Prospective students

The Centre is involved in post-graduate programmes situated in various academic departments (see details on their webpages). In addition, it hosts the following post-graduate research opportunities:

  • MPhil (Philosophy and Ethics of Mental Health)

           (22% course work; 78% conceptual research) Click here for more details

  • PhD (Health Ethics)
  • PhD (Mental Health)
  • PhD (Psychiatry)
  • Post-doctoral fellowships

For topics that PhD students have been researching at the Centre, click here

Non-South African students are most welcome to these programmes and should a first step, have their qualifications verified and evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)(

If you are interested in doing the MPhil-programme, send an e-mail to [email protected] with your CV, a description of your background and interest in the programme, and an example of the best piece of writing you have ever done regardless of topic or whether published.

If you are interested in doing a PhD, send an e-mail to [email protected] with your CV and provisional ideas for a research project. Students will only be registering for study once a full protocol has been developed.

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