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Tuition Fees:$1,324 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Arts (MA)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Campus:Stellenbosch
Course Type:Master by Dissertation
Application Deadline: 31 October 2021
Programme Overview

The implementation, management and application of GIS for managing resources and for spatial analysis and modelling of human geographical phenomena, disasters and problems.

Curriculum

Thesis (GIS) 872(180)

Admission Requirements

A BA Honours degree with Geography and Environmental Studies as a major and training in Geographical Information Systems(GIS training), or a BA Honours degree in a related discipline as major approved by Senate as appropriate, and with appropriate training in GIS.An average final mark of 60% for the major.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $0

**You can apply quickly and easily using the e-application available on the university’s website (https://web-apps.sun.ac.za/eAansoek2/alg.jsp?Tl=1)
**Paper application forms are available on campus for those without internet access.
**Unlike South African citizens, who are charged an application fee of R100, international students are exempt from paying application fees.

Before you apply;
Make sure that you understand the University’s Admission Policy, and the admission and selection criteria of the different faculties before you apply. The policy, criteria and guidelines are available at the Undergraduate Prospective Student website at www.maties.com, or you can contact Client Service on +27 21 808 9111 or info@sun.ac.za. For postgraduate studies, please visit the Prospective Postgraduate Student website at www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies.

**Closing dates for financial assistance:
– 31 August: Applications close for Stellenbosch University financial assistance.

Closing dates for applications
– International students: Apply by 14 September of the previous year.
– South African students: Apply by 31 January of the year in which you wish to study

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– CAD Drafter
– GIS Technician
– Survey CAD Technician
– Cartographic Technician
– Land Survey Technician.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $1,324
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,714

*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries, as well as Rwanda and Namibia, pay R45000 without an international tuition fee

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*Students from Africa (Non-SADC) pay R45000.
*Students from the rest of the World (outside of Africa) pay R45000 plus international tuition fees of R25350

MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (SADC) – R45000
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Africa) – R45000
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Rest of the World) – R70350

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. A van Niekerk
Programme Coordinator
 
Miss Deidre Davids
Postgraduate Coordinator