Medical Physiology

Stellenbosch University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
3530 EUR/year
2258 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The vision of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), which offers the Medical Physiology programme at the Stellenbosch University, is to promote health and equality in South Africa and beyond.


Why to study

The Medical Physiology programme at the Stellenbosch University consists of an extensive research project, leading to the submission of a thesis. The subject of the project is determined in close liaison with your supervisor, and should preferably fall within the area of expertise of the Division of Medical Physiology. The initial research proposal is approved by a departmental research committee and the Health Research Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Progress with experimental work is monitored continuously by the supervisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis: Medical Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 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
  • If you have a BTech qualification: you will be considered for admission if you have passed the BTech degree with a minimum of 60%; and then you will be admitted if you pass the BScHons (Medical Physiology) examination as a preliminary examination with a minimum mark of 60%

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3530 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2258 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2258 EUR per year and a duration of 24 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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Medical Physiology
Stellenbosch University


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