The purpose of this qualification is to develop the advanced competence of a student in designing and developing organizational interventions and procedures. The qualification will make it possible for students to fulfill a leadership role and adopt a critical and scientific approach to performance and change. This is a structured research program with research-based assignments and the application of research in practice, as the basis for the completion of the thesis.
Rules of Access
An appropriate Master's degree applicable for access to a Ph.D. degree. The student must have completed an honors module of Research Methodology (NQF LEVEL 8 or 9) undertaken as part of a degree. Students are obliged to attend and pass a module on Research Methodology as offered by the Department. Student number constraints may necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews, psychometric testing, and a research proposal exercise.
Full-time Curriculum / Part-time Curriculum
The qualification is to be completed over a minimum period of two years and a maximum period of four years for full-time students, and a minimum period of two years and a maximum period of five years for part-time students, on an approved topic. The Academic Regulations for doctoral qualifications are also applicable.
Research Time: 100%
*A requirement for awarding this qualification includes that students will, with the submission of their traditional thesis, submit an article for possible publication.
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At the University of Johannesburg “The Future. Reimagined.” is not simply a catchy phrase
The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrialization that we need to understand and shape in order to build the future of this country – and the Africa continent – so richly deserve. 4IR is not just about robotics and automation; it is about the advancement of society to empower people and uplift generations.
As the world moves forward into the 4th industrial revolution, so does UJ with “Education 4IR” – bringing 4IR thinking and technology into the curriculum across different courses and using innovative blended-learning technologies. This means that UJ graduates are better prepared to embrace the future of business and industry as AI and 4IR play a bigger part in the way we live and work.
At the University of Johannesburg, it is our duty to embrace and navigate the future leaders of our country proudly and boldly through the unimagined complexities of 4IR so that they may take full advantage and deliver a better tomorrow. Future leaders like you! Here we are leading courageous conversation; pushing and shaping the design of a new tomorrow. Here we are taking action and building the new world.
Mr. Nathaniel Mudzunga
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About the School
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