PhD Financial Management Sciences

By | January 5, 2021

PhD Financial Management Sciences

Programme Information

All postgraduate programmes are not offered every year. Please consult the relevant faculty concerning the presentation of this programme.
The PhD degree is conferred by virtue of a thesis.
The head of department reserves the right to prescribe any additional modules/seminars for a candidate.
A candidate must also pass the compulsory module in EBW 801 Research methodology 801 if it has not been completed at master’s level. However, the Dean may, in exceptional cases and on the recommendation of the head of department/director concerned, waive this prerequisite.

PhD Financial Management Sciences

Admission Requirements

  •  Relevant master’s degree with an average of at least 65%.
  • 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 are not 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.
  • Before registration a candidate must submit a research outline of approximately 1 000 words to the Research Committee of the Department. If the research outline is officially approved the candidate will be allowed to register and a supervisor will be appointed. The candidate will work under the guidance of his/her supervisor until the research is completed according to the rules and regulations of the University.
  • A public defence of the thesis and an article for publication to a recognised accredited journal are part of the prerequisites for completion of the degree. The research component (thesis and concept article for publication) contributes 100% towards the total requirement for the degree.

Additional Requirements

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 are not 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.

PhD Financial Management Sciences

Faculty Enquiries
Economic and Management Sciences  Ignatius Dire  +27 (0)12 420 5278 ignatious.dire@up.ac.za
Alta Erasmus +27 (0) 12 420 3062 alta.erasmus@up.ac.za