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Programme: PhD (Drama)

Code Faculty Department
01264112 Faculty of Humanities Department: School of the Arts
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360 NQF level:  10 SAQA ID:  7385

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant master’s degree
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% for the research component of the master’s degree

Additional requirements

  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.
  • An approved research proposal is required.

Minimum credits: 360

Core modules

  • Module content:

    Expert, highly specialised and advanced research, both across the major discipline and interdisciplinary. Planning, resourcing, managing, and optimising all aspects of processes engaged in, within complex and unpredictable contexts. Complete accountability for determining, achieving, evaluating, and applying all personal and/or group output. Academic leadership and senior managerial occupations. In-depth knowledge in a complex and specialised area. The generation, evaluation, and synthesis of information and concepts at highly abstract levels. The creation of responses to abstract problems that expand or redefine existing knowledge.

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Minimum credits: 360

Core modules

  • Module content:

    Expert, highly specialised and advanced research, both across the major discipline and interdisciplinary. Planning, resourcing, managing, and optimising all aspects of processes engaged in, within complex and unpredictable contexts. Complete accountability for determining, achieving, evaluating, and applying all personal and/or group output. Academic leadership and senior managerial occupations. In-depth knowledge in a complex and specialised area. The generation, evaluation, and synthesis of information and concepts at highly abstract levels. The creation of responses to abstract problems that expand or redefine existing knowledge.

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