The Yearbook provides all registered students with information regarding their respective academic programmes. Students are advised to read the yearbook in conjunction with the study guides that are provided by their lecturers for each (corresponding) module.
Note: The information contained in this publication is applicable to all new first-year students. Returning students must use the yearbook provided in the year that they were first registered. That yearbook will be applicable for the duration of their studies. Changes that will affect the information in these yearbooks will be communicated by the relevant department.
Prospective students must ensure that they comply with the Admission Requirements for the academic programme they wish to register for. The Admission Requirements are set out on the What to Study website and are relevant for the subsequent year – and as such may differ from the current yearbook information.
The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.
The General Academic Regulations (G Regulations) and General Student Rules apply to all faculties and registered students of the University, as well as all prospective students who have accepted an offer of a place at the University of Pretoria. On registering for a programme, the student bears the responsibility of ensuring that they familiarise themselves with the General Academic Regulations applicable to their registration, as well as the relevant faculty-specific and programme-specific regulations and information as stipulated in the relevant yearbook. Ignorance concerning these regulations will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression, or basis for an exception to any of the aforementioned regulations.
University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project
The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.
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