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(a) have a bachelor's degree with at least upper second class honours in an appropriate subject area, or have been granted equivalent status;
(b) be a graduate of this University or been admitted to equivalent status and can satisfy the Board that they have had adequate research preparation since graduation;
(c) be a recipient of a University scholarship for master's degree by research (by thesis) study awarded by the Scholarships Committee of the Board of the Graduate Research School;
(d)(i) have a bachelor's degree of this University, or a qualification recognised by the Board as equivalent, and have since graduation passed a preliminary examination in terms of the University Policy on the Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Course in the subject area in which research is to be undertaken; and
(ii) have completed and had approved by the Board, on the recommendation of the supervisor and the head of school, a master's research proposal;
(e) have previously undertaken work at a high enough standard towards a higher degree by research in this or another approved institution but has not submitted it for any degree.