Colleges and Universities Offering Ph.D in Economics in South Africa

  • Course Name: Ph.D in Economics(Economics)
  • Major Subject: Economics
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Ph.D in Economics is a research-focused degree that provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in economic theory, research methodology and data analysis. The program aims to train individuals to become independent researchers and scholars capable of making original contributions to the field of economics.

Below are some of the career opportunities fit for PhD in Economics graduates in South Africa:
a. Risk Manager
b. Economic Advisor
c. Statistician
d. Data Analyst
e. Market Research Analyst
f. Investment Analyst
g. Economic Strategist
h. Policy Analyst
i. Economic Researcher
j. Development Planner
k. Government Economist
l. Professor/Lecturer
m. Researcher
n. Economic Policy Analyst
o. Development Economist
p. Economic Consultant

Institutions Offering Ph.D in Economics

  • University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    - A masters degree in Economics or an equivalent qualification from Wits University or another university.
    - A supervisor from the School must be identified and approached prior to application.

    Duration: 2 - 4 years

    Study mode: Full-time; Part-time
  • University of Pretoria University of Pretoria, Pretoria  
    Admission Requirements:
    Relevant master’s degree
    A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for the master’s degree

    Duration of study:
    2 years, full-time.
  • Rhodes University Rhodes University, Grahamstown  
  • University of the Free State University of the Free State, Bloemfontein  

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