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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.​​​​

Some programmes are offered across two faculties. This implies that the programme will reside within the faculty of Science, but hosted by an associated department within another faculty.


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​​
​​Associated Department
​Closing date
​​​Closing date 

doctoral DEGREES​​​

​​PhD (Applied Mathematics)
Mathematical Sciences:
Applied Mathematics

31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Biochemistry)
Biochemistry
31 Mar 2023​

31 Mar 2023​
PhD (Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology)​

Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
​31 Mar 2023​
​31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Botany)
Botany and Zoology
​​​31 Mar 2023​
​31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Chemistry)
Chemistry and Polymer Science
​31 Mar 2023​
​31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Computer Science)
Mathematical Sciences: ​31 Mar 2023​​
31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Earth Sciences)

Earth Sciences
31 Mar 2023​​

31 Mar 2023​​​
PhD (Mathematics)

​Mathematical Sciences:
31 Mar 2023​​​​

31 Mar 2023​
​​PhD (Microbiology)
Microbiology
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​​​
PhD (Physical and Mathematical Analysis)​​
​Physics
31 Mar 2023​

31 Mar 2023​​
PhD (Physics)
Physics
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​
PhD (Physiological Sciences)
Physiological Sciences
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​
PhD (Polymer Science)
Chemistry and Polymer Science
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​
PhD (Zoology)
Botany and Zoology
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​

Doctoral programmes in other faculties

​​AGRISCIENCES

PhD (Genetics)
Genetics
31 Mar 2023​
31 Mar 2023​
PhD (Plant Biotechnology)

Genetics: Institute for Plant Biotechnology
31 Mar 2023​

31 Mar 2023​

​​ARTS AND SO​​​CIAL SCIENCES

PhD (Geography and Environmental Studies)
Geography and Environmental Studies
31 Oct 2022
​31 Oct 2022
PhD (GeoInformatics)
​Geography and Environmental Studies
​31 Oct 2022
​31 Oct 2022

​ECONOMIC AND MANAGEM​​ENT SCIENCES

PhD (Mathematical Statistics)
Statistics and Actuarial Science
​​15 Oct 2022
​31​ Oct 2022
PhD (Operations Research)
Logistics
30 Sept 2022
​31​ Oct 2022

​​MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIEN​​CES

PhD (Epidemiology)​
Global Health
​​​31 Mar 2023​
​31 Mar 2023​​


Application Process