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Program: PhD (English)

Code Faculty Department
01260212 Faculty of Humanities Department: English
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 2 jaar Totale krediete: 360 NQF level:  10 SAQA ID:  7385

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant master’s degree
  2. A weighted average of at least 70% for the research component of the master’s degree
  3. An admissions essay/examination may be required.

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Additional requirements

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

Minimum krediete: 360

Core modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    A doctoral thesis consists of an extended, original research report that adds something to the academic debate in English language or literature. A supervisor is allocated and will assist the student in the choice of topic and in the presentation of the research proposal prior to registration.

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Minimum krediete: 360

Core modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    A doctoral thesis consists of an extended, original research report that adds something to the academic debate in English language or literature. A supervisor is allocated and will assist the student in the choice of topic and in the presentation of the research proposal prior to registration.

    Sien meer


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