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Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​PROGRAMME OFFERING AND ASSOCIATED CLOSING DATES

As a postgraduate candidate, a maximum of three programmes is permitted upon application. P​lease ensure that you meet the minimum admission requirements for all your programmes of interest.

Your application for admission to a postgraduate degree programme will ONLY be processed once you have submitted a completed application form and uploaded all your supporting documents before the programme's closing date.

Thereafter, the Central Application Office will review your application and verify that your documentation is​ correct. Click he​re ​to view the presentation of academic qualifications and supporting documentation.​​​​


PROGRAMME OFFERING​

​Clicking on the ​hyperlinks within the table below ​enables you to view the programme's information.​


CLOSING DATES​

 International      South Africa​​​​​​ 

​​​​Programm​e​​
​​Department
​Closing date
​​​Clo​sing date 

master's programmes​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Master'​s Degrees
M​ in Social Work
Social Work
​31 Aug 2023
​31 Aug 2023
Master of Urban and Regional Planning​
Geography and Environmental Studies
​31 Aug 2023
​​31 Oct 2023
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Master of Arts (MA) 
MA (African Languages)​
African Languages
​30 Nov 2023
​​30 Nov 2023
MA (​African Languages for Professional Contexts)
African Languages
​Not offered for 2024-intake​
MA (​Afrikaans and Dutch)
Afrikaans and Dutch
31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023
MA (Ancient Cultures)
Ancient Studies
​31 Aug 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MA (Ancient Languages)
​Ancient Studies
​31 Aug 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MA (Clinical Psychology)
Psychology
30 May 2023
30 May 2023
MA (Creative Writing)
Afrikaans and Dutch
30 Oct 2023
​30 Oct 2023
MA (Drama and Theatre Studies)​
Drama
​31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023
MA (English Studies)
English
31 March 2024
​31 March 2024
MA (French)
Modern Foreign Languages​
​​30 Aug 2023
​​30 Nov 2023
MA (General Linguist​ics)
General Linguistics
30 Aug 2023
30 Nov 2023
MA (Geographical Information Systems)
Geography and Environmental Studies
30 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023
MA (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Geography and Environmental Studies
​​31 Aug 2023
​​31 Oct 2023
MA (German)
Modern Foreign Languages
30 Aug 2023
30 Nov 2023
MA (History)
History
31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023
MA (Intercultural Communication)
General Linguistics
30 Aug 2023
​30 Nov 2023
MA (International Studies)
Political Science
Not offered for 2024-intake
MA (Journalism)​
Journalism
30 Sept 2023
30 Sept 2023
MA (Lexicography)
Afrikaans and Dutch
​​31 Aug 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MA (Philosophy)
Philosophy
​31 Aug 2023
​30 Nov 2023
MA (Political Science)
Political Science
30 Sept 2023
​30 Sept 2023​
MA (Psychology)
Psychology
31 Aug 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MA (​Public Sociology and Anthropology)​
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 Oct 2023
​30 Nov 2023
MA (Second-language Studies)
General Linguistics
​​30 Aug 2023
​30 Nov 2023
MA (Social Anthropology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 Oct 2023
​​30 Nov 2023
MA (Social Science Methods)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
​Not offered for 2024-intake​​

MA (Socio-Informatics)
Information Science
30 Sept 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MA (Sociology)
Sociology and Social Anthropology
31 Oct 2023
​30 Nov 2023
MA (Technology for Language Learning)
Modern Foreign Languages
​​Not offered for 2024-intake
​​MA (Translation)
Afrikaans and Dutch
31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023
MA (Visual Arts)
Visual Arts
31  Oct 2023
30 Nov 2023
MA (Visual Arts: Art Education)
Visual Arts
31 Aug 2023
30 Nov 2023
MA (​Visual Studies)
Visual Arts
31 Aug 2023
30 Nov 2023​
Master of Music (MMus)
MMus​
Music
31 Aug 2023
30 Nov 2023
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
MPhil (Applied Ethics)
*only offered every two years
Philosophy​
​​Not offered for 2024-intake

MPhil (Decision-Making and Knowledge Dynamics)
Information Science
Not offered for 2024-intake
MPhil (Disaster Risk Science and Development [DRSD])​
Research Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction [RADAR]
​​30 Sept 2023
15 Nov 2023
​​MPhil (Film Music)
​​Music
​​30 Sept 2023
​​30 Nov 2023
MPhil (Information and Knowledge Management)
Information Science
​​30 Sept 2023
​31 Oct 2023
MPhil (​Monitoring and Evaluation)
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]
31 Aug 2023
​30 Sept 2023
MPhil (Music Technology)
Music
​30 Sept 2023
​​30 Nov 2023
MPhil (Public Mental Health)
Psychology
​​31 Aug 2023
​​​31 Aug 2023
MPhil (Science and Technology Studies)
​​Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology [CREST]​
​31 Aug 2023
​30 Sept 2023
MPhil (Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies)​
  • Coursework opti​on
  • Research option​
Sociology and Social Anthropology



31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023


30 Nov 2023
30 Nov 2023
MPhil (Urban and Regional Science)​
Geography and Environmental Studies
​31 Aug 2023
31 Oct 2023





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