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Deciding to do a Doctoral degree?

Advancement of research and innovations capacity is a basis upon which, sustainable socio-technological developments can be built. Increasing the number of doctoral graduates can improve this potential. Deciding to do a doctoral degree however, can be difficult. This video captures this challenge, outlining key guidelines to consider when exploring a doctoral post graduate career.

Developed by Prof Nhlanhla B.W. Mlitwa (Mlita), Director, Research and Innovation Office (RIO), University of Zululand. Thanks to Ms Dinah Arnott (Grahamstown), Priscilla Masamba (Ph.D candidate, MicroBio); Amanda Phungula (NRF Intern, BioChem); Bukhulubenkosi Mthethwa (Masters candidate, Humanities); Halalisani Mlambo (Masters candidate, Humanities), Ms Nomnikelo P. Lundall (IP & Tech Transfer office), and Londiwe Hadebe (Training & Development) – all from the University of Zululand.

Who might find this useful?

This material is directed at postgraduate students who are completing, or have completed their Master’s degree/s, and are seeking guidance on how to proceed to a doctoral degree level.

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