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Programme: PhD Leadership and Security Studies

Code Faculty
01264639 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360
Contact:
Prof MME Schoeman
[email protected]
+27 (0)124204066

Programme information

This programme is offered as a joint degree by the University of Pretoria and King’s College London.
Further information is available from the programme manager.

Admission requirements

A master’s degree in Political Science or International Relations or Security Studies.

An average of 70% in the master’s degree is required.

In the case of a coursework master’s degree, the research component must comprise at least 50% of the degree and an average of 70% is required for the research component.

Additional Requirements:

Prospective students may be required to submit an admissions essay or to sit for an examination or to do additional work/modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.

An acceptable level of proficiency in English is required.

An approved research proposal is required.

Additional requirements

Prospective students may be required to submit an admissions essay or to sit for an examination or to do additional work/modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.
An acceptable level of proficiency in English is required.
An approved research proposal is required.

Minimum credits: 360

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A research thesis, based on independent research done by the student on an approved topic in the broad field of political science and international relations, is written under the guidance of a supervisor. The essence of 
    the thesis is to provide proof of independent research and to contribute to the field of political science and international relations.

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Minimum credits: 360

Core modules


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