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Art and Design, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

  • The purpose of the programme is to enable candidates to undertake research at the most advanced academic level culminating in in the submission, assessment and acceptance of a thesis.
  • In certain instances creative work such as designed artefacts, public performances, public exhibitions or other practice based outputs may constitute the partial fulfilment of the research requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The candidate is required to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution at the frontiers of art and/or design.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

An appropriate Master’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum final mark of 65%.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Johannesburg

  • 8434 - 12040 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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