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Interdisciplinary BSc degree

Interdisciplinary BSc
BDatSci (Interfaculty)

The interdisciplinary BSc degree leads to multidisciplinary postgraduate options.

Biomedical Mathematical Sciences

Combines fields such as Engineering, Mathematical Sciences and the Biological Sciences, with postgraduate study possibilities in Physiological Sciences, Mathematics or Biomedical Engineering.
Focal areas: Physiology, Mathematics

Applied Medicinal Chemistry

Combines Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences with Patent Law as third-year module. Postgraduate study possibilities in Physiological Sciences of Chemistry.
Focal areas: Chemistry, Physiology

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Combines Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Computer Science and Genetics on a multidisciplinary level.
Focal areas:: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Bachelor of Data Science

The BDatSci programme is an interdepartmental and interfaculty collaboration between Science, Economic and Management Sciences, AgriSciences and Arts and Social Sciences. The programme will give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of the data lifecycle, including data collection, processing, analysis, and visualisation. The faculty where you are registered, awards the degree. You can choose one of the following focal areas:
  • Applied Mathematics (Science)
  • Computer Science (Science)
  • Statistical Physics (Science)
  • Statistical Learning (Economic and Management Sciences)
  • Analytics and Optimisation (Economic and Management Sciences)
  • Behavioural Economics (Economic and Management Sciences)
  • Geoinformatics (Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Statistical Genetics (AgriSciences)
Specific admission requirements:
  • A NSC aggregate of 80% (excluding Life Orientation) and Mathematics 80% plus one of the following:
    • Afrikaans Home Language 60% OR
    • English Home Language 60% OR
    • Afrikaans First Additional Language 75% OR
    • English First Additional Language 75%


Talk to us

  • Our recruitment officer, Ms Maambele Khosa, is an alumni of our Faculty and available to talk to learners and teachers about study and career opportunities in the natural sciences, as well as student life at Stellenbosch University.

    Contact her to arrange a visit to your school, or click here to consult online.
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