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Computing Sciences

Application for Postgraduate Degree

If you would like to apply for a postgraduate degree in the Department of Computing Sciences, you may follow the steps below:

  • Meet with one of the department staff members to discuss your intention to apply for a postgraduate degree in the department.  Your field of interest, specific focus, duration, etc. should be discussed. 
  • Apply to NMMU for postgraduate study admission.
  • Once your application has been accepted, you begin your research with the assistance of your supervisor/promoter(s).  You will also be assigned a PC in one of the postgraduate labs (Honours, Masters or PhD) and have access to any equipment you will require to complete your research.

South African as well as international students are welcomed. You will be assured of an excellent education. If you are from outside South Africa, our International Office will assist you with all the necessary arrangements.


Postgraduate Bursaries & Scholarships

Postgraduate students have several bursary or scholarship opportunities:

  • NMMU postgraduate bursaries and scholarships.
  • Telkom Centre of Excellence (CoE) Bursaries - students doing research related to the current DMA unit project of the CoE may apply.
  • Many other bursary and scholarship opportunies from interested companies.