M.Sc. On Campus

Infection Prevention and Control

12 months
988 EUR/year
988 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The vision of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), which offers the Infection Prevention and Control at the Stellenbosch University is to promote health and equality in South Africa and beyond.


Key facts

The Infection Prevention and Control at the Stellenbosch University is a research-based degree programme, comprising a research project (100% of the credits) with no theoretical modules. You must plan and implement a research project and submit a thesis in the format specified in the study guide. The initial research protocol will be approved by the departmental research committee and the Health Research Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis (Infection Prevention and Control)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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 
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A suitable honours bachelor's degree with the required number of credits at level 8; and one of the following: the Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control (PG Dip (Infection Control)) of this University; or other major subjects in sciences at honours level, with strong motivation for application for admission and successful completion of an admission examination
  • Additional work or proof of competency (or both) may also be required.
  • You must provide proof of competency in study design, data management, statistics and research methodology, as well as of computer literacy

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    988 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 988 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    988 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 988 EUR per year during 12 months.
  •  R17 133

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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