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Programme: MConSci Food Management

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
02253013 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180

Admission requirements

  • A four-year BConsumer Science degree that is BCom-based is required. 
  • A minimum average of 60% in the broad area of specialisation that the student wishes to pursue is required for admission.

Other programme-specific information

Depending on the academic background of the student and the chosen area of study, it may be required of the student to do additional coursework.

A basic course in statistics is compulsory when a quantitative approach is used for the research for the dissertation.

Work on the dissertation consists of three parts, namely a research proposal, project execution, and writing the dissertation. It is compulsory to give an oral presentation of the proposal as well as of the research on completion of the degree.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains a final average of at least 75%, as well as at least 75% for the dissertation and provided that all the members of the Examination Commission indicate in writing that the degree be conferred with distinction.


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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