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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 
DOCTORAL DEGREEES
PhD (African Languages)
African Languages​
​30 November
​​30 November​​​
PhD (Afrikaans and Dutch)
Afrikaans and Dutch
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Ancient Cultures)
Ancient Studies
30 November
30 November
PhD (Ancient Languages)
Ancient Studies
​​30 November
​​30 November
PhD (Applied Ethics)
Philosophy
Applications are dealt with in the course of the year.
PhD (Comparative Literature)
Modern Foreign Languages
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Decision-making and Knowledge Dynamics)​
Information Science
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Drama and Theatre Studies)
Drama
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (English Studies)
English
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Evaluation Studies)
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]
Consult CREST directly.

PhD (French)​
Modern Foreign Languages
​​30 November
​​30 November
PhD (General Linguistics)
General Linguistics
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Geography and Environmental Studies
31 October
31 October
PhD (German)
Modern Foreign Languages
31 October
​​30 November
PhD (History)
History
​Applications are dealt with in the course of the year.
PhD (Journalism)
J​ournalism
​Applications are dealt with in the course of the year.
PhD (Lexicography)
Afrikaans and Dutch
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Music)
Music
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Philosophy)
Philosophy
​Applications are dealt with in the course of the year.
PhD (Political Science)​
Political Science
31 August
31 August
PhD (Psychology)
Psychology
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Science and Technology Studies)
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]
31 August
30 September
PhD (Social Anthropology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
30 November
30 November
PhD (Social Science Methods)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Social Work)
Social Work
31 August
31 August
PhD (Socio-Informatics)​
Information Science
​30 November
​30 November
PhD (Sociology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
​​30 November
​​30 November
PhD (Translation)
Afrikaans and Dutch
30 November
30 November
PhD (Urban and Regional Planning)
Department of Geography: Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE)
31 October
31 October
PhD (Urban and Regional Science)
​​Department of Geography: Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE)
​​31 October
​​31 October
PhD (​Visual Arts)​
Visual Arts​
​30 November
​30 November

Application Process