G.16 REGISTRATION FOR POSTGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS
16.1 A candidate for a postgraduate qualification must submit a written application to the Registrar, setting out his/her qualifications and stating in which subject area he/she wishes to study. The proposed programme will be referred to the relevant Head of Department/Head of Department/Dean, who will make a recommendation through Faculty to Senate regarding the programme to be followed and the supervisors, co-supervisors (if any), who will guide the internal and external examiners and assess the candidate‟s performance. Registration will only be completed once Senate has given its approval, provided that the names of examiners need not be submitted at registration, but must be approved by Senate before the conclusion of the programme for which the candidate is registered.
16.1.1 Requirement of application for re-admission and re-registration by continuing postgraduate students: Postgraduate registration is valid for one year only, and candidates are required to renew their application and to register annually until graduation or termination of studies.
16.2 Without prejudice to its general powers to admit or refuse admission to an applicant, Senate may require an applicant to undergo a test on his/her proficiency in the subject of his/her proposed study if he/she either:
16.2.1 obtained the qualification on which the application is based at another university or institution, or
16.2.2 being a graduate of the University, did not include the subject as a major subject in the undergraduate curriculum.
16.3 Senate may require a candidate to attend specified ancillary modules in addition to the prescribed modules (where applicable) and may require that such modules be completed before the candidate presents himself/herself for any specified part of the final assessment.
16.3.1 Unless a student wishing to register for a dissertation or thesis. Masters or Doctoral studies, can provide evidence of having followed and successfully completed a course in Research Methodology, s/he must register for and complete such a module at the University of Fort Hare, preferably prior to submitting the final research proposal.