Programme: MTown and Regional Planning Town and Regional Planning

Code Faculty Duration Credits
12252022 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180

Programme information

The Master’s degree [MT&RP] is conferred by virtue of a dissertation as well as related assignments as prescribed by the Head of Department including an academic article for publication and an examination in the field of the dissertation and/or sections thereof as required by the Head of Department/supervisor.

The successful completion of a relevant module in research methodology is a prerequisite for approval of the study proposal.

Refer to the G Regulations G.30 to G.44 and G.57 to G.62.

Admission requirements

Subject to the stipulations of General Regulations G.30 G.37 en G.38 the BT&RP degree or an acceptable qualification as well as practical experience deemed adequate by the Head of Department are required for admission to the study for the MT&RP degree.


Additional requirements

Supplementary undergraduate modules for the MT&RP degree may be prescribed for students who have not obtained a BT&RP degree.

Examinations and pass requirements

The minimum pass mark is 50% in both the dissertation and examination.


Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains at least 75% in both the examination and dissertation.

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 each student to familiarise himself or herself 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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