Doctoral research should not be undertaken lightly and students should normally have a good research background at the masters level before being considered for admission. Applicants must submit a concept note and find a suitable supervisor, approved by the PLAAS and the Faculty of Economic and Management Science.
- develop a concept note of your research, then approach a potential supervisor
- work with the supervisor to develop your concept note into a draft proposal
- receive confirmation advice that they can register at the University and register the research title with the Faculty of Higher Degrees Committee
- develop your proposal and resubmit it to Faculty of Higher Degrees Committee within a year of registering your draft proposal.