Undergraduate Programme 3 years full time

Undergraduate degree: BSc Chemistry (02133173)

Duration of study: 3 years

Admission Requirements

  • The following persons will be considered for admission: a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement, a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a graduate of such an institution, and a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty at the University of Pretoria.
  • Life Orientation is excluded in the calculation of the Admission Point Score (APS).
  • Grade 11 results are used for the conditional admission of prospective students. Final admission is based on the Grade 12 results.

Minimum requirements (2019)

Achievement level

Afrikaans or English

Mathematics

Physical Sciences

APS

NSC/IEB

AS-Level

NSC/IEB

AS-Level

NSC/IEB

AS-Level

5

C

5

C

5

C

34

 

Curriculum: Year 1

Minimum Credits: 140

Fundamental

CREDITS

AIM 111*

Academic information management 111

4.00

AIM 121*

Academic information management 121

4.00

LST 110

Language and study skills 110

6.00

UPO 102

Academic orientation 102

0.00

AIM 102*

Academic information management 102

6.00

*Students who do not qualify for AIM 102 must register for AIM 111 and AIM 121  

CORE

 

CMY 117

General chemistry 117

16.00

CMY 127

General chemistry 127

16.00

WTW 114

Calculus 114

16.00

WTW 124 

Mathematics 124

16.00

PHY 114

First course in physics 114

16.00

PHY 124

First course in physics 124

16.00

ELECTIVES

32.00

Curriculum: Year 2

Minimum Credits: 144

CORE

CREDITS

CMY 282

Physical chemistry 282

12.00

CMY 283

Analytical chemistry 283

12.00

CMY 284

Organic chemistry 284

12.00

CMY 285

Inorganic chemistry 285

12.00

ELECTIVES

96.00

 

Curriculum: Year 3

Minimum Credits: 144

CORE

CREDITS

CMY 382

Physical chemistry 382

18.00

CMY 383

Analytical chemistry 383

18.00

CMY 384

Organic chemistry 384

18.00

CMY 385

Inorganic chemistry 385

18.00

ELECTIVES

72.00

 

Electives can be chosen from modules in the following departments: Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, Geology, Biochemistry, Zoology and Entomology, Physics, Plant Science, Computer Science, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

For more information on each module go to the Yearbook on the University website and click on the module name listed on the curriculum pages.

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