University of Pretoria: Check out courses offered and requirements

University of Pretoria is believed to be among the top-performing research institutions in South Africa.

The University provides 1213 courses under postgraduate, undergraduate, certificate, and degree levels. However, for you to get admitted in the school, you need to meet up with requirements for the course of your choice, as the requirement for each courses varies.

The institution also offers postgraduate Masters courses, Doctorates, Diploma and Certificates in different faculties and GIBS school of business.

Below are the degree courses offered at UP:

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT

BEng Chemical Engineering

BEng Civil Engineering

BEng Computer Engineering

BEng Electrical Engineering

BEng Electronic Engineering

BEng Industrial Engineering

BEng Mechanical Engineering

BEng Metallurgical Engineering

BEng Mining Engineering

BIS Information Science

BIS Multimedia

BIS Publishing

BIT BSc Architecture

BSc Computer Science

BSc Construction Management

BSc Information and Knowledge Systems

BSc Interior Architecture

BSc Landscape Architecture

BSc Quantity Surveying

BSc Real Estate BTRP

Requirements:

  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrollment.
  • Grade 11 results to conditionally admit new students.
  • Cambridge A level applicants with at least a D in the required subjects.
  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.
  • Relevant qualifications having admission in degree studies.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) HL applicants with at least a 4 in the required subjects

Faculty of Humanities

BA

BA Audiology

BA Fine Arts

BA Information Design

BA Languages

BA Law BA Speech-Language Pathology

BA Visual Studies

BDram BMus

BMus Extended programme

BPolSci International Studies

BPolSci Political Studies

BSocSci Heritage and Cultural Tourism

BSocSci Industrial Sociology and Labour Studies

BSocSci Philosophy, Politics and Economics

BSW

Requirements:

  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrollment.
  • Applicants with National Senior Certificate having admission to degree studies or a certificate of conditional exemption.
  • Non-citizen candidates without the English Language must submit SAT results of write NBT.
  • Applicants are advised to complete the application process quickly to increase their chances of securing a study place in different programmes offered under the faculty of humanities.

Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences

BAdmin Public Administration (07131174): Applicants must have a National Senior Certificate with admission to degree studies and three years of working experience

BAdmin Public Management and International Relations (07131175)

BCom (07130222)

BCom Accounting Sciences (07130043)

BCom Econometrics (07130012)

BCom Economics (07130052)

BCom Extended programme (07139923)

BCom Financial Sciences (07130206)

BCom Human Resource Management (07130144)

BCom Informatics Information Systems

BCom Investment Management

BCom Law

BCom Marketing Management

BCom Statistics

BCom Supply Chain Management (07130067)

Requirements:

  • Cambridge A-Level applicants with a minimum of D in the required subjects are eligible for admission.
  • International learners with a minimum of 4 essential subjects will be considered for admission.
  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrollment.
  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.

Faculty of Health Sciences

BChD

  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrollment.
  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.
  • Grade 11 results to conditionally admit new students.
  • UP accepts international learners for BChD studies exclusive on the availability of interstate agreements.

BCMP

  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.
  • Grade 11 results to conditionally admit new students.
  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrollment.

 

BCur Clinical Nursing Science Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care: Trauma and Emergency

  • A registered nurse with two years’ experience.
  • Grade 12 learners are not eligible for application.
  • Must be working on a part-time basis in a clinical training facility. 4.

BCur Clinical Nursing Science Child Nursing Science

  • At least a year of working experience as a registered nurse in the area of specialty and related areas.
  • Access to a part-time clinical training facility approved by the department. 5.

BCur Clinical Nursing Science Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care

  • A registered nurse with two years’ experience.
  • Must be working on a part-time basis in a clinical training facility.
  • Grade 12 learners are not eligible for application.

Other courses expected to be introduced to the faculty are:

BDietetics

BNurs

BOccTher

BOH

BPhysio

BRad Diagnostics

BSportSci

MBChB

Faculty of Education

BEd Foundation Phase Teaching

BEd Intermediate Phase Teaching

BEd Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching

Requirements

  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrolment.
  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.
  • Students with APS ranging between 26 and 27 must sit for the NBT test upon which the final admission prospects will be based.
  • Qualified applicants must register with the institution within January of the upcoming year.
  • Cambridge A-Level applicants with a minimum of D in the required subjects are eligible for admission.

Faculty of Law

LLB

Requirements for Law

  • NSC/IEB/Cambridge candidates must comply with all minimum degree study entry requirements.
  • Non-20-credit NSC subjects are excluded alongside life orientation when computing for the APS.
  • Life Orientation is excluded from calculations to determine APS. Applicants with BCom (Law) or BA (Law) are eligible for selection.

Faculty of Theology and Religion

BDiv

BTh

Requirements

  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrolment.
  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.

Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

1. BConSci Clothing Retail Management

2. BConSci Food Retail Management

3. BConSci Hospitality Management

4. BSc Actuarial and Financial Mathematics

5. BSc Applied Mathematics

6. BSc Biochemistry

7. BSc Biological Sciences

8. BSc Biotechnology

9. BSc Chemistry

10. BSc Culinary Science

11. BSc Ecology

12. BSc Engineering and Environmental Geology

13. BSc Entomology

14. BSc Environmental Sciences

15. BSc Extended programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences

16. BSc Extended programme – Mathematical Sciences

17. BSc Extended programme – Physical Sciences

18. BSc Food Science

19. BSc Genetics

20. BSc Geography

21. BSc Geoinformatics

22. BSc Geology

23. BSc Human Genetics

24. BSc Human Physiology

25. BSc Human Physiology, Genetics and Psychology

26. BSc Mathematical Statistics

27. BSc Mathematics

28. BSc Medical Sciences

29. BSc Meteorology

30. BSc Microbiology

31. BSc Nutrition

32. BSc Physics

33. BSc Plant Science

34. BSc Zoology

35. BScAgric Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management

36. BScAgric Animal Science

37. BScAgric Applied Plant and Soil Sciences

38. BScAgric Plant Pathology

Requirements

  • Life orientation is excluded when computing APS.
  • Students with grade 12 certificate and its equivalent from UP or any other recognized institution are eligible for enrolment.
  • Grade 11 results to conditionally admit new students.
  • Cambridge A-Level applicants with a minimum of D in the required subjects are eligible for admission.

Faculty of Veterinary Science

Bachelor of Veterinary

Nursing BVSc

Requirements

  • Selection into veterinary science programmes are based entirely on the strengths applicant qualification for the year as there are no fixed cut-offs.

 

University of Pretoria Postgraduate Courses

A basic requirement you need to undergo postgraduate courses is a relevant bachelors degree.

BComHons

Agricultural Economics

Business Management

Communication Management

Econometrics

Economics

Financial Management Science

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management and Labour Relations

Informatics

Internal Auditing

Investment Management

Marketing Management

Mathematical Statistics

Public Administration and Management

Statistics

Supply Chain Management

Taxation Tourism Management

 

Are you interested in short courses offered by the University? Check below for your choice:

Agriculture and Food Security

Built Environment and Construction

Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Education and Teacher Development

Engineering and Technology Management

Environmental Management and Geophysics

Financial Management and Taxation

General Management and Leadership Development

Human Capital Management

Health and Health Care

Information and Communication Technology

Law and Human Rights

Marketing, Communication, and Languages

Project and Risk Management

Properties, Retail and Facilities Management

Public Administration and Management

Social and Religious Studies

Sports, Tourism, Arts and Culture

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Veterinary Science

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