Postgraduate supervision

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Higher education
Department Name: Centre for Higher and Adult Education


To equip postgraduate supervisors with knowledge and skills to supervise in terms of:
Possible frameworks and models for research education.
Selection of candidates.
The roles and responsibilities of doctoral candidates and supervisors.
The question of an increasingly diverse doctoral population.
The roles that research integrity play in conducting and supervising doctoral studies.
How a doctoral research proposal is approached, written and supervised.
What constitutes a good literature review and how does supervisors facilitate such a review?
The value and use of a conceptual framework in doctoral research.
How formative feedback is sought and given in doctoral education.
The characteristics of a good conclusions chapter in a doctoral thesis.
Selection of examiners of doctoral theses and what criteria are crucial?
How a supervisor helps a candidate with the internal auditing of a thesis before submission for examination.
How can doctoral work be best disseminated by publicatio

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 2 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: GH Van Rensburg
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 2277
Latest Year Offered: 2024