12 months
2768 EUR/year
2768 EUR/year
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The Transport Economics field at the Stellenbosch University is a branch of economics pertaining to the optimal distribution of scarce resources between the transport sector and other sectors, as well as within the transport sector itself. 


Key facts

The Department at the Stellenbosch University houses the disciplines of Logistics Management, Operations Research, Quantitative Management and Transport Economics and is the only department at a South African university fully offering the various disciplines integrated in one department.

Why to study

Within the transport sector transport economics will, for example, look at the equity of travel and freight charges, and also at subsidisation as an instrument for the redistribution of income. Transport economics is also involved in the economic evaluation of various transport projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transport Economics
  • Competition and Regulation
  • Research Assignment: Transport Economics
  • Urban Transport Economics
  • Transport and Economic Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • To be admitted to the BComHons programme in Transport Economics, a student must be in possession of the BCom or another bachelor's degree subject to the approval of Senate, and must have passed Transport Economics at third-year level with an average final mark of at least 60%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2768 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2768 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2768 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2768 EUR per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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