Apply and register

STEP 1 STUDENT: Apply for admission

https://www.up.ac.za/online-application

STEP 2 STUDENT: Register

https://www.up.ac.za/online-registration/article/2398788/current-students

STEP 3

STUDENT: Submit pre-proposal and identity a supervisor

Student to complete google form: https://forms.gle/4xh5amg3ecp9scR17

STEP 4                           

HOD (Head of Department): Approach/Appoint supervisor

Very crucial step as postgrads are linked to supervisors for postgraduate milestones!
This step is necessary if student has not already identified a supervisor. This takes place in consultation with the members of the Department. 

Applications

The University of Pretoria has an online application system.  All applications must be submitted online together with the prescribed application fee.

The application is processed, a student number is allocated and the required documents are electronically recorded. If you do not submit all the required documents, the application will not be processed.

The University has detailed instructions for the completion of an ONLINE application via the website of the University of Pretoria. Please follow this accurately to ensure that the process runs smoothly.

International Students Division

guide for International Students is available on the website or at the CSC.  This guide contains valuable information for international students.

South African Qualifications Authority

Please note that the University requires international students to have their academic records evaluated by the SAQA.

Contact SAQA at: Postal address: PostNet Suite 248 , Private bag X06, Waterkloof, 0145. Physical address: SAQA House (formerly known as Hatfield ForumWest), 1067 Arcardia Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.

Helpdesk: 086 010 3188   Tel: +27 12 431 5000   Fax: +27 12 431 5039

Email: [email protected]     Website: www.saqa.org.za

Payments

The student finance department is at the CSC.  Fees may be settled at the cashiers in the Client   Service Centre, or directly deposited into the University's bank accounts at ABSA and Standard Bank,   or via the website by your own bank. The student number should be used as reference. The deposit slip should be retained for reference purposes. Details of the accounts are as follows:

ABSA     STANDARD BANK

Branch: Hatfield, Branch code: 63 2005

Account Nr: 214 000 0054

Admission requirements

The admission requirements for the different postgraduate degree programmes are explained in the Yearbook of the Faculty of Theology.

Applicants must ensure that they meet the minimum requirements for the specific programmes before submitting their applications.

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding is available on the website.

Admission

All applications will be forwarded to the relevant Head of Department for recommendation to the admission committee. The Admission Committee, a sub-committee of the Postgraduate Committee of the Faculty of Theology, will finally approve or disapprove the application.

Administration will inform the student in writing via the student portal whether the application has been successful or not. Trace your admission letter and other communications via your Student Centre.

Registration

Registration opens the first week in January.  Before a student can register, a registration fee or levy must be deposited into his student account.

International Students must also contact the International Office on campus. A levy must be paid to the International Office in addition to the registration deposit.  A student must also join an approved medical aid scheme.

Email address: [email protected].

The last date for postgraduate students to register for an academic year is end of March.

Students who are following a coursework programme must register before the end of February.

Re-registration

A student must re-register annually until the programme is completed.  A re-registration fee is payable before registration. Full tuition fees will be charged annually for every study year. See FEES AND FUNDING brochure.

The minimum period of study for the doctoral programme is two years and the maximum period of study is three years.  The minimum period of study for the master’s programme is one year and the maximum is two years.

An additional year will be granted subject to application and approval by the Dean.

Supervisor

Contact the relevant Head of Department (by email or by telephone) with details on your specific interest or possible topic of research. Make an appointment to discuss your topic with the supervisor. Info on the research leaders is available on the web site of the Faculty of Theology

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