Tygerberg Doctoral Office
The Tygerberg Doctoral Office powers PhD studies in the
Matie Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
- from proposal development to graduation day
Our campus is situated in the picturesque Tygerberg area of Cape Town, South Africa.
Our faculty counts
among the top 150 medical and health sciences schools in the world, and the top 4 in Africa. The office
administers the examination of full research (100%) masters theses; facilitates the SU Pre-Doctoral Short Course in Medicine and Health Sciences; provides comprehensive support to all stakeholders in PhD studies
; and provides a campus-based referral point for consolidocs, postdoctoral fellows, and their hosts. Our PhD Support pages contain detailed information on the different steps of the doctoral journey. A brief overview of these resources is available for download in
. The detailed regulations that apply to doctoral students are captured in the
Stellenbosch University Calendar
(Part 1 - General) as well as the FMHS
(Part 12 of the SU Calendar).