All candidates for the MVSc will be examined on the basis of their thesis. A candidate will have appropriately experienced supervisor(s) and an Advisory Committee who in consultation with the candidate, arranges a course of supervised research designed to suit the individual requirements and interests of the candidate. A candidate may be required to supplement their research program by attendance at, or enrolment in, additional subjects if considered necessary by the supervisor(s).
Expected duration of candidature is 18 months (full-time equivalent). Two extensions of three months each may be allowed. For local students, RTP is available for a maximum of two years (full-time equivalent).