Programme: PhD Agricultural Economics

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Code Faculty Department
07267091 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Department: Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360 NQF level:  10

Programme information

The PhD programme in Agricultural Economics consists of a thesis and an oral examination.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant master’s degree
  2. At least 65% for the research component at master’s level

Plan-specific admission requirements:

  1. A CV with contactable references may be required
  2. A copy of final master’s dissertation may be required
  3. Copies of publications, if applicable
  4. An entrance interview


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