MSc Applied MinerologyUniversity of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
MSc Applied Minerology
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MSc in Applied Minerology in South Africa
The MSc Applied Minerology is a full-time masters program run by the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences offers postgraduate degree programs at honors, master's and doctoral level. The University of Pretoria is a center of excellence for postgraduate training in the natural, agricultural and mathematical sciences, and produce a significant number of master's- and doctoral graduates each year.
In addition, the University of Pretoria focuses strongly on research-based degrees and research findings are published in international journals of high impact. Postgraduate students are recruited from all over the world with a significant component from the African continent. The Faculty hosts excellent research facilities to accommodate postgraduate students within strong research groups.
Although all degree programs are grouped under the different departments, the Faculty hosts a number of excellent institutes and centers where the focus is mainly on multidisciplinary research. Members of departments with enrolled postgraduate students participate in research projects with a common focus within the defined institutes and centers.
An appropriate BScHons degree
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MSc Applied Minerology
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University of Pretoria - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
The pandemic has allowed us to re-imagine what a university should look like and how it should conduct its core business of research, teaching and learning, and community engagement. We have moved away from emergency online teaching, and we are...
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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