Doctorate Programme13 February 2022 2023-07-30 14:37
Doctorate programme in HIV/Aids Management
(PhD in HIV/Aids Management)
The PhD (HIV/Aids Management) is a full research degree and is offered in English. A candidate
must be registered formally for at least two academic years before the degree may be awarded.
Course work is required as part of the doctoral study programme, but is not credit-bearing and is
therefore not taken into account during examining the dissertation and determining the final result.
The research report contained in the doctoral dissertation is the only document that is examined
towards awarding the doctoral degree.
The examination process is handled entirely by the office of the Vice-Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.
Full research degree, supervisor-guided, on a topic in the HIV/Aids management field. The work must make an original subject contribution.
Outcomes of the programme
A successful candidate must conduct advanced, original research in the area of HIV/Aids management, which must be approved by Stellenbosch University. The work submitted must:
- be of a high standard
- deal with the central theme
- demonstrate that the candidate has, in the Senate’s view, substantially contributed to enriching knowledge in the field of HIV/Aids management