Geology from University of Johannesburg introduces you the study of the physical, chemical and biological processes through which Planet Earth was formed and through which it is still influenced. A thesis on a basic geological or earth science problem under a promoter of the student’s choice; approved by the Departmental Head and the Faculty of Science.
CareersCareers in this field include mining geologists, mineralogists, geophysicists, geohydrologists, geomathematicians, geostaticians, palaeontologists, engineering geologists, geochemists, environmental geologists, etc.
- Research and Thesis.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesGeography Geology Environmental Sciences View 7 other PhDs in Environmental Sciences in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Master’s Degree in a relevant field
- Valid Passport or Identity Document.
- Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
- Provide proof of a non - refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
- Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes)
International797 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 797 EUR per year during 24 months.
National1065 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1065 EUR per year during 24 months.
- National students fee per semester is R 9 790,00 - R19 660,00
- International students fee per year is R14,634 – R171,158.
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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