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Masters and Doctoral studies involves both training and research. In addition to training in research, which is particularly emphasised, lectured master’s degrees also include advanced course work on a postgraduate level.
At the NWU research is conducted mainly in a number of approved research entities. Each of the research entities functions under the guidance of a research director. The research director, or person responsible for research, provides guidance to the staff and postgraduate students who participate in the research work of the research entity, and he/she is also responsible for managing the research entity. In this regard research directors act in close consultation with school directors and deans. The research entities is tasked to promote quality and become competitive at an international leve
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find my graduation date?
Where can I get more info on being an NWU Alumni?
Where can I find more info on bursaries and loans?
Here are all the options:
1. If you are looking to study undergrad visit this page and fill in a form for all the bursaries.
3. The NWU also offers bursaries for teachers at the following link: http://www.funzalushaka.doe.gov.za/home.jsp
Please note that the NWU cannot accept any responsibility for external bursaries as these are not in our hands. Lastly, if you have any further questions regarding loans and bursaries, please feel free to visit: