UP Postgraduate

UP Postgraduate

UP Postgraduate,
After obtaining a first degree, most people take a break from studying and find a job to start earning a living. Over time the working environment exposes you to more avenues you can venture into along your career path. A postgraduate qualification will enhance your CV and equip you with the knowledge required to thrive in your industry.
Since Pretoria and Johannesburg are big business hubs in South Africa, studying at the University of Pretoria is definitely a great idea. Contact us for more information about our postgraduate degrees and short courses.

Postgraduate studies at UP

Dedication to excellence and quality ensures the University of Pretoria’s position as a premier teaching and research university in the country.
The University is a top supplier of high-level human resources in the country, in terms of the number of graduates and also the variety of their fields of training.
UP is committed to excellence,in the field of academics and the resources the University offers to support staff and students. the University is people centred and fundamentally committed to promote intellectual and social justice, so as to ensure racial, ethnic and gender equality in all spheres of its institutional life. For more information on how the University of Pretoria sees its role in the tertiary field, South Africa, Africa and the world, read our Strategic Plan.

Postgraduate Programmes

Honours degrees
Master’s degrees
Doctoral Degrees

Postgraduate Courses

(Nagraadse Diploma/STR word ook volledig in Afrikaans aangebied)
Prospective students must consult the Postgraduate Faculty yearbook and Programme search for more information on the programmes offered.
The Department of Accounting offers the following postgraduate qualifications:
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences (07220036) and Certificate in the Theoryof Accountancy(07210011) (Steeds in 2019 in Afrikaans aangebied). You must hold a SAICA accredited undergraduate BCom degree (NOT a certificate, diploma, BTech degree or degree from a Non-SA university) to enroll for the PGD and CTA. Click on the links below to view the 2019 Information Brochure and Application form.
PGD Accounting Sciences Information brochurePlease read this document carefully in its entirety, before proceeding to the Selection application form on the next line.
PGD Accounting Sciences Selection application formOnce you have applied electronically to study at UP at postgraduate level, please print and then complete this form. Please check the Information brochure for detail on submission of the completed form.
– Programme commences at the beginning of 2nd week of January.
– You need only enroll for the PGD. Faculty Administration will, provided you were successful in enrolling electronically for the PGD, later enroll you automatically for the CTA at no extra cost.
Detail guidance on postgraduate selection regulations for the Postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Accounting Sciences and Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA)
Click here

Also refer to the Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) explained in 5.2 of the brochure on the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences.

An overview of the CA programme at UP.
  • MCom Accounting Sciences (course work) (07250045) 2018 MCom flyer
Contact person gerda.dutoit@up.ac.za
  • PhD Accounting Sciences 2018 PhD flyer
Contact person gerda.dutoit@up.ac.za

Short courses

The Skills Development Act and the Skills Levies Act, and a number of other factors will compel South African companies into top training gear. Organisations increasingly face skills requirements from their staff in response to competitive pressures and rapid technological change. Enterprises University of Pretoria’s Training Solutions offers complete solutions to these lifelong learning needs.
We strive to make the expertise of the University and its staff accessible to the public and the corporate environment via short courses, certificate programmes and similar offerings. The University of Pretoria accredits all courses.
Training Solutions provides a single point of integration and a service that can meet the needs of the Southern African market in a cost-effective and timely manner. View our course catalogue online at here or contact us at +27 (0)12 434 2500.

Contact Us

  • Switchboard Tel: +27 12 420 4111
  • Call Centre Tel: +27 12 420 3111  (General Enquiries)
  • Call Centre Fax: +27 12 420 4555
  • Postal: University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, Private bag X20, Hatfield, Hillcrest, Pretoria, South Africa, 0028
  • Or use the following online form