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2 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
Port Elizabeth

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PhD in Nursing - NMMUStudy Nursing in South Africa

The PhD in Nursing at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa is an education programme through which students gain advanced, quality professional education and training in the field of nursing.

NMMU's PhD in Nursing is offered on the North Campus over either a full-time (2-year) or part-time basis. This nursing education programme requires students to complete 2 modules: one in research methodology and one as the writing of a thesis. The programme is offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, which aims to be at the forefront of education, training and research within the health and wellness environment.

Upon completion of the PhD in Nursing, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the exciting and multi-faceted field of nursing.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the PhD in Nursing at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa are:

  • completion of a Master's degree or other qualification approved by Senate
  • must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape. Approximately 10% of NMMU's 27,000 students are international students.The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers quality education in a vibrant, diverse environment conducive...

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

University Way, Summerstrand
6000 Port Elizabeth
South Africa

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