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Postgraduate Programmes

- Philosophy

PhD - - Philosophy

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years full-time or a maximum of 4 years part-time
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PhD is a degree that takes a minimum of 2 years full-time or a maximum of 4 years
- Political Studies

PhD - - Political Studies

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years full-time or maximum of 4 years part-time
  • Full-time; Part-time
We have a lively community of doctoral students under the supervision of members of staff in the department. Our PhD students participate fully in the postgraduate life of the department.
Sociology

PhD - Sociology

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years full-time or maximum of 4 years part-time
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PhD is a degree that takes a minimum of 2 years full-time or maximum of 4 years part-time and is offered across all schools in the Faculty.
Critical Diversity Studies

PhD - Critical Diversity Studies

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 - 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PhD by thesis in the field of Critical Diversity Studies takes a minimum of 2 years full-time or a maximum of 4 years part-time to complete.
Demography and Population Studies

PhD - Demography and Population Studies

  • Postgraduate
  • 3 - 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PhD in Demography and Population Studies is offered over 3 to 4 years.
 International Relations

PhD - International Relations

  • Postgraduate
  • For more information contact: laura.bloem@wits.ac.za
  • Full-time; Part-time
International Relations (IR), PhD admissions are highly selective. Our admissions committee considers both the academic potential of applicants and the availability of suitable supervisory expertise.

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