Doctorate Degrees in Data Science

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A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.

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PhD in Computer Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the PhD in Computer Science is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialisation. [+]

PhDs in Data Science. The purpose of the PhD in Computer Science is to provide qualifying students with an in-depth understanding and integrated knowledge of advanced applicable theory in the field of specialisation. A PhD in Computer Science is a pure science based research study that requires candidates to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution at the frontiers of the discipline of specialisation. The PhD in Computer Science demands a very high level of intellectual, theoretical and practical specialized science knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of the application of advanced experimental methods and techniques of the modern research, as well as of fundamental scientific and academic values in generating, processing, interpreting and presenting research data orally and in written form. The General Rules for Doctorates are applicable. In addition a minimum result of 65% is required for the preceding Master’s Degree. [-]