Doctoral Research Training Programme


The Doctoral Research Training Programme focuses on equipping participants with the necessary guidance, and skills required, to pursue doctoral studies across all fields of study.


Target Audience

Prospective PhD candidates, as well as those individuals who have already started with doctoral research. The Doctoral Research Training Programme is highly valuable for PhD students enrolled at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).

What does it cover

Over the course of the programme, participants will be equipped to:

    gain a clear understanding of the requirements of undertaking a doctoral study
    be equipped to write a comprehensive research proposal or adjust their current proposaldevelop an appreciation for the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of research
    develop the capacity to create a suitable methodology for their research study
    gain exposure to the issues and learning philosophy surrounding the research
    design, types of data and research methods
    be able to interpret the requirements for successfully presenting and defending a doctoral research proposal

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    Cape Town
    Short course
    24 June - 28 June 2019
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    R20 700 (including VAT)