List of UNISA Doctoral Courses Offered 2021 – 2022



List of UNISA Doctoral Courses Offered

Below is a List of Doctoral Degrees Offered by the University of South Africa 2021 – 2022




Doctor Philosophy in Sociology (90068)

Doctor of Business Leadership (90071)

Doctor of Education (Adult Education) (90038 – ADE)



Doctor of Education (Comparative Education) (90038 – CED)

Doctor of Education (Curriculum Studies) (90038 – CUS)

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Doctor of Education (Early Childhood Development) (90038 – ECD)

Doctor of Education (Education Management) (90038 – EDM)

Doctor of Education (Environmental Education) (90038 – ENE)

Doctor of Education (History of Education) (90038 – HED)

Doctor of Education (Inclusive Education) (90038 – IED)

Doctor of Education (Language Education) (90038 – LED)

Doctor of Education (Mathematics Education) (90038 – MED)

Doctor of Education (Natural Science Education) (90038 – NSE)

Doctor of Education (Open Distance Learning) (90038 – ODL)

Doctor of Education (Philosophy of Education) (90038 – PED)

Doctor of Education (Psychology of Education) (90038 – PSY)

Doctor of Education (Socio-Education) (90038 – SED)

Doctor of Laws Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (98602 – CRI)

Doctor of Laws Jurisprudence (98602 – JUR)

Doctor of Laws Mercantile Law (98602 – MCL)

Doctor of Laws Private Law (98602 – PRL)

Doctor of Laws Public Constitutional and International Law (98602 – CIL)

Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in Health Studies (98422)

Doctor of Philosophy (Development Studies) (90040 – DST)

Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Studies) (90040 – ISL)

Doctor of Philosophy (Philosophy) (90040 – PHL)

Doctor of Philosophy Chemistry Education (90040 – CHE)

Doctor of Philosophy Computing Education (90040 – COM)

Doctor of Philosophy Life Sciences Education (90040 – LIF)

Doctor of Philosophy Mathematics Education (90040 – MAT)

Doctor of Philosophy Multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary (90040 – MIT)

Doctor of Philosophy Physics Education (90040 – PHY)

Doctor of Philosophy Science Education (90040 – SCE)

Doctor of Philosophy Science, Engineering and Technology (90040 – SET)

Doctor of Philosophy Statistics Education (90040 – STA)

Doctor of Philosophy Technology Education (90040 – TEC)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Auditing (90026 – AUE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Financial Accounting (90026 – FAC)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Financial Governance (90026 – GOV)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Financial Intelligence (90026 – INT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Management Accounting (90026 – MAC)

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences Taxation (90026 – TAX)

Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture (90018)

Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology (90031)

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics (98972)

Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology (90032)

Doctor of Philosophy in Art (90020)

Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy (98974)

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (98976)

Doctor of Philosophy in Communication (90028)

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (98803)

Doctor of Philosophy in Consumer Science (98029)

Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice (90039)

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (90022)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Adult Education) (90019 – ADE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Adult Education) (90019 – AED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Comparative Education) (90019 – CED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Curriculum Studies) (90019 – CUS)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Early Childhood Development) (90019 – ECD)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Education Management) (90019 – EDM)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Environmental Education) (90019 – ENE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (History of Education) (90019 – HED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Inclusive Education) (90019 – IED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Language Education) (90019 – LED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Open Distance Learning) (90019 – ODL)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Socio-Education) (90019 – SED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Mathematics Education (90019 – MED)

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Natural Science Education (90019 – NSE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Management (98006)

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science (98009)

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (98012)

Doctor of Philosophy in History (90033)

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science (90035)

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems (98804)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (African Languages) (90041 – AFL)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Afrikaans) (90041 – AFK)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Arabic) (90041 – ARB)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Arabic) (90041 – ARC)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Classical Studies) (90041 – CSN)



Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (English) (90041 – ENG)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (French) (90041 – FRN)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Italian) (90041 – ITL)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Linguistics) (90041 – LIN)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Portuguese) (90041 – PRT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Semitic Languages) (90041 – SML)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Theory of Literature) (90041 – TLT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Translation Studies) (90041 – TLS)

Doctor of Philosophy in Law (90023)

Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences (90012)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Business Management (90021 – BMA)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Entrepreneurship (90021 – ENT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Finance, Risk Management and Banking (90021 – FIN)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Human Resource Management (90021 – HRM)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies International Business (90021 – INB)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Logistics, Transport Economics, Purchasing and Supply Chain (90021 – SUP)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Marketing (90021 – MKT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Operations Management (90021 – OPM)

Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies Tourism (90021 – TOU)

Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (98979)

Doctor of Philosophy in Music (90027)

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (90029)

Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Research (98598)

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (98981)

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Sciences (African Politics) (90034 – APL)

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Sciences (International Politics) (90034 – INP)

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Sciences (Politics) (90034 – PCS)

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Consulting Psychology) (90042 – CON)

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology) (90042 – IOP)

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) (98555)

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Psychology of Education) (90058 – PSY)

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (90024)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies (Biblical Archaeology) (90044 – BAR)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies (Islamic Studies) (90044 – ISL)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies (Judaica) (90044 – JDC)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies (Religious Studies) (90044 – RST)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies Ancient Near Eastern Studies (90044 – ANE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies Biblical Studies (New Testament) (90044 – BSN)

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies Biblical Studies (Old Testament) (90044 – BST)

Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics (98984)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Christian Spirituality) (90043 – CSP)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Church History) (90043 – CHI)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Missiology) (90043 – MSN)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (New Testament) (90043 – NTE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Old Testament) (90043 – OTE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Pastoral Therapy) (90043 – PPT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Practical Theology) (90043 – PTH)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Systematic Theology) (90043 – STH)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Theological Ethics) (90043 – THE)

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Urban Ministry) (90043 – UBM)

Doctor of Psychology (90036)

Doctor of Social Work (90037)