M.Sc. On Campus


Stellenbosch University

12 months
1276 EUR/year
1276 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Biochemistry at the Stellenbosch University has a number of active research groups, each making a significant contribution to biochemistry and science as a whole. 


Key facts

Our research laboratories house state of the art research instrumentation and facilities and are managed by highly trained technical staff, all essential for maintaining a high standard in biochemical research. Our postgraduate students gain valuable laboratory experience in basic and the latest research techniques enabling them to combine both knowledge and experience successfully.

What we offer

The Department, which offers the Biochemistry programme at the Stellenbosch University is also host to a Research Chair in Mechanistic Modelling of Health and Epidemiology as part of the South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Biochemistry

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
  • An applicable BScHons degree or other qualification approved by the Senate
  • Lecturers may require supplementary studies from you

Tuition Fee

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  • 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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