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Postgraduate Diploma Futures Studies

Postgraduate Diploma Futures Studies

Acquire the strategic foresight to help create a better future



Acquire the strategic foresight to help create a better future

Our PGDip Futures is designed around you

Why apply for our PGDip Futures?

  • Design the future you want: Build your career as a professional futurist by enhancing your understanding of the possible changes in your organisation’s long-term future based on a holistic view of the social, ethical, political, technical, economic and other forces shaping the future. 
  • Make strategic long-term decisions: Acquire the foresight and tools to make better future-oriented decisions, mitigate risks and leverage opportunities.
  • Gain a unique skill set: This internationally accredited PGDip is the only programme of its kind presented in Africa, and one of only a few in the world. Passed at a certain level, it can give you access to the MPhil Futures Studies.
  • Study while you work: The PGDip’s flexible design enables you to choose the format (blended learning or modular) and duration (1 year or 2 years), making it easier to learn while you earn.
Find out more about our redesigned PGDips here

Modular and Blended Learning

2 convenient formats


Blocks of classes spread over 2 years

  • Study while you work, with in-class experience and focused studies
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Travel to campus only a few times per year

Blended Learning

On-campus blocks + classes that can be attended either online or on campus

  • Study while you work
  • Join classes online or on campus 
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Less travel, less time away from work, lower opportunity cost


Find out more about our credit solutions and funding options

Capitec offers credit for education at a discounted rate from 7% which allows prospective students, or their parents or guardians, to apply for a loan of up to R250 000 and pay it back over 84 months. To apply, the applicant must be permanently employed, 18 years or older, and have a valid South African ID document. A provisional quote or admission letter from Stellenbosch Business School is needed to process the credit application. You can only apply for Capitec’s credit solution through the Business School’s website. Go to the academic programme in which you are interested (see the FEES tab) and apply via the link supplied.

Initiation, service fees and T&Cs apply. Capitec Bank is an authorised financial services provider (FSP 46669) and registered credit provider (NCRCP13).