Victoria Street, Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Tel: +27 (021) 808 9111
Fax: +27 (021) 808 3800
Web site: www.sun.ac.za significantly better, significantly different
Prospective students portal: www.maties.com
combating endemic poverty and promoting environmental sustainability,
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Editor: Mattie van der Merwe
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The University accepts no liability in regard to inac-
curacies of content in this prospectus, if any. Every
reasonable care has been taken, however, to ensure
that the relevant information is presented accurately.
Choosing to undertake postgraduate studies is one of the most important
decisions of your life. As a tertiary institution with a strong culture of re-
2 3 5 6 7 9 10
search excellence and relevance, Stellenbosch University (SU) offers you
a postgraduate degree that will be respected internationally and will equip Prospective international students
you to make a significant and valuable contribution to society.
Application for postgraduate studies
Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the top research-intensive
universities on the continent, and offers a range of postgraduate options
under exceptional academic leadership in a stimulating and vibrant aca- Fees payable
demic environment. It is home to 245 NRF-rated researchers, nine South
African research chairs, and three national research centres of excellence. Bursaries for postgraduate studies
It is renowned for its strong industry links and innovative capabilities, and Telematic services
also collaborates with a wide variety of governmental and non-govern-
mental bodies, including the national science councils.
As one of the best equipped universities on the continent, it offers access
The Library and Information Service
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to state-of-the-art research equipment, libraries and electronic resources
coupled with exceptional academic supervision. These assets are man-
aged professionally, allowing for optimal utilisation and the generation of Information Technology
cutting-edge research results. Researchers at Stellenbosch University are Language Centre
involved in large numbers of collaborative research projects with top Afri-
can and other international universities, enriching postgraduate students Sport
through international research interaction and exposure.
Campus Health Services
Stellenbosch University is an institution with a proud history of student Language Center
success, and is widely recognised by employers internationally as one de-
livering quality professionals. We pride ourselves on our vision of a “peda-
gogy of hope” and our university-wide endeavour to move from success
to significance. Part of this vision is growth in our postgraduate student
Faculty of AgriSciences
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body to around 40% of the total by 2015, and to provide increased aca-
demic and generic support offered to postgraduate students.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Therefore, while choosing to undertake postgraduate studies is one of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
most important decisions of your life, making the right decision in terms of
your university of choice will be even more important. The town of Stellen- Faculty of Education
bosch, surrounded by mountains and vineyards, not only offers a beautiful Faculty of Engineering
environment and welcoming atmosphere, but also a university recognised
for its leading edge in postgraduate training. Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Law
We look forward to welcoming you to Stellenbosch University as another Faculty of Military Science
one of our postgraduate successes of the future!
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Theology
INDEX: A-Z by fields of study and number
Professor Arnold van Zyl
introduction international students
i Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4628 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3799 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/international
Stellenbosch University takes pride in modern university enjoying recognition – from traditional hot meals to sushi, Postal address by the Postgraduate and International conjunction with the Registrar’s Office,
the fact that its percentage of postgraduate worldwide. We maintain close links with pasta, smoothies and halaal pies – offer International Office Office. It covers a wide range of infor- will issue an official letter of admission.
students is among the country’s high- a range of foreign academic institu- something for just about every taste. Stellenbosch University mation: the academic calendar, ap- Included with the letter of admission will
est. Of the 26 243 students registered tions. Indeed, the University welcomes The Division for Student Affairs, to Private Bag X1 plication information, closing dates for be your copy of our information booklet
for 2009, 35% were postgraduate. Of new international contacts, as it is al- which students can turn for advice and MATIELAND 7602 applications, financial information (such and other pre-arrival information.
these postgraduate students, some ways keen to create exchange oppor- support in connection with social and South Africa as University bank details and student
9% are international visitors. tunities for staff and students alike. other non-academic matters on cam- fees payable), and other relevant in-
pus, is housed on the first floor of the Physical address formation concerning study permit re-
Eight of our ten faculties – AgriSciences, Geographical location Neelsie. The Postgraduate and Interna- RW Wilcocks Building (South) quirements and medical insurance. We
Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Stellenbosch is set among the spec- tional Office (see p. 3) is well equipped Stellenbosch University will post you a copy on request or you
Engineering, Law, Science, Theology, tacular mountains of Jonkershoek Valley to deal with problems specific to post- Victoria Street can download one from
and the larger part of Economic and and the seasonally renewed foliage of graduate and international students. Stellenbosch www.sun.ac.za/international/prosp.php.
Management Sciences – are seated on the wine-producing region to which The wide range of student clubs and South Africa
the University’s main campus at Stel- it belongs. Its well-known nickname, societies fit in well into a bustling stu- Applying for admission
lenbosch. In addition to the Stellenbo- “the City of Oaks”, it owes to the many dent life. They cater for interests as The Postgraduate and Interna- 1. International students are not re-
sch Campus, there are three satellite lanes of oak trees planted here more varied as culture, politics, spiritual con- tional Office quired to pay an application fee.
campuses: the Tygerberg Campus (in than three centuries ago by Simon van cerns and relaxation. The International Since international students make an 2. Please complete the postgradu-
Parow Valley) houses the Faculty of der Stel, the then governor at the Cape. Students’ Organisation of Stellenbosch essential contribution to the generation ate application form available from the
Health Sciences; the campus at Sal- Van der Stel had founded the town in (ISOS) provides support and facilitation and transfer of knowledge in a global Postgraduate and International Office.
danha houses the Faculty of Military 1679. The town, which preserves with for international students, helping them information arena, special attention You may also complete the form online
Science; and the Bellville Park Cam- care many dignified buildings from long find their feet in Stellenbosch. is given to their needs. The Office fa- at www.maties.com by following the
pus (in Bellville) houses the University ago, is today a modern and flourishing cilitates increasing student mobility by links “How do I apply?” and “E-Appli-
of Stellenbosch Business School and centre of agriculture, commerce and Language policy giving administrative assistance to in- cation”. Attach, or fax when apply-
the School for Public Management and education. Of this hive of activity, the The objective of the University’s lan- ternational students and creating op- ing online, all relevant documentation:
Planning. University forms an integral part. guage policy is to make the University portunities for local students to study certified copies of degree certificates,
Cape Town with its splendid Table as accessible as possible for students abroad. The office is open for visitors academic transcripts reflecting grades
The academic year for most pro- Mountain, pearly white beaches, theatres, from all over the world who are not from 11:00 to 15:00 on Mondays, (including English translations where
grammes of study starts in January historical treasures, restaurants and Afrikaans-speaking. In keeping with Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. required), reference letters, a statement
or February, depending on the field of other places of entertainment, is only this, students are free to complete their For local students, the Office is one of intent and research proposal (where
study, and ends by mid-November, forty minutes by car from Stellenbosch. assignments, tests and examinations in of the resources on-campus which can applicable). Incomplete applications will
with a winter recess from mid-June to Blaauwberg Strand on the West Coast English or Afrikaans and questions in help them to plan a study-abroad expe- not be considered.
late July. is not much further away. On the other class may also be dealt with in English rience and assist in making those plans 3. Please forward the completed ap-
side of the Peninsula lies False Bay, or Afrikaans at the teacher’s discre- a reality. Information on study and/or plication form to the Office to reach
History within easy reach for the exhausted tion. Furthermore, the language of in- research abroad and foreign study op- us before the relevant closing date (31
Stellenbosch University traces its roots student after five o’clock on a sum- struction on postgraduate level may be portunities is updated continuously and March for July intake, where possible;
back to 1 March 1866, when the Stel- mer’s afternoon, whether from Stellen- determined by the class composition students can make use of a worldwide 30 September for February intake; ap-
lenbosch Gymnasium was opened. bosch or from the Tygerberg Campus – in most advanced postgraduate pro- network of partner universities. plications for doctoral programmes
The “Arts Department” was set up in Parow Valley. Average maximum grammes the language of instruction International students are always wel- close on 15 January on the year of
within this gymnasium in 1874. In 1881, summer temperature is 27 C. Tempera- is English. Many honours programmes come to make use of the diverse services study). Please note that the closing
the Arts Department was incorporated tures occasionally rise into the thirties. are also taught in English – please con- rendered by the Office, for example as- dates for international candidates
as the Stellenbosch College. This was In winter the average maximum is 18 C tact the relevant department for infor- sistance with academic matters or in are earlier than those for local can-
then renamed “The Victoria College” and the minimum is 8 C. mation on this. orienting themselves. The Office serves didates.
in 1887 in honour of Queen Victoria of Students whose first language is neither as a platform for a stimulating sched- 4. On receipt, the application form will
Britain, who was celebrating 50 years Student life Afrikaans nor English are required to ule of social, cultural and community be processed and passed on to the
of rule. University status was attained The Langenhoven Students’ Centre is provide documentary proof of their pro- activities. The International Students’ relevant academic department for its
on 2 April 1918, when the Victoria Col- the hub of social life on the main cam- ficiency in spoken and written English Organisation of Stellenbosch (ISOS), approval. If you are applying for doc-
lege gave way to the University of Stel- pus at Stellenbosch. Familiarly known in the form of acceptable test results in for instance, arranges various activities toral studies, please note that various
lenbosch. as “the Neelsie”, it houses a large num- an approved test. Prior to registration, and events for international students. committees must approve your appli-
From 500 students and 39 teachers ber of shops and financial and enter- they may also be required to take an cation. Because of this, it is important
in 1918, Stellenbosch University has tainment services under one roof for the English proficiency test. Further on in Information booklet for your application to reach the Office
grown to more than 26 000 students, convenience of students. The food hall this brochure, read also about the sup- Information Guide for International Stu- before the closing date.
about 835 teachers and some 50 re- seats about 1 350 people and the wide port that our Language Centre offers to dents: From Application to Arrival is an 5. Once the academic department has
search and service bodies. We are a range of food and take-away outlets students. information booklet updated annually approved your application, the Office, in
Pre-arrival information Please note the following: payable by way of student fees.
Once you received notification that you 1. Formal admission to the University Other than accommodation fees, all
have been admitted to Stellenbosch does not guarantee the issuing of a the student fees of international stu-
University, please consult the informa- study permit. dents must be paid prior to registration.
tion booklet that you will receive with 2. Permit applications should be made Such prior payment also forms one of
your letter of admission for information at least four to six weeks prior to the the conditions when a student applies
relevant to your departure planning and date of departure. for the renewal of a study permit.
arrival in South Africa. In particular, we 3. Students should await the result of Information Guide for International
urge all international students to sign their applications in their home coun- Students: From Application to Arrival
up for the Orientation and Welcome try. gives an estimate of the costs of “get- To apply for admission to the University, prospective South
Programme, which precedes each se- 4. Students cannot apply for a study ting settled in” and suggests a monthly African students can use either of two methods to apply:
mester. permit from within South Africa, ex- budget. electronically via the Internet or on a paper form. The informa-
Stellenbosch University requires proof cept under exceptional circumstances. tion in this prospectus may help you to choose a qualifica-
of adequate medical cover before an 5. For the duration of their studies, stu- English proficiency requirements tion. Do use the index at the back to find your field of study’s
international student may be registered dents are personally responsible for All international students (with the department if you are interested in a qualification by research.
at the University. Students may already the continued validity of their study exception of English mother-tongue There are also many Master’s programmes by coursework to
be required to present proof of medi- permits, but the Office does provide speakers and those who studied for choose from.
cal cover when they apply for a study support to students with the renewal their most recent qualification in Eng-
permit. Medical cover from your home of their study permits, if necessary. lish) are required to furnish documenta- Electronic application
country may be acceptable or you may ry proof of their competence in English Many prospective students find it convenient to apply for ad-
need to secure South African cover Accommodation in the form of IELTS or TOEFL test re- mission via the Internet on the web portal www.maties.com.
prior to arrival in Stellenbosch. The Admission to an academic programme sults. The International Office provides However, for this you will need an e-mail address so that the
Postgraduate and International Office does not mean that the student has information about the minimum test re- University can correspond with you electronically.
will assist you with this process. been granted a place in University ac- sults required by the University.
commodation. These places are limited, International students may be required Application on a paper form
Study permit and have to be applied for separately. to take an English proficiency test at the Application forms are available from the enquiries desk in the
All international students must be in The Postgraduate and International University prior to registration if there is foyer of Administration Building A, or can be requested from
possession of a valid study permit in Office does, however, have a number any doubt surrounding their prepared- tel. +27 (0)21 808 4515, fax +27 (0)21 808 3822 or obtained
order to register at a South African of rooms and apartments available for ness for postgraduate studies. from the following address:
university. The letter of admission is- international students. Information and Where any international students Admissions
sued by the Postgraduate and Interna- application forms are sent with the let- are not adequately proficient in Eng- Stellenbosch University
tional Office along with a range of other ter of admission. All enquiries about ac- lish, the Postgraduate and Interna- Private Bag X1
documents must be presented at the commodation may be directed to inter- tional Office will gladly assist them in Matieland 7602
nearest South African diplomatic office, email@example.com. Please pay attention gaining access to English courses,
which has the authority to process ap- to the payment terms and regulations which give a thorough preparation Application fee
plications for study permits. The South regarding cancellations. for postgraduate studies, presented When applying via the Internet, the application fee can be
African Department of Home Affairs and by the Unit for Afrikaans and English settled at the same time. When using the paper form, the
South African diplomatic offices abroad Fees payable at the University’s Language Cen- required application fee mentioned on the front page must be
are responsible for the regulations and The student fees structure for inter- tre. For more information please e- submitted with the application.
procedures. Many documents can be national students is different to that of mail the coordinator at the Unit at
prepared prior to the actual application, local students. In this regard, please firstname.lastname@example.org. The Postgradu- Closing dates
so contact the office where you will ap- see the information booklet. Included ate and International Office also han- Applications for admission to postgraduate programmes
ply in order to find out what you can in your letter of admission, you will find dles such applications. close mid-January of the academic year in question, except
prepare in advance, e.g. applying for a a University Academic Fees Account. where an earlier closing date for a programme is given in the
Police Clearance Certificate. This sets out an estimate of the amount faculty’s Part of the Calendar. Master’s and doctoral applica-
tions will be received up to the end of February, on condition
that each application must be complete; that is, a full aca-
demic transcript, research proposal or summary of research,
bibliography, etc. must be attached. Prospective students
are therefore urged to check the relevant faculty’s Part of the
Calendar to see if it lays down extra requirements relating to
their proposed programme.
For Calendars, visit web address:
student fees payable
i Application forms: +27 (0)21 808 4515 • Accommodation in University Residences:
Men: +27 (0)21 808 2620 • Women: +27 (0)21 808 3892 • Private accommodation: +27 (0)21 808 2848 i Mr Dennis Immelman • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4527 • Mrs J Swart, Bursaries and Loans: Disbursements • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4522
Mr S Davidse • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3530 • Ms A Amerika • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4913 / 4519 / 4521
Calendar, Part 3: www.sun.ac.za/university/jaarboek • Web site: www.maties.com under “What will it cost?”
Some 330 of the University’s postgraduate students live on Study fees for international stu- 2010. Allowance should be made for the Calendar (see web address above)
the Stellenbosch Campus in University accommodation in dents an increase of roughly 5–10% on these for a precise indication. Details regar-
the form of flats/apartments and houses. These units are The fees for international students fol- figures for 2011. ding fees for some other postgradu-
furnished, but students must provide their own bedding and low a different tariff structure from that With a few exceptions, the study fees ate programmes not listed in this table,
crockery. They are also responsible for their own meals. for local students. Please see the chap- for honours and master’s programmes such as diploma, part-time and Tele-
All the units are equipped with computer network points. ter “Prospective international students” are levied per module. The amounts in matic Services programmes, may also
Students who wish to plug their own computers into these in this brochure. the table represent tuition fees calcu- be found in Part 3 of the Calendar.
points to get access to our e-Campus, should first make sure lated according to the largest number In 2010 the amount payable at regi-
that their computers match the specifications. The University’s IT Study fees for South African stu- of credits one can register for in a year. stration for all postgraduate students
Student Help Centre assists students to register, secure and con- dents In addition to tuition fees, study fees is R4 800, which also serves as the
figure their computers. Send e-mail to email@example.com The table below shows a representa- also include running costs, materials payment of the first instalment on
or visit their web site at infoteg.sun.ac.za/infoteg/Studente/ tive sample from the University’s full- fees, laboratory fees and travelling ex- study fees. Students residing in Univer-
Stud_Tuis_E.htm and follow the link “Your Private Computer” time postgraduate degree programme penses, as applicable. These amounts sity accommodation pay an additional
to check the specifications, or phone +27 (0)21 808 3788. offering, along with the approximate vary according to programme and amount of R6 050 (the first instalment
tuition fees, which form part of study module choices. Please consult the on accommodation fees).
How to apply fees, for South African students for “Fees by module” chapter in Part 3 of
Prospective South African students wishing to be considered
for a place in University accommodation have to indicate this First year Second year Third year Fourth year
in section E of the form “Postgraduate application for admis- Rand Rand Rand Rand
sion…” when applying for admission. See the previous chap- Honours
ter “Application for postgraduate studies”. BAHons 19 760 Charged per module
BScHons 22 125 Charged per module
Allocation of a place in University accommodation BEdHons 17 234 Charged per module
Your application for a place in University accommodation is BScAgricHons 23 530 7 668
only considered after you have been granted conditional ad- BCommHons 19 160 Charged per module
mission to some programme of study. Conditional admis-
Master’s subsequent to Bachelor’s
sion to an academic programme does not imply that you
MA 19 620 17 776 Charged per module Charged per module
have a place in a University Residence yet, however.
As soon as a place in University accommodation is then re- MPhil (Arts) 19 624 17 930 Charged per module Charged per module
served for you, the University will send a written notice to that MPhil (Science) 9 365 9 365 9 365 Must apply for
effect, enclosing an acceptance slip. To take up the place
offered, you must sign the slip and return it along with the MScAgric, MSc Food Sc, 23 925 16 394 3 904 3 904
deposit required. On receipt of the deposit, you are allocated MScFor, MFor, MPhil (Agrisciences)
a place in a specific unit and the University sends a letter to MScConsEcol 20 357 3 904 3 904 3 904
inform you accordingly. LLM (research) 14 407 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
LLM (taught) 5 108 (per module) Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
Private accommodation 1 463 (thesis)
South African students wishing to take private lodgings are MDiv 16 253 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
welcome to phone +27 (0)21 808 2848 or to visit MTh (subsequent to 4-year BTh) 16 252 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
www.maties.com, following the links “What about accommo- MComm, MPhil (Environmental Management) 20 847 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
dation” and “Private accommodation”. MPhil (Sustainable Development Planning and Management)
Taught full-time 19 195 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
Approximate accommodation fees Research 19 194 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
Please consult our prospective students portal on www.maties.com
MBA (full-time) 91 105 23 115 3 904 3 904
and see under “What about accommodation?” for informa-
MEng 14 038* 14 038* Must apply for continuation
tion on our University houses and flats.
MMed 10 155 10 155 3 284 3 284
NB: Accommodation fees tend to go up by about 10% each year. Master’s subsequent to Honours
MA 17 774 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
MSc 7 672 7 672 7 672 Must apply for
MEd 18 180 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
MScAgric, MSc Food Sc, MScFor, 16 393 3 904 3 904 3 904
MComm (research) 13 724
First year Second year Thrid year Fourth year bursaries for
Rand Rand Rand Rand
Master’s subsequent to Honours
MPhil (Maritime Studies) 20 662 Charged per module Charged per module Charged per module
M (Development Finance) 42 300 30 200 Charged per module Charged per module
Postgraduate Student Funding Office • Stellenbosch University • Private Bag X1 • MATIELAND 7602 • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4208
MScEng 14 038 14 038 14 038 Must apply for
continuation E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/international
Calendar, Part 2: www.sun.ac.za/university/jaarboek/
PhD (Arts) 10 687 10 687 2 943 2 943
PhD (Science) 7 660 7 660 7 660 7 660 Bursaries for full-time postgraduate Bursary contributions International students
Must apply for study in all fields, on the grounds of The monetary values of bursaries vary As a rule the University does not make
continuation after previous academic performance or on from case to case and final informa- bursaries or financial aid available to inter-
the grounds of financial neediness are tion will be made available at the end national students, with certain exceptions.
DSc 12 148 2 150 made available from funds of the re- of September.
Must apply for
continuation after search councils, the University, private Applications
second year bursary funds managed by the Univer- Bursaries on the grounds of • Full particulars of available bursaries
PhD (Education), DEd 13 370 13 370 2 943 2 943 sity and departmental bursary funds. financial neediness are given in the University Calendar,
PhD (Agric; For; Food Sc) 13 921 13 921 2 943 2 943 To qualify for a bursary on the grounds Part 2.
DScFor, DScAgric, DSc Food Sc 13 921 2 943 2 943 2 943 Bursaries based on academic of financial neediness, candidates have • To apply for a postgraduate bursary,
LLD 12 312 12 312 2 943 2 943 performance to state their personal financial particu- candidates must have a student num-
DTh 9 671 9 671 2 651 2 651 • The National Research Foundation lars on the prescribed application form ber. Therefore apply for admission to
(NRF) grants bursaries for full-time and attach documentary proofs. Only a programme first (see page 5).
PhD (Economic and Management Sciences), 10 735 10 735 2 943 2 943
DAdmin, DComm study in all fields. Most of these bur- those who are found to be genuinely • Once you have received your stu-
saries are made available to profes- needy in terms of the means test used dent number, you may apply online
PhD (Eng) 12 839 12 839 12 839 12 839
Must apply for sors and other university teachers by the University qualify for these bur- at the above-mentioned web address
continuation after who hold research grants of the NRF, saries. by following the links “Postgraduate
and who can then nominate bursary • Postgraduate Support Bursaries Support” and “Postgraduate bursa-
candidates. A limited number of pre- (PSB) are available for full-time and ries – application”.
* Variable study fees should be added to these fixed study fees, calculated as R240 per module credit for all modules that have been registered for (project module stige bursaries are available to candi- part-time study in all fields of study, • Any correspondence and negotiation
excluded). dates whose academic performance on condition that candidates have a with the NRF or with other bursary
in their previous studies has been out- satisfactory academic record or are donors, whose bursaries are adminis-
Additional levies standing. Enquiries, applications and making satisfactory progress with tered by the University, must go via
Additional levies include the following: nominations should be addressed to their postgraduate studies. the Office for Postgraduate Student
the above address. We advise can- • In the award of some bursaries from Funding.
Type Rand didates to apply for an NRF bursary private sources or trusts, students’ • Postgraduate students who register
Deposit for photocopying (for 2010) 500 at the same time (information will be financial needs are also taken into ac- with Stellenbosch University for the
Deposit for printing (for 2010) 1000 available at the end of June). count. first time must furnish a certified copy
Membership dues for faculty-bound, academic societies variable per programme and module • Postgraduate bursaries are made of the complete record of previous
available by the University for full-time General studies with performance reflected in
study in all fields based on previous Please bear in mind that — percentages throughout.
academic performance. • The student remains responsible for • It is University policy for any late ap-
• A number of bursaries for postgradu- the payment of registration and tuition plications to be placed on a waiting
ate study are available from the funds fees; list and to be considered only if funds
of private donors and trusts that are • Postgraduate bursaries usually do not become available subsequently.
administered by the University accor- cover all the expense involved in one’s
ding to the conditions laid down by studies – in other words, students are Please Note: From time to time the University
amends particulars of the bursaries under its
the donor. These bursaries are mostly expected to make some personal control. It is students’ responsibility to familiarise
limited to specific fields of study. The contribution to the defrayment of themselves with the prevailing conditions attached
to the awarding of bursaries.
Office advertises bursaries periodi- such costs;
cally by means of notices on campus • Bursary monies are usually not imme-
and on its web site. Particulars may diately available but are often paid out
be obtained from the Office or from late in the semester only;
Part 2 of the Calendar. • Any funds that become available in
• Some departments have funds of their terms of bursaries are first paid into
own that may be used for postgradu- the recipient’s account with the Uni-
ate bursaries in terms of the Univer- versity; then, if there turns out to be
sity’s prescribed financial guidelines. a positive balance, such balance can
In this regard, prospective students be transferred electronically to a per-
should consult their supervisors. sonal bank account.
telematic services (TS) services
i Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4908 / 2953 • Fax: +27 (0)21 887 5209
E-mail: email@example.com • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/ite
THE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION Several information technology ser-
SERVICE vices are offered to postgraduate stu-
Information is indispensable to post- dents. Access to these services is pos-
graduate study and research. That is sible from one of the computer users’
why the Library and Information Ser- areas (CUAs), a residence room, an
vice strives to provide students and academic department, the Internet,
researchers with a dynamic, first-rate or the wireless “WiFi”-network facility,
information service. which is available in certain buildings
The Library and Information Service and areas in Stellenbosch. Registration
comprises the central library (the JS for network services includes, amongst
Gericke Library), five branch libraries others, an email address, as well as ac-
and a number of departmental collec- cess to the www.mymaties.com portal
tions. This group of libraries, spread and the Internet. Internet user fees are
over the various campuses, provide an automatically levied monthly against
academic support service for all staff the student’s account.
members and all students (under- as Students are not only provided with
well as postgraduate) at the University. access to the electronic library resources
Special provision is also made for non- by means of the computer network, but
residential students. also to Webstudies, where lecturers
The Library offers a variety of services publish course material and communi-
and facilities for postgraduate students, cate electronically with students. Once
such as the issuing and reserving of registered, students can connect to the
materials, interlibrary loans, an infor- student web portal, www.mymaties.com
mation service, photocopying facilities, from anywhere via the Internet.
and the lease of study cubicles and The Division for Information Techno-
seminar rooms. Not only the informa- logy also facilitates the use of com-
tion service, but also training in library puter technology in research activities.
use is provided by faculty librarians in Postgraduate students, in consultation
Stellenbosch University has an education technology plat- Economic and Management Sciences the JS Gericke Library and staff of the with their lecturers, may approach the
form that integrates satellite, mobile web and smart card MPhil in Futures Studies branch libraries. Division for advice on and support for
technology to create a modern and academically excellent BHons in Public Administration In addition to the information in the technology-related projects.
environment for postgraduate study. By making use of this M of Public Administration large collections of books and periodi-
platform, the virtual mobility of off-campus postgraduate stu- MPhil in HIV/Aids Management cals held by the Library, information is SPORT
dents is increased and the limits placed on advanced study Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/Aids Management also available in formats such as printed
by time and space are largely neutralised. The combination music, audiovisual items and comput- For more information
of residential education and the sophisticated application of Education er-readable information sources. Gene- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4642 / 4941
technology make it possible for students to enrol for certain BEdHons in Education Development rous provision is moreover made for E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
postgraduate programmes without having to come to Stel- ACE (Mathematical Sciences) access to electronic sources by means Web site: www.sun.ac.za/sport
lenbosch for the full period of study. The University has 20 of the Library’s homepage. Office hours Monday to Friday:
geographically distributed learning centres in the country and Health Sciences Full information about the services 08:30 to 17:00
Namibia where students can attend lectures that are broad- Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing in the fields Nursing Admin- and facilities offered by the Library,
cast real time from Stellenbosch to the centres by means of istration or Nursing Education and about how to gain access to a Stellenbosch University has a proud tra-
satellite technology. The technology platform that is used is wide range of electronic resources and dition of sporting prowess. The power
fully interactive, which makes it possible for the students to Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing in the fields Ad- the Research Support Portal, is avail- of Matie sport is well known, not only in
communicate with lecturers during the sessions and to ac- vanced Psychiatry, Critical Care, Obstetrics, Theatre, or able on the Library’s homepage at the Western Cape and the Boland, but
cess a variety of academic support services. Community Nursing www.sun.ac.za/library. also throughout our country and indeed
beyond our borders.
The programmes listed below are currently presented by BHons in Nursing in the fields Advanced Psychiatry, Critical INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY It is the University’s express aim, how-
means of interactive telematic education. Care or Obstetrics The Division for Information Techno- ever, to strike a sound balance between
logy plays a major role in facilitating the performance sport and sport-for-all.
Agrisciences BScHons in Reproductive Biology optimal use of technology in the areas Students have the option of participating in
MPhil in Animal Production Management MCur of teaching, learning, research and ad- performance sport at the highest levels or
M of Nutrition ministration at the University. joining in leisure-time activities just for fun.
i Faculty Secretary • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4833 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3822
E-mail: email@example.com • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/agric • Please contact our de-
partments for brochures *All our postgraduate, academic programmes are suitable for international students
The modern agri-sector faces the chal- teaching, scientific advancement, in- agricultural policy, agricultural market-
lenges of producing high-quality food, dustry collaboration and commu- ing, environmental management and
plants and natural fibres in a sustain- nity service. In addition to many well- resource economics, agricultural pro-
able, cost- effective manner whilst making equipped laboratories, the Faculty also duction and resource management,
meaningful contributions to rural and has two experimental farms where international trade, marketing, and
economic welfare. These possibilities practical training and applied research econometrics. Many of the Depart-
are influenced by a diverse topography are conducted. The Faculty’s multidis- ment’s activities stem from the Agrifu-
and soil types, a variable climate, limi- ciplinary and integrated approach, our tura project and BFAP (Bureau for Food
ted water resources, and adherence to innovations, our scientific achievements and Agricultural Policy), a cooperative
environmental as well as stringent pro- and our relevant research and develop- project with the University of Pretoria
duction and export requirements for ex- ment activities give us highly relevant and the Department of Agriculture:
ports from the sector. The global supply importance and we enjoy considerable Western Cape. Research is aimed at
and demand conditions have brought international recognition. We strive to developing understanding of how the
exciting opportunities to the sector make science work for the benefit of environment affects agriculture, and
that will undoubtedly place significant humanity and the environment. making research results and informa-
demands on its human and intellectual The most important research areas tion available to managers and policy-
capital resources. It is to this need that are given below under each depart- makers in agriculture. Research focuses
The Sport Bureau, located in the Jannie of staff and students and consists of a sultations. The Laboratory also pre- the Faculty of Agrisciences wishes to ment. on improving the competitiveness of
Marais House at Coetzenburg, is re- primary healthcare service (sisters) and sents group consultations and work- respond and contribute, together with South African agriculture, on the effects
sponsible for the administration and a medical service (doctors). Absolute, shops on scientific writing skills – like its valued partners in the public and pri- DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL- of policy reform and on the optimal use
organisation of sport and recreation at professional confidentiality is maintain- those needed to tackle and complete vate sector. Our main academic offering TURAL ECONOMICS of our natural resources.
the University. The Sport Bureau plans ed throughout. A similar service is an assignment or thesis. and study programmes are consistently
and maintains the sport facilities, makes offered to students on the Tygerberg • Academic literacy. The Unit for Afri- aligned with the dynamic needs of the For more information DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY
them available to clubs or leases them Campus. kaans and English offer courses chief- industry and the concomitant scientific Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4758
to other users. It also provides guidance ly to mother tongue speakers on how advances that are required in plant pro- Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4670 For more information
and advice for clubs, and organises Sports Medicine Service (SUSPI) to elicit information from academic duction, animal sciences, management E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4803
official matches and events. A sports medicine service that includes texts. and natural resources. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/agric_econ Fax: +27 (0)21 887 9273
All registered students may join the sports physicians, physiotherapists, • Training for second or foreign lan- The Faculty consists of eleven modern, E-mail: email@example.com
University’s sports clubs on payment biokineticists and sport scientists is guage speakers of Afrikaans, English well-equipped departments with highly Focus areas include agribusiness man- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/agron
of the prescribed membership fees. offered by the Stellenbosch University and Xhosa. Students, who wish to qualified staff who are dedicated to agement, farm management, rural and
Application forms for membership of Sport Performance Institute (SUSPI) learn one of these three languages
a sports club are obtainable from the at Coetzenburg. The office is situated anew, or wish to improve on a limited
Sport Bureau. alongside the University’s Gymnasium. proficiency, can attend a course at the
Language Centre. Individual courses
CAMPUS HEALTH SERVICES (CHS) LANGUAGE CENTRE are offered for those who have no
knowledge of a specific language and
For more information For more information for those who are at an intermedi-
-CHS Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2167 ate level of development. Students
Stellenbosch: 021 808 3496 Web site: www.sun.ac.za/taalsentrum can develop their speaking, listening,
Tygerberg: 021 938 9590 writing and reading skills through the
Hours of consultation: Weekdays 08:00 The Language Centre of the University creative use of interactive and acce-
to 17:00 offers instruction in language and text lerated methods of instruction.
-SUSPI skills (as well as conducting research in • A language service. The Language
Sports Medicine / Physiotherapy: these fields). The Centre has five units: Centre provides editing and transla-
021 808 3393 the Unit for Afrikaans and English, the tion services at a fee.
Biokinetics: 021 808 4735 Unit for isiXhosa, the Unit for Document • Services in the e-learning environ-
Web site: www.suspi.co.za Design, the Writing Laboratory, and the ment. Interesting tips about writing
Language Service. These units provide scientific texts are available on the
An all-inclusive medical service for the a variety of services for students. Language Centre’s web site.
campus community is situated at 7 • Writing skills development. Students
Claassen Street in Stellenbosch, be- needing support with their writing as-
tween Metanoia and Heemstede. The signments can come to the Writing
service focuses on the health needs Laboratory for free one-on-one con-
This Department focuses mainly on Conservation ecology Projects in the food microbiology theme is a component of taught instruction and for the master’s pro- Aquaculture projects include the breeding of marine and
natural pastures, intensive plant pro- We specialise in conservation ecology include the detection and characteris- grammes this is complemented with a research component. freshwater aquatic species for amongst others improved
duction and temperate crops. Re- for production landscapes. We train ing of spoilage and potential pathogens Research is conducted in the fields set out below. growth rate and the genetic management of various fish and
search on natural pastures includes students to apply a basic understand- present in food products. The diversity shellfish species by molecular marker analysis.
ecology, the management of different ing of the functioning and ecology of of microbial populations in various food Forest Science The Institute for Plant Biotechnology offers many interdisci-
veldt types, and the determination of plant and animal populations and of products, including fruit juices, dairy en- - Silviculture: The genetic improvement of trees, propagation of plinary programmes, but specialises in the characterisation
carrying capacity and stocking rates. complex living communities in the man- vironments, infant and fermented prod- trees, tree establishment, management of indigenous forests and manipulation of primary carbon metabolism in plants.
Plant production includes research agement of living resources and land- ucts, is also studied. and woodlands as well as site/species matching. The ultimate goal is to manipulate the relevant metabolic
on the physiology, yield and quality scapes. Our research deals with the The environmental theme in the food - Forestry development: The use of indigenous trees by com- pathways to improve yield and quality, or to produce novel,
of crops grown in soil-less cultures in sustainable use of forest trees, natural industry focuses on the use of anaerobic munities, the participatory management of indigenous forests high-value products in plants.
greenhouses and tunnels. Crop rota- grazing lands, crocodiles and other digestion technology, the use of ozona- and woodlands and the use of agroforestry technologies for
tion and techniques for the sustainable game species, the prevention and con- tion and other pre-treatment techniques community development are investigated. DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE
production of temperate crops (such as trol of bush encroachment, invasive to improve the efficiency of the water - Forest management: Research focuses on forest inventory,
winter cereals, legume pastures and oil- alien plants and problem animals, the treatment system, as well as reducing growth and yield modelling of timber, GIS-modelling, infor- For more information
seed crops) in a Mediterranean climate maintenance of biological diversity, sta- water usage in the general food-process- matics, forestry economics and finance, business manage- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4900
are also intensively researched. bility, productivity and habitat quality for ing environment. ment and policy. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2121
birds, game and other animals in frag- The food safety theme specifically - Forest engineering: This field deals with logistics and supply- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL mented landscapes, and the mitigation researches the levels and types of mi- chain management, operations research, harvesting systems Web site: www.sun.ac.za/horticulture
SCIENCES and repair of damage caused by road crobes present in polluted rivers that are optimisation, optimal building and management practices for
making and mining, social assessment utilised for irrigation. Microbial source access roads and forest road networks, and timber trans- The main focus of research is on the growth and reproductive
For more information of rural communities, spatial prioritisa- tracking and carry over kinetics is the port, costing and work-study protocols. development of fruit trees and fynbos, fruit and flower qua-
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4916 tion for allocating conservation actions core of the research. lity, postharvest physiology and the use of technology. The
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4750 and resources, and the implementa- The spectroscopy theme focuses on Wood Science underlying physiological mechanisms of winter dormancy and
E-mail: email@example.com tion of social learning institutions for the evaluation of bulk (single point) near - Wood properties: Deepening study of the biological, physical bud break, tree training and pruning, fruit set and thinning,
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/animal the adaptive management of damage infrared (NIR) spectroscopy as well as and chemical properties of importance during the processing and fruit development and quality are explained and practi-
resulting from abandoned, eroded or NIR hyperspectral image analysis for and use of wood-based products. Include amongst others, cal techniques for enhancing production of high-quality fruit
The Department focuses its research over-grazed land. quantification of chemical components, micro and macro structures, biodegradation, wood/water re- and flowers are tested in the orchard. Postharvest research
mainly on basic and advanced aspects qualification of quality, confirmation of lationship, thermal behaviour, mechanical strength and elec- focuses on the investigation of fruit and flower handling pro-
of applied animal nutrition, animal Entomology authenticity and determination of irregu- trical and acoustic properties. tocols, cooling and storage conditions for the optimisation of
breeding, reproduction physiology, and The applied research focuses mainly on larities in various food and agricultural - Wood processing: Further studies of the processes, eco- the shelf life and quality, as well as the underlying physiology
the management of domesticated farm the integrated management of mite and products. nomics and management of primary and secondary wood of cell walls and membranes. All research conducted by the
animals, wildlife species and aquatic insect pests and the concepts, ratio- The cereal quality theme investigates processing industries. Department is aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the
species to ensure the production of nale and application thereof, especially and develops methods essential for ef- - Wood-based constructions: The design, manufacture and economically important fruit and fynbos industries of South
quality products from the species. Re- to deciduous fruit, fruit fly manage- ficient breeding, production, processing properties of wood-based constructions, joints and fasten- Africa in view of the overseas markets.
search is conducted on ruminant ani- ment in the fruit industry, postharvest and evaluation of various cereals. ers, durability and performance testing.
mals (i.e. dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep entomology and plant nematological The sensometric theme’s research - Industrial research and practice: Identification and solving of DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PATHOLOGY
and goats); monogastric animals (i.e. pests. Basic research is done on mor- projects are usually multi-disciplinary in an industrial problem or development of a product.
poultry, pigs, ostriches and aquatic ani- phology and systematics, especially nature: chemical, sensory and physical For more information
mals) as well as certain wildlife species. on Lepidoptera and fossil insects, and attributes of food products or new pro- DEPARTMENT OF GENETICS Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4799
Emphasis is placed on the improve- the physiology and ecology of fyn- totypes are correlated; advanced statisti- Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4956
ment of the production efficiency of bos insects. The Department houses cal techniques are applied to determine For more information E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
farm animals by utilising technologies an extensive collection of insects for the drivers of liking of specific consumer Tel: +27 (0)21 808 5839 Web site: www.sun.ac.za/plantpath
from the above-mentioned focus areas, study. A new, exciting field of study in segments. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 5833
and by conducting research on aspects the Department deals with the effect E-mail: email@example.com Research programmes on pre- and post-harvest diseases
of the product quality of the respective of agricultural and forestry activities on DEPARTMENT OF FOREST Web site: www.sun.ac.za/genetics of vineyard and deciduous fruit crops are well established in
animal products. Postgraduate stu- the landscape, on the animal and plant AND WOOD SCIENCE the Department, while research projects have been extended
dents register for modules within one of diversity, and on the water supply. The Institute for Plant Biotechnology (IPB) to study diseases of citrus, vegetables and grain crops. Stu-
the following specialist fields of study: emphasis is on insect conservation bi- For more information Tel: +27 (0)21 808 5839 dents are trained in the characterisation and understanding
animal nutrition, animal breeding, ani- ology, both in Southern Africa and the Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3323 Fax: +27 (0)21 808 5833 of the epidemiology of pathogens, and the use of integrated
mal physiology or animal products sci- Western Indian Ocean islands. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3603 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org disease management strategies to control these pathogens.
ences. E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.sun.ac.za/ipb Research approaches involve the latest technologies avail-
DEPARTMENT OF FOOD Web site: www.sun.ac.za/forestry able for reducing the impact of pathogens on crops, and in-
DEPARTMENT OF CONSER- SCIENCE Brochures available We have well-developed research projects covering a wide creasing resistance in plants. Pathogens that threaten local
VATION ECOLOGY AND EN- range of topics. These include small grain breeding (triticale industries and export markets are detected using molecular
TOMOLOGY For more information Partner universities: Virginia Polytechnic and wheat); transformation of grapevine for improved virus techniques, and sustainable and affordable disease control
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3578 Institute and State University; Oregon resistance to leaf roll virus; the transfer of wide-spectrum methods are investigated to reduce or replace the use of
For more information Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3510 State University; Pennsylvania State anti-viral genes to specific cultivars; and cereal genomics and chemicals that are damaging to natural ecosystems.
Tel/Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3304 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org University, University of British Colum- plant-insect interactions (i.e. host resistance against Russian
E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.sun.ac.za/foodsci bia; Technical University Munich; Univer- wheat aphid).
Web site: consent.sun.ac.za sity of Helsinki. Research is also carried out on human genetic diseases;
The Department of Food Science has a The Department offers BScForHons, mainly on the molecular genetics of iron- and haem-related
strong, thematic research approach. MFor and MScFor programmes. There diseases such as variegate porphyria and drug metabolism.
DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE as water quality, conservation farming, fire and reclamation tools such as infrared spectroscopy, HPLC, and GC-MS, are Our research aims to ensure sustainable, environmentally
ecology, human health and environmental impact studies. We typically used in multi-disciplinary research projects that in- friendly and cost-effective production of high quality grapes
For more information are well equipped for fundamental research in pedology (for- volve teams of students and researchers. and wine.
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4790 mation and classification of soils) and in land evaluation, and
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4791 are the only department in the Western Cape offering a full
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org range of programmes in soil science. Furthermore, advanced PROGRAMME (PROGRAMME STRUCTURE) FIELDS OF STUDY
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/soil programmes are offered in irrigation and water management. Agricultural Economics and Management
The teaching and research programmes are concentrated DEPARTMENT OF VITICULTURE AND
on agriculture, forestry, ecology and the environment. The OENOLOGY
postgraduate programmes deals mainly with the application
MAgricAdmin (research) Agricultural Economics
of soil science to production-related disciplines (viticulture, For more information
PhD (Agric) (research)
horticulture, citrus, annual crops and forestry) and it is now Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4782 / 3770
being extended to environmental and ecological studies such Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4781 / 3771
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/viti_oenol Animal Production Systems
Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Sciences
Institute for Wine Biotechnology BScAgricHons (taught) (Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding, Animal Physiology,
Contact numbers as above Animal Products Science), Aquaculture
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/wine_biotechnology MScAgric (research)
MPhil in Aquaculture (taught, research)
Animal Sciences, Aquaculture (Animal Nutrition, Animal
This environment is unique as it is the only South African uni- PhD (Agric) (research)
Breeding, Animal Physiology, Animal Products Science)
versity where postgraduate studies in viticulture and oenology, PhD (research)
and in grapevine and wine biotechnology, are undertaken. DScAgric (research)
Viticulture MScConsEcol (research)
Research mainly focuses on grapevine physiology, ecophysiol- PhD (research) Conservation Ecology
ogy of berry ripening and precision viticulture, including remote
sensing. The concept of terroir is as well considered as an in- Crop Production Systems
tegrated approach related to grape quality in relation with the BScAgricHons (taught)
dedicated style of wine. Table grape cultivars are studied as MScAgric (taught, research)
it is an important part of the South African viticulture produc- Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Entomology, Viticul-
PhD (Agric) (research)
tion. The improvement of grapevine material through somatic ture, Grapevine Biotechnology
embryogenesis and subsequent genetic transformation, or DScAgric (research)
with the aim of virus elimination, forms a substantial, additional
focus. Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Entomology, Genet-
MScAgric (research) ics (Plant Breeding), Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Soil
Oenology Science, Viticulture, Grapevine Biotechnology
Research is aimed at studying the influence of a variety of Food and Wine Production Systems
winemaking processes, amongst others reductive treatments
of white juice and controlled oxygen additions. The influence BSc Food ScHons (taught)
of wine yeasts and lactic acid bacteria on wine aroma and MSc Food Sc (research)
the interaction between the organisms are also being studied. PhD (Food Sc) (research) Food Science
Phenolic composition of grapes and how they are reflected PhD (research)
in the corresponding wines are also investigated. Ageing of DSc Food Sc (research)
wine, specifically the contribution of wood compounds and
different tannins, are being studied and evaluated with refer-
ence to the chemical profile of the wine. All research strives to
MScAgric (taught, research) Oenology, Viticulture, Grapevine and Wine Biotechno-
contextualise the research topics regarding the influence on
PhD (Agric) (research) logy
wine composition, style and quality.
Grapevine and wine biotechnology
The Institute for Wine Biotechnology operates across facul- Forestry and Natural Resource Sciences
ties and accepts students from a variety of relevant, academ- BScForHons (taught)
ic backgrounds. The research is geared towards generating MScFor (taught, research)
new knowledge on grapevine, wine yeast and bacteria, as Forest Science, Wood Science
PhD (For) (research)
well as the genetic improvement of these wine-associated or- DScFor (research)
ganisms. The inhibition of wine spoilage causing microorgan-
isms by natural antimicrobial agents is a further target. Mod- MFor (taught, research)
PhD (research) Forest Science, Development Forestry
ern molecular approaches, based specifically on integrated
high-throughput omics technologies and advanced analytical
facultyof Arts & MA in Creative Writing in Afrikaans PhD in Translation*
This intensively supervised programme This programme consists of a disser-
consisting of monthly workshops is tation that is written under the supervi-
residential (campus-based). It entails a sion of a promoter.
piece of creative work in the genre of Contact: Prof AE Feinauer
your choice (50%) and a related thesis Tel +27 (0)21 808 2162
i Faculty Secretary • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4840 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3822 • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/arts
See also Calendar Part 4: www.sun.ac.za/university/jaarboek *Programmes suitable for international students
Contact: Prof M van Niekerk
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences sets great store by All our programmes may be taken full-time or part-time. E-mail: email@example.com MPhil in Lexicography*
research and postgraduate teaching as part of its academic Dr. WPP Anker Students write a thesis on a topic in
mission. So it hardly comes as a surprise that annually about The postgraduate programme offering include the following Tel. +27 (0)21 808 2163 theoretical lexicography.
one-third of our students are engaged in studies at post- specialisations: Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815 Contact details are given below the
graduate level in our wide-ranging programme offering. We • Literature E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PhD in Lexicography.
also make a point of integrating our offering of postgraduate • Linguistics
programmes with the research focuses of the various de- • Communication studies PhD* PhD in Lexicography*
partments and their staff and our students’ degree research • Literacy, language learning and teaching This programme consists of a disserta- Students write a dissertation under the
commonly leads to national and international academic pub- tion that is written under the supervision supervision of a promoter.
lications. Students who are both academically deserving and Our programmes afford students the opportunity to do specia- of one of the departmental teachers. Contact: Prof RH Gouws
financially needy are provided with financial support where at lised study within the framework of internationally recognised Contact: Prof PH Foster Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2164
all possible. theories, and to explore current practical situations and prac- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2174 Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815
The Faculty’s eighteen departments offer discipline-specific tice of African languages of which best solutions are informed Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815 E-mail: email@example.com
and interdisciplinary programmes in three primary focus areas, by theoretically based insights. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
namely Language and Culture, Social Sciences, and Per- The Honours programme entails the study of five course- MPhil in Document Analysis and
forming Arts. In offering so varied, yet so soundly planned work modules and the Master’s programme in African Lan- Postgraduate Diploma in Translation* Design*
a set of programmes, we strive to produce graduates who guages entails a 100% thesis or coursework and a 50% the- This one-year taught programme offers This taught, residential programme fo-
are knowledgeable and critical thinkers, and also to produce sis or an assignment. students a choice between any of the cuses on the analysis and production of
professional people eminently capable of making an excep- The Master’s programme in African Languages for Profes- African Languages of South Africa, Afri- effective, corporate documentation and
tional contribution to the cultural enrichment and knowledge sional Contexts is a structured programme that entails specia- kaans, English, French and German, of includes self-study. The programme
requirements of South Africa’s and Africa’s communities in lised study in a range of linguistic fields essential to language which they choose two languages for includes modules such as Introduction
the 21st century. practitioners in the government sector and private sector, who editing and as source and target lang- to Document Design, Text Analysis and
So that our students may be sure of getting quality instruc- are responsible for advancing the status and promoting the uages for translation and interpreting. Text Quality, Intercultural Communica-
tion, conventional contact tuition is supplemented with com- use of the African languages in professional contexts. These Students do modules in translation and tion and Translation Theory. Lectures
puter technology by a team of well-qualified supervisors and fields include language planning and policy, communication interpreting theory, practical translation, are presented in the late afternoon to
teachers. In keeping with the University’s strategic policy, the and discourse analysis, and text and genre analysis. practical interpreting and lexicography accommodate working students.
Faculty mostly uses English as the medium of postgraduate and compulsory outside work. Contact: Prof LG de Stadler
tuition. DEPARTMENT OF AFRIKAANS AND DUTCH Contact: Dr H Lesch Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2167
In terms of geographical provenance, the student body has Tel.: +27 (0)21 808 3573 Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3676
strong national and international profiles and is demographically For more information Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815 E-mail: email@example.com
speaking well representative of the country’s student popula- See contact numbers under programmes E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
tion. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/afrndl/ DEPARTMENT OF ANCIENT
Feel free to make use of the contact details which are given MPhil in Translation* STUDIES
to request further information about programmes. BAHons* The first year of this programme is
This one-year, taught programme consists of two main streams: taught; the second entails writing a the- For more information
DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES Afrikaans linguistics and Afrikaans and Dutch literature. sis. Students must choose from the fol- Programme coordinator: Ms B Cyster
Contact: Prof S Huigen lowing modules: Advanced Translation Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3203
For more information Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2170 Theory, Advanced Interpreting Theory, Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3480
Programme coordinator: Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815 Practical Translation, Interpreting and E-mail: email@example.com
Ms K de Wet E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Editing. Two modules from Literary Web site: www.sun.ac.za/as
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2210 Translation, Lexicography, Intercultural
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2171 MA* Communication, Bible Translation or The Department focuses on the lang-
E-mail: email@example.com In this programme, students may choose between a 100% Machine Translation are also chosen uages and cultures of the Ancient Medi-
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/african_languages and a 50% thesis supplemented by six-month coursework and two languages from the following: terranean and Near Eastern worlds with
Brochures available (50%) overseas. The Universities of Leiden, Amsterdam, any of the African languages of South the emphasis on the connection be-
Utrecht, Tilburg, Nijmegen and Ghent are some of the most Africa, Afrikaans, English, French, and tween Antiquity and the world of today.
Programmes important universities with which we have exchange agree- German. They translate or interpret Our programmes are taught in English
- Honours programme in African Languages* ments. from both languages and into both, and and Afrikaans and can all be taken by
- Master’s programme in African Languages* Contact: Prof PH Foster they also edit both. All the languages non-residential students, except the
- Master’s programme in African Languages for Professional Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2174 are not offered every year – demand Honours in Classical Languages.
Contexts* Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3815 dictates which are on offer. Our master’s programmes equip stu-
- Doctoral programme in African Languages* E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact details are given below the dents with a theoretical framework and
PhD in Translation. interpretative skills. At the doctoral level
this culminates in original research that degree. BDramHons in Drama and Theatre literature, film, life-writing / biography, dents can choose from several speciali-
generates new knowledge. The mas- The PhD entails the writing of a dis- Studies* science fiction, modern theory, creative sation areas, amongst others language
ter’s programmes require one or two sertation which is the result of indepen- This taught programme (1 year full-time) writing, South African and African litera- structure, language use, second lan-
years for completion. Doctoral studies dent and original research. consists of both theoretical and practi- ture. guage acquisition, intercultural com-
take at least two years. cal components. The taught modules munication, variation in language and
DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA are the methodology of theatre re- Master’s in English Studies* language impairment.
MPhil* and PhD* in Ancient Cul- search, advanced theories of theatre Students may choose between a re- The programme is taught in English
tures For more information and drama, and advanced text analysis search option (consisting of a thesis and Afrikaans and the minimum dura-
The MPhil and PhD in Ancient Cul- Dr P du Preez (contemporary international texts, and of 50 000 words) and a coursework tion is two years. Students can choose
tures focus on the cultures of the An- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3208 South African and African texts). Practi- option (taught). The coursework op- one of three options:
cient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3086 cal specialisations can be chosen from tion consists of three elective course- (1) Assignments (first year) and a 100%
worlds, the interrelatedness of these E-mail: email@example.com the above-mentioned specialisations. work components and a compulsory thesis (second year), or
cultures and their influence on the mod- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/drama research component (consisting of a (2) Assignments (first year) and assign-
ern world. For programme curricula, see Calendar MDram in Drama and Theatre Studies* thesis of 25 000 words). Each course- ments and a 50% thesis (second year),
The two-year MPhil programme fol- Part 4 This programme is presented in two work component comprises twelve or
lows directly on a bachelor’s degree. forms: two-hour seminars in the first semester. (3) Assignments (first year) and assign-
Students choose between two op- The Department offers a unique set 1. As a research-based thesis pro- The research component (50% of the ments and two 25% research projects
tions: (1) assignments and a 100% of professional and academic pro- gramme (after four-year bachelor’s or programme) comprises at least twelve in the second year.
thesis in the second year or (2) assign- grammes aimed at postgraduate train- honours) that can be done full-time two-hour supervision sessions in the
ments and a 25% research project in ing in Drama and Theatre Studies. Our (one year) or part-time (two years) as second semester. MA in Linguistic Theory*
the second year. Themes for the MPhil: postgraduate students have access a residential or non-residential pro- The programme entails research on a
ancient literature, art, mythology, reli- to a research library in the Depart- gramme. PhD problem or a group of related problems
gion, cosmology, political thought, ev- ment and may also be involved in the 2. As a research-based thesis pro- The programme is focused entirely on a within the framework of (1) generative
eryday life, reception. research activities run from this library. gramme (after four-year bachelor’s or particular area of study, phenomenon, linguistic theory and/or (2) recent theo-
The PhD entails the writing of a dis- Our programmes may contain both honours) that can be done full-time or thematic grouping. There are no for- ries of language use. The results are
sertation which is the result of indepen- practical and theoretical components (one year) as a residential programme. mal classes, but students are expected presented in a thesis. The minimum
dent and original research. and tuition is in Afrikaans and/or Eng- This option incorporates practical re- to have regular meetings with their duration is two years for students with
lish. Content is specifically geared to search components that must tie in promoters to monitor progress, or else a bachelor’s degree and one year for
Honours, MA* and PhD* in Classi- suit the interests and needs of individual with the thesis written. to remain in regular contact by e-mail, students with an honours degree.
cal Literature students. A range of specialisations are post, fax or telephone.
The Honours (taught and residential), offered, including: PhD in Drama and Theatre Studies* MPhil in Intercultural Communication*
MA and PhD focus on authors, genres Drama and theatre research: Theory, A two-year, full-time or part-time aca- DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL The focus of the programme is specifi-
and themes in Latin or Greek literature. methodology and practice. demic programme based on indepen- LINGUISTICS cally linguistic. It is designed for profes-
The admission requirement for the South African and African theatre: dent research, leading to a dissertation. sionals who routinely communicate
Honours is Greek or Latin as major in History, structures, texts and perfor- This programme can also be done as a For more information across cultural boundaries or who are
the bachelor’s degree. mances. non-residential programme. Departmental Chair: Prof C Anthonissen responsible for training and manag-
Playwriting: Text creation, compiling Programme coordinator: C Smit ing others who engage in intercultural
BPhil*, MPhil* and PhD* in Bible In- programmes and writing plays. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2052 communication, and for students and
terpretation Media practice: Theory and practice of Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2009 academics with a special interest in the
These programmes focus on the ori- radio, television and film. For more information Email: firstname.lastname@example.org phenomenon of intercultural communi-
gin and transmission of the Bible, the Interactive theatre: Theory and prac- Dr R Goodman (MA and PhD inquiries) Web site: www.sun.ac.za/linguist cation.
world of the Bible and its literature, as tice of drama and theatre in education, Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2044 Brochures and prospectuses available The programme has a minimum dura-
well as the interpretation of the Bible. community theatre and industrial thea- E-mail: email@example.com tion of two years and is taught in Eng-
The programmes are offered jointly with tre, among others. Dr M Samuelson (honours inquiries) The Department’s postgraduate pro- lish (assignments and theses may be
the Department of Old and New Testa- Directing: Directing and choreography Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2043 grammes can be taken residentially written in Afrikaans, provided that the
ment. for the stage. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or non-residentially from anywhere in supervisor(s) and examiner(s) involved
Performance skills: Acting for the Web site: www.sun.ac.za/english South Africa or abroad. On-campus tu- are proficient in Afrikaans). Students
MA* and PhD* in Biblical Languages stage, speech communication, musical The taught honours and master’s pro- toring is optional, except for the MPhil can choose between two options:
These programmes focus on Greek or theatre and cabaret. grammes are only offered as residential in Intercultural Communication which (1) Assignments (first year) and a 100%
Hebrew, specialising in linguistics, lite- Technical and management skills: Ap- programmes. requires one contact session per year. thesis (second year), or
rature and Bible translation, as well as plied theatre practice, set and costume (2) Assignments (first year) and assign-
the interrelatedness between these cul- design, marketing and publicity, and Honours in English Studies* MA in Linguistics for the Language ments and a 50% thesis (second year).
tures and their influence on the modern theatre and production management, This one-year programme consists of Professions* The second year is presented in co-
world. The MA programme takes two among others. eight components. Six are coursework This programme provides language operation with the University of Cape
years and follows directly on a bache- The master’s and doctoral programmes (taught), and two are a compulsory re- teachers, lecturers and other educa- Town and the University of the Western
lor’s degree. Students choose between are also accessible to individuals with a search essay. Each coursework com- tors, speech-language and hearing Cape.
two options: (1) assignments and a theoretical knowledge of drama or me- ponent comprises twelve two-hour therapists, translators, interpreters,
100% thesis in the second year or (2) dia, for instance by means of a prior seminars. language advisors, editors and other MPhil in Second Language Studies*
assignments and a 25% research pro- degree in literature or communication Students take one module: English media specialists with the opportunity This programme is designed for lan-
ject in the second year. The admission studies, or related qualifications. Studies. A range of literary issues and to benefit intellectually and profession- guage teachers, lecturers and other
requirement for the Honours is Greek texts are covered, including fiction, ally from the scientific study of language educators, speech-language and hear-
or Hebrew as major in the bachelor’s poetry, drama, postcolonial theory and and language-related phenomena. Stu- ing therapists, translators, interpreters,
language advisors and media special- BScHons in Geoinformatics* with in-depth knowledge about the in- Our claim that the primary purpose of DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM
ists who wish to engage in the scientific Here the focus falls on Geographical In- terplay between past and present. The such systems is to contribute to more
study of the nature, knowledge, acqui- formation Systems (GIS), environmental present did not come about by acci- accountable decision making in condi- For more information
sition and use of second languages. analysis or remote sensing and a re- dent, but has been shaped by complex tions of complexity, means that our pro- Tel/Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3488
It has a minimum duration of two search application. It is a taught course processes. We explore both the nature grammes distinguish themselves clearly E-mail: email@example.com
years and is taught in English. Students presented in English in blocks on cam- and construction of these processes. from the standard South African ones. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/journalism
can choose between two options: pus over one year full-time. The aim of our programmes is to es- The Department houses the Centre for
(1) Assignments and an examination tablish a link between the present and Knowledge Dynamics and Decision The Department of Journalism is the
(first year) and a 100% thesis (second MA or MSc in Geography and Envi- the past by noting how current trends Making. only specialised postgraduate train-
year), or ronmental Studies* developed over time. An attempt is ing institution for this profession in
(2) Assignments (first year) and assign- Students undertake geographical research made to scrutinise general views about Honours in Socio-Informatics* South Africa. In the one-year BPhil pro-
ments and an examination (second on spatial problems in human or environ- the past in a well-grounded, critical This programme equips students with gramme, professional, practical skills
year). mental geography that results in a thesis. way. We encourage students to further advanced knowledge of and skills in dovetail with conceptual skills. In the
Programme coordinator: develop their own research interests technological systems and their integra- advanced M and D programmes the
PhD in General Linguistics* Prof JH van der Merwe from one of the focal areas given below tion with human and social dynamics. A focus shifts to research on journalism
Students write a dissertation which is E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org under the individual guidance of one of particular focus is on the development in particular, and the media in general.
the result of independent and original our lecturers. of knowledge-based systems aimed at
research within the framework of one or MA in Geographical Information The Honours programme’s modules improved efficiency and decision mak- BPhil in Journalism
more modern, general, linguistic theo- Systems or MSc in Geoinformatics* are Theory in Historical Writing, Histori- ing in organisations and society. This full-time, one-year programme
ries. This programme entails geographical cal methodology, Historiography and Some of the themes covered in Socio- leads to a professional qualification.
research on the development or appli- Southern African history. Informatics are: computer programming, Students applying for admission to this
DEPARTMENT OF GEO- cation of geographical information sys- The Master’s programme following on database design, web-design, systems programme must have a bachelor’s de-
GRAPHY AND ENVIRONMEN- tems (GIS), or remote sensing, in spatial the Honours one consists of course- design and analysis, E-Business, graph- gree, or be in their final year for a bach-
TAL STUDIES environmental problem solving resulting work (50%) and a thesis (50%), or of a ic visualisation and modelling, systems elor’s degree and obtain the qualifica-
in a thesis. thesis only (100%). theory, ontology and complexity. Thanks tion before the BPhil starts the following
For more information Programme coordinator: to an agreement with the Oracle and year. Applications close at the end of
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3218 Prof JH van der Merwe Focal areas SAP companies, students can benefit August and selection takes place in
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3109 E-mail: email@example.com • Historical dimensions in the develop- from a range of Oracle and SAP training September of the year before study.
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/geo/ ment of community identity in South opportunities.
See Calendar Parts 4, 5 and 10 MPhil in Environmental Management* Africa This full-time, one-year programme MPhil in Journalism*
Brochures available from postgraduate For information on this interdisciplinary • Working class history consists of contact teaching and an A taught programme requiring students
coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org programme, see Department 35. • Environmental history independent project. For further infor- to visit the Stellenbosch campus for the
Programme coordinator: • Histories of the human body mation see compulsory attendance of two series of
Exchange agreements exist inter alia Prof JJ Muller • War and society (the socio-cultural in- www.sun.ac.za/socio-informatics. block lectures. Students may make ap-
with the Universities of Louvain, Peçs, E-mail: email@example.com fluence of wars on societies over the pointments for supervision in between.
Salzburg, Innsbruck and Utrecht. Proj- long term) MPhil in Information and Know- Students choose between coursework
ects are undertaken in cooperation with PhD in Geography and Environmen- • Business history ledge Management (MIKM)* plus a 25% research assignment, or
these universities in GIS, tourism and tal Studies* • History, production of heritage and This three-year programme comprises coursework plus a 50% thesis, or a
urban studies. Research on a human-environmental tourism the study of the management, leader- 100% thesis. The coursework entails
problem from a spatial perspective cul- ship and strategic development of electives such as Science and Technol-
BAHons in Geographical Informa- minating in a dissertation that makes an DEPARTMENT OF INFORMA- knowledge intensive organisations. It ogy Journalism; Media Management;
tion Systems* original contribution to knowledge or TION SCIENCE AND CENTRE is offered part time by means of con- Media, Culture and the Information So-
This programme focuses on GIS, urban that reinterprets existing knowledge. FOR KNOWLEDGE DYNAMICS tact teaching sessions in blocks of one ciety; Media, Democracy and Develop-
or tourism analysis and a research ap- Programme coordinator: AND DECISION MAKING week each in Stellenbosch or Gauteng. ment; Media Ethics; Media History or
plication. It is a taught course offered Prof JH van der Merwe Further information at and applications International Journalism. Applications
in English in blocks on campus for one E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information via www.sun.ac.za/mikm. close at the end of August and selec-
year full-time. Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2423 tion takes place in September.
Programme coordinator: DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY E-mail: email@example.com MA in Socio-Informatics*
Prof SE Donaldson Web site: www. informatics.sun.ac.za The MA develops research capacity in PhD in Journalism*
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information Socio-Informatics by means of an inde- A doctoral study may be undertaken af-
Prof AM Grundlingh Our postgraduate programmes in the pendent research project under supervi- ter the student and the Department has
BAHons in Geography and Environ- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2178 / 2177 Department and Centre fall in the cate- sion, which culminates in a thesis. See reached an agreement on a research
mental Studies* E-mail: email@example.com gory of “scarce skills” as defined by the our web site for the master’s protocol. topic and proposal.
This programme covers urban analysis, Web site: www.sun.ac.za/geskiedenis/ SA government. In addition, the pro-
tourism analysis, environmental analysis grammes in Socio-Informatics belong PhD in Socio-Informatics DEPARTMENT OF MODERN
and a research application. It is a taught Programmes to the group of SET (science and tech- This programme requires independent FOREIGN LANGUAGES
course offered in English on campus in - BAHons in History* (taught 1 year) nology) subjects. and original research leading up to a
blocks over one year full-time. - MA in History* (taught or research; 1 The point of departure is the phenome- dissertation. See our web site for the For more information
Programme coordinator: or 2 years) non of the knowledge economy and doctoral protocol. Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2133
Prof SE Donaldson - PhD in History* (research; 3 or 4 years) society as it is driven by knowledge- Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2035
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org based systems in organisations and E-mail: email@example.com
These programmes equip students societies. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/forlang/
MPhil in Hypermedia for Language Learning* MA: This one-year programme entails the writing of a thesis in the technical sound domain, and on or a research option. The taught option Master of International Studies*
This two-year programme provides an introduction to in French on a topic that is selected by the student in close software in the broader music field. consists of four taught modules, and a This full-time residential programme
computer-assisted language learning, enabling students consultation with the Department. Students maintain contact thesis of limited extent or two publishable consists of taught modules plus a
to design, develop, deliver and critically evaluate electronic with the supervisor by means of regular meetings or e-mail. PhD articles. The research option consists of thesis. Students have two options: a
multimedia material for language learning. Web delivery is PhD: At least two years of research resulting in a disserta- This programme consists of a disserta- a supervised research project that cul- one-year version (after an honours or
emphasised. The programme is offered online. tion (with an oral defence). In close consultation with the De- tion and an oral examination. Supple- minates in a full thesis. Students do not equivalent degree) and a two-year ver-
Contact: Mrs RO du Toit, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or partment, the student selects a research topic and submits mentary work may be required. The have to reside on campus, but should sion (after a bachelor’s degree). The
email@example.com a research proposal which meets the requirements set by the study can consist of exclusively theo- be readily available for consultation with programme focuses on the dynamics
Faculty. retical work, or can be an integrated their lecturers and/or supervisor. of interdependence, the actors and
PhD in Comparative Literature Contact: Dr Catherine du Toit, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org study of creative processes (such as the structures of the contemporary
This programme consists of an independent dissertation in public performances) and theoretical MPhil in Applied Ethics* global political economy. It is aimed
the multidisciplinary field of comparative literature in collabo- Honours, MA and PhD in German* work to be reported in the dissertation. This two-year, taught programme of- at decision-makers in the public and
ration with the Departments of Afrikaans and Dutch, Ancient Honours: This one-year (residential) programme taught in fers a thorough schooling in applied private sectors who are confronted by
Studies, African Languages and English. The student decides German focuses on authors, genres and themes related to Advanced Certificate in Education ethics, with eventual specialisation in and must develop strategies in a world
on a research topic in consultation with the Department in the literature, culture and language of the German-speaking (Music) (ACE) biomedical ethics, environmental ethics which is subject to the dynamics of
which supervision will mainly take place. Sources are read countries within the (Southern) African context. A four-week This part-time, non-residential, two-year or business ethics. No previous training political, economic and technological
in the original language of publication and the dissertation is study tour to Germany between semesters is also offered programme consists of block sessions in philosophy is required; admission is globalisation.
written in Afrikaans or in English. (limited number of bursaries available). during school holidays and on Satur- based on any preceding bachelor’s de-
Contact: Dr Catherine du Toit, e-mail: email@example.com MA: Students can either register for a 50% thesis or for a days during school terms. gree. Students do not have to reside on Other Programmes
100% thesis. For the 50% thesis option, the student chooses campus, but are required to attend two • MA in Political Science* (thesis / taught
Honours, MA and PhD in French* four modules of the MA at Leipzig University, Germany. After Higher Licentiate in Music Perfor- intensive contact sessions at the begin- and thesis)
Honours: This one-year, taught programme is presented in completion of these modules, the student returns to Stellen- mance (HLMP)* ning of each semester. • PhD* (dissertation)
French and is designed to diversify and to deepen students’ bosch to write the thesis. For the 100% thesis option, the An admission examination in the prin-
knowledge of French literature and to further the acquisition student selects a topic for a thesis in close consultation with cipal instrument or in singing to prove PhD in Philosophy* DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHO-
of relevant research methodology. Themes include myth and the Department. sufficient potential as a performer is This programme follows on from the LOGY
modernity, literature and society, translation and film studies. PhD: Takes at least two years of research resulting in a disserta- required. A full-time, one-year pro- MA programme at the highest level of
Bursaries are made available by the French Government for tion (with an oral defence). In close consultation with the Depart- gramme by way of contact tuition. academic teaching and research. The For more information
further studies and/or training in France. ment, the student selects a research topic and submits a research programme is completed by way of Departmental Chair
proposal which meets the requirements set by the Faculty. DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY consultation between promoter and Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3461
Contact: Prof C von Maltzan, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org student, and residency is not required. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3584
For more information E-mail: email@example.com
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC Secretary: Ms L van Kerwel DEPARTMENT OF POLITI- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/psychology
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2418 CAL SCIENCE
For more information Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3556 The Department, through its teaching,
Programme coordinator: Prof IJ Grové E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information research and service provision, has
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2335 / 2353 Web site: www.sun.ac.za/philosophy/ Mrs M van Niekerk committed itself to the advancement
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2340 Brochure available Tel.: +27 (0)21 808 2414 of the psychological well-being of the
E-mail: email@example.com Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2110 people in our region, country and on our
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/music The postgraduate programmes in Phi- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org continent. Consequently, the psycho-
losophy are generally related to conti- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/polwet/ social problems facing South Africa and
BMusHons* nental philosophy and applied ethics. Brochures available Africa are strongly emphasised in our
This taught programme requires a minimum of one year full- In keeping with existing agreements academic programmes and research
time study and focuses either on musicology, music educa- with foreign universities (for example the Some of the modules of our pro- projects. In addition, we have coopera-
tion, music technology, composition or performance. Admis- Catholic University of Louvain in Bel- grammes can be followed at Lund Uni- tion agreements with the University of
sion to performance programmes (solo, accompaniment, gium and a number of Dutch universi- versity in Sweden. The department also Maastricht (the Netherlands), the Na-
chamber music or choir conducting) is subject to auditions. ties), international students are allowed has a partnership programme with the tional University of Mexico (UNAM) and
to follow substitute modules at Stellen- International Peace Research Institute the University of Trondheim (Norway).
MMus* bosch while remaining enrolled at their in Oslo (Norway).
Both the one-year (after honours) and the two-year (after home university. Similarly, students Honours in Psychology*
bachelor’s) programmes develop research skills by means from Stellenbosch may follow modules Honours in Political Science* This one-year, residential programme
of either a 100% (Musicology or Music Education) the- at selected foreign universities. This programme is offered full-time resi- consists of modules in Psychotherapy,
sis or a 50% thesis or smaller assignments. The latter two dential and consists of taught modules. Psychopathology, Psychometry, Re-
programme structures include either public concert perfor- Honours in Philosophy* Students undertake an intensive search Methodology, Child Psychology,
mances, conducting performance or compositions or other This is a one-year full-time or two-year study of a number of selected focal ar- Family Psychology, Career Psychology,
tasks. Admission for performance options (solo, composition, part-time programme. The programme eas in political science or international Community Psychology, Cognitive Psy-
accompaniment, chamber music, conducting) is subject to consists of five fully taught modules and relations. Such a study equips students chology, Social Psychology, Psychology
auditions. Supplementary work may be required. one module devoted to a supervised and analysts with an in-depth under- of Women, Interpersonal Relationships
research project. Class attendance for standing of the political processes and and Eco-psychology. Modules offered
MPhil Music Technology* the taught modules is compulsory. behaviour in South African society or at will be subject to the availability of staff
The programme, a combination of taught modules and re- the global level. and to a minimum required number of
search, requires at least two years of full-time study. It focuses MA in Philosophy* students. The programme also includes
on the development of advanced practical and research skills This programme offers a taught option a compulsory research component.
Master’s programme in Clinical Psy- and self-study that constitute 50% of a comparative perspective, but other study package covering research
chology and Community Counsel- the programme. Students also conduct study areas may be considered. methodology, the Harvard reference
ling research leading to a thesis that consti- method and writing skills is also avail-
This professional programme may lead tutes 50% of the programme. MPhil in Social Science Methods* able to students.
to registration as a clinical or a counsel- The programme entails block courses
ling psychologist with the Professional The following modules are presented: and a thesis, and extends over two BAHons in Visual Studies*
Board for Psychology. Admission to the • Social welfare policy years. It focuses on the methodology of Coursework (comprising three courses)
programme is by selection with up to • Social work management social sciences research and aspects and an independent research article (1
10 students being admitted annually. • Social work supervision of science philosophy, research ethics year).
The closing date for applications is 30 • Perspectives, theories and models for and research management.
June. The programme encompasses social work intervention MA in Visual Studies*
theoretical modules, practical training, • Social work research PhD in Sociology* Independent, theoretical research and
professional development and super- The taught component is presented in This two-year programme entails a dis- thesis (1 year).
vision with exposure to working with English at contact opportunities. sertation that demonstrates a grasp of
individual children and adults, groups, both theoretical and methodological is- MPhil in Visual Arts (Illustration)*
families, couples and communities. A PhD in Social Work sues in sociology. It fosters the student’s Coursework, studio research and
25% research assignment must also The programme aims to increase stu- ability to think critically and in an inno- thesis (2 years). Vocationally oriented
be done. dents’ advanced knowledge of and vative way, while producing new knowl- academic and technical instruction in il-
skills in research, equipping them to edge in the selected research area. lustration, with the emphasis on practi-
MA* and PhD* in Psychology undertake independent research within cal illustration, theory of illustration and
These programmes are based on re- the disciplines of social work theory PhD in Social Anthropology* creative writing. During the second year
search leading to a thesis or a disser- and social work practice. This two-year programme entails a dis- of study the practical component in-
tation. Research in these programmes It takes at least two years and con- sertation that demonstrates a grasp of volves independent studio practice and
is usually part of departmental research sists primarily of self-study and con- both theoretical and methodological the theoretical component a thesis.
projects. These include projects on cul- sultation with the promoter about the issues in social anthropology. It fosters
ture and mental health, women’s men- research and the dissertation, which the student’s ability to think critically MA in Visual Arts*
tal health, family well-being, trauma and carries a weight of 100%. and in an innovative way, while produc- Independent studio research and the-
post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual- ing new knowledge in the selected re- sis (2 years). Specialisation in jewellery
ity and HIV/Aids, childhood fears, ap- DEPARTMENT OF SOCIO- search area. and metal design, graphic design, painting,
plied community psychology and ag- LOGY AND SOCIAL ANTHRO- sculpture, illustration, printmaking, photog-
gression. POLOGY PhD in Social Science Methods* raphy or new media. The programme
This two-year programme entails a dis- involves the production of a body of
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL For more information sertation and focuses on aspects of practical work and a thesis related to
WORK Ms C Fortuin social sciences methodology, including one of the above-mentioned specialisa-
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2417 research designs and methodological tions.
For more information E-mail: email@example.com paradigms, methods of sampling, data
Programme coordinator: Web site: www.sun.ac.za/sociology collection and analysis, and project MA in Art Education*
Prof S Green Departmental brochure available management skills. Taught, independent studio research
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2070 and thesis (2 years). Specialisation in
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3765 BAHons in Sociology* and in Social DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL art education and studio work. Stu-
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Anthropology* ARTS dents produce a body of practical work
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/soc_work These one-year, taught programmes and write a thesis.
Brochures available are strictly residential and also require For more information
a research assignment. Students gain Mrs Y Williams PhD in Visual Arts*
MA in Social Work theoretical insight on social phenome- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3052 Doctoral degrees in the arts are re-
1. Research programme in Social Work na, including structures, institutions and E-mail: email@example.com search degrees culminating in a dis-
This option enables students to un- relationships, develop important social Web site: academic.sun.ac.za/fine_arts/ sertation. The study as a whole can
dertake independent research with the science research skills and examine Brochures on programmes available consist of theoretical work or it can be
guidance of a supervisor, leading to a critical issues in South African society the results of an integrated study of
thesis that constitutes 100% of the pro- within a comparative perspective. Our honours and master’s programmes the creative processes and theoretical
gramme. The programme extends over are strictly residential and students work that are reported in a dissertation.
one or two years depending on the en- MA in Sociology* and in Social An- work closely with their lecturers and su- The unique nature of the integrated
try point. thropology* pervisors who guide and evaluate the option is derived from the coherence
The MA programmes consist of a thesis different dimensions of the respective and interdependency of the study of
2. Taught programme in Welfare Pro- on an approved topic and two support areas of study. The programmes are the creative process and theoretical di-
gramme Management modules and extend over one year. flexible and allow students to pursue in- mensions of the research leading to an
This option aims to prepare students The programmes focus on the applica- dependent, creative and/or theoretical original contribution to knowledge and
for high-level posts in welfare agencies tion of theoretical and methodological research in art theory, art history and insight into the arts.
and to undertake independent research understanding as well as relevant re- visual studies.
with the guidance of a supervisor. search skills to a specialisation area in We offer a support structure that in-
It extends over two years and con- either sociology or social anthropology. cludes frequent studio and/or theory
sists of formal lectures, seminar work South African material is studied from seminars. An interactive, Web-based
Economic and QUALIFICATION DEPARTMENT NO. / FIELD OF STUDY
All fields of study mentioned under Honours and BPhil degrees PLUS:
37 Business Administration (MBA)
30 Computer Auditing
37 Development Finance
Ms Nazli Daniels • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4837 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Janine Davids • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4836 • E-mail: email@example.com
Master’s degrees 35 Environmental Management
37 Futures Studies
33 HIV/Aids Management
33 Industrial Psychology (Psych)
The Faculty of Economic and Man- Public Management and Planning are Science enjoys national and interna- 37 Management Coaching
agement Sciences, established in offered on the Bellville Park Campus. tional accreditation by professional in- 30 Taxation
1925, is the largest of the ten fac- Both campuses have modern libraries stitutes and our students’ performance All fields of study mentioned under Master’s degrees PLUS:
ulties of the University. It consists and modern technological facilities. The in external examinations is proof of the PhD degrees
35 Complexity and Sustainability Studies
of the following eight departments: Bellville Park Campus also offers con- quality of our programmes. In a similar
Accounting, Business Manage- venient accommodation. vein our programmes in Industrial Psy-
ment, Economics, the University chology and Human Resource Man- DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING Enquiries Enquiries
of Stellenbosch Business School, Our departments offer postgraduate agement are acknowledged by pro- Kobus van Schalkwyk or Pieter von Wielligh George Nel
Industrial Psychology, Logistics, programmes of the highest quality. This fessional bodies. In other disciplines, For more information Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3682 / 3846 Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3422
School of Public Management and is borne out by, for example, interna- excellent quality of tuition is ensured by Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3431 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning, and Statistics and Actu- tionally sought-after accreditations such cooperation agreements; these cover Fax: +27 (0)21 886 4176
arial Science. as EQUIS (European Quality Improve- matters such as the exchange of stu- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/accounting Chartered Management Accoun- Training of tax specialists
ment System) and AMBA (Association dents and teaching staff, and joint re- tants The programme for the qualifications
The Faculty occupies three buildings of MBAs) for the University of Stellen- search projects with internationally rec- The Department focuses mainly on The internationally recognised qualifi- MAcc (Taxation) or MComm (Taxation)
on the main campus at Stellenbosch, bosch Business School. Our training ognised academic institutions. training professional accountants. Its cation of Chartered Management Ac- runs over two years on the Stellenbosch
while the postgraduate programmes of for professional registration in specialist programmes therefore satisfy the re- countant is obtained by passing the ex- and Bellville Park Campuses and en-
the Business School and the School of fields such as Accounting and Actuarial quirements of various professional bodies. amination set by the Chartered Institute tails group discussions and research.
Students may also do research in one of Management Accountants (CIMA) in Students must prepare for these group
PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS or more of the following: Accounting, London. discussions, which are held twice a
Auditing, Financial Accounting, Man- Our modules for the BCommHons week. The research culminates in the
QUALIFICATION DEPARTMENT NO. / FIELD OF STUDY agement Accounting or Taxation. (Management Accounting) comply with writing of an assignment and an article
the CIMA requirements. Students who for an accredited journal.
30 Accounting Chartered Accountants have obtained this BCommHons after Admission requirements for MAcc
36 Actuarial Science The South African Institute of Chartered completing a BComm (Management (Taxation): BAccHons, the PGDA or an
31 Financial Planning Accountants (SAICA) control the account- Accounting) degree at Stellenbosch equivalent.
Postgraduate diplomas 33 HIV/Aids Management ing profession in the RSA. To qualify as a University are exempted from nine of Admission requirements for MComm
34 Maritime Studies chartered accountant a candidate must CIMA’s fourteen examinations. (Taxation): BComm, LLB. BAccLLB or
31 Marketing pass both Part 1 and Part 2 of the qualifying an equivalent.
34 Transport and Logistics Studies examinations of the SAICA and complete Enquiries
a three-year training contract as trainee ac- Flippie Wessels Enquiries
31 Business Management (Modules: financial
countant (after obtaining a bachelor’s de- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3437 Herman Viviers or Rudie Nel
analysis, financial management, marketing
gree) at an approved training organisation. E-mail: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2851 / 9079
management, and strategy and innovation)
To gain entry to Part 1 of the qualifying E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
examinations, which is conducted by SA- Certified Accountants email@example.com
32 Economics and Mathematical Statistics
ICA, a candidate must obtain the degree The internationally recognised qualifica-
31 Financial Analysis (Modules: as for Business
BAccHons (Accounting subjects) or the tion of Certified Accountant is obtained Training of computer auditing spe-
Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting at this by passing the examinations set by cialists
36 Financial Risk Management
University or any other degree or diploma the Chartered Association of Certified The two-year MComm (Computer Au-
33 Human Resource Management
that has been approved for this purpose. Accountants (ACCA) in London and diting) programme trains qualified pro-
33 Industrial Psychology (Psych)
Honours degrees To gain entry to Part 2 of the qualifying complying with the requirements set for fessional accountants as specialists in
34 Logistics Management
examination of the SAICA, which is con- practical experience. computer auditing.
30 Management Accounting
ducted by SAICA, a student must comply Our modules for BComm (Financial The programme consists of a taught
34 Maritime Studies
with the following requirements: Accounting) are recognised by ACCA. component (compulsory lectures once
36 Mathematical Statistics
- Successful completion of Part 1 of the Students who have obtained this a month at the Stellenbosch Campus
34 Operations Research
qualifying examination. BComm are currently exempted from for a period of 18 months) and a re-
35 Public and Development Management
- Successful completion of a preparatory ACCA’s first nine subjects (maximum search component (an assignment or
34 Quantitative Management
course at an approved educational or- exemption that could be granted) and article that can be published in an ac-
ganisation with a view to Part 2 of the may sit for the remaining five subjects credited journal).
34 Transport and Logistics Studies
professional examination. at two exam sessions. Admission requirements: BAccHons or
34 Transport Economics
- Completion of 18 months of a training equivalent and registration as a Char-
contract as a trainee accountant at an Please note: Our BCommHons (Financial Accoun tered Accountant (SA), or equivalent
35 Sustainable Development Planning and Man- ting) programme is in abeyance, but will be offered
BPhil degrees approved training organisation. again once external accreditation at IRBA is fina qualification.
agement lised by ACCA.
Enquiries Management is offered full-time (one manage innovation in large businesses nomics and economic analysis. The The BComm (Psych), BCommHons a research project of 40 credits.
Pieter von Wielligh year) or part-time (two years). Students and small entrepreneurial projects. Financial Economics option is career- (Psych) and MComm (Psych) pro- Applications close: 15 November.
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3846 write a thesis about any approved topic Marketing communication*: Analyse oriented, preparing students for jobs in grammes comply with the requirements Further information and application
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org in business management. marketing communication to develop the financial sector of the economy. of the Health Professions Council of forms available at www.aidscentre.sun.
technical and conceptual skills, espe- The Department also offers an Hon- South Africa (HPCSA). The postgradu- ac.za
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS Doctoral programme cially in a multicultural environment. ours programme in Economics and ate programmes in Human Resource Enquiries: R Williams
MANAGEMENT This programme in Business Manage- Marketing metrics*: Explores the quan- Mathematical Statistics. Covering a Management comply with the regula- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3002 / 3006 / 2621
ment is offered full-time or part-time tification of data as input for marketing specialised study not only of econom- tions of the South African Board of Per- E-mail: email@example.com
For more information Students complete a scientific thesis decision making. ics, but also of statistical inference, this sonnel Practice (SABPP).
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2026 about any approved topic in business Marketing research*: Leads students programme equips students to analyse Honours, master’s and doctoral DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2226 management. through the various phases of scien- relationships in the economy. studies may follow on the following
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org tific research focused on generating Building on from an honours degree, undergraduate programmes: BComm For more information
Web site: Modules for honours programmes information that may assist in resolving or its equivalent, students may choose (Human Resource Management), Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2249
academic.sun.ac.za/business/ Advanced entrepreneurship*: Focuses marketing questions. between a research-based Master’s BComm (Psych), and BA (Human Re- Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3406
*Modules suitable for international stu- on current research topics in entrepre- Organisational diagnosis and mentor- programme, requiring a thesis that is source Management). The first two E-mail: email@example.com
dents neurship, such as social entrepreneur- ing*: Focuses on how well the organi- the result of independent research, or programmes resort under the Faculty Web site: www.sun.ac.za/logistics
ship, women- and minority entrepre- sation is functioning as a system, and a taught Master’s programme. The lat- of Economic and Management Sci-
This Department is one of the leading de- neurship and growth of high potential whether all its parts are functioning in ter is a full-time programme that aims ences and the third resorts under the The Department, founded in 1960, is
partments of its kind in South Africa. Our ventures, placing international entre- unison within the broader objectives of to produce competent professional Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. All the oldest tertiary academic depart-
highly skilled lecturers are at the forefront preneurship issues in perspective. the organisation. economists who can be employed in three programmes lead to registration ment in South Africa to offer tuition in
of developments in the business world. Advanced marketing management*: Portfolio theory and management*: Fo- the public and private sector. Students in various categories with the SABPP logistics and transport. The following
Consequently, we can offer programmes Revises content annually, in line with cuses on portfolio management, the can opt for General Economics, or spe- and/or the HPCSA after postgraduate majors can be taken up to the PhD
designed to develop skills currently much prevailing circumstances in marketing, evaluation of portfolio return, the appli- cialise in Economics of Education, De- studies and approved practical work level: logistics, logistics management,
in demand in the modern business world to focus on speciality fields of market- cation of theory on the composition of velopment Economics or in Trade and (internship). operations research, quantitative man-
(both nationally and internationally). ing such as green marketing, Internet portfolios, the selection of investments Industrial Policy. The honours programmes are pre- agement, maritime studies and trans-
marketing and consumer privacy. and the evaluation of portfolio return. The highest qualification offered by sented full-time and part-time in English, port economics.
Postgraduate diploma programmes Advanced strategic management*: Real estate investment and financing*: the Department is a Doctorate in Eco- whilst the master’s degree programmes
The Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Fosters a comprehensive grasp of stra- Focuses on such topics as property nomics by way of a dissertation. are presented part-time in English. Stu- Programmes
Planning prepares students for a career tegic management and a critical inno- economics, property investment and Exchange agreements exist with, dents on the part-time programme visit - BCommHons, MComm and PhD in
as financial planners. The programme vative ability to think in a transformative the impact of capital gains tax, prop- among others, the Vrije University, and the Stellenbosch Campus for 5 weeks Logistics Management, Transport
is accredited by the Financial Planning way about strategic management. erty finance and securitisation, and the the Universities of Erasmus and of per year. The part-time honours pro- Economics, Quantitative Manage-
Institute of Southern Africa. Four mod- Corporate venturing*: Explores the composition of property portfolios. Maastricht. gramme is presented over a period of ment or Maritime Studies
ules, one per semester, are taught over growth and profit potential and the via- Short-term insurance*: Focuses on as- two years and the structured part of the - BCommHons or BScHons, MComm
two years by means of evening classes bility of self-sustainable projects in es- pects such as risk management and DEPARTMENT OF INDUS- part-time master’s degree programme or MSc, and PhD in Operations Re-
on the Bellville Park Campus. Examina- tablished companies. the most important types of insurance. TRIAL PSYCHOLOGY over a period of one year. search
tions are taken in June and November. Derived financial instruments*: Focuses - Postgraduate Diploma, MPhil and
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Mar- on the theory and practice of derivative in- DEPARTMENT OF ECONO- For more information Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/Aids PhD in Transport and Logistics Studies
keting offers students with an accept- struments such as forwards, futures, op- MICS Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3008 Management - Postgraduate Diploma, MPhil and
able Bachelor’s degree (also from other tions and interest rate swap contracts. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3007 This programme is offered part-time PhD in Maritime Studies
fields than economic sciences) the op- Fixed interest securities (bonds)*: Fo- For more information E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org online (via the Internet) and supple-
portunity to specialise in marketing. It is cuses on the different valuation tech- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2247 Web site: mented with interactive satellite broad- The Postgraduate Diploma, a residen-
a one-year, full-time programme, offer- niques applicable to bonds, as well as Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4637 www.sun.ac.za/industrial_psychology/ casts. Students attend a compulsory tially offered, one-year programme, is
ing lectures in the evening. aspects to be considered when compil- E-mail: email@example.com Programme information is available on summer school of one week in January. equivalent to an honours programme
ing a portfolio of bonds. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/econ/ the web site The programme consists of 6 modules of and can be read full-time or part-time.
Honours programmes Financial management*: Focuses on Brochures available *On modules suitable for international 20 credits each. After completing the di- The admission requirement is a bache-
The Honours programmes in Business such topics as fund flow analysis, finan- *Medium of tuition is English and all students, contact the Department or ploma students with an average of at least lor’s degree (no previous qualification in
Management, Financial Analysis, Fi- cial strategy and the investment deci- programmes are suitable for interna- the International Office 60% can apply for the MPhil programme. transport or logistics is required). After
nancial Management, Marketing Man- sion. tional students Applications close 31 October. Fur- the Postgraduate Diploma, the MPhil
agement, and Strategy and Innovation International marketing*: Focuses on Industrial Psychology focuses on the ther information and application forms can be read in one year.
are offered full-time. The programme in topics such as the international market- This Department was established in optimal development and utilisation of available at www.aidscentre.sun.ac.za.
Financial Analysis prepares students for ing environment, opportunity analysis 1920 and has a long tradition of re- human resources in the work environ- Enquiries: R Williams SCHOOL OF PUBLIC
the international qualification of Char- and international marketing research, search in macroeconomics, structural ment. The Department – the first of its Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3002 / 3006 / 2621 MANAGEMENT AND
tered Financial Analyst (CFA) of the CFA and the formulation of global marketing economic issues, and economic policy kind in South Africa – has developed a E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PLANNING
Institute. Lectures are during the day. strategies. formulation, implementation and as- tradition of academic excellence and
Examinations are taken in June and International business*: Provides stu- sessment in the context of a develop- strives to present top quality graduates MPhil in HIV/Aids Management For more information
November. The programme includes dents with the skills to analyse global ing country. to all sectors of the South African econ- The MPhil programme is an online See contact numbers under pro-
an assignment to develop research and business drivers, global strategic levers The Department offers a full-time, omy. The Department would like to see (via the internet) teaching programme grammes
reporting skills in aid of decision making and organisational factors and to cre- taught Honours programme in Eco- its graduates addressing the prevailing supplemented with interactive satellite Web site: www.sopmp.sun.ac.za
regarding a business problem. ate decision-making alternatives. nomics in which candidates choose business-related people management broadcasts. A limited number of stu-
Managing innovation and breakthrough one of two broad options. Those who issues in such a way that they will earn dents are selected on the basis of their The School is committed to communi-
Master’s programme ideas*: Develops the tools to exploit take the General Economics option the trust, respect and appreciation of academic performance. Students com- ty-focused, nationally and internation-
The Master’s programme in Business breakthrough ideas and to strategically gain a specialised knowledge of eco- top management. plete 4 modules of 20 credits each and ally competitive academic and profes-
sional teaching, research and service delivery in the fields of Both above-mentioned programmes focus on the needs of financial risk management and portfo- area. Certain modules may be followed by the Institute for Futures Research
planning, public management, public policy analysis, devel- persons working in a managerial capacity in the public sector. lio theory, practical financial modelling, at foreign business schools with which in cooperation with the USB. The pro-
opment and environmental management for the participative After completing the Master’s programme, students can pro- credit derivatives, stochastic financial the USB has exchange agreements. gramme, which runs for two years, is
and equitable promotion of sustainable development. ceed to a doctoral research programme in Public Manage- simulation and financial risk manage- Learning outcomes are predetermined, presented electronically by way of inter-
Consisting of different components, each with a distinct ment and Development Planning (part-time). ment programming. regardless which local or international active telematic education.
academic area of speciality, the School functions on both Academic Certificate Programmes and short courses are lecturers are involved in teaching pro-
the Stellenbosch Campus and Bellville Park Campus of the also presented by way of lectures and interactive telematic Consult our web site for further particu- grammes, and emphasis is placed on MPhil in Management Coaching
University. teaching. lars on our postgraduate programmes continuous growth and assessment of This two-year Master’s programme for
The taught postgraduate programmes in Public and De- Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 918 4193; Fax: +27 (0)21 918 4123 in actuarial science, mathematical sta- competencies aspirant professional coaches con-
velopment Management are presented by way of lectures E-mail: email@example.com tistics and statistics. sists of five one-week modules and a
in one block presentation over seven days, complemented The MBA programme is presented in research report. It is the only accred-
with interactive telematic broadcasts to locations spread over DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND ACTUARIAL UNIVERSITY OF STELLEN- the formats set out below. ited MPhil in management coaching in
Southern Africa. The taught, modular, postgraduate pro- SCIENCE BOSCH BUSINESS SCHOOL South Africa.
grammes in Sustainable Development Planning and Manage- (USB) MBA (Full-time)*
ment and Environmental Management comprise the atten- For more information One year of lectures during the day; re- PhD in Business Administration*
dance of a block presentation of lectures and seminars over Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3244 For more information search report in the 2nd year (English). This two-year programme involves re-
a period of two to three weeks at a time, complemented with Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3830 Marie Willows search culminating in a dissertation. A
study and assignment completion at home. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4243 MBA (Part-time) limited number of bursaries are avail-
The School has exchange agreements with universities in Web site: www.sun.ac.za/statistics E-mail: email@example.com Two years of lectures in the evening; re- able for full-time students.
Argentina, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Ita- *Programmes suitable for international students. Feel free to Fax: +27 (0)21 918 4468 search report in the 3rd year (English).
ly, and the USA (Universities of Rutgers and Wyoming). Euro- contact us about this. Postal address: USB, PO Box 610,
pean students often take semester modules at Stellenbosch Bellville 7535 MBA (Modular)*
for credits towards the completion of their degrees. Ten years before it was founded in 1946, this Department, Web site: www.usb.ac.za Block lectures over a period of two and
one of the oldest in the country, already presented statistics Brochures available a half years (an orientation block and 10
Postgraduate programmes at Stellenbosch Campus as a subject, mainly for students in the commercial sciences. *Programmes suitable for international blocks of 6 days each); research report
• Public and development management In this way we ended up in the Faculty of Economic and Man- students thereafter. Two programmes to choose
- BCommHons or BAHons taught by way of lectures, with agement Sciences. The number of environments needing tu- from (bilingual: English and Afrikaans;
one contact session at the Bellville Park Campus and fur- ition in statistics is increasing even more rapidly. In 1985 we The University of Stellenbosch Business or English).
ther interactive telematic teaching in Stellenbosch or an- also started offering actuarial science. Presently we house the School (USB) is situated on the Univer-
other centre. Centre for Statistical Consultation; proof that we are serious sity’s Bellville Park Campus in Bellville, Master’s in Development Finance*
- MComm, MA by way of research, or taught with lectures about active research. Cape Town. It is one of the few man- This Master’s programme runs over
similar to the Honours programme. agement schools outside Europe that two years in modular format (with 4
- PhD (part-time), research option only. Fields of study is accredited by the European Quality lecture blocks of 2 weeks each in this
Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 918 4193; Fax +27 (0)21 918 4123 Statistics (up to doctorate), mathematical statistics (up to Improvement System (EQUIS) of the period). Core modules include quanti-
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org doctorate), actuarial science (up to Master’s) and financial risk European Foundation for Management tative methods, microfinance, project
management (up to doctorate). Listed below is a summary of Development. The School’s MBA pro- finance, corporate governance, political
• Environmental management the fields covered. gramme has also been accredited by and economic dimensions of develop-
MPhil focuses on management skills for sustainable devel- the Association of MBAs (AMBA) in ment in Africa, and small-scale enter-
opment, environmental issues, ethics, economics, law and Statistics and mathematical statistics: Advanced statistical in- the UK. The MBA programme received prise development.
management, as well as GIS. A research application is done. ference, Bayes statistics, biostatistics, bootstrap and related unconditional accreditation from the
This full-time programme comprises four two-week blocks of computer-intensive techniques, categorical data analysis, quality committee of the SA Council MPhil in Futures Studies*
lectures on campus over two years. Tuition is in English. consultation practice, data mining, experimental design, ex- on Higher Education. The School is a This Master’s programme is presented
Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 808 2151; Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2085 treme value theory, large sample analysis, multidimensional member of several international aca-
E-mail: email@example.com scaling, multivariate statistical analysis, probability models demic bodies, including the European
and stochastic simulation, probability theory, non-parametric Doctoral Programmes Association in
• Sustainable Development Planning and Management techniques, sampling theory, S-PLUS and R programming, Management and Business Adminis-
- BPhil or MPhil (full-time or part-time) taught by way of lec- statistical learning theory, statistical quality control, survival tration (EDAMBA).
tures over two to four years. The programme is presented analysis, time series analysis.
in collaboration with the Sustainability Institute. After com- Actuarial science: The postgraduate programmes cover cer- MBA
pletion of the MPhil programme students can proceed to tain of the later subjects of the Actuarial Society of South Af- The recently re-designed MBA curricu-
a research programme PhD in Public Management and rica (and the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries in the UK). In lum aims at developing students’ per-
Development Planning (part-time) or a transdisciplinary the Honours programme Financial Economics (A205), Actu- sonal competencies, integrated think-
PhD in Complexity and Sustainability Studies. arial Risk Management (A301), Communications (A302) and ing and high-level leadership. Students
Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 881 3952; Fax: +27 (0)21 881 3294 Modelling (A402) are covered. The Postgraduate Diploma embark on an individualised interactive
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and Master’s programmes cover subjects on the Fellowship journey which extends over the full du-
level, with the Master’s programme also requiring the submis- ration of the MBA study period and is
Postgraduate programmes at Bellville Park Campus sion of an assignment/thesis. Successful students are able designed to achieve optimal personal
• Public and Development Management to obtain exemptions (from the examinations of the actuarial leadership development. After stu-
- BHons in Public Administration taught by way of one con- profession) for not only the Core Technical subjects, but also dents have completed the core mod-
tact session and further interactive telematic teaching. for the subjects in the Core Principles and Fellowship Prin- ules of the MBA programme, they may
- Master in Public Administration by way of research or ciples subjects. choose from a variety of elective mod-
taught. Financial risk management: Financial mathematical statistics, ules or specialise in a specific study
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION POLICY lenges are researched.
STUDIES Wellness in learning and teaching contexts: A critical inquiry
is launched into the emotional and physical wellbeing of learn-
Research focus ers and educators in an ever changing learning society.
i Faculty Secretary: Mr JB de Beer • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4831 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3822 Explore the dynamic field of contestation between the demo- Therapeutic and learning support for children and
E-mail: email@example.com • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/education/ cratic transformation of education and societal changes in families with learning and developmental challenges:
relation to education policy implementation. Educational Support is provided both within the classroom context as well
leadership and management constitute the focus of policy as within the family or community context. Therapeutic and
implementation. counselling strategies constitute this domain.
The Faculty’s research programme focuses on relevant and Computers in education: The topics of research in this Training of educational psychologists and school counsellors:
strategically important themes in education and sport science area include programme development, computer delivery Main areas of research Themes include the quality of counselling, trauma manage-
in order to find solutions to educational, exercise and sport sci- systems, authoring languages and the educational use of the Democratic education and citizenship education: This ment and collaborative consultation in communities as well
ence matters of current concern and to promote the devel- Internet. field incorporates the philosophical investigation of concepts as teacher learning.
opment of education and human movement science in South Higher education: The research area encompasses an ex- such as equal liberties, communitarianism, citizenship theory
Africa. This research, which impacts on all of the teaching ploration of higher education as a field of study, studies of and their enriched implications for the transformation of edu-
programmes, is concerned with local as well as international elements of curricula, teaching, learning and assessment, cation in schools and universities vis-à-vis the implementation
needs. In the light of its strategic importance, the development postgraduate supervision processes, and academic and pro- of education policy.
of human potential in a diverse community has been chosen as fessional staff development. Democratic transformation of education and education
a central focus for applied research in the Faculty of Education. Curriculum enquiry in social context (diversity in reli- policy implementation: This focus area explores the impact
Its four departments each have a complementary focus that gion teaching and learning, human rights values and of globalisation on the interaction between transformative
ties in with the broad research focus of the Faculty. belief systems): In cooperation with universities abroad we working environments, qualification frameworks and assess-
do research on teaching and learning in diverse education ment, as well as the interaction between educational, school
DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM STUDIES environments. Specific research is being undertaken to ex- leadership and management narratives.
plore the impact of teaching a culture of human rights through Education policy reform in urban context: By applying
Research focus intercultural and interreligious dialogue across different social the theoretical lenses of ‘policy renovation’ and ‘space’ to
This Department’s research focus is the development of hu- and cultural settings in South African schools. selected qualitative methodologies and ethnographic sites.
man potential in a diverse society through curriculum studies Geography and History teaching and learning: Research What the curriculum activates in young people: A multi-
that focus on curriculum theory, on curriculum management focuses on aspects such as teaching for sustainability be- dimensional exploration of the experiences within educational
and policy, on the community and its environment, on lan- tween people and the environment as well as between people environments that help structure, shape or inform young peo-
guage and communication, and on learning and teaching. as individuals and people in group contexts; construction and ple’s transitions into adult life.
mediation of geographical and history knowledge through the Shaping the indexed identity and re-imagining school-
Main areas of research use of enquiry skills and techniques as well as the effective ing and its context.
Curriculum Study: This includes curriculum theory and en- meaning making of time-spatial information; use of formative School leadership, governance, management and hu-
quiry, curriculum perspectives on transformation, democrati- assessment underpinned by productive pedagogies in order man resource management.
sation of the curriculum and the identification of problem ar- to support quality teaching and learning.
eas in curriculum implementation. The critical discussion of Mentorship: The development of a mentorship system for DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL
various approaches to teaching such as outcomes-based the professional development of teaching students during PSYCHOLOGY
education by means of a variety of source materials and case teaching practice.
study evaluation, learning and the successful application of a Research focus
range of assessment strategies. The research focus of the Department is aimed at the edu-
Environmental education: This area encompasses re- cational psychological development of human potential and
search on education and sustainability, on environmental wellness in schools and communities. The ultimate aim is to
education and the Revised National Curriculum Statement, develop and implement appropriate, inclusive school- and
professional development (before and in-service training), and community-based educational psychological and specialised
the development of life skills for sustainable lifestyles. strategies. This will provide opportunities for optimal develop-
Science education: Aspects such as misconceptions in ment and self-actualization.
physics and science education, the role of language in sci-
ence education and curriculum development in science edu- Main areas of research
cation are areas of study. Implementation of inclusive education in different systems:
Language education and language in education: This This area focuses on the development of support strategies
area includes research on pre-school literacy education, within learning environments and communities. An established
on children’s and juvenile literacy, on the development and area is the inclusion of especially learners with disabilities.
teaching of reading, listening, oral and writing skills, manag- Assessment within the inclusive classroom: Within the
ing multilingual learning, teaching a language in a multilingual field of assessment, many facets of educational and psycho-
context and language policy and planning. logical assessment are viewed in order to establish a holistic
Mathematics education: Prominent topics of research in approach to assessment.
this area are the psychology of Mathematics Education, the Learning support to vulnerable student populations
role of argumentation and articulation in the development of such as youth and adults: This domain focuses on the
learners’ comprehension of fractions, learning through com- challenges of the non-formal learning environment that youth
munication, teachers and formative assessment, graphic centres and adult basic education centres face to serve vul-
calculators, and curriculum development in Mathematics nerable students. Educational support of vulnerable youth
Education. and adults with learning, emotional and behavioural chal-
DEPARTMENT OF SPORT SCIENCE Main areas of research
The most important areas of research are exercise and sport
Research focus physiology, motor learning, peak performance, sport and ex-
The development of human potential in a diverse society ercise psychology, kinanthropometry, sport injuries and reha-
through the improvement of sporting performances, move- bilitation, sport pedagogy, and sport history.
ment literacy, sport for persons with disabilities and health Faculty Secretary: Mr Minnaar Pienaar • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4835 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4576
promotion. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms Tanya Ficker • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4203 • Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4206
E-mail: email@example.com • Web site: www.eng.sun.ac.za/
*All programmes are suitable for international students. A detailed research brochure is also available.
PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS
QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE / FIELDS OF STUDY The Faculty of Engineering is one of South Africa’s major pro- management, environmental water requirements, river hy-
ducers of high-level engineers. Established in 1944, it cur- draulics, design of hydraulic structures, water services and
A professional qualification for persons with a bachelor’s degree with ap-
Postgraduate Certificate in rently has five engineering departments, namely Civil, Electri- water purification, as well as coastal and port engineering.
PGCE propriate subjects, other than a BEd, who wish to become professional
Education cal and Electronic, Industrial, Mechanical and Mechatronic, Coastal and port engineering is one of the postgraduate
and Process. specialisation topics in water engineering. This postgraduate
Six areas of specialisation: The Faculty is housed in a large building complex and has programme is presented both to full-time and part-time stu-
Curriculum Studies excellent teaching and research laboratories and an extensive dents. Presentation to part-time students is done by means
Community Education and Learning Support support infrastructure. Its mission is to serve as a cost-effec- of both block courses and Internet-based tuition. Refer to the
Bachelor of Education with tive source of excellent technical proficiency and professional postgraduate brochure on our web site for more information.
BEdHons* Education Management
Honours leadership through teaching, research and service to industry
Education Policy Studies
Educational Psychology and the community. Transportation engineering, pavement engineering and
Language Education The Engineering Faculty has a long tradition of close coope- geotechnics: The topics for specialisation in transportation
ration with industry. Both contract research and consultation engineering are intelligent and public transportation systems,
Specialisation in the area of either Biokinetics or Sport Science. In Sport for industry are facilitated by various internal organisations. transportation safety, transportation planning and traffic engi-
BHons in Bachelor of Sport Science
Science there are two focus areas, namely Paediatric Sport Science and These include the respective Centres for Renewable and neering. In pavement engineering, the topics for specialisa-
Sport Science* with Honours
High Performance Sport. Sustainable Energy Studies, for Civil Engineering, for Electri- tion are pavement materials, advanced asphalt and concrete
cal and Electronic Engineering, and for Process Engineering, pavement design, pavement management systems, road
Research or taught programme in one of these areas: as well as the Institutes for Thermodynamics and Mechanics, pavement evaluation and rehabilitation design. In geotech-
Curriculum Studies and for Industrial Engineering. nics the engineering properties of soil, interaction between
Master of Education Education Policy Studies The Faculty and its various departments currently have soil and geotextiles, and the improvement of problem soils
Educational Support several overseas cooperation agreements in place enabling are investigated.
Educational Psychology (MEdPsych) postgraduate students to do part of their postgraduate stud-
ies and projects in a foreign country. More information regard-
MPhil* ing these foreign partnerships is available from the various
(Brochures Lectured programme in one of these areas: chairs of departments and the Vice-Dean: Research.
Master of Philosophy
available on Higher Education Education and Training for Lifelong Learning All students who do not have South African citizenship po-
request) tentially have access to all the postgraduate programmes of-
fered, provided that an official study permit is obtained and
Research programme in one of the following areas of specialisation: that all the requirements of admission are met.
Sport and Exercise Physiology
Sport Psychology The medium of instruction on postgraduate level is English.
M of Sport
Master of Sport Science Motor Learning
Science* DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
Adapted Sport For more information
Ms Amanda de Wet
Independent research producing a dissertation that can withstand inter- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4404
PhD* Doctor of Philosophy
national, intellectual scrutiny. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4947
Sustained research for a continuous period in a particular field of Educa- Web site: www.civeng.sun.ac.za/
DEd* Doctor of Education tion in the form of a collection of published work that had been subjected A detailed brochure is available.
to critical peer evaluation.
Within the wider discipline of civil engineering the Department
has a special focus on the areas of water resource devel-
opment, transportation engineering, pavement engineering,
structural engineering, reliability analysis, engineering man-
agement and civil engineering informatics. The Department
has at its disposal well-equipped laboratories for research in
all fields of specialisation.
Water and environmental engineering: The topics for
specialisation include water resources development and
Structural engineering: The focus falls on steel construc- Signal processing: The signal processing group focuses its achieve this, industrial engineers apply their ability to coor- Design and automation: Research is being done on the
tion, reinforced concrete construction and structural behav- research on pattern recognition techniques which may be ap- dinate, integrate and optimise the inputs of other disciplines. optimisation of computer-aided design and mechatronic sys-
iour, development of cement-based construction materials, plied, among other things, to the automatic processing of hu- Engineering management includes fields like project manage- tems. On postgraduate level particular attention is given to
structural reliability and design code development, supported man speech, and also to the development of digital radar and ment, risk management, quality management, performance machine vision and manufacturing applications of mecha-
by computational and experimental mechanics. broadcasting systems. The emphasis is on the application management and feasibility studies. tronics.
of statistical decision making to the processing of informa- Research is mainly coordinated and managed by the De-
Civil engineering informatics: The focus is on fundamen- tion from sensors and automatic interpretation of real world partment’s Institute of Industrial Engineering (IBi). This in- Granular flow modelling: Important work is being done on
tal methods, models and processes of civil engineering, as data. The group largely makes use of Linux-based computer cludes the Global Competitiveness Centre (GCC), the Cen- the optimisation of dragline buckets and particle dampers.
well as information technology. This provides the basis for the networks available for the development of software as well as tre for Advanced Manufacturing (SENROB) and the Unit for Software for modelling granular flow is also developed in the
systematic mapping of problems to the computer in such a the design of signal processing hardware. Systems Modelling and Analysis (USMA). The Centres are group.
way that the potential of information technology can be fully mainly supported by the Technology and Human Resources
exploited. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING in Industry Programme (THRIP), the National Research Foun- The Department offers a master’s programme and also indi-
dation (NRF) and the Advanced Manufacturing Technology vidual modules for part-time students. This is aimed at prac-
Engineering management: The research in this area focus- For more information Strategy (AMTS). Research partners include a branch of the tising engineers who are keen to expand their capabilities
es on project and facilities management, project economics Ms Amelia Henning Fraunhofer Institute, overseas universities and a number of without interrupting their work.
and finance, construction and engineering law, as well as risk Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4240 foreign companies.
management in construction. Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4245
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND MECHA-
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELEC- Web site: www.ie.sun.ac.za/ TRONIC ENGINEERING
The overall aim of the Department’s research is to promote For more information
For more information the global competitiveness of national enterprises and indus- Ms Welma Liebenberg
The Postgraduate Officer tries by concentrating on five activity areas. Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4095
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4481 / 4936 / 4478 Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4958
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4981 Strategic industrial engineering: This area covers the en- E-mail: email@example.com
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org gineering of enterprises as a whole. In order to achieve this, Web site: www.mecheng.sun.ac.za/
Web site: courses.ee.sun.ac.za/Nagraads industrial engineers apply their ability to analyse enterprises,
design them, implement them and operate them. Strategic The main areas of research are as follows:-
The Department has four main areas of research. industrial engineering includes fields like enterprise engineer-
ing, knowledge and information management, financial man- Renewable energy: Postgraduate training and research in
Computer and control systems: This group specialises agement and technology management. the broad field of renewable and sustainable energy studies
in control, automation and system identification for a variety is conducted in cooperation with various other academic de-
of platforms: e.g. underwater vehicles, unmanned aerial ve- Operational industrial engineering: Here the focus is on partments in the University. Our research focuses on solar
hicles (UAVs), airships and satellites. The group’s research ac- the engineering of the operational processes of an enterprise. and wave energy where, in particular, the thermodynamic and
tivities take place in the Electronic Systems Laboratory (ESL), In order to achieve this, industrial engineers apply their ability fluid mechanic problems are investigated.
the birthplace of SUNSAT, South Africa’s first satellite. Real- to analyse technical and non-technical processes, to rede-
time computer applications and FPGA-based architectures sign them, implement them and operate them. Operational Heat transfer and thermodynamics: The research here is
are generally used. Other research topics include biomedical industrial engineering includes fields like value engineering, done on heat transfer, heat exchangers, cooling towers, two-
electronics and process control. business process redesign, quality improvement, continuous phase flow and sustainable energy systems, as well as inter-
improvement, facilities planning and ergonomics. nal combustion engines. The Department is a world leader
Electrical energy: The research focuses on electric energy in air-cooled heat exchangers and cooling towers, a field in
conversion and control in renewable energy and power sys- Systems engineering: This is the application of statistical which it boasts an A Category researcher (as rated by the
tems. Internationally recognised research is done on inter alia and modelling techniques to support decision making. In or- National Research Foundation).
multi-level power electronic converters, permanent magnetic der to achieve this, industrial engineers apply their ability to
electrical machines, high-voltage insulators, power system model problems systematically, use scientific techniques, de- Fluid mechanics, including computational fluid me-
dynamics and parameter estimation, with applications in for termine optima and forecast the effect of changes. Systems chanics, turbomachinery and marine engineering: The
example wind and wave energy, free-piston Stirling engines, engineering includes fields like theory of constraints, system Department is also involved in modelling the dispersion and
electrical vehicles and energy efficiency. dynamics, simulation modelling, operations research, reliabil- accumulation of atmospheric particles.
ity modelling, analytical decision-making models, sensitivity
Electronics and electromagnetics: The work on super- analyses and forecasting. Structural mechanics and optimisation: The research
conductor devices, electromagnetic interference, filters and here focuses on solid mechanics, composite materials and
nonlinear circuits has an overall focus on high-frequency ap- Applied industrial engineering: In this area, the applica- structural dynamics and vibrations, including both machine
plications. A sophisticated near-field antenna laboratory, sup- tion of industrial engineering in specific industries is covered. and human response. Optimisation methods that can be ap-
ported by appropriate instrumentation and massive comput- In order to achieve this, industrial engineers apply their ability plied over a wide spectrum of areas are developed, but with
ing power, provides the infrastructure for work in the areas to specialise in specific industries like primary and second- a particular focus on structures.
of computational electromagnetics and antennas, and enjoys ary manufacturing, technology, finance and services. Applied
widespread recognition. Several members of the group are industrial engineering includes fields like manufacturing pro- Biomedical engineering: Mechatronics and biomechanics
actively engaged in the design and building of the antenna, cesses, manufacturing systems, robotics, logistics, electron- are used in various applications, including telemedicine, diag-
feed structure and RF interference minimisation policy for ics, metallurgy, medical technology and services. nostic aids and implants.
South Africa’s Square Kilometre Array bid. Together with the
SUNSAT group, this forms the largest RF and microwave Engineering management: This area covers the man- Materials science: Research areas are fibre-reinforced
academic team in South Africa. agement of technical enterprises or processes. In order to composites and powder metallurgy.
DEPARTMENT OF PROCESS ENGINEERING Microwave processing of materials: Research here focus-
es primarily on the design of microwave applicators for indus-
For more information trial chemical processes. Current projects include microwave
Ms Lynette Bresler treatment of ores and minerals and the decontamination of
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4485 drill cuttings. Much of the work involves collaboration with in-
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2059 ternational partners. Postgraduate Office • Room 5007 Teaching Building • Faculty of Health Sciences
E-mail: email@example.com PO Box 19063 • TYGERBERG 7505 • Tel: +27 (0)21 938 9056 • Fax: +27 (0)21 931 3352
Web site: www.chemeng.sun.ac.za/ Minerals and extractive metallurgy: In the area of hy- Web site: www.sun.ac.za/healthpostgrad
See also Calendar Part 12, Health Sciences: www.sun.ac.za/university/jaarboek/indeks.htm
A detailed research brochure is available. drometallurgy research focuses on the understanding of
leaching with particular application to uranium-bearing gold
This Department, with its very strong focus on research, ores and PGM ores, as well as the development of process As a leader in the field of health sciences the Faculty of Health POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS (PDs)
plays a leading role in upgrading and improving chemical models. Other research projects investigate the use of on-line Sciences (FHS) nurtures a student-centred learning culture in
and metallurgical processes in industry by developing and analysers to aid in process monitoring on hydrometallurgical which independent professionals can develop further and in Some of these programmes and/or specific modules are pre-
applying modern information systems technology. Often this plants. In the area of mineral processing studies are focused which new knowledge relevant to Africa can be generated by sented by means of interactive telematic education technol-
is achieved by collaborating with other local and foreign re- on the effect of certain operating conditions and pre-treat- means of research. The FHS also benefits the broader com- ogy (ITE; see page 10).
search institutions. The main areas of research are:- ment regimes on the efficiency of flotation in the PGM indus- munity through our participation and service.
try. Pyrometallurgical investigations cover the high tempera- The FHS is situated on the Tygerberg Campus of Stellen- - PD in Occupational Medicine
Bioprocess engineering: The particular focus is on the ture thermodynamics of metallurgical furnaces, as well as the bosch University, close to the Tygerberg Academic Hospital. - PD in Family Medicine (ITE) (coursework over two years;
application of chemical engineering principles to the de- complex multiphase fluid dynamics and electromagnetics of The Campus is close to public transport facilities and within contact sessions)
velopment and optimisation of bioprocesses. Examples of furnaces and ladles. Metal accounting is also an important easy reach of the main campus at Stellenbosch (40 minutes by - PD in Infection Control (coursework over 2 to 4 years; con-
bioprocesses include the production of valuable chemicals, area of research. car), the University of Stellenbosch Business School (10 min- tact sessions, research and self-study assignments, project
enzymes and proteins, including subunit vaccines. A major utes), Cape Town (20 minutes) and Cape Town International and assessment)
focus is the development of production organisms together Reactive systems: Core areas of chemical engineering ex- Airport (15 minutes). - PD in Nursing (Clinical Programmes) (fields of study: criti-
with elucidation of process strategies for the enhancement pertise are integrated and projects cover all aspects of reac- Tygerberg Campus has excellent facilities for postgraduate cal care nursing, advanced midwifery and neonatology,
of the organism’s performance and optimisation of product tor technology, chemical reaction kinetics, thermochemistry, students. These include laboratories, a library, a computer cen- operating room nursing, primary health care nursing and
accumulation. thermal separation, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics. tre, a skills laboratory, five student residences, sports fields, advanced psychiatric nursing)
accommodation for international students and a students’ - PD in Nursing (Non-Clinical Programmes) (fields of study:
Energy and environmental engineering: The main focus Separation technology: Experimental and fundamental centre. The students’ centre consists of a cafeteria, an aca- nursing education and nursing management)
is on the production of fuels and chemicals from renewable work focuses on distillation, membrane technology, super- demic bookshop and a well-equipped gymnasium, as well as
biomass. Biological and thermo-chemical process technolo- critical extraction, thermodynamics and absorption. In distil- the fully-equipped self-catering Mankadan Lodge for visitors. BSc IN MEDICAL SCIENCES WITH HONOURS
gies are used to convert lignocellulose into valuable products, lation the work includes the characterisation of packing mate- In addition, the nearby head office of the Medical Research (BScMedScHons)
to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and capture economic rial and trays, understanding the hydrodynamics in distillation Council (MRC), through its excellent infrastructure, lends fur-
opportunities in the reduction of carbon emissions. The work columns, practical distillation work and modelling. Membrane ther support to postgraduate students. The FHS hosts several This structured programme may be followed full-time over
is tailored to industrial needs, to ensure commercial applica- technology research has two main thrusts: catalytic mem- MRC-supported and other research and training units, such one year or part-time over two years and offers the following
tion of the technologies developed. brane technology and the use of membranes for water treat- as the Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology, the Unit on fields of study: biochemistry, epidemiology, pharmacology,
ment. Work on supercritical extraction aims at developing Anxiety and Stress-related Disorders, the Perinatal Mortality physiology, hyperbaric medicine, nuclear medicine, human
Intelligent process systems: Development is mainly con- new super-critical extraction processes. In thermodynam- Research Unit, and the Brain Imaging Centre. Centres that fo- genetics (clinical), human genetics (laboratory), microbiology,
cerned with smart sensors, process modelling, simulation, ics the main focus is on the measurement of high pressure cus on specific areas include the Nutrition Information Centre, morphological sciences, underwater medicine, pathology, re-
control and optimisation, analysis and modelling of complex multicomponent phase equilibria in the supercritical regime, the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, the Centre for Infectious productive biology (clinical), reproductive biology (biochemis-
nonlinear systems, data mining and statistical modelling. solubility measurements in supercritical fluids and thermody- Diseases, the Poison Information Centre, the Centre for Hu- try) (see ITE, page 10) and medical virology.
These systems are mostly applied in the mining and chemical namic modelling of complex systems. In absorption the main man Genetics Research and Education (GENRED) and the
process industries. objective is CO2 sequestration. Desmond Tutu TB Centre. The Centre for Health Sciences
Education offers courses and research that cultivate leadership
and innovation in the scholarship of teaching and learning in
health sciences in the country.
PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS
*All programmes are suitable for international students. The annual research output of the FHS consists of more than
300 published scientific articles in reputable journals and more
QUALIFICATION BRANCHES OFFERED than 600 scientific papers, abstracts and posters at congress-
es and other scientific meetings in South Africa and abroad.
PDE Postgraduate Diploma in
Civil, industrial and process engineering. We also deliver 80 master’s and 15 doctoral candidates on
average a year.
A taught programme (minimum 180 credits) in engineering with a project (minimum The Faculty has a Postgraduate Office which provides an ef-
60 credits) in which the emphasis is on the advanced application of engineering ficient one-stop service to all postgraduate students. Current
MEng Master of Engineering
sciences in design. Fields of study: civil, industrial and process engineering, and and prospective postgraduate students can come here for in-
engineering management. formation, assistance and skills development.
A wide variety of training opportunities from all health-related
Research-focused programme (240 credits). The programme comprises either a disciplines are presented on Tygerberg Campus and the sur-
research project (maximum 100%), or a research project (minimum 160 credits) to- rounding training platform in the Western Cape.
MScEng Master of Science in Engi-
gether with a number of prescribed modules (maximum 80 credits) that develops
the student’s design skills. Fields of study: civil, industrial and process engineering,
and engineering management.
PhD Doctor of Philosophy Research and writing of dissertation. All engineering branches.
DEng Doctor of Engineering Research and publications. All engineering branches.
MASTER OF MEDICINE (MMed) MSc IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (MScMedSc)
MMed programmes are offered in all the recognised speci- The MScMedSc may be followed full-time over one year or
alities of medicine in South Africa. These programmes are part-time over two years. Depending on candidates’ scientific
structured to meet the Health Professions Council of South experience, programmes are structured as coursework plus
Africa’s requirements for specialisation and extend over a pe- a research assignment or as a research project plus a the- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3780 • Fax: +27 (0)21 886 6235 • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/law
riod of four to five years. Candidates must be incumbents sis. The following subjects are offered: clinical epidemiology, *Fields of study suitable for international students
of registered training posts. The following fields of study are epidemiology, pathology, histology, pharmacology, medical
offered: general surgery, anaesthesiology, occupational medi- biochemistry, medical physics, medical physiology, medical
cine, dermatology, community health, family medicine (see microbiology, medical virology, hyperbaric medicine, nuclear
ITE, page 10), internal medicine, nuclear medicine, medical medicine, human genetics, neurosciences, underwater medi- Situated on the corner of Victoria Street and Ryneveld Street, by the Faculty of Law. For more information visit: www.sarcpl.
genetics, neurosurgery, neurology, ophthalmology, emergen- cine, rehabilitation, reproductive biology and cytopathology the Old Main Building hosts the Stellenbosch Faculty of Law. sun.ac.za/.
cy medicine, otorhinolaryngology, orthopaedics, anatomical (see ITE, page 10). The Faculty of Law has a long and proud tradition of excellence For fields of specialisation and research in the various depart-
pathology, chemical pathology, forensic pathology, haemato- in teaching, equipping students not only as legal practitioners, ments, see below.
logical pathology, clinical pathology, microbiological pathol- MASTER’S PROGRAMMES but also as jurists.
ogy, virological pathology, paediatrics and child health, pae- The Faculty was founded in 1921, has established deep DEPARTMENT OF MERCANTILE LAW
diatric surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, psychiatry, The following structured master’s programmes with a re- roots in the South African society and has contributed to the
radiological diagnosis, radiation oncology, thoracic surgery, search assignment may be followed part-time over two to development of the country’s legal system. The Faculty offers a Corporate law: Partnerships, close corporations, company
urology, obstetrics and gynaecology. four years: postgraduate two-year LLB programme for students who have law.
- M of Nutrition (see ITE, page 10) completed the BA (Law) or BComm (with Law subjects) pro- Intellectual property: Trademarks, copyright, parallel im-
- Master of Speech Pathology grammes. A postgraduate three-year LLB programme is offered portation.
- Master of Audiology for graduates with non-law degrees. The Faculty initially con- International trade law: Instruments of payment, interna-
- Master of Occupational Therapy centrated on LLB degrees, but the LLM degree (by thesis) was tional commercial arbitration, international contract of sale,
- Master of Nursing awarded for the first time in 1976 to two students. The taught the law regulating the transport of goods, public law aspects
- MSc in Physiotherapy LLM programme was first presented in 1994 and the Faculty of international trade.
- MPhil in Addiction Psychiatry introduced a Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law in 1999. Other fields: Law of insolvency, insurance law, law of taxa-
- MPhil in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry tion, labour law, competition law, banking law and information
- MPhil in Communicable Diseases LLM (taught programme)* technology law.
- MPhil in Community Mental Health The purpose of this programme is not only to enable law grad-
- MPhil in Health Sciences Education uates to specialise, but also to afford them an opportunity to
- MPhil in Neuropsychiatry (Clinical Neuropsychiatry) concentrate on current issues brought to the fore by societal
- MPhil in Neuropsychiatry (Old Age Psychiatry) transition as well as constitutional and other recent develop-
- MPhil in Neuropsychiatry (Psychosomatic Medicine) ments. This LLM degree is awarded on the successful comple-
- MPhil in Rehabilitation tion of four taught modules and a study project of between
10 000 – 15 000 words on an approved topic. A wide variety
DOCTORATES of modules is offered: advanced company law, competition
law, employment discrimination, employment rights, corporate
The Faculty offers doctoral programmes in most health sci- acquisitions, international tax law, information technology law,
ences and medical specialities. These doctoral programmes intellectual property law, international business transactions,
entail comprehensive research and require the submission of international commercial arbitration, public law aspects of in-
a dissertation after a minimum period of study of two years. ternational trade, comparative private law, international law
In addition, a doctorate in Health Sciences may be obtained and children’s rights, law of trusts, comparative apartment
partly based on published scientific articles. Experienced re- ownership, legal medicine, selected issues in labour and social
searchers already holding a doctorate may be admitted to security law, advanced South African human rights law and
the DSc degree. The dissertation for such a senior doctorate international criminal law.
must offer a sustained treatment of its topic on the basis of Faculty prospectus available at contact numbers above.
the candidate’s published research. More details on doctor-
ates are included in the Faculty guideline document on doc- Postgraduate Diploma in the Law of Taxation
toral studies, which can be obtained from the Postgraduate This programme is offered part-time over a period of two years.
Office. The curriculum includes: basic principles of income tax law,
letter of objection, notice of appeal, advanced income tax law,
legal aspects pertaining to donations tax, legal aspects pertain-
ing to value added tax, legal aspects pertaining to transfer duty,
stamp duty and other taxes. Although this diploma course is
primarily taught in Afrikaans, one module dealing with the fiscal
implications of international trade will be offered in English.
Brochure available at contact numbers above.
Research has always played an extremely important role at the
Faculty, as is also apparent from its positive research output.
The South African research chair in property law is also housed
DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC LAW
Law of obligations: Law of contract, session, undue enrich- Criminal law: Criminal law, international criminal law and law
ment, estoppel and delict. of criminal procedure.
Family law and law of persons: Children’s rights, legal im- Constitutional law: Constitutional interpretation, human
plications of cohabitation, surrogate motherhood and artificial rights and constitutional law. Faculty Administrator • Tel: +27 (0)22 702 3017 • Fax: +27 (0)22 702 3050
insemination. Other fields: Administrative law, legal philosophy, medicine E-mail: Jeannie@ma2.sun.ac.za • Web site: www.sun.ac.za/mil/
Property law: Property law, law of things, land reform, sec- and the law, and law of evidence.
tional titles, share block schemes, statutory property law, law
of succession and law of trusts.
Indigenous law. The Faculty of Military Science is based at Saldanha, on the The Faculty is made up of five academic schools. In two of
International private law. West Coast of South Africa, where it is housed in the South Af- these schools, the focus of programmes is technology-related;
rican Military Academy. The institution offers training for mem- in two others, the focus is management-oriented. In the fifth
QUALIFICATION BRANCHES OFFERED bers of the Department of Defence at both the undergraduate school the focus is on security and on Africa-related studies.
and postgraduate levels. The Military Academy’s resources for Our modular programmes are offered by means of three to six
Postgraduate Diploma in Taught, part-time. Law of taxation: including income tax, VAT, estate education and training are state-of-the-art. It also offers modern blocks of lectures lasting 10 working days each.
Taxation Law duty. recreational facilities and accommodation of a good quality.
The Faculty works closely with the South African National De-
fence Force (SANDF) to meet what the latter spells out as its
and three-year Bachelor of Laws Taught, full-time. All fields of law.
needs in terms of higher education.
LLM Master of Laws Taught, residential with specialisation in various fields of the law. PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS
LLM Master of Laws Research-based (thesis). All branches of law. HONOURS PROGRAMMES STRUCTURE
LLD Doctor of Laws Research-based. All branches of law.
BMilHons in Industrial Psychology Modular over two years.
BMilHons in Military Geography Modular over two years.
BMilHons in Military History One year full-time or two years part-time.
BMilHons in Military Strategy One year full-time or two years part-time.
BMilHons in Organisation and Resource Management Modular over two years.
BMilHons in Public and Development Management One year full-time or two years part-time.
BMilHons in Security and Africa Studies One year full-time or two years part-time.
BMilHons in Technology Modular over two years.
MASTER’S PROGRAMMES STRUCTURE
With a BMilHons –
One year full-time or two years part-time.
MMil in Military History
With a BMil –
Two years full-time or four years part-time.
With a BMilHons –
One year full-time or two years part-time.
MMil in Military Strategy
With a BMil –
Two years full-time or four years part-time.
With a BMilHons – Modular over two years.
MMil in Organisation and Resource Management
With a BMil – Modular over four years.
MMil in Technology One year full-time or two years part-time.
MMil in Security and Africa Studies One year full-time or two years part-time.
Option A: Thesis; two years part-time.
MMil in Military Geography
Option B: Modular over two years.
MPhil in Security Management Modular over two years.
Science research, behavioural ecology of ver-
tebrates, Cape flora, climate change,
community ecology, economic botany,
conservation genetics and biogeogra-
Physical chemistry: Research is fo-
cused on the use and application of
computational techniques to study the
structure and properties of isolated
Staff in the Department provide valu-
able support and commonly have re-
search funding and bursaries available
for postgraduate students. The post-
i Faculty Secretary: Mr Bevin Abels • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4832 • E-mail: ScienceAdmin@sun.ac.za phy, ecotoxicology, ecotoxicogenom- molecules, crystalline systems, and graduate population of the Department
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/science • See also Calendar, Part 5 *Programmes suitable for international students ics, endocrine disruption, evolution- chemical reactions with high-level com- is cosmopolitan and, in recent years,
ary genomics of animals, evolutionary putational mode. we have attracted students from Ger-
physiology of animals, fynbos ecology many, Namibia, the UK, Zimbabwe,
and genomics, herpetology, indigenous Organic chemistry: Work focus on France, Japan and Gabon.
Over the past decade the Faculty of Science - with its rich tradition and studies are supported by very modern equipment and highly plant use and medicinal plants, insect synthesis, particularly the preparation
dating back to the earliest days of Stellenbosch University - has trained and experienced staff. The principal areas of research are behaviour and physiology, ecophysiol- of functional ligands for the develop-
undergone dynamic changes to transform itself into a national and highlighted under the departments further on. ogy, invasion biology, macroecology, ment of new selective catalysts for use
international role player in basic and applied research. Some of our programmes may include subjects from molecular zoology, palaeontology, plant in synthetic organic chemistry.
Our number of postgraduate students has also grown con- departments in other faculties. Should you wish to un- animal interactions, plant biodiversity,
siderably and the research outputs achieved by our academics dertake postgraduate studies in such a subject, please plant biochemistry, plant biotechnology, Polymer and textile science: As the
and postgraduates have more than doubled. Furthermore we are consult the relevant department for more informa- plant ecology, plant ecophysiology, plant only chemistry department in the coun-
proud to be in a healthy financial position thanks to the support of tion. The reference numbers of those departments are physiology and photosynthesis, plant try with an in-depth focus on polymer
the private and industrial sectors. shown in the table below. functional genomics, plant mycorrhiza science, the University is uniquely po-
The eight departments of the Faculty are housed in a number – fungi, plant systematic and phylogeny, sitioned to do high-quality research
of buildings on the main campus, where postgraduate research stress ecology and vertebrate functional in amongst others analytical polymer
biology. chemistry, polymerisation methodology
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES and polymer fibres (smart or functional
textiles and nanofibres), as well as the
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMIS-
QUALIFICATION FIELDS OF STUDY
TRY AND POLYMER SCIENCE development of membrane technology
Animal Physiology (see Dept. 3), Applied Mathematics (see dept. 57), Biochemistry, Botany, Chem- for the treatment of water. Research ar-
istry, Computer Science (see dept. 57), Entomology (see dept. 4), Genetics (see dept. 7), Geoin- For more information eas include new polymers (free radical
formatics (see dept. 18), Geology/Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics (see dept. Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2344 polymerisation and coatings; structural
BScHons Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3342 properties of polyolefins; advanced
36), Microbiology, Nematology (see dept. 4), Operations Research (see dept. 34), Physical and
Mathematical Analysis, Physics, Physiological Sciences, Plant Biotechnology (see dept. 7), Polymer E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org macromolecular architectures); poly-
Science, Psychology (see dept. 26), Wine Biotechnology (see dept. 11), Zoology. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/chemistry mer characterisation; electrospinning
and nanofibre yarns; membranes and
All fields of study mentioned under BScHons PLUS: - BScHons, MSc and PhD in Chemistry* process development.
MSc - BScHons, MSc and PhD in Polymer
Botany, Systematics and Biodiversity, Geography, Environmental Studies and Zoology.
Science* Supramolecular chemistry and
materials: The focus of groups in this
MPhil Exercise Science. research area is to design, synthesise
Three research chairs have been
awarded to the Department in recent and characterise new functional mate-
PhD All fields of study mentioned under MSc and MPhil can lead to doctoral studies.
years – in nanostructured functional rials, particularly porous materials that
materials, advanced macromolecular can be used for gas sorption with ap-
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHE- dependent enzyme systems and other - MSc and PhD in Botany* architectures, and polymer characteri- plication in gas storage and separation.
MISTRY steroid binding proteins, as well as on eu- - MSc and PhD in Zoology* sation, respectively. While there is a strong emphasis on
karyotic signal transfer and gene expres- The research initiatives of our re- application, such new materials often
For more information sion, are studied on a fundamental level. The Department teaches and conducts searchers, some of whom are inter- provide interesting insights and lead
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 5862 (3) Molecular genetic methods are used research at postgraduate level in a va- national leaders in their fields, cover a into other areas of chemistry.
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 5863 to elucidate the phylogenetics of plants. riety of internationally competitive re- range of research areas and topics:
E-mail: email@example.com (4) Applied research is done on antimi- search programmes. It is also home to DEPARTMENT OF EARTH
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/biochem/ crobial peptides, malaria, plant hormones the DWT/NRF Centre of Excellence for Analytical chemistry: State-of-the-art SCIENCES
and plant resistance, and to develop Invasive Biology (CIB). instrumental techniques are used and
- BScHons, MSc and PhD in Biochemistry* membrane affinity separation systems for Postgraduate programmes are re- new methods are developed to anal- For more information
use in industrial effluent treatment. search-based with a thesis or disserta- yse components in complex mixtures, Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3159
The Department does internationally tion. For the MSc 80% of the marks is such as South African wines. Research Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3129
competitive research and our postgrad- DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY allocated for the thesis and 20% for a topics include separation science and E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
uate programmes focus specifically on AND ZOOLOGY public defence. After successful exami- semiochemistry. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/earthSci
research in the fields below. nation of the PhD dissertation a public The South African geological record is
For more information defence is expected. It is also expected Inorganic and organometallic chem- superb and unique, providing a world-
(1) In systems biology and bioinformat- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3236 from PhD students to submit at least istry: Research initiatives focus on ap- class natural laboratory for those inter-
ics the theory of control analysis is in- Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2405 one manuscript, ready for submission plications in local industry and medicine ested in research in the earth sciences.
tegrated with computer simulation and E-mail: email@example.com for publication in an accredited scientific and include the development of new The rapidly growing concern with envi-
experiment and applied to prokaryotic Web site: www.sun.ac.za/botzoo journal when the thesis is submitted for homogeneous catalysts and techniques ronmental issues related to human ac-
and eukaryotic metabolism. Brochure at www.sun.ac.za/botzoo/ examination. for the characterisation of precious met- tivities, such as mining, is catered for in
(2) Biologically active natural products course/index.htm Our fields of research are animal bio- als and their complexes, ligand design our environmental geochemistry stream.
and their effects on cytochrome P450- diversity, Antarctic and southern island and platinum metals chemistry.
BScHons, MSc, PhD in Applied protons in a nuclear medium. The pro-
Our core research areas include tec- cific modules to that provide a focus to cal techniques with mathematical theo- DEPARTMENT OF MICRO-
tonic studies, structural geology, sedi- their individual programmes, according ry such as wavelets and approximation Mathematics* BIOLOGY gramme is backed by theoretical work
mentary processes, petroleum geology, to their background and interests and theory, nonlinear filters, image process- The contents and teaching methods that uses multi-particle formalism and
base-metal (underground and placer) the available expertise of the staff. A ing, and pattern recognition and ap- of the postgraduate programmes are For more information quantum field theory to investigate as-
mineral deposits, experimental petrolo- student may, subject to the Division’s plies these to problems from academia geared towards the needs of potential Tel: +27 (0)21 808 5847 pects such as the properties of exotic
gy, igneous petrogenesis, metamorphic approval, take up to half of his or her and industry. employers, and new developments in Fax: + 27 (0)21 808 5846 nuclei that are of importance to areas
petrology, stable-isotope geochemistry programme at another department. - Complexity includes topics such as the subject area itself. Communication E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com like astronomy. Other topics include
and soil, water and marine geochem- chaos and nonlinear dynamics, dis- and presentation skills (written and oral) Web sites: www.sun.ac.za/microbiology dispersion within a relativistic perspec-
istry. The proposed focus areas are tradition- ordered systems in physics, network are emphasised and developed by re- and www.sun.ac.za/biofuels tive and the properties of neutrons that
al mathematics, mathematical finance optimisation and analysis, and compu- quiring that students regularly hand in relate to neutron stars.
BScHons with Geology* or biomathematics. tational complexity. and present projects. Research in the Department focuses on Laser physics: This stream prepares the
This programme offers three streams: - Data security focuses on the mathe- For the Honours programme in Ap- bacteria, yeasts and fungi. It involves fun- student for a career in all fields of phys-
Applied geology, petroleum geology The honours stream in biomathematics matical and computational foundations plied Mathematics a student chooses damental research into the molecular bi- ics and beyond by working in a young
and environmental geochemistry. It is offered by the Department of Math- of safe data transmission, including six modules, supplemented with two ology of these organisms, the expression and lively team of optics and laser
stretches over one year and is mainly ematical Sciences in collaboration with cryptography, number theory, informa- compulsory modules: one in generic of heterologous genes and applications scientists, by learning critical thinking
taught, but with a strong research the African Institute for Mathematical tion security, network protocols and skills and a year project. thereof in the food and biofuel industries, and by independently solving challeng-
component. The project work includes Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg (see quantum information. Master’s students must complete a as well as the breakdown of plant mat- ing modern research problems. Well-
a programme of data acquisition and dept. 65 below). Students registering thesis guided by a supervisor. Addition- ter into biofuels. There is also a strong equipped research laboratories provide
manipulation and is usually organised in for this Stellenbosch University degree MSc students may do a semester of al work (in the form of course modules) research interest in microbial ecology, es- hands-on experience with lasers in
collaboration with industry and/or with will spend six months of the course coursework at AIMS (see dept. 65). may also be prescribed by the Division. pecially biofilms and interactions and the projects in femtosecond science, laser
the aim of furthering the Department’s (January to June) at AIMS to follow Students in the doctoral programme identification of fungi in the fynbos. spectroscopy of inorganic and organic
core research goals. An assignment is special modules presented by local APPLIED MATHEMATICS DIVISION complete a dissertation under the guid- samples, development of novel fibre la-
submitted. and international specialists in the fields For more information ance of a promoter. BScHons*, MSc* and PhD* in Mi- sers and specialised materials process-
of modelling of biological and biomedi- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4215 crobiology ing techniques. The experimental work
MSc with Geology* cal systems, population dynamics, Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3778 COMPUTER SCIENCE DIVISION The BScHons includes formal modules, is supported by theoretical studies of
This programme consists of a thesis biomathematics and bio-informatics. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information seminars, self-study and experimental the physics of light and optics, lasers,
on a research project that may include Students are based on the Stellenbo- Web site: dip.sun.ac.za Tel.: +27 (0)21 808 4232 work. Assessment is continuous with atoms and molecules and the interac-
field work and/or laboratory research, sch campus for the second part of the Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4416 an oral examination at the end of the tion between light and matter.
as required by the supervisor(s). An oral course, where they will do project work The research programmes of the Division E-mail: email@example.com programme. Topics covered may in- Radiation and therapy physics: This
examination is compulsory. under supervision of a researcher in of Applied Mathematics are aimed at the Website: www.cs.sun.ac.za clude genome dynamics, biology of stream is geared to an eventual career
mathematics and a researcher in bio- demands set by industry and strength- yeasts and fungi, plasmid biology, DNA as a radiation physicist in areas of med-
PhD with Geology* logical or biomedical sciences. ened by the Division’s extensive collabo- BScHons in Computer Science* cloning and antimicrobial resistance. icine or industry that make use of radio-
A thesis that is the product of personal The master’s programme consists ration with the Faculty of Engineering. This programme consists of a program- The number of students taken in each activity applications. The programme is
and independent research is required. mainly of research guided by a super- All research activities are supported by ming project and six subjects, two year is limited by the number of places presented in conjunction with iThemba
visor. One third of the programme in- computer hardware and software. of which can be taken from a related available in our research laboratories. LABS and the Medical Physics Division
DEPARTMENT OF MATHE- volves coursework on topics relating to department. Subjects offered include Students who follow the MSc or PhD at Tygerberg.
MATICAL SCIENCES the research field. Our main areas of research include: bioinformatics, databases, concurrent programme in Microbiology write a thesis
- Discrete mathematics: The focus is programming, advanced algorithms or dissertation respectively based on one *Honours in Theoretical Physics
For more information The doctoral programme consists of writ- on graph theory and coding theory. In and data structures, machine learning, of the Department’s research focus ar- The focus here is on complex sys-
Web site: www.mathsci.sun.ac.za ing a dissertation that contains the results graph theory the accent is on domination automata with application to image, eas. An oral examination is also required. tems and applications of quantum
of independent mathematics research. theory, colourings of graphs and Ramsey speech and language processing, com- field theory, including work on the
MATHEMATICS DIVISION theory, while coding theory is presented puter networks and computer graphics. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS localisation-delocalisation transition in
For more information BScHons, MSc* and PhD* in Physi- as an application of vector spaces over metals, Bose-Einstein interferometry in
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3282 cal and Mathematical Analysis finite fields, as well as polynomial rings. MSc and PhD in Computer Science* For more information high-energy cascades, supersymmetry
Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3828 Web site: pma.sun.ac.za - Fluid flow modelling: This field concen- These programmes consist of a re- Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3391 in nuclei and the statistical physics of
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The honours programme is run jointly trates on the modelling of various aspects search project that is completed under Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3385 certain biological systems and poly-
Web site: math.sun.ac.za by the Departments of Physics and of multiphase transport such as non- the direction of a supervisor and results E-mail: email@example.com mers. Activities in theoretical physics
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics, Newtonian flow, heat transfer, electrical in a thesis or dissertation respectively. Web site: www.sun.ac.za/physics in the Department of Physics and the
Postgraduate students work with aca- Applied Mathematics and Computer conduction and dispersion in porous me- Fields of study include bioinformatics, National Institute for Theoretical Phys-
demics in the following research areas: Science) and may lead to an MSc and dia. Applications include water seepage concurrent programming, machine - BScHons, MSc and PhD in Physics* ics (NITHeP) in Stellenbosch are fully
combinatorics, lattice theory, algebraic a PhD in Physical and Mathematical through rocks and soils, filtration, and the learning, automata with application to - BScHons, MSc and PhD in Theoreti- integrated.
number theory, arithmetic algebraic ge- Analysis. dispersion of contaminants. image, speech and language process- cal Physics*
ometry, algebra, topology and category The curriculum for each student is - Numerical methods and computa- ing, computer networks and software Honours in Physics* *Master’s and PhD
theory, functional analysis, discrete composed individually and comprises tion: Algorithms for scientific comput- engineering. This programme has different streams All Master’s programmes consist of
mathematics, wavelets and subdivision an advanced theory component and ing are developed and analysed. These Research in machine learning focuses in which a student may specialise. coursework (20-30%) and research
analysis, mathematical finance and research conducted under the guid- algorithms include methods for solving on applications to intelligent systems, Nuclear physics: This stream focuses leading to a thesis. The PhD pro-
biomathematics. ance of a study leader. Programmes differential equations and performing computer vision, speech recognition on experimental nuclear physics (for grammes consist of research only,
offer research topics combining a high matrix computations. Application areas and robotics. In bioinformatics the fo- which experiments are conducted at leading to a dissertation.
BScHons, MSc and PhD in Math- level of mathematical skill with interdis- are machine learning, image processing, cus is on mathematical and computa- iThemba LABS at Faure and also at ac-
ematics* ciplinary teamwork. pattern recognition, computer vision and tional modelling of biological systems celerators in the USA, Japan and Swe-
The Honours in Mathematics gives stu- The focus falls on the following topics: the computation of wave phenomena. with the use of genetic data. den), and investigates for instance the
dents the opportunity to choose spe- - Numerical analysis combines numeri- properties of nuclear particles such as
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICAL
For more information
BScHons: Dr R Smith For more information
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)21 787 9320
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3154 Fax: +27 (0)21 787 9321
MSc and PhD: Dr A Engelbrecht
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4573
Web site: www.aims.ac.za i Office of the Dean: Ms Marieke Brand • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3255 • E-mail: email@example.com
Faculty Secretary: Mr Shirle Cornelissen • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4850 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/theology• Consult web site for Calendar with curricula
MPhil in Exercise Science: Dr C Smith AIMS is an internationally acclaimed initiative supported jointly in
E-mail: email@example.com Muizenberg by the Universities of Cambridge (UK), Oxford (UK), The Faculty traces its institutional roots back to 1859 and 15 tive disciplines to explore the research areas for concerted
Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4388 Paris-Sud (France), Cape Town, Western Cape and Stellenbosch. decades of theology has been taught at Stellenbosch. Today research chosen by the Faculty. These research areas are:
Web site: www.sun.ac.za/physiolsciences/ it is an open and ecumenical faculty of Stellenbosch Univer- theology and the quest for a hermeneutical approach; the
AIMS Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Sciences* sity. The Faculty presents theology from a Christian perspec- problem of the public ministry of the church; the interplay be-
- BScHons in Physiological Sciences (taught programme Very talented students from all over Africa (including South tive. The Faculty has agreements with the Dutch Reformed tween ministry and community development; human dignity
with research) Africa) are selected from applications. They are fully funded to Church, the Uniting Reformed Church, and the Uniting Pres- and poverty. Working as an increasingly integrated team, we
- MSc and PhD in Physiological Sciences* (research) attend intensive coursework given by renowned international byterian Church in Southern Africa, and trains many of their do research on theological-exegetical issues, as well as on
- MSc in Exercise Science* (taught programme with research) academics. students. But in fact our students represent a wide range historical, diaconical and pastoral issues. The understanding
- MPhil in Exercise Science* (taught programme with re- On completing this one-year diploma, students who wish to of churches in South Africa and other countries. There is a of God within postmodernity and the African context plays an
search done continuously, but part-time on Stellenbosch) continue with their research can then register for the MSc in particularly noticeable increase in the percentage of foreign, important role.
Physical and Mathematical Analysis (see Dept. 61) or for an postgraduate students. In the inter-church debate, the quest for ecumenics is of
The worldwide tendency in the biological sciences to work MSc in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science. The Faculty consists of three discipline groups: Old and New great importance to the Faculty. We give special attention
in multidisciplinary teams has also found expression in our Testament; Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology; and Prac- to the unity of the church; reconciliation in the socio-political
postgraduate programmes. Research is done in collaboration tical Theology and Missiology. Postgraduate programmes are arena; the pastoral care of people with HIV/Aids; and congre-
with many international research associates. offered by the three discipline groups. gational and community development.
Research areas Our discipline groups work together from within their respec-
Cellular and molecular physiology of muscle tissue: Our
research on the cellular and molecular aspects of differentia-
tion, growth and regeneration versus wasting and apoptosis
is focused on human muscle cells, the laboratory rat model
and cell cultures, including stem cells. We study cardiac
muscle cells (after experimental heart attack or in response to
hypobaric, low oxygen conditions) and skeletal muscle cells
(after microdamage or muscle wasting induced by surgical
stress or immobilisation).
Environment, nutrition and exercise: We study acute and
long-term adaptations in humans to delayed onset of muscle
soreness, altered training programmes, oxygen intake or
nutritional intake. Athletes are studied in the laboratory and
the field using modern technological devices. The analysis of
muscle biopsies and immune cells links this field of human life
sciences to that of the cellular and molecular physiologists.
Pathology: Selected pathological conditions, such as HIV/
AIDS, Type II Diabetes and inflammatory conditions such as
cancer, heart failure and muscle and tendon injuries are stud-
ied on the patient’s level, as well as on a cellular and molecu-
lar level in models.
MPhil in Exercise Science
We offer a unique, part-time MPhil in Exercise Science for stu-
dents holding a degree in Physiology or any related biological
science (such as medicine, dietetics, physiotherapy, genetics
This programme integrates physiology, biochemistry, nutri-
tion, immunology and exercise physiology with the emphasis
on athlete consultation in the MPhil and research in the MSc,
although aspects of research are also covered.
DISCIPLINE GROUP AND PRESEN-
QUALIFICATION FIELDS OF STUDY
DISCIPLINE GROUP OLD AND NEW being undertaken, involving a large number of postgraduate
TESTAMENT students from Africa. Our research focuses on the areas set
All discipline groups.
out below. Church Ministry. Four focal areas: Congre-
One of the Discipline Group’s focus areas is researching bibli- Congregational ministry and church development is gational ministry and administration, youth
Licentiate in Theology Taught programme.
cal hermeneutics in terms of differing contexts, both historical about understanding what it means to be a congregation ministry, pastoral ministry, public worship
Students attend block lectures of two weeks
and cultural. Contexts of Africa and the concept of gender are from a missional perspective. Research is aimed at helping and communication.
each 4 times a year at the Faculty.
scrutinised closely. congregations to discern their role in making God’s Kingdom
visible in a broken reality. Congregations are assisted in the Discipline Group Practical Theology and
Another major focal point is biblical exegesis and biblical the- management of transition and transformation processes. Systematic theology (the problem of
ology. Issues are analysed in terms of their settings in the Pastoral care pays particular attention to the development theodicy), pastoral theology, marriage and
world of the Bible before they are related to social and ethical of a mature faith, a pastoral identity and a Christian spiritual- MTh (Clinical Pastorate)* family enrichment, medical ethics, pastorate
issues of today. ity in which the essence of the Christian faith is expressed in Master of Theology in psychiatric settings, hospital pastorate,
Students attend classes and undergo super-
terms of living and doing. Special focus areas include hos- psychology, substance dependency, terminal
vised practical training in institutional care.
care, pastoral counselling.
DISCIPLINE GROUP SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY pital ministry and pastoral support of those in physical and Research article.
AND ECCLESIOLOGY emotional pain, marriage and family enrichment, and Africa
spirituality. Discipline Group Practical Theology and
The Discipline Group focuses on an understanding of the Catechetics and youth ministry is about communicating MTh (Clinical Pastorate – Missiology.
Christian faith within the ecumenical debate and on the foun- the Gospel to children and young people in a post-modern HIV Ministry and Counsel- Theological reflection on the HIV pandemic,
dations of a theological ethos attuned to differences in cultur- environment, including issues like identity, substance depen- ling)* suffering and pastoral care internship. Structured and clinical work under supervi-
al context. Fundamental issues of doctrine, conduct, church dency and the stages in the development and fostering of Master of Theology sion.
and office, and various issues of ecclesiastic confession are faith. Thesis.
studied in relation to differences in historical background. We Homiletics focuses on preparing sermons, the connection Discipline Group Practical Theology and
study the faith, confession and life of the church and believ- between relevant preaching and liturgy, and public worship. Missiology.
ers, and also the forms and history of the church and faith, The aim is to foster pointed, yet responsible exegesis and
including the witness and calling of the church through the proclaim the Old and New Testament in a way that highlights MTh (Ministry and Congre- Specialisation in missional ministry,
ages and in diverse social and cultural environments. the relevance of the Gospel today. gation Studies)* transformation processes and community
Students attend block lectures of two weeks
Community development concentrates on how the Gospel Master of Theology development.
each at the Faculty six times over a two-year
DISCIPLINE GROUP PRACTICAL THEOLOGY is best communicated in a particular social context. Com-
AND MISSIOLOGY munity up-liftment through entrepreneurship development Research assignment.
and Christian leadership and management in disadvantaged
Besides its graduate and postgraduate work, the Discipline communities is a priority. And practical-theological ecclesiol- Discipline Group Practical Theology and
Group includes the Unit for Religion and Development Re- ogy is brought to bear on social and community issues such Missiology.
search (URDR). This unit has an extensive statistical database as poverty.
on religion in South Africa. It also specialises in researching Missiology constitutes the inter-religious debate, including MTh (Youth Ministry)* Problems of modern youth, ministry to Taught programme.
and alleviating poverty through extensive networking. the ecumenical problem is prevalent. The witnessing task of Master of Theology children, formation of faith. Students attend block lectures of two weeks
The Discipline Group is also a member of the Network for the church is seen as a reaching out process within various each at the Faculty six times over a two-year
African Congregational Theology (NetACT) and houses its cultural contexts. The theory and history of Missiology are period.
administrative offices. NetACT is a network of reformed theo- made concrete with reference to the life-world of various cul- Research assignment.
logical training schools in Southern Africa that aims to de- tural groups in the African context.
velop leadership and contribute to the crucial missional and Discipline Group Practical Theology and
prophetic role of the church in Africa. Several projects are Multi- and interdisciplinary understanding of Missiology.
MPhil (Chaplaincy Studies)*
pastoral services in a military/correctional/
Master of Philosophy
police context. 2- to 3-year programme. Programme com-
PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS posed of a thesis and various modules.
The programmes in Christian theology, church ministry and leadership give access to the postgraduate qualifications shown
Discipline Group Practical Theology and
below. *Programmes suitable for international students.
Interdisciplinary understanding of the Missiology.
MPhil (Religion and Culture)*
DISCIPLINE GROUP AND PRESEN- relationship between religion, culture and 2- to 3-year programme composed of
QUALIFICATION FIELDS OF STUDY Master of Philosophy
TATION anthropology. research assignments, a thesis and various
First semester: Basic orientation in Old
Testament, New Testament, Systematic All discipline groups. Hermeneutics and exegesis of the Bible,
PDT* Discipline Groups Ancient Studies and Old
Theology, Ecclesiology, Practical Theology applying exegetical methodologies to real-life
Postgraduate Diploma in MPhil (Bible Interpretation)* and New Testament.
and Missiology. Class attendance optional. situations. Specialisation: Cultural history
Theology Master of Philosophy
Second semester: Specialisation in any one Research assignment. dimension, literary dimension, hermeneutics
of the above and a research assignment. and exegesis of the OT/NT.
Church ministry/Christian leadership with
All discipline groups. MTh (General)* All Discipline Groups.
four modules: Identity (church and public
MDiv* worship), practical ministry (spirituality and Master of Theology Taught programme or research.
Master of Divinity discipleship), contextuality (church in soci- Discipline Groups Ancient Studies and Old
Class attendance compulsory. DPhil (Bible Interpretation)* Exegesis, hermeneutics, biblical cultural his-
ety), maturity of faith and formation of faith and New Testament.
Research assignment. Doctor of Philosophy tory, literature of the OT/NT.
(pastoral care/care giving). Research.
DTh* All discipline groups.
Doctor of Theology Research.
Centre for Knowledge Dynamics and Document design 13 French contemporary literature 22 International business 31 Marketing metrics 31
Decision Making 20 Drama 15 Fruit trees 8 International criminal law 55 Marketing research 31
Chemical pathology 49, 52 Drama, English 16 Futures studies 37 International marketing 31 Materials science 45
Chemistry 59 Dutch 13 Fynbos 8 International private law 54 Mathematical analysis 65
Child and adolescent psychiatry 51, 52 Fynbos systematics 58 International relations 25 Mathematical sciences 65
Child psychology 26 E International studies 25 Mathematical statistics 36
Church development 68 Earth Sciences 60 G International trade law 53 Mathematical statistics and economics
According to Dept. No. Citizenship education 39 Ecclesiology 67, 68 Gender 66 Interpreting 13 32
A Civil engineering informatics 42 Ecology 2, 4, 10, 58 General linguistics 17 Invasive biology 58 Mathematics 61
Accounting 30 Climate change 58 Economic analyses 32 General surgery 49, 52 Irrigation and water management 10 Mathematics education 38
Actuarial science 36 Clinical epidemiology 50, 52 Economics 32 Genetic manipulation 7 IsiNdebele 12 Meat science 3
Addiction psychiatry 51, 52 Clinical pathology 49, 52 Economics of education 32 Genetics 7 IsiXhosa 12 Media ethics 21
Administrative law 55 Clinical psychology 26 Ecophysiology 58 Geographical information systems 18 IsiZulu 12 Media history 21
Africa Institute for Mathematical Sciences Coastal and port engineering 42 Eco-psychology 26 Geography 18 IT 20 Media management 21
65 Cognitive psychology 26 Ecotoxicology 58 Geography and history, teaching and Media studies 15
African languages 12 Communicable diseases 51, 52 Education in urban context 39 learning 38 J Media, culture and the information society
African languages for professional con- Communication networks, computers Education policy implementation 39 Geology 60 Jewellery design 29 21
texts 12 61 Education policy studies 39 Geotechnics 42 Journalism 21 Media, democracy and development
African literatures in English 16 Communication, African languages 12 Education, African languages 12 German 22 21
Afrikaans 13 Community development 68 Education, music 23 German literature 22 K Medical biochemistry 50, 52
Afrikaans literature 13 Community forestry 6 Educational psychology 40 GIS 18 Kinanthropometry 41 Medical genetics 49, 52
Agricultural economics 1 Community health 49, 52 Electrical energy 43 GIS-modelling and informatics 6 Knowledge economy 20 Medical microbiology 50, 52
Agricultural policy 1 Community mental health 51, 52 Electromagnetics 43 Granular flow modelling 45 Knowledge management 20 Medical physics 50, 52
AIMS 65 Community psychology 26 Electronics 43 Grapevine biotechnology 11 Medical physiology 50, 52
Anaesthesiology 49, 52 Company law 53 Emergency medicine 49, 52 Graphic design 29 L Medical virology 48, 50, 52
Analytical chemistry 59 Competition law 53 Energy engineering 46 Greek 14 Labour law 53 Mentorship 38
Anatomical pathology 49, 52 Complexity 61 Engineering management 42, 44 Gynaecology 49, 52 Land evaluation 10 Mercantile law 53
Ancient Mediterranean cultures 14 Complexity and sustainability studies English Studies 16 Language professions 17 Microbial ecology 62
Ancient Near Eastern cultures 14 35 Entomology 4 H Language, Greek 14 Microbiological pathology 49, 52
Animal breeding 3, 7 Computational algebra 61 Entrepreneurship, advanced 31 Haematological pathology 49, 52 Laser physics 63 Microbiology 48, 52, 62
Animal management 3 Computational mathematics 61 Environmental education 38 Health sciences education 51, 52 Latin 14 Microwave processing 46
Animal nutrition 3 Computer and control systems 43 Environmental engineering 42, 46 Heat transfer 45 Law of contract 54 Microwave team 43
Animal physiology 3 Computer assisted language-learning Environmental ethics 24 Hebrew 14 Law of criminal procedure 55 Military history 56
Animal products 3 22 Environmental geochemistry 60 Herpetology 58 Law of evidence 55 Military strategy 56
Animal sciences 3 Computer auditing 30 Environmental geography 18 Higher education 38 Law of insolvency 53 Mineralogy 60
Applied ethics 24 Computer science 61 Environmental history 19 Histology 50, 52 Law of obligations 54 Minerals and extractive metallurgy 46
Applied industrial engineering 44 Computers in education 38 Environmental impact studies 10 Historiography 19 Law of persons 54 Missiology 68
Applied mathematics 61 Congregational ministry 68 Environmental management 1, 5, 18, History 19 Law of succession 54 Molecular biology 62
Approximation theory 61 Conservation ecology 4 35 HIV/Aids 26 Law of taxation 53 Molecular genetic study of plants 57
Aquaculture 3, 7 Conservation farming 10 Environmental studies 18 HIV/Aids Management 33 Law of things 54 Morphological sciences 48, 52
Art education 29 Conservation genetics 58 Epidemiology 48, 50, 52 Homiletics 68 Law of trusts 54 Motor learning 41
Art history 29 Constitutional law 55 Ethics 24, 67 Horticultural science 8 Learning support 40 Movement literacy 41
Audiology 51, 52 Corporate law 53 Evolutionary and behavioural ecology Human genetic diseases 7 Legal philosophy 55 Music 23
Auditing 30 Corporate venturing 31 58 Human genetics 48, 50, 52 Lexicography 13 Music technology 23
Counselling psychology 26 Exercise Science 64 Human geography 18 Life Skills education 38 Musicology 23
B Creative writing in Afrikaans 13 Human Resource Management 33 Linguistic theory 17
Bible interpretation 14, 66 Creative writing in English 16 F Hyperbaric medicine 48, 50, 52 Linguistics, African languages 12 N
Bible translation 14 Criminal law 55 Family law 54 Hypermedia for language learning 22 Linguistics, general 17 Natural pastures 2
Biblical hermeneutics 66 Cryptography 61 Family medicine 47, 49, 52 Linguistics, Hebrew 14 Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR) 5
Biochemistry 48, 52, 57 Curriculum enquiry in social context 38 Family psychology 26 I Literacy education 38 Neurology 49, 52
Biodiversity 58 Curriculum Studies 38 Farm management 1 Illustration 29 Literature, African languages 12 Neuropsychiatry 51, 52
Biofuels 62 Cytopathology 50, 52 Financial accounting 30 Inclusive education 40 Literature, English 16 Neurosciences 50, 52
Bioinformatics 57 Financial economics 32 Indigenous law 54 Literature, Greek 14 Neurosurgery 49, 52
Biomathematics 61 D Financial management 31 Industrial engineering 44 Literature, Hebrew 14 New media 29
Biomedical engineering 45 Dance and movement 15 Financial mathematics 61 Industrial policy 32 Literature, Latin 14 New Testament 66
Biomedical ethics 24 Data security 61 Financial risk management 36 Industrial Psychology 33, 36 Logistics 34 Nuclear medicine 48, 49, 50, 52
Bioprocess engineering 46 Decision making 20 Fixed interest securities (bonds) 31 Infection control 47, 52 Logistics management 34 Nuclear physics 63
Botany 58 Democratic education 39 Fluid flow modelling 61 Informatics 20 Numerical methods and computation
Business administration 37 Derived financial instruments 31 Fluid mechanics 45 Information technology, law of 53 M 61
Business ethics 24 Dermatology 49, 52 Food microbiology 5 Institute for Plant Biotechnology 7 Macroeconomics 32 Nursing 47, 51, 52
Business history 19 Design and automation 45 Food processing 5 Institute for Wine Biotechnology 11 Management accounting 30 Nutrition 51, 52
Business management 31 Design optimisation 45 Food science 5 Insurance law 53 Management coaching 37
Development economics 32 Forensic pathology 49, 52 Intellectual property law 53 Marine engineering 45 O
C Development finance 37 Forest engineering 6 Intelligent process systems 46 Maritime studies 34 Obstetrics 49, 52
Career psychology 26 Discrete mathematics 61 Forest management 6 Intercultural communication 17 Marketing communication 31 Occupational medicine 47, 49, 52
Catechetics 68 Document analysis 13 French 22 Internal medicine 49, 52 Marketing management 31 Occupational therapy 51, 52
Oenology 11 R T
Old Testament 66 Radiation oncology 49, 52 Taxation 30
Operational industrial engineering 44 Radiation physics 63 Technology, military 56
Operations research 34 Radiological diagnosis 49, 52 Temperate crops 2
Ophthalmology 49, 52 Reactive systems 46 Theatre 15
Organisation and resource management, Real estate investment and financing Theatre design 15
military 56 31 Theatre management 15
Orthopaedics 49, 52 Rehabilitation 50, 51, 52 Theatre research 15
Otorhinolaryngology 49, 52 Religious education 38 Theatre theory 15
Renewable energy 45 Theatre, history of 15
P Reproduction physiology 3 Theoretical physics 63
Paediatric surgery 49, 52 Reproductive biology 48, 50, 52 Therapy physics 63
Paediatrics and child health 49, 52 Resource economics 1 Thermodynamics 45
Painting 29 Thoracic surgery 49, 52
Pastoral care 68 S Tourism 18
Pastures 2 Satellite project 43 Trade policy 32
Pathology 48, 50, 52 School counselling 40 Translation 13
Pavement engineering 42 Science and technology journalism 21 Translation studies, French 22
Peak performance 41 Science education 38 Translation theory 13
Pedology 10, 60 Sculpture 29 Transport and logistics studies 34
Petrology 60 Second-language studies 17 Transport economics 34
Pharmacology 48, 50, 52 Security and Africa studies 56 Transportation engineering 42
Philosophy 24 Sedimentology 60 Tshivenda 12
Photography 29 Separation technology 46 Turbomachinery 45
Phylogenomics 58 Sepedi 12
Physical and mathematical analysis 61, Sesotho 12 U
65 Setswana 12 Underwater medicine 48, 50, 52
Physics 63 Short-term insurance 31 Urban studies 18
Physiology 48, 52, 64 Signal processing 43 Urology 49, 52
Physiotherapy 51, 52 Silviculture 6
Plant biotechnology 7 SiSwati 12 V
defines all we currently
Plant breeding 7 Social anthropology 28 Vegetation science 58
Plant diseases 9 Social psychology 26 Vertebrate functional biology 58
know and understand;
Plant pathology 9 Social science methods 28 Vibration and noise 45
Plant production 2 Social work 27 Virological pathology 49, 52
Plant protection 9 Social work management 27 Visual studies 29
Plastic and reconstructive surgery 49, Society, culture and identity 28 Viticulture 11
52 Socio-Informatics 20
Playwriting 15 Sociology 28 W
Poetry, English 16 Sociology of the theatre 15 Water engineering 42
imagination points to
Political management 25 Software development 61 Welfare programme management 27
Political science 25 Soil science 10 Wine biotechnology 11
all we might yet
Polymer science 59 South African literature 16 Wood processing 6
Portfolio theory and management 31 Southern African history 19 Wood properties 6
Postharvest diseases 9 Speech pathology 51, 52 Wood science 6
Practical theology 68 Sport 41 Wood-based constructions 6
Printmaking 29 Sport and exercise psychology 41 Working class history 19
Private law 54 Sport for persons with disabilities 41
Property law 54 Sport history 41 X
Psychiatry 49, 52 Sport injuries and rehabilitation 41 Xitsonga 12
Psychology 26 Sport pedagogy 41
Psychometry 26 Sport physiology 41 Y
Psychopathology 26 Stage management 15 Youth and the community 39
Psychotherapy 26 Statistics 36 Youth ministry 68
Public administration 35 Statutory property law 54
Public and development management Strategic industrial engineering 44 Z
35 Strategic management 31 Zoology 58
Public and development management, Structural engineering 42
military 56 Structural mechanics 45
Public leadership 35 SUNSAT micro-satellite project 43 after Einstein
Public management 35 Sustainable development planning and
Public policy management 35 management 35
Public resource management 35 Systematic theology 67
Systems biology 57
Q Systems engineering 44
Quantitative management 34