12 months
988 EUR/year
988 EUR/year
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Computer Science at the Stellenbosch University is a vibrant and innovative environment, with a particular emphasis on high quality research. All our senior researchers are NRF rated, and we attract postgraduate students from all over the world. 


Key facts

The Division, which offers the Computer Science programme at the Stellenbosch University, is home to the first IBM Software Centre of Excellence (CoE) in South Africa. This postgraduate computer laboratory includes advanced software such as the Rational® Development Environment, which provide a fully-fledged software production environment for students to hone their skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Computer Science

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
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A BScHons degree in Computer Science or an approved equivalent qualification
  • The Department can require supplementary studies, as determined by your supervisor(s) on a case-by-case basis

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.


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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