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Philosophy, PhD

University of Pretoria
2 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
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17,500 ZAR

Program description

University of Pretoria Master Programs

Politics, PhD

The study of politics will enable you to respond innovatively and proactively to the problems and challenges of the political environment, in particular those of Africa and South Africa. Studying politics will provide you with training for career opportunities in politics in general, political reporting for the printed press, radio and television, research for academic institutions, NGOs, and political parties. It will also prepare you for a career in the diplomatic service, international offices of government departments such as Trade and Industry, the security community such as the SANDF and the National Intelligence Agency, or with international and regional organisations such as the UN (as well as UN agencies such as UNESCO) and the European Union, or international non-governmental organisations such as the World Economic Forum. A degree in politics will also prepare you for a career in political consultation for both local and international firms such as Anglo American. 

Admission requirements

A minimum of 65% for the dissertation in the related master’s degree programme articulating with the specific doctoral degree programme.An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.An approved research proposal is also required.

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The University of Pretoria is the leading research university in South Africa and also one of the largest in the country. There are six different campuses and a number of other sites of operation such as the Pretoria Academic Hospital....

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University of Pretoria

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
0002 Pretoria
South Africa

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