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Programme: PhD (Mathematical Sciences)

Code Faculty Department
02260762 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Department: Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 360 NQF level:  10 SAQA ID:  8787

Programme information

A candidate must complete a thesis in one of several fields in which research is actively being done in the Department. The research fields and the names of possible supervisors are available from the departmental postgraduate brochure at: www.up.ac.za/maths/postgrad

Admission requirements

  1. MSc (Mathematics) degree or MSc (Applied Mathematics) degree or relevant master’s degree
  2. Research methodology at master’s level

 

Promotion to next study year

The progress of all doctoral candidates is monitored biannually by the supervisor and the postgraduate coordinator. A candidate’s study may be terminated if the progress is unsatisfactory or if the candidate is unable to finish his/her studies during the prescribed period.

The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.

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