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|Tuition Fees:||$1,558 for the full programme|
|Part-time Study:||4 years|
|Applications Begin:||April 2021|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Science|
|Application Deadline:||September 2021|
Principle fields within computer science include artificial intelligence, data science, robotics, human computer interaction, vision and graphics, formal languages, logic, database systems, computer science education and the theory of computing.
The PhD in Computer Science programme allows you to work with leading researchers in Computer Science. In the course of a PhD, you will become adept at independently conducting high-calibre original research. With the guidance of a leading researcher in your chosen field, you will be expected to produce original research contributions that further the science. By the end of your PhD, your publication record, knowledge and abilities will have progressed to the point where you are an acknowledged expert in your field
Additional Entry RequirementsA candidate will only be accepted into the programme if a staff member has agreed to supervise their research. The onus is on the applicant to contact staff members working in fields of interest. Applicants are encouraged to contact the coordinator for assistance with this process.
Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.
For more information, contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.
Software engineering, Machine Learning, Data Science, Academia, Robotics, Information Technology, Finance.