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Best Universities for PhD Programmes in South Africa 2024

Number of institutions: 81
    • Calgary, Canada
    • Toronto, Canada
    • + 8 More

    The coming together of Eurocentres and Bayswater represents a new era in international education. Our collective experience represents a powerhouse in today’s international education sector. We’re passionate about growing communities of global thinkers and explorers, at home and abroad – whatever their story. We set up Bayswater Education because we want young people from every walk of life to get a buzz from discovering new cultures, exploring new flavours, and learning what’s out there. We think of them as global spirits, like ourselves.

    • Swakopmund, Namibia
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • + 1 More

    Through positive encouragement by governments and industry (Fortune 500 companies), we supply training in various Business Degrees and are a fully online international business school.

    • Madrid, Spain
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • + 14 More

    IE University is a top international university in Spain with campuses in Madrid and Segovia. Recognized as one of the leading higher education institutions in the world, IE shapes leaders who drive innovation and change in organizations, providing a learning environment where technologies and diversity play a key role in fostering global vision, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a humanistic approach.

    • Cape Town, South Africa

    UCT is a community of exceptionally talented students, teachers and researchers – and a wide range of professional, administrative support and service staff – all of whom are committed to helping change this world for the better. We encourage one another to work hard, not only to earn degrees or public recognition but also to be leaders in this increasingly changing world.

    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Globally renowned for its academic excellence and commitment to social change and development, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is an inclusive, research-intensive top-tier institution.

    • Valbonne, France
    • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    • + 6 More

    SKEMA Business School is one of France’s largest Grande Ecoles with 9,500 students from more than 120 nationalities, 160 faculty, and 7 campuses across the world (Brazil, China, France, South Africa, and the USA) and is highly ranked in many French and international rankings for many of its programs.

    • Stellenbosch, South Africa

    As a private Higher Educational Institution, the Academy is committed to providing students with an exceptional learning environment, a world-class curriculum, and a solid foundation upon which to build a successful professional future in the visual communication industry.

    • Stellenbosch, South Africa

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Cape Town, South Africa

    The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) is internationally renowned as one of a handful of business schools in Africa with the prestigious triple-crown accreditation with endorsements from EQUIS (the European Foundation for Management Development), AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and AMBA (The Association of MBAs).

    • Cape Town, South Africa
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • + 1 More

    We are one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa. Since 1997, we have evolved into an internationally recognised institution. Our mission is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to lead and excel in a changed world.

    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    • + 2 More

    AFDA was founded in 1994 by Garth Holmes, Bata Passchier and Deon Opperman. From its early beginnings of 6 students, a rented VCR, and broken TV, it has become one of the leading institutions of its kind in the world today. AFDA has over 1200 students, a permanent staff of over 150 academics and administrators, and 5 fully equipped campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Botswana. It has produced some of the top filmmakers and actors in South Africa today and has made a significant contribution to developing a sustainable local entertainment industry.

    • Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Budapest, Hungary
    • + 62 More

    World-class university preparation qualifications designed by universities for international students to succeed at university.

    • East London, South Africa

    Founded in 1998, East London University is one of the country’s premier private universities. The University's S1-hectare campus, a few kilometers south of downtown East London, is home to more than 2,300 students hailing from all regions of the South Africa and 27 other countries.

    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...

    • Sandton, South Africa

    This program is only available as a second part of the Dual Degree Program after students. is only available via our highly accredited University...