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Postgraduate Studies

The purpose of our postgraduate studies support is to:

  • Coordinate, extend and enhance the postgraduate support systems.
  • Assist the University in attracting, training and producing quality
    postgraduate students.
  • Increase the number of postgraduate students (Honours, Masters
    and Doctoral students).

Academic Staff Development

Capacity development is aimed at ensuring that academic staff have the
necessary support, skills and qualifications so that they are able to produce
research and postgraduates of sound quality.

Formal Qualifications

The University assists staff who are in their final year of Master’s and Doctoral degree studies with funds to free up their time, for improving supervisor contact and for editing and other write-up expenses.

Informal Training

The University provides funds for obtaining training to attain or improve skills in the form of attendance at seminars, workshops, forums etc.

Research Output

The Research Office is responsible for cultivating a research culture by developing emerging and established researchers through facilitating access to research funding and recording information on research publications for submission to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for subsidy.

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Fellows

The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement a postdoctoral programme that will attract quality Postdoctoral Fellows and potential staff members to the university. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are normally awarded to individuals within five years of having achieved a doctoral degree. The purpose of the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is to provide an opportunity for experiential learning in research, which may serve as a path for further academic and professional development.

Downloads

Click here for the Post Doctoral Application Form

Click here to download the Post Graduate Policy & Guidelines

Annexes to the Postgraduate Assessment Guide:

Click here to download Annexure A ORIGINALITY DECLARATION

Click here to download Annexure B SUPERVISOR’S CONSENT

Click here to download Annexure C NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SUBMIT

Click here to download Annexure D REQUEST – APPOINT EXAMINERS

Click here to download Annexure E EXAMINER’S CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

Click here to download Annexure F ASSESSMENT SHEET – HONOURS PAPER

Click here to download Annexure G ASSESSMENT SHEET — MINI-DISSERTATION

Click here to download Annexure H ASSESSMENT SHEET — MASTER’S DISSERTATION 2014

Click here to download Annexure I ASSESSMENT SHEET — DOCTORAL THESIS 2014

Click here to download Annexure J CONSOLIDATION OF EXAMINERS’ REPORTS — MINI-DISSERTATION

Click here to download Annexure K CONSOLIDATION OF EXAMINERS’ REPORTS — MASTER’S DISSERTATION

Click here to download Annexure L CONSOLIDATION OF EXAMINERS’ REPORTS — DOCTORAL THESIS