12 months
5592 EUR/year
2796 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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At Biochemistry (Hons) from University of Pretoria the qualifications awarded are of world-class and provide access to a multitude of career opportunities for dynamic and creative people. 


At Biochemistry (Hons) from University of Pretoria we strive to continuously improve our high impact research and significantly address the national shortage of PhD graduates that respond to global and local challenges.

Students at Biochemistry (Hons) from University of Pretoria will:

  • become problem-solving individuals 
  • easily adapt to changing circumstances and take the lead in their chosen fields of specialisation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trends in biochemical research
  • Research project and report 
  • Research methods
  • Advanced biochemistry  
  • Molecular and cellular biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


135 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant BSc degree
  • A weighted average of at least 60% in Biochemistry at final-year level
  • An admission examination may be required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5592 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5592 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2796 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2796 EUR per year during 12 months.

SA and SADC countries citizens - 48 000 – 59 000 ZAR

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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