The Faculty of Science welcomes all postgraduate students in 2023, and we wish you well in your postgraduate studies and research.

Note that all postgraduate registration in 2023 will be online. All postgraduate students will receive a notification as to when they can start the registration process, together with further information on the process to follow.

4 January 2023 Remote online registration for new and returning research postgraduate students (dissertation-only Master's and PhD) opens
15 January 2023 Online registration of new and returning Honours and coursework Master's opens.  Departments will provide individual start dates.
10 February 2023 Registration deadline for all students
13 February 2023 First teaching day of 2023 (unless otherwise advertised by department)
12h00: Deadline for submission of theses/ dissertations without having to re-register

For International students, pre-registration clearance (i.e., visa, medical aid, and fee checks) will be completed remotely.

All students must be registered by the deadline indicated above.  Students who register late may face a late registration penalty of R2000.

Students with outstanding fees will NOT be allowed to register until your fee account has been settled.  Please make the required payment at the Fees Office prior to registering at the Faculty.  

Please direct all postgraduate related queries to the faculty postgraduate office by emailing

Page last updated 20 December 2022