MPhil (Decision-Making and Knowledge Dynamics)

Programme Code

12827 – 879(180)

Specific Admission Requirements

  • An Honours degree or postgraduate diploma with appropriate content in decision- making theory and organisation theory at NQF level 8.
  • The Department decides on admission based on your full written research proposal in which research that is relevant to decision-making practice is anticipated.

Closing Date for Applications

  • South African students:
    • Apply by 31 October of the preceding year.
  • International students:
    • Apply by 30 September of the preceding year.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of a research component only.

Duration of Programme

The programme extends over one academic year.

Programme Content

Compulsory Module

12828 : Thesis (Decision-making and Knowledge Dynamics) 871(180)

Assessment and Examination

A thesis that is assessed according to the regulations of Stellenbosch University. See general directives regarding Master’s degrees under Postgraduate Qualifications in Calendar, Part 1 as well as the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ “Guidelines for Postgraduate Training”.


Programme Co-ordinator: Mr C Maasdorp

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