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NMMU celebrates achievements at annual graduation

09/04/2013

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will award close to 6000 certificates, diplomas and degrees at 13 graduation ceremonies in Port Elizabeth and George from 12 to 22 April 2013.

 

 

This includes 375 master’s degrees and 84 doctorates as well as 42 master’s technology degrees.

 

Leading the way is the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences with 1755 graduates. The Faculty of Science once again produced the most doctoral degrees (29). The Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences celebrates 152 master’s degrees, as compared to 134 in 2012 and 119 in 2011.

 

NMMU will this year award honorary doctorates to actor and playwright John Kani, educationist Henry Hendricks (posthumously), oceanographer Sylvia Earle, medical epidemiologist Seth Berkley and activist for equal rights in sport Hassan Howa (posthumously).

 

Graduation programme:

 

Friday, 12 April 2013

 

Session 1: 10:00 George Campus – all programmes

 

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

 

Session 2: 09:30 Faculty of Education (Undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications)

 

Session 3: 14:30 Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology (School of the Built Environment and School of Information and Communication Technology)

 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

 

Session 4: 09:30 Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences (Postgraduate qualifications including Bachelor of Technology degrees)

 

Session 5: 14:30 Faculty of Law

 

Faculty of Health Sciences (Postgraduate qualifications including Bachelor of Technology degrees)

 

Honorary doctoral degrees

 

Thursday, 18 April 2013

 

Session 6: 09:30 Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology (School of Engineering)

 

Session 7: 14:30 Faculty of Arts (Postgraduate qualifications including Bachelor of Technology degrees)

 

Friday, 19 April 2013

 

Session 8: 09:30 Faculty of Science

 

Session 9: 14:30 Faculty of Arts (Undergraduate qualifications)

 

 

Saturday, 20 April 2013

 

Session 10: 09:30 Faculty of Education (National Professional Diploma in Education and Advanced Certificate in Education)

 

Session 11: 14:30 Faculty of Health Sciences (Undergraduate qualifications)

 

Monday, 22 April 2013

 

Session 12: 09:30 Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences (Diplomas)

 

Session 13: 14:30 Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences (Bachelor's degrees)

Contacts

Ms Roslyn Baatjies
Media Liaison Practitioner
Tel: 041-504 2777 / 0607373719
roslyn.baatjies@nmmu.ac.za

 

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