Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) is the largest of its kind in Africa. This diverse Faculty is renowned for its expertise in forestry and agriculture, food systems, biotechnology, life sciences, physical, mathematical and statistical sciences. NAS contributes substantially to building research and teaching capacity in South Africa by producing highly skilled graduates and generating new scientific knowledge through our research. Around 20 to 25% of all PhD graduates at the University of Pretoria come from NAS. The Faculty is a leader in addressing complex challenges through transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research.

The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) is hosting its annual Research Symposium on 4 and 5 September 2024 in the SANLAM Auditorium. 

2024 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings
 by Subject: 
Natural Sciences (451-500, ranked for the first time in 2023)
Read more about the University and Faculty rankings here and here.




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