Full particulars of the degree programme are contained in a brochure which is available from the departmental website.
Not all postgraduate programmes are offered every year. Please consult the relevant faculty's student administration concerning the presentation of this programme.
- Relevant Master’s degree with an average of at least 65%.
- In addition, students must also pass an entrance examination(with a minimum mark of 65%).
Prospective students who meet the requirements as set out will be invited to a selection and evaluation process where psychometrics tests and interviews will be completed.
The dean or Postgraduate Committee has the right of authorisation regarding matters not provided for in the General Regulations or the Faculty regulations.
Due to capacity constraints, there is not an intake of new students every year. It remains the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the degree they wish to apply for, will indeed be offered.
Examinations and pass requirements
It is a requirement that all provisionally admitted Doctoral students write a research proposal and present their proposals at a Doctoral Colloquium by the end of the year following their application to the Department's Doctoral programme.
The thesis should be passed in accordance with the stipulations of Regulations G.52 and G.60.2.2, as well as a compulsory module in Research Methodology.