Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360

Admission requirements

  • A minimum of 65% for the dissertation in the related master’s degree programme articulating with the specific doctoral degree programme.
  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.
  • An approved research proposal is also required.

Minimum credits: 360

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A comprehensive report (100-150 pages) on an approved research project. Specialised knowledge of Biblical studies as discipline, the analysis, transformation, and evaluation of abstract data and concepts, and the creation of appropriate responses to resolve contextual abstract problems. Planning, resourcing, and managing processes within broad parameters and functions. Complete accountability for achieving and evaluating personal and/or group output. Entry to doctoral and further research education, and to research-based occupations.

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Minimum credits: 360

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A comprehensive report (100-150 pages) on an approved research project. Specialised knowledge of Biblical studies as discipline, the analysis, transformation, and evaluation of abstract data and concepts, and the creation of appropriate responses to resolve contextual abstract problems. Planning, resourcing, and managing processes within broad parameters and functions. Complete accountability for achieving and evaluating personal and/or group output. Entry to doctoral and further research education, and to research-based occupations.

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