Food Security, M.Sc. | University of Kwazulu Natal | Durban, South Africa
12 months
15218 USD/year
1996 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The College at University of Kwazulu Natal operates on the Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Howard College campuses, offering a full range of excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including this Food Security degree. 


UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science is home to over 9500 students and approximately 800 staff. We offer a master degree in Food Security at University of Kwazulu Natal. 

The College is committed to equity and excellence and over 31 percent of the staff and 63 percent of the students are black Africans. 

Key Features 

  • In addition the College attracts students and staff from around the world. 
  • Over eight percent of our students come from 53 countries around the globe. Nearly 2000 of our students are in masters or doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

  • The College is proud of its contribution to the University, country and region. We boast some of the best teaching and research facilities on the continent. 
  • Our researchers lead many national and international teams, and support from government agencies and international foundations exceeds R200 million annually.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate Bachelor's degree OR
  • Admission to the status of that degree in terms of Rule GR7 (a) OR
  • Attained a level of competence as defined by rule GR7 (b)
  • A School/College may prescribe further criteria for admission to study. Consult College Handbooks. 
  • Some Schools/College may accept and Advanced Diploma for entry into a Postgraduate Diploma if HEQF  (Higher Education Qualification Framework) requirements are met.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15218 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15218 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1996 USD per year during 12 months.

International: Part-time (two or more years) or one semester (first or second) $7 609 per annum

Living costs for Durban

7800 - 9401 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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