Clinical Pharmacology
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​Division of Clinical Pharmacology

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Postgraduate studies

Our division offers a variety of postgraduate study opportunities that allow applicants to develop their research skills as scientists and master a variety of techniques and analysis methods including experimental pharmacology, clinical pharmacology and analytical pharmacology. Apart from well-equipped analytical laboratories, our division also boasts cell culture and advanced microscopy facilities, as well as a zebrafish research unit.


​Apply in 5 easy steps

​​​​​​Before you apply

  • Make sure you understand the admission and selection requirements (unique for each programme). For more details see course descriptions.
  • Check the closing dates
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​ Step 1: Choose your programme

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology offers various postgraduate study programmes

  • BSc Honours 
  • PG Diploma in Medical Toxicology
  • MSc  (Structured) or (Research)
  • PhD
  • MMed (Clinical Pharmacology)

​Step 2: Start your application

  • You can complete your official SU application quickly and easily via the Stellenbosch University e-application process. In order to apply online, you will need:
    • a valid email address
    • and cell/mobile phone number

​Correspondence will be sent to the email address provided and messages to the cell/mobile phone.

  • Students currently enrolled at SU apply via: My Sun platform > Studies > Application postgraduate studies
  • Students NOT enrolled at SU, start your online application > You will receive an OFFICIAL SUN-PASSWORD after you submit your application. This can be used to access your application status to upload all your supporting application documents. 

​For more information on the application process please visit the Stellenbosch University’s prosp​​ective postgraduate stud​​​ent webs​​ite.

​​Step 3: Upload your documents

You have to submit all your supporting documents before the programme closing​ date​. 

We'll need:

  • Your signed contract (available via e-application process)
  • Proof of payment of the R100 application fee (ONLY ​​South African applicants)
  • A certified copy of your highest qualification and most recent academic transcript

Your application will only be processed AFTER the application has been finalized AND all the correct supporting documents have been uploaded. It remains your responsibility to make sure that the University receives all your documents in time.

​​​​​Step 4: Apply for a bursary

We REQUIRE all prospective students to apply for external funding, unless fully self-funded. For funding opportunities visit funding support​.


​​​Step 5: Track your application

You can monitor your official SU application status online using your username (student number) and SUN-password.

All communication regarding your application outcome will occur via email.  


If you need help with your application or if you need us to send you any additional information, please contact the Postgraduate Administrator for the desired postgraduate programme​ or visit our FAQ.

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BSc Honours, MSc, PhD and
PG Diploma in Medical Toxicology
Mandy Harck.jpg 
Mrs Mandy Harck
MMed in Clinical Pharmacology and
PG Diploma in Medicines Development
Lejandra Hanekom
Ms Lejandra Hanekom