Environmental Management

Stellenbosch University

M.Phil. On Campus
12 months
3530 EUR/year
2258 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Our multidisciplinary programmes in Environmental Management at the Stellenbosch University equips students with management skills for sustainable development and covers environmental issues, ethics, economics, law and governance, as well as geographical information systems.


Why to study

The Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management at the Stellenbosch University 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 in 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Management
  • Collaborative Environmental Governance
  • Thesis: Environmental Management
  • Community-Based Natural Resources Management
  • Economic Principles and Tools for Conservation Management
  • Management of Protected Areas

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

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
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management. The Programme Committee may also consider any other equivalent qualification if the applicant did not graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3530 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2258 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2258 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • SADC and Africa: R45,000
  • International: R70,350


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Environmental Management
Stellenbosch University