APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR 2018 INTAKE
Prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as electronic applications opened on 01 March 2017. Application for admission to postgraduate degree programmes for both South African and International candidates are subject to faculty specific closing dates.
Please note that certain programmes require additional supporting documentation which must accompany your application.
To view the closing dates for a specific programme, click here.
The following programmes require additional supporting documentation, click on the relevant programme to view:
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Economic and Managment Sciences
Faculty of Education
- Department of Sports Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Theology
- Department of Old and New Testament
English language proficiency requirements
Proof of English Language proficiency is required from candidates who have obtained their qualifications from tertiary institutions where the medium of instruction was not English. This evidence must accompany your application and serves as part of the supporting documentation required to successfully complete the credential evaluation of an application.
The English language requirements and recognised language tests for admission to Stellenbosch University's postgraduate degree programmes are as follows:
The minimum English language proficiency requirements for acceptance to University courses are:
- 6.5 IELTS band (minimum 6 at all bands)
- 550 TOEFL paper based / 79 TOEFL iBT / 213 TOEFL CBT
Guidance on how to apply is available here. If you already know which programme you wish to apply for, click on the red button below to proceed with your application.