University of KwaZulu-Natal
Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics
Closing Date :
No prescribed closing date for PhD applications
A minimum of four consecutive semesters before the PhD degree may be conferred.
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PhD in Statistics (including Data Science topics related to Data Analytics)
An applicant shall not be registered for a Doctoral degree unless the applicant has: (i) satisfied the requirements for a relevant prerequisite degree as specified in the college concerned; or (ii) been admitted to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7(a); or (iii) attained a level of competence as defined in Rule GR7(b).
The School may prescribe further minimum criteria for admission to study.
For both Masters and PhD students: No tuition fee is charged for full-time masters and doctoral studies by research, for year one and first three years, of the degrees respectively. Subject to change at any time, full-time international students may be required to pay a prescribed international levy per semester. Students are eligible for this remission of tuition fees if studies are completed in the minimum prescribed period of study (PhD three years and Masters one year).
Students unable to complete within the minimum period will be charged additional fees as determined from time to time.