M.Sc. On Campus


Stellenbosch University

12 months
988 EUR/year
988 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Department, which offers the Botany at the Stellenbosch University, teaches and conducts research at postgraduate level in a variety of internationally competitive research programmes. It is a leader in the field of evolutionary biology, with a specific focus on the unique opportunities offered by Africa's biodiversity.


Key facts

The Department, which offers the Botany at the Stellenbosch University, is also home to the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology (CIB). The CIB aims to improve the ability, through scientific knowledge, to understand, control and manage invasive species to improve the quality of life of all South Africans.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Botany
  • This programme consists of a 100% thesis.

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
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A BScHons degree in Biodiversity and Ecology or an approved equivalent qualification
  • The Department may also require supplementary study such as formal classes and/or seminars on specific aspects from you

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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