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Philosophy of Methods - Call for Applications

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:50

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:



  • Course Duration: 21st January to 1st February, 2019
  • Venue: Senate Conference Room
  • Who should apply: PhD Students Maximum Number of Participants: 50
  • Latest Date of application: 11th January 2019

This course unit is among the required crosscutting courses for PhD students 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.

Applicants should submit their applications with evidence of provisional admission to the PhD Program. Priority shall be given to those at research proposal development stage. ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS SHALL BE CONTACTED.

Please indicate your Gender, Department, School, College, telephone and e-mail contact.  Submit electronically to: or

Deadline for application is Friday 11th January, 2019.


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