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Master’s and Doctoral studies. 20 November 2013 Presenter: Elena Swanepoel. M&D Administrative Support. Email and telephone enquires Applications Registration Reregistration Research proposal results Capturing and reporting of research titles Student data maintenance

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Master s and doctoral studies

Master’s and Doctoral studies

20 November 2013

Presenter: Elena Swanepoel


M d administrative support

M&D Administrative Support

  • Email and telephone enquires

  • Applications

  • Registration

  • Reregistration

  • Research proposal results

  • Capturing and reporting of research titles

  • Student data maintenance

  • Es'kia Mphahlele Building, Block B 1st level,

  • S ’Side

  • [email protected]

  • (012) 441-5702


M d research examination support

M&D Research Examination support

  • Examination process

    • Intention to submit (DSAR20)

    • Appointment of panel of examiners

    • Capturing and release of results

  • Es'kia Mphahlele Building, Block A 1st level, S ’Side

  • [email protected]

  • Fax (012) 012 429 8119


M d bursaries

M&D Bursaries

  • Administer Bursaries for research students

    • National

    • International

    • Application periods

    • Criteria – passed Research proposal Module

  • Es'kia Mphahlele Building, Block B 1st level, S ’Side

  • [email protected]


M d cycle

M&D Cycle


Old model vs new model

Old model vs New model

  • From 2014 students will be evaluated on the following criteria:

    • Meeting minimum admission requirements

    • Available supervisory capacity

    • Whether research topic can be supervised

    • Assessment of supporting documents i.e research outline

    • Critical issues: students must visit the website for the selection criteria and the requirements of the research outline/narrative/essay.


Application dates 2014

Application dates: 2014

  • 2 steps apply for student number and then for admission

  • 16 September 2013 – 15 November 2013

  • Online only

  • All students who want to study must apply

  • Exceptions:

    • CSET (excluding Computing) – to contact [email protected]

    • Selection degrees handled at Departments e.g.

      • MA in Clinical psychology

      • PhD in Consulting


Registration dates 2014

Registration dates: 2014

  • Online only

  • 26 November 2013 – 15 March 2013

  • Re-registration subject to progress

  • Research proposal module max 2 years to complete

  • RPM results due by 30 November 2013

  • No marks allocated to RPM

  • Prerequisite for research component

  • Exceptions:

    • CSET (excluding computing)


Nqf levels

NQF levels

  • Higher Certificate (5)

  • Advanced Certificate (6)

  • Diploma (6)

  • Advanced Diploma (7)

  • Bachelor's (7 or 8)

  • Advanced Bachelor’s degree (240 credits), follows on first undergraduate degree


Nqf levels cont

NQF levels cont.

  • Postgraduate Diploma (8)

  • Bachelor Honours Degree (8)

  • Masters degree (9)

  • Professional Masters Degree (9)

  • Doctoral Degree (10)

  • Professional Doctorate (10)


  • Master s degrees

    Master’s degrees

    • Minimum admission requirements

      • Hons

      • PG diploma (NQF level 8)

      • Curriculum:

        Research degree

        RPM and a dissertation

        Or

        Coursework/structured degree

        Modules, RPM and a dissertation of limited scope


    Doctoral degrees

    Doctoral degrees

    • Minimum admission requirements

      • Masters degree in the field /related field

      • Curriculum

        Research only

        • RPM and thesis


    Cancellations

    Cancellations

    • Examination modules

      • May cancel and forfeit minimum fees

      • Research component (rpm, dissertation, thesis).

      • May cancel but forfeit all fees


    Deferment

    Deferment

    • Official break from studies

    • Must apply for deferment before registration commences

    • If already registered – it is a cancellation

    • If not registered – it is a deferment

    • May apply twice one year at a time


    Want to submit for examination

    Want to submit for examination

    • 15 June – September/Spring graduation

    • 15 November – April/Autumn graduation

    • Inform Unisa 6 weeks before the submission date

    • No specific date when M&D results are released


    Your turn to ask questions

    Your turn to ask questions!


    Thank you

    Thank you!


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