Electrical and Electronic Engineering, M.Eng. | Stellenbosch University | Stellenbosch, South Africa
1892 USD/year
1750 USD/year
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The Faculty of Engineering is one of Stellenbosch University’s flagship faculties and is one of South Africa's major producers of top quality engineers. The world-class engineers we produce contribute to the economic development of the country and improves citizens’ quality of life. Join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme at Stellenbosch University.

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Key facts

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering forms part of the Faculty of Engineering at Stellenbosch University . Our department is situated in the picturesque town of Stellenbosch in South Africa amongst the Cape Winelands. We pride ourselves in offering quality education for undergraduate students in the fields of Informatics, Energy, Robotics, Telecommunication and Data Engineering. We offer world-class postgraduate supervision for projects in a variety of fields including Electrical Energy Systems, Electronics and Electromagnetics, Computers and Control Systems, Signal Processing and Machine Learning. Please contact us for more information, or for arranging a visit. Join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme at Stellenbosch University.

Programme Structure

The Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering offers postgraduate training to local and international students in the following disciplines:

  • Control Systems
  • Satellite Systems
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Electrical Energy
  • Smart Grid Technology
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Microwaves and Antennas
  • Computer Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Signal Processing
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Student finds a prospective supervisor who is willing to supervise them (see above).
  • The student and supervisor complete and sign the departmental application form (available to the supervisor here).
  • All students apply on SUNStudent.
    • The departmental application form should be uploaded under the field “Dept-MEng(Electronic Engineering) Research (Full time)” when asked to “Upload Documents”. This same form can also serve as the “Confirmation of Prospective Supervisor”.
  • The supervisor submits the following to the Postgraduate Administrator (Mr Larry Morkel):
    • SUNStudent application number
    • Student’s surname and initials
  • Only after these details are received from a supervisor, does the Postgraduate Administrator send the required documents to the E&E Management Committee for consideration.
  • If accepted, the Management Committee notifies the prospective supervisor, who then notifies the student. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1892 USD per year
  • National

    1750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD per year
  • SADC - minimum compulsatory initial fee: R30,000; Tuition fee: R0
    • Africa - minimum compulsatory initial fee R30,000; Tuition fee: R0
    • Rest of the World - minimum compulsatory initial fee: R30,000; Tuition fee R32,425

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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