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Call for Application - Philosophy of Methods

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 16:49
  • Philosophy of Methods

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training in collaboration with the School of Liberal and Performing Arts, Department of Philosophy and Development Studies, announces the PhD-Cross-cutting Training Course:

Philosophy of Methods - Call for Applications

  • Course Duration: 9th to 20th July, 2018
  • Venue: Senate Conference Room
  • Who should apply: PhD Students
  • Training Capacity:  50 participants
  • Latest Date of application: 29th June 2018

This course unit is among the core cross-cutting courses for PhD students. The major objective is to expand their academic and practical comprehension of the concepts of science, knowledge and research; acquaint the students with the philosophical principles behind the quantitative and qualitative methods of research; enhance the students’ awareness about ethical conflicts in relation to research; and provide a forum for each student to discuss, and improve their own research proposals.

Please forward written applications indicating the PhD Program, Gender, Department, School, College, telephone and e-mail contact address electronically to:  or

Deadline for application is Friday 29th June, 2018.

Admission is on first come basis.


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