MSc Plant Pathology

Study Discipline: Agriculture Studies
Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Explore the forefront of scientific innovation with Plant Pathology at the University of Pretoria, where our commitment extends beyond education to high-impact research. We address the national shortage of PhD graduates, cultivating experts to tackle global and local challenges in plant health.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant academic community dedicated to continuous improvement and excellence in research. Our program is designed to empower graduates to make significant contributions to the field of plant pathology.


Embark on a transformative academic journey with Plant Pathology at the University of Pretoria, where our world-class qualifications open doors to a myriad of career opportunities for dynamic and creative individuals.

As a student in Plant Pathology, you will evolve into a problem-solving individual, adept at adapting to changing circumstances. Take the lead in your chosen field of specialization and contribute to the advancement of plant health globally.

Admission Requirements

  • Relevant BScHons degree
  • A weighted average of at least 60% at honours level
  • Plant Sciences
  • Soil
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science

the fee of course is R20960 per anumm

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates emerge as leaders in Plant Pathology, equipped to address global challenges in plant health. Whether in research, consulting, or education, our alumni play a pivotal role in ensuring the health and sustainability of global agriculture.

Visa Requirements:

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