SUN Masters Courses 2022/2023

By | January 18, 2022

University of Stellenbosch Masters Courses Offered 2022/2023

SUN Masters Courses 2022/2023; See details on SUN Masters Courses 2022/2023

Faculty of AgriSciences

Agricultural Economics and Management

  • MScAgric
  • MAgricAdmin


  • MScAgric

Animal Sciences

  • MScAgric(Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding, Animal Physiology, Animal Products Science)

Conservation Ecology

  • MScConsEcol


  • MSc Entomology


  • MSc Nematology

Sustainable Agriculture

  • MSc Sustainable Agriculture

Food Science

  • MSc Food and Nutrition Security

Forestry and Wood Sciences

  • MScFor in Forestry and Natural Resource Sciences or Wood and Wood Products Sciences


  • MScAgric

Horticultural Science

  • MScAgric

Plant Pathology

  • MSc Plant Pathology

Soil Science

  • MScAgric


  • MScAgric


  • MScAgric

Institute of Wine Biotechnology

  • MScAgric or MSc


Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Master’s degrees

  • All fields of study mentioned under Honours degrees PLUS:
  • Auditing: School of Accountancy
  • Business Administration (MBA): University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Computer Auditing: School of Accountancy
  • Development Finance: University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Environmental Management: School of Public Leadership
  • Futures Studies: University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • HIV/Aids Management: Africa Centre for HIV/Aids Management
  • Human Resource Management: Dept. of Industrial Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology: Dept. of Industrial Psychology
  • Management Coaching: University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Public and Development Management: School of Public Leadership
  • Sustainable Development: School of Public Leadership
  • Taxation: School of Accountancy

Faculty of Education

Master of Education (MEd)

Research or taught programme in one of these areas:

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Education Policy Studies
  • Educational Support

Master of Education in Educational Psychology (MEd) (Psych)

  • A professional degree accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa for registration as Educational Psychologist after the required internship and Professional Board for Psychology examination.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Taught programme in one of these areas:

  • Higher Education
  • Education and Training for Lifelong Learning
  • MPhil by Research


Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng by Coursework)

A taught programme (minimum 180 credits) in engineering with a project (minimum 60 credits) in which the emphasis is on the advanced application of engineering sciences in design.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering (Data Science)
  • Mechanical Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng by Research)

Research-focused programme (180 credits). The programme comprises a research project and writing of a thesis (100%). Preparatory study may be required depending on the candidate’s background and the research field.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Extractive Metallurgical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering


Faculty of Law

Master of Laws

Coursework, residential with specialisation in various fields of study in law, including –

  • General
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Labour Law

Research-based (thesis). All fields of study in law, including –

  • Mercantile Law
  • Private Law
  • Public Law


Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The MMed offers the following fields of study (click on the programme to view the curricula):

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Pathology
    • Anatomical Pathology
    • Chemical Pathology
    • Clinical Pathology
    • Forensic Pathology
    • Haematological Pathology
    • Microbiological Pathology
    • Virological Pathology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiological Diagnosis
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
The MPhil offers the following fields of study (click on the programme to view the curricula):
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Cancer Science
  • Cardiology (subspecialty programme)
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Community Mental Health
  • Emergency Medicine (will not be offered in 2019)
  • Endocrinology (subspecialty programme)
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology (subspecialty programme)
  • Gynaecological Oncology (subspecialty programme)
  • Haematology (subspecialty programme)
  • Health Professions Education
  • Health Systems and Services Research
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Infectious Diseases (subspecialty programme)
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine (subspecialty programme)
  • Medicines Development
  • Minimal Access Gynaecological Surgery
  • Nephrology (subspecialty programme)
  • MPhil in Neuropsychiatry
    • Clinical Neuropsychiatry
    • Old Age Psychiatry
    • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Pulmonology (subspecialty programme)
  • Reproductive Medicine (subspecialty programme)
  • Rheumatology (subspecialty programme)
The MSc offers the following fields of study:
  • Anatomy
  • Baromedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Cytopathology
  • Epidemiology
  • Food and Nutrition Security*
  • Human Genetics
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Physiology
  • Medical Virology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Morphological Sciences
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pharmacology (Will not be offered in 2019).
  • Radiobiology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Sport Science
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine

Programmes displayed with an asterisk (*) are presented on the Interactive Telematic Education (ITE) platform.

  • Master of Addiction Care
  • Master of Audiology
  • Master of Human Rehabilitation Studies (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Nursing* (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Pathology
    • Anatomical Pathology
    • Chemical Pathology
    • Haematological Pathology
    • Immunology
  • Master of Physiotherapy (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Public Health Nutrition* (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Speech-Language Therapy
  • Master of Therapeutic Nutrition* (coursework OR thesis)


Faculty of Military Science


  • MMil in Military Geography;
  • MMil in Military History
  • MMil in Military Science (Research)
  • MMil in Military Strategy
  • MMil in Organisation and Resource Management
  • MMil in Security and Africa Studies
  • MMil in Technology
  • MPhil in Security Management


Faculty of Science

MSc (Biological Sciences);

  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Exercise Science
  • Microbiology
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Zoology

MSc (Physical Sciences);

  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Polymer Science

MSc (Mathematical Sciences);

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical and Mathematical Analysis


Faculty of Theology

  • Master of Divinity (MDiv)
  • Master of Theology (MTh)
  • Master of Theology (MTh) Thesis Programmes
  • Master of Philosophy in Religion and Culture (MPhil)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.