SPL (School of Public Leadership)
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Postgraduate teaching programmes in the School of Public Leadership provide for postgraduate study in Public and Development Management, Sustainable Development Planning & Management and Environmental Management.


Public and Development Management

Postgraduate teaching programmes in Public and Development Management provide for the following qualifications:

All Honours and Master’s timetables, contact sessions and venues are available on the DOWNLOADS page


Sustainable Development Planning and Management

The postgraduate Master’s Programme in Sustainable Development Planning and Management provides for the following qualifications:


Environmental Management

Postgraduate teaching programmes in Environmental Management provide for the following qualification:


PhD and DAdmin

The School offers a PhD programme in Public Management and Development Planning in theoretical and applied fields of contemporary public sector management and planning:


Application Information

Information on bursaries and scholarships are available on the Bursaries and Loans webpage of Stellenbosch University. To apply for the Bursary offered by the School of Public Leadership download the application form from our DOWNLOADS page.

For information on applications, fees, accommodation or any other queries please contact

Ms Riana Moore – Masters in PDM and Public Administration and PhD/DAdmin, Tel
+27 (0)21 918 4400 or djam@belpark.sun.ac.za

Ms Lydia Meyer – Honours in PDM and Public Administration, Tel
+27 (0)21 918 4192 or lrmt@belpark.sun.ac.za

Mrs Beatrix Steenkamp – Administrator: B/MPhil Sustainable Development Planning Management Programmes, Tel
+27 (0)21 881-3952 or bsteenkamp@sun.ac.za

Ms Jennifer Saunders – MPhil Environmental Management, Tel
+27 (0)21 808 2151 or jjs3@sun.ac.za