Degrees Offered:
PhD in the faculty in which the candidate is registered

Candidates must identify a potential supervisor, by checking on their respective research fields.  The supervisor must be in posession of a PhD themselves.  It is imperitive that the candidate consults with a prospective supervisor before applying for admission, which requires a short concept note that serves as a preliminary proposal, and which must accompany their application.

Apply through the Rhodes University Postgraduate Gateway.

Doctoral degrees in the Department of Geography are obtained through undertaking individual research.

An appropriate Masters Degree.  In addition, the candidate should have specific expertise in the research field to be investigated.

Rhodes University offers orientation for postgraduate students.  In adition, the candidate's supervisor will provide orientation and mentorship for the project.

Field Trips:
It is taken for granted that the candidate will spend significant time in the field.

Students are expected to attend and present a paper at at least two appropriate academic conferences while reading for their repective PhD's.

Ms Gillian McGregor

National Credit Equivalent:
360 (i.e. 3600 Notional Hours)

Last Modified: Wed, 04 Apr 2018 20:32:26 SAST