University of Pretoria (TUKS)

The University of Pretoria (TUKS), founded in 1908, is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds and in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg.

Application Date:

31 May 2019 (Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Health Sciences and Architecture)

30 June 2019 (Faculty of Humanities: Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, Fine Arts, Information Design, Music and Drama)

30 September 2019 (most other programmes)

Find closing dates for specific programmes here.

Application Fees:

  • R300
    It is important to note that should you wish to study the selection programmes BSc(Arch)(Architecture) or BSc(Int)(Interior Architecture), you must indicate them as your first choice on your application, or you will not be considered for these programmes. It is also recommended to indicate the other selection programmes as your first choice on the online application.

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? →Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

TUKS Open Days

General Open Day
Date: Friday, 23 May 2019

Venue: Hatfield Campus
,  University of Pretoria, Visual Arts Department

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at TUKS ranges anywhere from R16 000 to R84 000.


Step 1:  You will need internet as applications to study at the University of Pretoria are fully online based.

Step 2: You will need an email address which you can access regularly.

Step 3: After submitting your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to your email address as confirmation of receipt. 

Step 4:  Complete an application for residence should your need student accommodation.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to TUKS here


The university offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Veterinary Science

And they have a business school in Johannesburg: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope.


  • TUKS undergraduate programmes [DOWNLOAD]
  • Residence FAQs [VIEW]
  • General admission requirements [VIEW]


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 021 420 3111

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
University of Pretoria
c/o Lynnwood Road and Roper Street

Postal Address:
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
Hatfield 0028
South Africa