University of South Africa doctorate - page 2
I am nearing the end of my doctoral studies by distance ed at the University of South Africa -- UNISA (Health Sciences). The degree is a D Litt et Phil -- Doctor of Literature and Philosophy. As far... Read More
Aug 20, '07Joined: Apr '04; Posts: 361; Likes: 192I finally finished! My dissertation was accepted and I'm finally done. I graduate September 25.
Aug 20, '07From: US ; Joined: Feb '05; Posts: 2,694; Likes: 126Quote from bookwormomCongratulations!I finally finished! My dissertation was accepted and I'm finally done. I graduate September 25.
Feb 2, '08Occupation: PMHNP From: US ; Joined: Dec '03; Posts: 2,918; Likes: 1,548So how was your degree accepted at your school?
Feb 4, '08Joined: Apr '04; Posts: 361; Likes: 192My degree has been accepted supprisingly well, especially at the state college where I work. The dean of the school of nursing with which we are affiliated did ask me if I thought I'd have trouble getting my degree accepted, but when I said UNISA is listed with the International Network of Doctoral Education in Nursing and a member of Sigma Theta Tau, she seemed satisfied.
I have done some research on international degrees, and think that in the US we are sometimes unaware of the quality of that exists internationally, in nursing as well as other disciplines.