PhD in Human Resource Management

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

PhD in Human Resource Management

University of Johannesburg

The programme develops intellectual and professional skills of the student. Through the doctorate thesis, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work.

The thesis would constitute a distinctive contribution to the knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would also display competence in the application of related research methodology and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should be able to critically reflect on the research process and findings.

Admission requirements

An appropriate Master’s Degree in the broader field of human resource management as well as the completion of a research methodology module at Honours and/or Master’s Degree level with an average pass mark of 65% at Master’s Degree level. Three to five years relevant industry work experience.

Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of a full day assessment centre and psychometric assessments. A module at at least undergraduate level or above in Statistical Methods or Analytical Techniques.

Contact details

Name: Ms A Ferreira
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2079 / Email:

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Last updated January 6, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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2 - 4 years
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South Africa Johannesburg
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