DPhil in Optometry

General

Program Description

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with the ability to:

  1. Perform independent original and creative scientific research.
  2. Contribute significant knowledge to and insight into Optometry as well as the specific discipline of research.
  3. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a Doctoral dissertation.
  4. Reflect upon decision-making, self directedness and contributions to Optometric Science.
  5. Only a Research Doctorate can be done.

Admission requirements

A relevant Master’s Degree

Contact details

Name: Mrs Emil Nel
Tel: 011 559 6827 / Email: emiln@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less