Information for Students

Important Documentation

  • Instead of repeating information that is consistent across all modules within each module's studegy guide, please consult the Departmental Guide for information relating to the administration of modules, support services offerred by UP, the department's code of conduct, our policy on assessment and information relating to the renewal of registration for postgraduate students.
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Students who are enrolled for one of our degree programmes (see list below) are encouraged to join our mailing list to receive information on upcoming events, job opportunities, and bursary opportunities. Please click on one of the links below to submit your request:


In additiona to academic resources, the Department of Library Services offers a range of services such as digitisation, interlibrary lending, and training in academic writing, anti-plagiarism, using EndNote and many more. The library also hosts a research guide with resources specifically aimed at postgraduate students. Additionally, the library also has a domain expert that can assist you in obtaining information on assignments and research projects.

Information Specialist Mr. Sello Baloyi Merensky Library Level 5 Room 5-7 [email protected] +27(0) 12 420 5378

Undergraduate Programmes

For each of our undergraduate programs we have summarised the following information: an overview of the degree program, the majors available in each degree programme, and flowcharts that show how the core modules relate to each other. It shows which of your core modules have prerequisites and what those prerequisites are. Additionally, the required subjects for your chosen major (along with their prerequisites) are also indicated. If you have any queries, please contact the programme coordinator.

Postgraduate Programmes


The firs section (title "General") contains information that are applicable across all of the honours programmes offerred by the department. This includes information on the timetable, the exam schedule, and the important dates associated with your research project. The second section contains programme specific information such as programme overview documents. If you have any queries, please contact the programme coordinator.

General (applicable across all programmes)
Programme specific documentation
- Author Barend van der Merwe

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