Doctoral Office
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Research Development and Support

​Tygerberg Doctoral Office

The Tygerberg Doctoral Office provides comprehensive support for doctoral studies in the SU Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - from the point of departmental selection up to examination. The office also administers the examination of full research (100%) masters theses; facilitates the Pre-Doctoral Short Course; and provides a faculty contact point for consolidocs, postdoctoral fellows, and their hosts.

Students completing a Research (100%) Master’s Degree in the FMHS will be attended to by TyDo for examination purposes. Send Ms Nicoline Cockrell (nicolinecockrell@sun.ac.za) a single mail with all three PDF attachments: the approved thesis, Turnitin report, and signed release form.

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The Tygerberg Doctoral Office offers comprehensive support for FMHS doctoral studies, from the point of formal selection through review to submission for examination. All queries about doctoral studies in this faculty are welcome at tyg-phd@sun.ac.za.

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The Tygerber Doctoral Office facilitates the Pre-doctoral Short Course within the FMHS. A limited number of students are usually selected for this two-week block course. Dr Chanelle Windvogel (tyg-phd@sun.ac.za) welcomes queries from prospective students.
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Postdoc​toral Fellowship

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences invites applications for consolidoc funding and postdoctoral research fellowships directly upon completion and up to five years after completion of a doctoral degree. Please direct enquiries to tyg-phd@sun.ac.za. Read more ›​​​​​​​​