Assessment of Postgraduate Research

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Faculty Website:  Faculty of Education
Department: Deans Office: Education
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Assessment of Postgraduate Research
Programme Code: S5APRQ

Medium of Facilitation: Part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 20

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Campus: Online

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
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Duration of Study: 6 Months

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To involve participants in critical reflection in respect of the latest scientific thinking, practice, theories, policies and methodologies related to the appropriate assessment of ‘products’ of postgraduate research (e.g. honours research essays, master’s dissertations or minor dissertations and doctoral theses) in order to build their capacity, enabling them to conduct this type of assessment from a theoretically sound and practically informed position.

Admission Requirements

A potential ‘student’ should possess at least a recognised Master’s degree or equivalent (at NQF level 9) AND have passed the core module on postgraduate supervision during the preceding two years AND have had a minimum of two year’s experience of at least honours-(though preferably master’s) level research supervision and postgraduate research assessment at the time of registration.

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