Doctoral Office
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​Research Development and Support

​About the Doctoral Office

This office is responsible for Masters by Research (100%) Examination processes, FMHS Pre-Doctoral, PhD studies and Postdoctoral matters.

Mission:

  1. To increase the number of students registered for, and graduating with doctoral degrees in the FMHS.
  2. To provide administrative and academic support and activities aimed at facilitating successful doctoral studies.
  3. This office is responsible for Masters by Research (100%) Examination processes, FMHS Pre-Doctoral, PhD studies and Postdoctoral matters
  4. To provide support for the FMHS Pre-Doctoral Programmes
  5. To serve as point of first contact for postdoctoral fellows at FMHS

All students who are registered for a Research Master’s Degree (100% Research) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be attended to by the Doctoral Office for examination purposes only.

 

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The Doctoral Office will be hosting the Pre-Doctoral Short course that has been running for 7 years under the guidance of the Department of Global Health. This 2-week course for prospective doctoral students will run from 10 – 21 February 2020. Read more ›

All administrative activities and academic support aimed at facilitating doctoral studies in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will be dealt with by Dr Jyothi Chabilall (chabilallj@sun.ac.za)

 

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are usually awarded to individuals within five years of receiving a doctoral degree for the purpose of engaging in a period of dedicated research. Fellowships are awarded for a minimum of one year and a  maximum of five years. Any queries can be directed to Ms Bronwyn Coombs (bcoombs@sun.ac.za) Read more ›