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Ancient Cultures

Stellenbosch University

12 months
1276 EUR/year
1276 EUR/year
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The  Ancient Cultures programme at the Stellenbosch University focuses on the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds, the interrelatedness of these cultures and their influence on the modern world.


Key facts

The Ancient Cultures programme at the Stellenbosch University comprises the writing of a thesis that contains the results of research on an aspect of ancient cultures.

What we offer

Our programmes are taught in English and in Afrikaans and, with the exception of the programmes Honours in Ancient Cultures and Honours in Ancient Languages, can all be taken by non-residential students. All our programmes are suitable for international students.

Our master's programmes equip students with a theoretical framework and interpretative skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis (Ancient Cultures)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A postgraduate diploma or BAHons degree in Ancient Cultures or equivalent qualification approved by Senate
  • An average final mark of 65%

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • R21 948

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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