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  Masters in Social Work (Thesis Only)- 8828

 Admission requirements


The general rule on admission A.2.4.2 shall apply with a minimum of 65% pass mark in the research module or research background with evidence required.  Additional research modules may be prescribed to augment their research knowledge. Only a limited number of students can be admitted to the  program and applicants will be subjected to a selection procedure. The duration of the programme shall extend over a period of three years unless decided otherwise by University Senate.

  •  Social Work MAG Thesis 8828
  • 1st Enrolment : Social Work Magister Thesis 801 (SCW801)
  • 2nd Enrolment: Social Work Magister Thesis 802 (SCW802) - 180 credits

 PHD in Social Work (8950)

Admission: Unless Senate decides otherwise,a candidate shall be required to the meet the following criteria to be enrolled for the Doctor of Philosophy degree- PHD:

  • A candidate shall have obtained a Master's degree or equivalent qualification in the subject s/he wishes to study and submit proof thereof, and
  • Satisfied Senate as to his/her proficiency in the subject.
  • 1st Enrolment: Social Work Doctoral Thesis 901 - SCW901
  • 2ns Enrolment: Social Work Doctoral Thesis 902 - SCW902 (360 credits)

For further information about the programme, please contact:

 Dr Shernaaz Carelse

 Programme Co-Ordinator: Department of Social Work

 Telephone: (021) 959 2277, Email:

Mr Martin Coetzee

Postgraduate Administrator

Telephone: (021) 959 2277, Email:




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