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


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Explore the captivating realm of Plant Science at the University of Pretoria, where the study program unveils the mysteries of fascinating organisms. Delve into the undiscovered potential uses of plants, renowned as nature’s premier factories for synthesizing valuable natural products. Unearth the profound impact plants have on our lives and industries through the lens of cutting-edge research and innovation.


Embark on a journey of applied research at the Plant Science program at the University of Pretoria. This program actively contributes to advancing agricultural crops, refining agricultural methods, understanding plant diseases, exploring plant-derived compounds, preserving biodiversity, and delving into plant biotechnology. Our commitment to applied knowledge ensures graduates are well-equipped for dynamic roles in the evolving landscape of plant science.

Admission Requirements

For prospective students in 2024, admission to the Plant Science program at the University of Pretoria requires meeting the following minimum requirements:

  • English Home Language or English First Additional Language: 5
  • Mathematics: 5
  • Physical Sciences: 5
  • APS (NSC/IEB): 32

Applicants are encouraged to regularly check the UP Student Portal for admission updates and adhere to application deadlines.

  • Biometry
  • Plant biology
  • General chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Physics for biology students
  • Mathematics
  • Animal diversity

the fee of course is R51000 per anumm

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Plant Science program at the University of Pretoria are poised for impactful careers that transcend traditional boundaries. Whether contributing to ecological conservation, driving biotechnological innovations, or conducting groundbreaking research, our alumni are prepared for leadership roles in diverse sectors.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit South Africa page for student visa and student life.