Doctoral Office
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Tygerberg Doctoral Office

​Examination of Masters Theses (100% Research only)

 

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  • Applications close end of September
  • Consult the Calendar or University website http://www.maties.com/apply/apply-online
  • Departments/Divisions/Centres conduct their own selection
  • Upon selection, departments nominate supervisors via departmental PPCs

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  • ​Takes place through the Faculty Office
  • Contact Ms VB Joseph: vbj@sun.ac.za
  • First semester: 2 January to 31 March
  • Second semester: 1 June to 31 July



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  • Intention to submit should be sent to nicolinecockrell@sun.ac.za 6 months prior to examination
  • Department to nominate examiners via a departmental PPC report 6 months prior to submission
  • Submit the thesis for examination well ahead of the final cut-off dates:
    • 1 September for possible December graduation
    • 1 December for possible March/April graduation ​​

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  • To submit a 100% research masters thesis for examination, the main internal supervisor should send a single email to nicolinecockrell@sun.ac.za, with the following three documents attached in PDF format:
    (a) Signed dissertation release form;
    (b) Approved thesis; and
    (c) Turnitin report (file compressed as necessary).
  • Supervisors and students must upload the thesis to SunScholar after the examination.​​​