2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pretoria
English
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About this program

MConSci (Food Management)

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.

Admission requirements

  • Four-year BConSci degree that is BCom-based or relevant honours degree
  • A weighted average of at least 60% in the area of specialisation at final-year level

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Program content

Year 1

Core modules

  • Dissertation: Consumer science 890

Final year

Core modules

  • Dissertation: Consumer science 890

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Qualification

Credits: 180

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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

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Why study at University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Our excellence in teaching and research is recognised by our large number of partners outside of academia. We work together with several companies, non-profit organisations, industry bodies, and government departments, which means that the qualification you receive from NAS gives you a unique edge for employment. The excellent research and teaching you are exposed to during your training, combined with valuable real-world experience, will make you a sought-after candidate for employment.

We are known for our expertise in forestry and agriculture, the life sciences and mathematical and statistical sciences—all supported by genuine scholarship and excellence in the basic sciences. We offer some unique degrees (in Meteorology and Nutrition, for example), and even though there may be similar offerings elsewhere, we have attractive double major options (and even a unique triple major in Human Physiology, Genetics and Psychology). Food- and water security in Africa, which are two of our many focus areas, can be approached from many angles: climate change, biotechnology, crop development, breeding, data science, agricultural economics, insurance risk, consumer behaviour, indigenous crops, pests and diseases, carbon cycling and environmental change, to name but a few.

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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
Hatfield
South Africa

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