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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,558 /year
Part-time Study:4 years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:PhD
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science
Campus:East Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The PhD in Physics is offered in the specialisations of Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Crystallography, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics.

Admission Requirements

  • A Research Masters degree in a related field.
  • A supervisor from the School must be identified and approached prior to application.
Application Process
Application Fees for South African and SADC: $13
Application Fees for International Studies: $13

  • Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment.
  • Apply onlineUpload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
  • Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept an offer (once certified hardcopies have been received by SEnC), apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
  • Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

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.

Relevant Contact

 
Joao Rodrigues
Head of School