University of Stellenbosch Courses

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Undergraduate programmes

Stellenbosch University has 10 academic faculties, which are all listed below. Each faculty represents a broad field of study, and each field of study is made up of a variety of degree programmes. Below is more information about all the available undergraduate degree programmes per faculty, e.g. admission requirements, a general outline and career options.

 Admission and selection requirements

Also note Stellenbosch University has a brand new Admissions Policy. Please familiarise yourself with the content.
To study at Stellenbosch University you are required to:

  • South Afircan school system: Have obtained a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with admission to Bachelor’s degree studies, which means that you must obtain a mark of at least 50% in each of four school subjects from the list of university admission subjects: Accounting, Agricultural Sciences, Business Studies, Consumer Studies, Dramatic Arts, Economics, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, History, Information Technology, Languages (one language of learning and teaching at a higher education institution and two other recognised language subjects), Life Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Music, Physical Sciences, Religion Studies and Visual Arts
  • International school system: Final school results from International Curriculum (Cambridge International, International Baccalaureate, etc.), including School of Tomorrow
  • Have written the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs). Please note that when you apply for a programme in the faculty of Law and of Medicine and Health Sciences, the NBT’s need to be written before 30 June if you want to be considered for selection.
  • Also meet further requirements specific to the programme(s) of your choice as set out in the programme outlines under the various faculties
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Click here to download the Minimum Admission Requirements for 2024-intake

Faculty selection guidelines

Large numbers of prospective students apply for our programmes. Unfortunately we can accept only a limited number of students. Even though you may meet the admission requirements of a programme, you are not guaranteed admission to the programme of your choice.
Arts and Social Sciences
Economic and Management Sciences
Medicine and Health Sciences
Speech-Language and Hearing Therapy
– Occupational Therapy

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