The degree of Doctor of Economic Science (CD002) may be awarded in respect of published work representing a major original contribution to a branch of learning.
The degree of Doctor of Economic Sciences may be conferred upon:
- A graduate of UCT of not less than five years' standing
- A graduate of not less than five years' standing of any other university recognised by the Senate for the purpose.
A candidate shall present for the approval of the Senate original published work or original work accepted for publication in a subject or subjects approved by the Senate which must give proof of distinction by some original contribution to the advancement of science or of learning in the field of economics and/or business studies. The work must be submitted in a satisfactory form. Six bound copies must be presented.
For more information on the courses, please refer to Commerce Postgraduate Handbook.