Degree programmes in the Department of Decision Sciences
Modules in Decision Sciences can be taken as a major (e.g. Operations Research or Quantitative Management) for several undergraduate degrees:
For Honours students, the brochure myRegistration@Unisa - College of Economic and Management Sciences should be consulted.
Master's and doctoral qualifications
Potential master's applicants are requested to provide an electronic copy of their Honours project (or equivalent) and potential PhD or DCom students should send an electronic copy of their Master's dissertation. For Master's and doctoral applicants, 2012 registrations will follow a new procedure based on a research proposal module, details of which can be found in M & D COMMUNIQUĖ 01.Potential doctoral applicants should keep in mind that their admission will (even if they satisfy all the criteria) always be subject to the availability of a suitable advisor in the Department and potential PhD students are therefore advised to familiarise themselves with the activities of at least one active researcher in the Department before contacting us.
It is possible to seek advice (and a possible recommendation from the Department) before starting the formal registration process. Keep in mind that even a positive recommendation from the Department will not guarantee admission, which will still be subject to formal approval at several different levels. Those seeking a pre-application recommendation from the Department should submit a request by e-mail, containing at least
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