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Postgraduate studies at UP

Whether you have considered studying at the University of Pretoria or are already a UP student, it is time for you to get to know the university better.

As you may already know, our dedication to excellence and quality ensures the University of Pretoria’s position as a premier teaching and research university in the country.

This university has been the leading university in South Africa in terms of research output per annum since 1997. 

The university is a top supplier of high-level human resources in the country, in terms of the number of graduates and also the variety of their fields of training. The latest national statistics show that UP produces 16% of all master’s degrees and 17% of all doctoral degrees in the country. The statistics speak for themselves. If you’re hoping to become a Tukkie alumni, then you can do so by graduating from the University of Pretoria.

UP is committed to excellence, both in the field of academics and the resources the university offers to support staff and students. The university is people centred and fundamentally committed to promote intellectual and social justice, to ensure racial, ethnic and gender equality in all spheres of its institutional life. For more information on how the University of Pretoria sees its role in the tertiary field, South Africa, Africa and the world, read our Strategic Plan.

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