The doctoral proposal programme is a six module blended learning programme with six residential modules and two online modules. It has an EMBEDDED SUPERVISOR PROGRAMME and is based on a cohort model creating opportunities for regional, national and global networks and communities of practice. It is facilitated by national and internationally recognized academics.

The programme is implemented in a novel triangular model with the candidate, supervisor and facilitator working together in a common learning space. It is a hands-on, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary programme that is assessed, monitored and evaluated throughout. The primary objective of the doctoral; and supervisors complementary programme is to ensure that PhD candidates will have an assessed PhD proposal ready for registration at any university nationally or globally.