Starting a PhD


There is a process to be followed in getting started on your PhD, including formulating a concept, finding supervisors, getting registered, developing and finalising your protocol, and obtaining ethical clearance and other permissions.

Here is a step-by-step guide to the process which you should follow exactly as described.

We have divided this process into three consecutive stages, which you may access here or from the main menu.

1.  Signing up for a PhD

2.  Developing your protocol

3.  Submitting your protocol