PhD in Science with Disaster Risk Science


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN SCIENCE WITH DISASTER RISK SCIENCE

 

Qualification code: 2CC R14          Curriculum code: N901P

 

What this course offers:

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

 

Admission requirements:

  • Any Masters of Science degree and appropriate work experience on an NQF level 9.
  • A limited number of candidates will be admitted to the programme annually, depending upon the availability of the personnel capacity of the African Centre for Disaster Studies.
  • The programme committee will evaluate all applications on academic merit. 
  • Access to the internet and email is compulsory. 


Duration and Structure:

The course duration is three – four years (Full-time or Part-time). Students register for one module – DRRS 971 with 360 credits. Titles of dissertations must be registered within six months after registration. 


Applications:

To apply, visit the NWU website. Applications will only take place online at http://studies.nwu.ac.za/postgraduate-studies/higher-degree-admissions 


Academic Enquiries:

Please contact Mr. JC van Rooyen on +27 18 299 4069 or 21150079@nwu.ac.za
Prof. Dewald van Niekerk on +27 18 299 1620 or dewald.vanniekerk@nwu.ac.za 

 

Financial Enquiries:

For financial enquiries you can email PUK-studyfees@nwu.ac.za or find more information here: http://studies.nwu.ac.za/financial-support-services/nwu-postgraduate-bursary-scheme  

 

Last updated: 4 November 2022