- BScHons (Plant Science) degree (or equivalent) or BScHons (Medicinal Plant Science) degree (or equivalent) or relevant honours degree
- A weighted average of at least 60% at honours level
Promotion to next study year
The progress of all master's candidates is monitored biannually by the supervisor and the postgraduate coordinator. A candidate's study may be terminated if the progress is unsatisfactory or if the candidate is unable to finish his/her studies during the prescribed period.
Subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, and where applicable, a student may not enter for the master's examination in the same module more than twice.