University of Pretoria
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Universiteit Van Pretoria.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-5 years); Diploma (1-4 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 55%.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree/education diploma/graduate diploma following 3 year bachelor's degrees.
Documents required: Official transcript/academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1908; became separate University College 1910; autonomous in 1930. Usual admission requirement is the matriculation exemption certificate (12 years of education).
|A+||90-100%||Pass with distinction|
|A||80- 89%||Pass with distinction|
|A-||75- 79%||Pass with distinction|
|C+||45- 49%||Admission to a supplementary exam can be considered|
|C||40- 44%||Admission to a supplementary exam can be considered|
Degrees/subjects can be awarded with "distinction" if average is 75% or better.
Languages of instruction: English and Afrikaans.
Master's: 1-2 years after appropriate degree/diploma; usually by examination and dissertation; can be awarded with distinction.
Doctor/Ph.D.: 2 year minimum following master's degree.
Last updated: May 09, 2005