CPUT Centre for Postgraduate Studies Registration procedure
CPUT : Centre for Postgraduate Studies Registration procedure
- Students enrolled for a course-work master’s degree must comply with the registration dates as determined by the specific faculty. For first-time master’s and doctoral registrations, the final date for registration is 31 May. For returning master’s and doctoral students, the final date for registration is 28 February.
- Postgraduate students must register annually during the set registration periods and pay the prescribed registration fee until they fulfill the requirements towards their qualification.
- Faculties should allocate a supervisor to the candidate prior to registration.
- Registration for a DTech or an MTech comprising a thesis only (no course work) and for the 50% course-work dissertation (on successful completion of the course-work component) is as follows Where a research topic has been provisionally decided on by the candidate and the appointed supervisor, but the complete research proposal still needs to be developed, the candidate registers as a postgraduate student, and submits form HDC 1.1 (Registration of Topic for Dissertation/Thesis) to the faculty research coordinator, via the supervisor for submission to the Faculty Research Committee (FRC) before recommendation to the Higher Degrees Committee (HDC).