PhD Committee

Procedures for PhD Submissions

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Procedures for PhD Submissions

The following steps must be followed in order to submit a PhD protocol to the PhD committee:

Please submit an electronic copy to Mrs Mapule Khaketla ([email protected]) and ensure that all of the documents that require signatures are signed.


  • A protocol stating the aim, background, material and methods that will be used.
  • A declaration by the candidate stating precisely what his/her contribution will be to the proposed research, and if applicable, what research will be done by somebody else.
  • Confirmation by the Head of Department that adequate funding is available.
PhD Committee Meeting
Closing Date for Submissions Meeting
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 Tuesday, 03 December 2019

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