BSc Nutrition UP

By | January 5, 2021

BSc Nutrition UP

Programme Information

The BSc (Nutrition) degree programme is offered by the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. Students are, however, enrolled for modules in both the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and the Faculty of Health Sciences.
It is expected of students following the Public Health Nutrition option to undergo internship training. The module FNH 480 will be administered by the Department of Human Nutrition in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

BSc Nutrition UP

Admission Requirements

  • The following persons will be considered for admission: a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement; a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a graduate of such an institution; and a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty at the University of Pretoria.
  • Life Orientation is excluded in the calculation of the Admission Point Score (APS).
  • Grade 11 results are used for the provisional admission of prospective students. Final admission is based on the Grade 12 results.
  • Students will be able to register as natural scientists with SACNASP and may continue with a research-based MSc in Nutrition.
Minimum requirements for
Achievement level
Afrikaans or English
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
APS
NSC/IEB
HIGCSE
AS-Level
A-Level
NSC/IEB
HIGCSE
AS-Level
A-Level
NSC/IEB
HIGCSE
AS-Level
A-Level
5
3
C
C
5
3
C
C
5
3
C
C
30

BSc Nutrition UP

Natural and Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate: Liana Sturgeon +27 (0)12 420 2473 liana.sturgeon@up.ac.za
Postgraduate: Cathy Barnard +27 (0)12 420 4127  cathy.barnard@up.ac.za