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|Closing date: 30 October 2016 for January 2017 Semester|
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Closing date: 15 September 2016 for January 2017 semester
49905 – 978(360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies ASpecific admission requirements:
An MA degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline or a Master’s degree approved by Senate.
Nature of the programme:
The programme focuses on the study and resolution of human-environmental and urban or tourism-related problems and phenomena from a spatial perspective.
49905 : Geography and Environmental Study A 978(360)
Assessment and examination
The dissertation of approximately 90 000 words, which shows the ability to create new knowledge or to reinterpret existing knowledge about a geographical problem is examined according to the University’s prescriptions in Part 1 of the Calendar.
Programme Co-ordinator: Prof SLA Ferreira
Tel.: 021 808 3105
49913 – 978 (360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies BAdmission requirements:
An MSc degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline or a master's degree approved by Senate.
Programme structure and contents:
- 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.
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 formal provisions :
The dissertation may be presented in Afrikaans or English and is examined according to the University's prescriptions in Part 1 of the Calendar.
Prof SLA Ferreira
Tel: 021 808 3105
PhD General InformationBursaries and loans:
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Apply online at www.maties.com or contact 021 808 9111 for an application form.
Student housing office: 021 808 2848
The closing date for applications is 30June of the year before accommodation is needed
Programme co-ordinator: Prof. SLA Ferreira
021 808 3105 | firstname.lastname@example.org