MMED and PhD Process


Potential MSc and PhD students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in the Department of Surgery can write a brief (approx 1-page) pre-proposal and send it to the Departmental Postgraduate Committee (
for review and feedback/advice. Please use the attached Template: 



Current MSc, MPhil  and PhD students are required to complete the attached 3-page Executive summary proposal required by the faculty. A template for the proposal is attached.
PhD students are additionally required by the university to present their proposals to their academic department. The proposals (written and oral) should be done in consultation with the study supervisor(s).
Supervisors/divisions may additionally require full proposals and oral presentations for MSc/MPhil studies.

 Document Archive

By clicking on the Document Archive above you will have access to all documents reflected in the flowchart below. Please note that these documents are up to date as of 29 May 2020 and may need to be cross referenced with the Faculty to ensure the most recent copy. Clickable Powerpoint files will action the documents if in the same folder.



MMED Process Flowchart

PhD Process Flowchart