Forestry & Wood Science
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Postgraduate

 

The Department of Forest and Wood Science, Stellenbosch University is the only higher educating institution in South Africa offering Postgraduate Forestry University degrees:

PGDipFor, MScFor, PhD (For) and DScFor

 

For more information please select one of the following: 


Entry Requirements

Postgraduate programmes in Forestry and Wood Sciences may be taken after completion of the bachelor's programme. Students can, depending on their existing qualifications, enter a suitable postgraduate programme in one of their majors to obtain one of the following qualifications: Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry and Wood Sciences (PGDipFor), Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Wood Sciences with Honours (BScForHons), Master of Science in Forestry and Wood Sciences (MScFor), Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry and Wood Sciences [PhD (For)] or Doctor of Science in Forestry and Wood Sciences (DScFor) in the fields of Forestry and Natural Resource Sciences or Wood and Wood Products Sciences.

​In order to pursue postgraduate studies in the Department of Forest and Wood Science, students must have achieved a minimum of 60% at the undergraduate level in all their modules or in the major module related to the intended postgraduate study direction.  Deviations from this requirement are at the discretion of the chairperson of the Department.​

For more information on Postgraduate studying at Stellenbosch University if you are not residing within South Africa, please contact the International Office.​


 

Application process​

In order to apply for MSc or PhD programmes, please identify a supervisor first.

With the supervisor you can discuss a research project and a first proposal.

Once you have done this, you can apply online :

     http://www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/​​