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The Independent Institute of Education’s (IIE) Doctorate of Philosophy in Brand Leadership is the first brand-specific doctoral qualification in South Africa focused on the niche field of Brand Leadership. It breaks new ground, both locally and internationally. The unique focus on Brand Leadership addresses a particular social and economic imperative – the need for innovation by brands with shared stakeholder value and values-based leadership to create developmental opportunities for communities, organisations and the environment. Graduates will extend the forefront of the academic discipline and research which aims at achieving immediate impact on professional and academic practice through the inclusion of unique African perspectives and local knowledge resources.
This is an entirely research-based qualification where the completion of a thesis is the final outcome, along with the preparation of an article for publication in an appropriate peer-reviewed journal.
The IIE Doctor of Philosophy in Brand Leadership aims to:
Mode of Delivery: The programme is aimed at working professionals who need a flexible mode of delivery and the convenience of online engagement with supervisors. The mode of delivery therefore is distance learning and formal seminars will form an essential collaborative part of the programme. Remote access to various academic resources and support systems will be provided via the Digital Library and Research Commons.
IIE distance delivery support includes
Pre-Doctorate registration: Doctoral Research Proposal Writing Short Course - 1 year (compulsory)
R10 000 Full Settlement Total Fee
R10 600 Instalment Total Fee (10 Monthly Instalments)
*Deposit of R3 000 is included in the Total Fee.
Doctor of Philosophy in Brand Leadership - per year (subject to an annual fee increase)
R28 000 Full Settlement Total Fee
R29 600 Instalment Total Fee (10 Monthly Instalments)
A *Pre-Registration Fee of R2 000 and *Deposit of R6 000 are included in the Total Fee.
*Refundable if admission criteria for the qualification is not met.
The programme builds career pathways for professionals and academics interested in extending the forefront of strategic brand building and leadership
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