BSc Extended programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences

Study Programme Details
City: Pretoria
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions: Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the Extended Programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria, where our commitment to continuous improvement drives high-impact research. Addressing the national shortage of PhD graduates, this program is designed to equip dynamic and creative individuals to respond to both global and local challenges. Engage with cutting-edge advancements in biological and agricultural sciences, fostering a collaborative environment that encourages innovative solutions.


The qualifications awarded through the Extended Programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria are internationally recognized, opening doors to a myriad of career opportunities for individuals with a passion for dynamic and creative pursuits. As a student, you will cultivate problem-solving skills, easily adapting to changing circumstances, and emerging as a leader in your chosen field of specialization. Explore a curriculum that goes beyond traditional boundaries, preparing you to thrive in diverse and evolving landscapes.

Admission Requirements

For the 2024 intake, prospective students must meet the following minimum requirements for the BSc – Extended Programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences:

  • English Home Language or English First Additional Language: 4
  • Mathematics: 4
  • Physical Sciences: 4
  • APS (NSC/IEB): 26

Life Orientation is excluded when calculating the APS. Ensure timely application submissions and check your application status regularly on the UP Student Portal. International, transferring, and returning students should adhere to faculty-specific guidelines.

  • Chemistry
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Physics
  • Precalculus
  • Mathematics

the fee of course is R51000 per anumm

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Extended Programme – Biological and Agricultural Sciences emerge as dynamic professionals contributing to high-impact research and addressing pressing challenges in the field. Armed with a world-class education, they embark on diverse career paths, influencing sectors such as agriculture, environmental management, biotechnology, and research. The program’s forward-looking approach ensures that graduates are well-positioned for leadership roles, driving positive change in their respective domains.

Visa Requirements:

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