Bachelor On Campus

Biodiversity and Ecology

Stellenbosch University

12 months
3220 EUR/year
3220 EUR/year
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The primary aim of the BScHons programme in Biodiversity and Ecology at the Stellenbosch University is to provide students with training and experience of the process of identifying research questions, making original discoveries in science and effectively communicating the findings.


Key facts

The Biodiversity and Ecology programme at the Stellenbosch University provides an effective bridging year if you are interested in pursuing advanced postgraduate degrees in various biological fields, but also provides you with key skills applicable to different market-orientated career choices. The programme places emphasis on three aspects in the educational process:

  • The development of a satisfactory knowledge base;
  • The development of a wide-ranging practical and theoretical capability; and
  • The development of a professional scientific-methodological and ethical approach.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Generic Scientific Skills
  • Research Project
  • Theoretical Topics in Biodiversity Science

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.

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
  • A BSc degree approved by the Departmental Postgraduate and Academic Committees, with an average final mark of at least 60% for the appropriate modules at third-year level
  • Supplementary work may be prescribed by the Department depending on your background

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3220 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3220 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3220 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3220 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • R55 997

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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