University of Pretoria – Guide to Admission Requirement

Postgraduate Courses:

  • UP offers a wide range of postgraduate courses across various disciplines, including Medicine & Health, Business & Management, Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Agriculture & Forestry, Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences, Law, Arts, Design & Architecture, Applied Sciences & Professions, Computer Science & IT, Education & Training, Hospitality, Leisure & Sports, and Journalism & Media.

Short Courses:

  • UP provides short courses in diverse fields, including Veterinary Science, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Sports, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Social and Religious Studies, Public Administration and Management, Properties, Retail, and Facilities Management, Project and Risk Management, Marketing, Communication, and Languages, Law and Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Human Capital Management, Health and Health Care, General Management and Leadership Development, Financial Management and Taxation, Environmental Management and Geophysics, Engineering and Technology Management, Education and Teacher Development, Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Built Environment and Construction, Agriculture and Food Security.

Bridging Courses:

  • Various bridging courses are available across faculties to assist students in meeting entry requirements for diploma or degree programs. Subjects for bridging courses are determined by faculties, and students typically undertake the National Benchmark Test (NBT) to assess eligibility.

Diploma Courses:

  • UP offers diploma courses in fields such as Extension and Rural Development, Sport Sciences, Veterinary Nursing, Diplomatic Studies, Clinical Evidence and Healthcare, Dentistry, Family Medicine, Group Activities, Hand Therapy, Health Systems Management, Investigative and Forensic Accounting, Occupational Health, Occupational Medicine and Health, Public Health Medicine, Handling of Childhood Disability, Tropical Medicine and Health, Vocational Rehabilitation, Business Administration, Church Music, and Theology.
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Distance Learning Courses:

  • UP provides distance learning courses for students seeking flexible learning options.

Free Online Courses:

  • UP offers free online courses through its Professional Online Development (PODs) initiative, covering a wide range of topics and accessible to the public.

Requirements for Admission:

  • General entry requirements for undergraduate students include possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent qualification, with specific subject requirements based on the chosen program. Cambridge A-Level applicants with minimum required grades are also eligible. Postgraduate students typically need a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

This guide provides detailed insights into the University of Pretoria’s courses, admission requirements, and educational offerings for the academic year. For further information and specific inquiries, prospective students are encouraged to visit the university’s official website or contact the admissions office directly.