School of Public Leadership
Our unique interdisciplinary programmes equip students with environmental
management and policy skills covering the core subjects of environmental
governance, environmental economics, environmental ethics and environmental
law, development planning & environmental analysis, as well as geographical
information systems. Tuition is in English.
Postgraduate Diploma (Environmental Management) is a one-year, full-time programme and is equivalent to an honours-level degree programme at 120 credits. The programme comprises eight (8) modules (6 core modules and 2 electives) which is taught during scheduled contact sessions at the University's Stellenbosch Campus. Attendance is compulsory.
After successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma (Environmental Management), students may apply to do the
MPhil in Environmental Management programme. This is a one-year programme with a research component offered on the Stellenbosch Campus.
Students who are in possession of the MPhi in Environmental Management (or similar Master's level qualification) and who demonstrate a high aptitude for research can apply to do the PhD in Environmental Management.