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The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed… Read more

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed advanced studies in their field of training. This program is available for students with an undergraduate degree, and it often takes one to two years to complete.

Johannesburg city is the largest source of gold and diamond in southern Africa. It is the base of South Africa’s Constitutional court and is the largest and wealthiest city in the Gauteng Province. It is home to University of Johannesburg.

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Chemical Engineering Technology focuses on the handling, analysis, monitoring, properties, and processing of a wide variety of materials such as chemicals, compounds, pastes, ... +

Chemical Engineering Technology focuses on the handling, analysis, monitoring, properties, and processing of a wide variety of materials such as chemicals, compounds, pastes, petroleum derivatives, mining ores, pharmaceuticals, gas products, and more. Chemical reactions and properties are examined on a small scale and then applied to real-world industrial settings. Chemical Engineering involves chemical exchanges between substances when raw materials are turned into products. It also investigates the nature of chemical reactions and involves process and equipment optimization commissioning and design, troubleshooting, and problem-solving. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department has grown to one of the largest in South Africa and is home to a staff that is actively involved in cutting-edge research. The Department maintains strong links ... +

The Department has grown to one of the largest in South Africa and is home to a staff that is actively involved in cutting-edge research. The Department maintains strong links with industry and professional associations and provides its undergraduates with training and expertise in hi-tech laboratories with cutting edge equipment. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering specializes in computer systems engineering and electrical engineering technology programs.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering specializes in computer systems engineering and electrical engineering technology programs. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

in Industrial Engineering is to develop the competencies of the postgraduate student in a chosen field of specialization on an advanced level. It requires a student to underta ... +

in Industrial Engineering is to develop the competencies of the postgraduate student in a chosen field of specialization on an advanced level. It requires a student to undertake research at the most advanced academic levels, which will be evident in the acceptance of a thesis. This qualification enables the student to make a direct and original academic contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of specialization. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Mechanical Engineers play a significant role in product design, manufacture, maintenance, research, control, development, management, and marketing of mechanical engineering s ... +

Mechanical Engineers play a significant role in product design, manufacture, maintenance, research, control, development, management, and marketing of mechanical engineering services. Mechanical Engineering is concerned with a large variety of mechanical equipment varying from small items to large constructions such as aircraft, railways, spacecraft, ships, motorcars, and major transport equipment. In South Africa, Mechanical Engineers make a significant contribution to heavy industries, transport services, manufacturing, mining, consulting, research, and the commodities industry. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operat ... +

The Department of Metallurgy maintains strong links with the metal industry within South Africa, providing undergraduates with exposure to a wide range of metal-related operations. The exposure equips graduates with sound knowledge of metal production, design, and manufacture. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Engineering Management is a specialized form of management that provides core intellectual concepts in marketing, finance, business law, and management. Representing a combina ... +

Engineering Management is a specialized form of management that provides core intellectual concepts in marketing, finance, business law, and management. Representing a combination of engineering skills and business knowledge that are required to cultivate innovative solutions to complex business problems. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Quality and Operations Management includes a range of activities from managing quality and process strategy to human resources and supply chain management.

Quality and Operations Management includes a range of activities from managing quality and process strategy to human resources and supply chain management. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with the advanced ability to produce quantity surveying research that seeks to add knowledge and growth to this partic ... +

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with the advanced ability to produce quantity surveying research that seeks to add knowledge and growth to this particular sector. One of the main objectives in this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct inter-disciplinary quantity surveying research of an original nature. It will also promote a lifelong learning approach, as well as an aptitude for training other students in similar fields. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying construction engineering management with other related inter-disciplinary principl ... +

The purpose of the program is to develop an intellectual with advanced abilities in applying construction engineering management with other related inter-disciplinary principles, in order to address construction management related problems within the sector. One of the main objectives of this process is to develop an advanced capability to conduct inter-disciplinary construction engineering management research of an original nature. It also aims to promote a lifelong learning approach, as well as an aptitude for training other students in similar fields. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

In die nagraadse programme in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Meestersgraad en Doktorsgraad) word die menslike bestaan ondersoek deur te kyk na die simbole, mites, metafore en tekste wat ... +

In die nagraadse programme in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Meestersgraad en Doktorsgraad) word die menslike bestaan ondersoek deur te kyk na die simbole, mites, metafore en tekste wat die menslike bestaan medieer. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Afrikaans
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

UJ Development Studies is concerned with change. We are interested in what we can do to change the world, but also with understanding a world that is changing. Our ethos in re ... +

UJ Development Studies is concerned with change. We are interested in what we can do to change the world, but also with understanding a world that is changing. Our ethos in research, teaching and activism is based upon a deep recognition of the tensions between development as an aspiration to create a better world, and as a normative and powerful (state or non-state) process of intervention into people’s lives. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Doctoral study program comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Film and Television Studies on a topic selected in consultation with the Depa ... +

The Doctoral study program comprises a thesis that makes an original contribution to the field of Film and Television Studies on a topic selected in consultation with the Departmental Chairperson. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The doctorate in Corporate Communication is designed to develop highly specialized and in-depth theoretical, professional, and research skills within the disciplines of Corpor ... +

The doctorate in Corporate Communication is designed to develop highly specialized and in-depth theoretical, professional, and research skills within the disciplines of Corporate Communication and Communication. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen with the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (includi ... +

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen with the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies), or a cognate Semitic Language. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 

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