Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Postgraduate Studies​​

      additional documents required
      upon application

All applicants must submit an official university application form via the University's electronic application system.

Many departments across the ten faculties may require additional information from you that is not covered by the official Unive​rsity application form. These documents must accompany your application. 


​Students applying for programmes within the Faculty of Military Science and University of Stellenbosch Business School must consult these environments directly.

Additional documents may include, but are not limited to - 

  • Departmental form
    • ​Click on active links (Y) to access departmental forms.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • ​​Must include work experience and at least three references.
  • Statement of research interest
  • Letter of motivation
  • Research proposal
  • Proof of professional registration
  • Portfolio
  • Final school-leaving results
  • Summary of Master's research
  • Confirmation of Prospective Supervisor
    • ​​Applicants must make contact with a prospective academic​ supervisor who is active in their field of research interest. Please provide details of the prospective supervisor and evidence, in the form of an email, of contact with this supervisor. Please upload the email evidence (in a .msg format or as a pdf) as part of your formal application to the University. 
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
Find out more about the additional documentation required upon application by viewing the specific postgraduate programme listing within the faculties below.