Prospective postgraduates

Postgraduate administrator: Mrs Amanda de Wet (Tel: 021 808 4404 | Email:

The department offers the full range of postgraduate programmes, namely:

• Master of Engineering (Structured) leading to the M Eng (Structured) degree. (Excluding Water, Structures and Informatics)
• Master of Engineering (Research) – leading to the M Eng (Research) degree
• Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) – leading to the PhD degree
• Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering- Leading to the PDE qualification
• The degree of Doctor of Engineering the D Eng degree

While most of our postgraduate students continue directly from our undergraduate programme, the department boasts a good number of students from other South African universities as well as international students. In fact, approximately one-quarter of our postgraduate student body are not South African citizens. The composition of the postgraduate student body is shown in this document:Reg Students Charts 2017

You can also find relevant information in our Postgraduate brochure:2018 PG Brochure

Admission model and requirements:
Postgraduate studies admission model
Faculty of Engineering requirements

South African students:
Application form 2018
Electronic application (compulsory to complete electronic application)

Foreign students:
Postgraduate and International Office
Electronic application

Special students:
Students of another university wishing to attend a postgraduate course at Stellenbosch University are called special students. To apply, please complete this form
For cost and submission instructions please contact:
Nicole Hartzenburg (Tel: +27 21 808 4835 | Email: ) or
Mrs A de Wet (Tel: +27 21 808 4404 | Email:

Maximum period of enrolment: See section 6.8 in US Calendar 2012
Preparatory studies for candidates with a B Tech qualification: See section 4 in 2018 PG brochure

Tuition fees for South African Students: Click Here
Tuition fees for Foreign Students:
Please contact Ms Sue-Vickey Brandt, e-mail: at the International office for information regarding fees.

Funding and Bursaries for postgraduate studies:
General postgraduate student funding: APPLY HERE


Aurecon Bursary

Application form

Submit with qualification certificate/s, study record, short CV, study overview (module selection): Mrs A de Wet – Tel: +27 21 808 4404, Faks: +27 21-808 4947, Email:

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Term Dates 2017

Please click here for a detailed academic calendar.

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