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49913 - 978 (360) PHD - GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES


Admission Requirements:
A research based (full thesis) MSc degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline, or a Masters degree approved by Senate.

Programme structure: - Advanced knowledge and deep insight into the complexity of a selected geographical research problem
- A dissertation which places the research in a disciplinary context and contributes to the creation of new knowledge
- Ability to independently design and effectively manage complex systems and to communicate to and defend results among peers
Nature of programme:
The programme focuses on the study and resolution of environmental problems and phenomena from a spatial perspective. The dissertation research can be done full-time or part-time. The research topic is developed and approved by the Faculty

Dissertation:
A dissertation of approximately 90 000 words, in which the candidate shows the ability to create new knowledge or to reinterpret existing knowledge about a geographical environmental problem.

Assessment and examination: The dissertation may be presented in Afrikaans or English and is examined according to the University's prescriptions in Part 1 of the Calendar.

Enquiries:
Programme co-ordinator: Prof. SLA Ferreira
021 808 3105 | slaf@sun.ac.za [split] Bursaries and loans:
http://www0.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/scholarships-and-opportunities/local-postgraduate-bursaries-and-scholarships.html
021 808 4208 | beursnavrae_nagraads@sun.ac.za | The Registrar (Head: Postgraduate Bursaries and Loans), Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 Tuition fees: www.maties.com | goátoáhttp://www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/fees.html - Division for Student Fees: 021 808 9111 | info@sun.ac.za

Accomodation:
The same prescribed application form is used for applications for admission to a programme and to accommodation in a university residence.
http://www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/living-in-stellenbosch/accommodaton.html

Apply online at www.maties.comor contact 021 808 9111 for an application form.

Private accommodation:
Student housing office: 021 808 2848
The closing date for applications is 30 June of the year before accommodation is needed.
Universiteit Stellenbosch University