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The 2019 SASA Conference will be hosted by Nelson Mandela University from 27 - 29 November 2019 at the South Campus, Port Elizabeth. Please see conference website for further details

University of Stellenbosch

Head of Department: 

Prof. Paul Mostert ( 021-808-3536/021-808-3830 )


Postal Address: 

Dept Statistics and Actuarial Science,

Univ. of Stellenbosch,

Private Bag X1,

Matieland 7602.


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Stellenbosch University, MSc in Biostatistics, Intake 2019



Are you interested in becoming a highly qualified and skilled biostatistician with the technical competence to contribute significantly to addressing pressing research questions in medicine, biology and public health?


Application for this master’s program is now open.


To be considered for selection into the program, applicants need to have basic knowledge of calculus and matrix algebra. To this effect, we are offering an online “bridging” course for all prospective students to learn/review calculus and matrix algebra concepts. Dates for the bridging course: 17 June to 10 July 2018.


Please look at our website for other entry requirements into the programme. To apply, send the following documents to

•         Curriculum Vitae

•         Letter of Motivation

•         Matric Certificate (Senior School certificate)

•         Degree Certificate

•         Academic transcript


Successful candidates can apply for the ACBE D43 Fogarty and SSACAB scholarships.