Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our undergraduate Earth Science programme combines observational and field skills with the necessary scientific background. All courses aim to develop critical thinking and improve your problem-solving toolkit. You will be taught essential skills to understand the earth as a system and its related processes. We also strive to develop team work and provide you with sound communication skills.

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You are interested in doing your honours year in Earth Sciences?

Would you like to persue a MSc, Phd or Post Doc in the department? 

Our MSc and PhD programmes are by research. 

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Prospective international students

​You are an international student and want to study Earth Sciences ?

Please contact the Postgraduate & International office if you plan undergraduates studies.

Are you interested to conduct your postgraduate studies with us?​

Additionally you will need to contact the Postgraduate & International office. ​

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 2nd year trips go to the West Coast (Ganzekraal) or northern Cape (Aggeneys)

Where are they now? Check where some of our recent graduates work now. Read more..