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 Doctoral Degree


Our PHD programme is by dissertation. The General Rules with regard to admission, curriculum and examination for doctoral degrees apply. Entry to the doctoral programme in the Department of Library & Information Science requires:

    A good MLIS or MBibl degree with an average of 65% across the programme  and a minimum of 65% for the Masters dissertation

    If a structured Masters degree then it should include a research dissertation counting for 50% of the total credits

    Evidence of good English writing competence.

Possible candidates should contact Dr Lizette King ( for more information on the academic requirements and Ms Villeen Beerwinkel, the Arts Faculty Postgraduate Officer (, for guidance on the official application procedures.


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