DURATION6 years, full time
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Operations Research
The curriculum consists of a thesis that incorporates a research proposal, an oral defence (viva voce) and two manuscripts, based on the candidate’s research, submitted for publication to a recognised accredited journal. Proof of the submission of the manuscripts is a compulsory condition for the degree to be conferred.
An appropriate Masters degree
Top students have the opportunity to apply to the department as academic assistants while studying. The payment will cover a basic salary and tuition fees. The university’s Student Funding Directorate (DSF) administers donor funds, in the form of study loans and bursaries, according to donors’ criteria. The main aim is to assist financially needy and academically deserving students.