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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 once you have submitted a completed application form and uploaded all your supporting documents before the programme's closing date.

Thereafter, the Central Application Office will review your application and verify that your documentation is​ correct. Click he​re ​to view the presentation of academic qualifications and supporting documentation.​​​​

Some programmes are offered across two faculties. This implies that the programme will reside within the faculty of Science, but hosted by an associated department within another faculty.


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 
​​PhD (Applied Mathematics)
Mathematical Sciences:
Applied Mathematics

Applications considered throughout the year
PhD (Biochemistry)
Biochemistry
​​Applications considered throughout the year
PhD (Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology)​

Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Consult the department directly​
PhD (Botany)
Botany and Zoology
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Chemistry)
Chemistry and Polymer Science
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Computer Science)
Mathematical Sciences: ​​Applications considered throughout the year
PhD (Geology)

Earth Sciences
​​Applications considered throughout the year
PhD (Mathematics)

​Mathematical Sciences: ​​Applications considered throughout the year
​​PhD (Microbiology)
Microbiology
​​Applications considered throughout the year
PhD (Physical and Mathematical Analysis)
​Physics
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Physics)
Physics
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Physiological Sciences)

Physiological Sciences
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Polymer Science)
Chemistry and Polymer Science
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Zoology)

Botany and Zoology
​​Applications considered throughout the year​

Doctoral programmes in other faculties

​​AGRISCIENCES

​​PhD (Entomology)
Conservation Ecology and Entomology
Not offered for 2022-intake
PhD (Genetics)

Genetics
​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Plant Biotechnology)

Genetics: Institute for Plant Biotechnology
​​Applications considered throughout the year​
PhD (Wine Biotechnology)
Viticulture & O​enology: Institute for Wine Biotechnology
​​Not offered for 2022-intake

​​ARTS AND SO​​​CIAL SCIENCES

PhD (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Geography and Environmental Studies
31 October
​31 October​
PhD (GeoInformatics)
​Geography and Environmental Studies
​31 October
​31 October

​ECONOMIC AND MANAGEM​​ENT SCIENCES

PhD (Mathematical Statistics)
Statistics and Actuarial Science
​​Not offered for 2022-intake
PhD (Operations Research)
Logistics
Not offered for 2022-intake

​​MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIEN​​CES

PhD (Epidemiology)​
Global Health
​​​Consult the Doctoral Office at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences directly


Application Process