Master's & doctoral degrees

Master of Arts in Social and Behavioural Studies (HIV-AIDS)(Full Dissertation)

The information on this page is for the 2019 academic year. Updated information for the 2020 academic year will be available before the start of the 2020 registration period.

Qualification code: 90009
NQF level: 9
Total credits: 180
SAQA ID: 94601
Rules:
A research proposal module and a dissertation. Students are required to first register and comply with the requirements for the research proposal module before registration for the dissertation will be allowed.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted.
  • Re-registering students (who made sufficient progress during the current academic year) and students who officially deferred their studies must register online within the approved registration period for 2019. Re-registering students who have not made satisfactory progress may be precluded from registering.

Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply for the qualification during the next application period.


When can I register?

Online registrations open

Online registrations close

Registration

(approved applicants & re-registering students)

3 January 2019

29 March 2019

Doctor of Business Leadership

*Students registering for the MBA and MBL qualifications must contact the Graduate School of Business Leadership for registration dates and the registration process: www.unisa.ac.za/sbl

3 January 2019

29 March 2019

MCompt

3 January 2019

25 January 2019

The following qualifications have different registration dates:

  • All qualifications in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (excluding Computing qualifications)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - MIT option
  • Doctor of Philosophy (90040) - SET option
  • Master of Science in Nature Conservation (Full Dissertation) (98022) 
  • Qualifications in the Department of Decision Sciences (Quantitative Management & Operations Research)

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Time limits for this degree

All master's and doctoral qualifications are structured over a defined period. Refer to sections 4.12 and 4.13 in the Procedures for master’s and doctoral degrees.

  • Coursework master's degree: A student registered for a 180-credit structured coursework master’s degree must complete the study programme within three years. A student may make application to the Registrar for one additional year of study. The Registrar will consult with the Executive Dean of the College in which the student is registered.
  • Research master's degree: A student registered for a 180-credit structured research master’s degree must complete the study programme within three years. A student may make application to the Registrar for one additional year of study. The Registrar will consult with the Executive Dean of the College in which the student is registered.
  • Doctoral degree: A student registered for a research doctoral programme must complete the study programme within six years. A student may make application to the Registrar for one additional year of study who will only consider the application if it is recommended by the Executive Dean of the College in which the student is registered.

Curriculum

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
DFSBH95 - Research Dissertation Pre-requisite:MPCHS91 or MPCHS92
MPCHS92 - Master Proposal - CHS