Programme: BIArchHons

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Code Faculty
12242007 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120
Prof BP Jekot
[email protected]
+27 (0)124204052

Admission requirements

A candidate for the degree programme Bachelor of Interior Architecture Honours:

(1) must be a graduate for the degree with a BScInt degree or an equivalent university degree; 


(2) must have an appropriate recognised tertiary qualification. Such a candidate may be required, at the discretion of the HOD to take:

(i) an academic literacy test;

(ii) a computer skills test;


(3) must have a qualification deemed adequate by the HOD in consultation with the Dean and obtain (where necessary) the approval of Senate and comply with any other prescribed requirements.

Candidates mentioned in (2) and (3) above may, at the discretion of the HOD, be required to be evaluated in prerequisite fields of knowledge and/or register for additional modules for non-degree purposes.

Candidates mentioned in (1), (2) and (3) above:

(i) should preferably have had practical experience and/or have done and recorded an extended study exursion;

(ii) are intereviewed for selection;

(iii) must present a portfolio and/or design journal which demonstrates the requisite level of proficiency and competency and is considered a record of their experience within the discipline;

(iv) are selected on merit

Please note: The number of candidate admitted to this programme is restricted.

Main curriculum:

Unless the HOD, after consultattion with the Dean, decides otherwise, for those students wishing hereafter to continue with the MInt(Prof) degree, the following curriculum applies:



1ste Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

Practice component

CPD 710 (6 credits)

Systems and materials

CPD 720 (6 credits)

The idea of building

CPD 740 (6 credits)

Built environment modelling

POU 720 (2 credits)



CPD 730 (6 credits)

Profession practice


Theory component

RFS 710 (6 credits) RFS 720 (6 credits) & RFS 730 (6 credits)
May run separately or concurrently over quarters 1-2

RFS 740 (6 credits)

Project component

RFP 713/723/733 (20 credits each)
Examined at the end of the quarter 3

RFP 730 (20 credits)



Other programme-specific information

Refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.

The degree is awarded to those students who have obtained the prescribed credits. Those students admitted with conditions must comply with all of these before all the 700 series module credits and the degree are awarded.


Examinations and pass requirements

The minimum pass mark is 50%. A minimum of 40% is required in the examination, with a minimum final mark of 50% to pass. If a module is not evaluated by examination a minimum coursework mark of 50% is required. If the module is not evaluated by coursework, a minimum examination mark of 50% is required.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction if students registered for the degree for the first time, complete the degree within the minimum prescribed time and pass all modules with a weighted average of 75%.


The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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