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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​PROGRAMME ​OFFERING AND ASSOCIATED CLOSING DATES

As a postgraduate candidate, a maximum of three programmes is permitted upon application. P​lease ensure that you meet the minimum admission requirements for all your programmes of interest.

Your application for admission to a postgraduate degree programme will ONLY be processed after the application has been finalised and all the correct supporting documentation has been uploaded before the programme's closing date. Click ​here  ​to view the presentation of academic qualifications and supporting documentation.​


PROGRAMME OFFERING​

​Clicking on the ​hyperlinks within the table below ​enables you to view the programme's information.​


CLOSING DATES

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​​​​Programm​e​​
​​Associated Department
​Closing date
​​​Closing date 
master's DEGREEES
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​General Master's
M in Social Work
Social Work
​31 August
​31 August
Master of Urban and Regional Planning​
Department of Geography: Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE)
​31 August
​​31 October​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Master of Arts (MA) 
MA (African Languages)​
African Languages
​30 November
​​30 November
MA (​African Languages for Professional Contexts)
African Languages
​30 November

​30 November

MA (​Afrikaans and Dutch)
Afrikaans and Dutch
31 August
31 October
MA (Ancient Cultures)
Ancient Studies
​30 August
​31 October​
MA (Ancient Languages)
​Ancient Studies
​31 August
​31 October​
MA (Clinical Psychology)
Psychology
30 May
30 May
MA (Creative Writing)
Afrikaans and Dutch
30 September
30 September
MA (Drama and Theatre Studies)
Drama
​31 August
​31 October​
MA (English Studies)
English
31 August
​30 November
MA (French)
Modern Foreign Languages​
​​31 August
​​30 November
MA (General Linguist​ics)
General Linguistics
30 August
30 November
MA (Geographical Information Systems)
Geography and Environmental Studies
31 August
31 October
MA (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Geography and Environmental Studies
​​31 August
​​31 October
MA (German)
Modern Foreign Languages
31 August
30 November
MA (History)
History
31 August
31 October
MA (Intercultural Communication)
General Linguistics
30 August
​30 November
MA (International Studies)
Political Science
31 August
31 August
MA (Journalism)
Journalism
31 August
31 August
MA (Lexicography)
Afrikaans and Dutch
​​31 August
​31 October
MA (Philosophy)
Philosophy
​31 August
​30 November
MA (Political Science)
Political Science
31 August
31 August
MA (Psychology)
Psychology
31 August
​31 October
MA (​Public Sociology and Anthropology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 October
​30 November
MA (Second-language Studies)
General Linguistics
​​30 August​
​30 November
MA (Social Anthropology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 October
​​30 November
MA (Social Science Methods)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 October
​30 November
MA (Socio-Informatics)
Information Science
30 September
​31 October
MA (Sociology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 October
​30 November
MA (Technology for Language Learning)
Modern Foreign Languages
​​31 October
30 November​
​​MA (Translation)
Afrikaans and Dutch
31 August
31 October
MA (Visual Arts)
Visual Arts
​31 October
30 November
MA (Visual Arts: Art Education)
Visual Arts
31 August
30 November​
MA (​Visual Studies)
Visual Arts
31 August
30 November​
Master of Music (MMus)
MMus
Music
31 August
30 November
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
MPhil (Applied Ethics)
*only offered every two years - 
Next intake: 2023
Philosophy​
​​Not offered for 2022-intake

​MPhil (Chinese Studies)
​Centre for Chinese Studies
​​Currently not offered
MPhil (Decision-Making and Knowledge Dynamics)
Information Science
30 September
​31 October
MPhil (Disaster Risk Science and Development [DRSD])​
Research Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction [RADAR]
31 August
31 October
​​MPhil (Film Music)
​​Music
​​30 September​
​​30 November
MPhil (Information and Knowledge Management)
Information Science
​​30 September
​31 October
MPhil (​Monitoring and Evaluation)
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]
31 August
​30 September
MPhil (Music Technology)
Music
​30 September
​​30 November
MPhil (Public Mental Health)
Psychology
31 August
31 August
MPhil (Science and Technology Studies)
​​Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]​
​31 August
​30 September
MPhil (Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies)
  • Research opti​on
  • ​Coursework option
Sociology and Social Anthropology



31 October
31 August


30 November

30 November​
MPhil (Urban and Regional Science)​
Department of Geography: Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE)
​31 August
31 October


Application Process