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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
Phd in geography and environmental studies
    • 49905 – 978(360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies A
      Specific admission requirements:
      An MA degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline or a Master’s degree approved by Senate.

      Programme structure:
      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.

      Compulsory module:
      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.

      Enquiries:
      Programme Co-ordinator: Prof SLA Ferreira
      Tel.: 021 808 3105
      E-mail: slaf@sun.ac.za

    • 49913 – 978 (360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies B
      Admission 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.

      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 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.

      Enquiries:
      Prof SLA Ferreira
      Tel: 021 808 3105
      E-mail: slaf@sun.ac.za

    • PhD General Information
      Bursaries and loans:
      http://www0.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/scholarships-and-opportunities.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 | go to http://www0.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://www0.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/living-in-stellenbosch-1.html

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

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

      Enquiries:
      Programme co-ordinator: Prof. SLA Ferreira
      021 808 3105 | slaf@sun.ac.za

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