PhD courses


Doctor of Philosophy in Science with Disaster Risk Science

Qualification code: 2CC R14          Curriculum code: N901P

What this course offers

The new PhD in Disaster Risk Science is a research based PhD composed of a full thesis.

Admission requirements

Masters of Science degree and appropriate work experience on an NQF level 9. The number of admissions is limited and the programme committee will evaluate all applications on academic merit. Access to the Internet and e-mail is compulsory.

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Duration and structure

The course duration is three – four years (Full-time or Part-time). Titles of dissertations must be registered within six months after registration.

  • Module code: DRRS 971
  • Descriptive name: Thesis
  • Credits: 360

Please contact Mr. JC van Rooyen (+27 18 299 4069) or Ms. Maria Raubenheimer (+27 18 299 4249) for enquiries regarding the Masters programme