Type
Public
Location
Pretoria
Email
N/A
Phone
012 420 3111
Adress
Lynnwood Road
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Description
Established in 1908, University of Pretoria is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Pretoria (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gauteng. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Pretoria (UP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Pretoria (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
Programs

MSc Science EducationThe MSc Science Education is a full-time masters program run by the University of Pretoria.

MMedVet in Vetrinary Public Health in South AfricaThe MMedVet Vetrinary Public Health is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Veterinary Science is unique in South Africa and thus has an essential role in training veterinary and para-veterinary professionals. Graduates and research programs are vital in enhancing public and animal health, promoting bio-security and welfare, and ensuring our production animals and pets are safe and sound.The quality and scope of the training is such that graduates from this Faculty are able to enter postgraduate programs at universities across the world. The University of Pretoria is also passionate about meeting the needs of South Africa and are striving to ensure that the curriculum will meet the growing need for primary animal healthcare, where veterinarians can assist rural communities and smallholder farmers.The Faculty’s campus compares favorably with the best in the world. It has five academic departments, an Equine Research Centre and a Centre for Veterinary Wildlife Studies. The Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH) provides state-of-the-art facilities for the clinical departments and is the focus of the Faculty’s clinical service rendering activities to the surrounding community. In addition it provides a national referral service. The University is also proud of recent new additions to the Faculty, which include a multidisciplinary laboratory, skills laboratory, student center and offices for student administration and service.

MAdmin in Public Management in South AfricaThe MAdmin Public Management is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences is one of the largest Faculties at the University of Pretoria. The Public Management Faculty aims to continuously strengthen its position as the leading institution in the fields of economic, financial and management sciences through its academic and research excellence. At the same time the Faculty remains committed to delivering competent, creative, responsible and productive citizens – the “Thought Leaders” of the University of Pretoria and South Africa’s future business leaders. Postgraduate programs introduce increasing levels of specialization into the major disciplines from the honors to masters to doctoral levels. As the faculty is mainly a professional faculty, students tend to pursue degrees to the level required by the accrediting professional bodies, usually an honors or a masters degree.The faculty has introduced a number of new masters programs by coursework in areas of specialization where there is an increasing demand for skills in the market place. All doctoral degrees are based purely on research although the attendance of a number of modules/seminars may be required as a prerequisite. The faculty strives to obtain as many postgraduate bursaries as possible. The Postgraduate Bursary Committee and the Academic coordinator in the faculty office identify bursary opportunities and builds relationships with institutions such as Gauteng Treasury, MassMart and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

MAdmin in Public Administration in South AfricaThe MAdmin Public Administration is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences is one of the largest Faculties at the University of Pretoria. The Public Administration Faculty aims to continuously strengthen its position as the leading institution in the fields of economic, financial and management sciences through its academic and research excellence. At the same time the Faculty remains committed to delivering competent, creative, responsible and productive citizens – the “Thought Leaders” of the University of Pretoria and South Africa’s future business leaders. Postgraduate programs introduce increasing levels of specialization into the major disciplines from the honors to masters to doctoral levels. As the faculty is mainly a professional faculty, students tend to pursue degrees to the level required by the accrediting professional bodies, usually an honors or a masters degree.The faculty has introduced a number of new masters programs by coursework in areas of specialization where there is an increasing demand for skills in the market place. All doctoral degrees are based purely on research although the attendance of a number of modules/seminars may be required as a prerequisite. The faculty strives to obtain as many postgraduate bursaries as possible. The Postgraduate Bursary Committee and the Academic coordinator in the faculty office identify bursary opportunities and builds relationships with institutions such as Gauteng Treasury, MassMart and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

MSc Water Resource Management(Coursework)The MSc Water Resource Management(Coursework) is a full-time masters program run by the University of Pretoria.

MA MAThe MA MA is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria.

MSc Water Resource ManagementThe MSc Water Resource Management is a full-time masters program run by the University of Pretoria.

MSc Soil ScienceThe MSc Soil Science is a full-time masters program run by the University of Pretoria.

MSc Tropical Animal HealthThe MSc Tropical Animal Health is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria.

MTh in Science of Religion and Missiology (Coursework) in South AfricaThe MTh Science of Religion and Missiology (Coursework) is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Theology Masters is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Theology emphasizes excellence, especially with regard to academia and, simultaneously, in the way it lives up to its values.The Faculty has a particular nature in that it works primarily with partner churches. The Nether Dutch Reformed Church of Africa (NRCA) became the first partner in 1917, and the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) is the largest partner. The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA), as well as the youngest partner, the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA), contributes to the unique character of the Faculty.The Faculty believes that each one of the denominational partners adds value to the quality and relevance of its programs. The professors of the Biblical and Religious Studies are nationally and internationally acknowledged for high academic standards and scholarly integrity.The University of Pretoria wishes to support churches in their ministry of today and tomorrow. Therefore, areas such as urban ministry, African Christianity, public theology, and community development are addressed. Research in the fields of ethics, the environment and gender, as well as theological and religious themes with social implications, are of special importance. These include xenophobia, discrimination and violence in communities. Unique themes that are of national relevance, yet are also of international interest, are researched in the Faculty. Much of the research is of an interdisciplinary nature and includes international participation.