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Doctor of Philosophy in Emergency Medical Care

Doctor of Philosophy in Emergency Medical Care

Admission

The minimum admission requirements to register for the Doctor of Philosophy in Emergency Medical Care degree are:

  • In addition to the General Handbook for Students Rule G24 (1), candidates must be in possession of an appropriate Master’s degree in the field of Emergency Medical Care and Rescue, or they must have been granted conferment of status according to Rule G10A.
  • Candidates are encouraged to refer to the General Student Handbook and the Postgraduate Student Handbook for further details.

Selection

Please note that in accordance with Rule G5, acceptance into the Doctor of Philosophy in Emergency Medical Care degree is limited and entry is therefore not guaranteed. In the event of there being more applicants than the enrolment plan allows, the following criteria will be applied for selection:

  • Students must have completed their Master’s degree within the prescribed time frame as stated by the Durban University of Technology.
  • An abstract of the proposed research topic must be submitted to the Departmental Research Committee for approval prior to registration.