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Programme: PhD Informatics

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
07267174 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360
Contact:
Prof MC Matthee
[email protected]
+27 (0)124203365

Programme information

Not all postgraduate programmes are offered every year. Please consult the relevant faculty's student administration concerning the presentation of this programme.

Admission requirements

  • Relevant master’s degree with an average of at least 65%.

Important: Students will only be allowed to register for the PhD in Informatics if the Department of Informatics has the necessary expertise.

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 may not be 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

Important: Students will only be allowed to register for the PhD in Informatics if the Department of Informatics has the necessary expertise and the candidate complies with all the prerequisites as described below:

The postgraduate selection concerned may set additional admission requirements. Specific departments have specific requirements for admission. 

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

Due to capacity constraints, there is not necessarily 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.

Minimum credits: 360

Minimum credits: 360


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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