University of Pretoria Online Applications for 2022: The University of Pretoria (UP) is one of Africa’s top universities and the largest contact university in South Africa. We produce socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. We have a high quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, online, or in communities. We have support in place for our students to graduate on time as well-rounded, responsible citizens fully prepared for the world beyond university.

How to Apply online at the University of Pretoria for 2022 studies?

Application for admission to undergraduate study programmes for both South African and international citizens close on specific dates in the year preceding the year of study. Check the list of closing dates supplied below to make sure that you submit your application on time. To use the Online Application System you will need internet access, as well as an email address that you can access regularly, because as soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to this email address as confirmation of receipt.

  • UP applications open on 1 March of the year preceding the year of study.
  • Each prospective student must complete only one online application. On the online application the University of Pretoria offers a first and second choice in terms of what you wish to study. All applicants should fill in both a first and second choice on the online application.
  • Once your online application has been processed, you will receive a student number(EMPLID).
  • Receiving a student number (EMPLID) does NOT imply that you have been accepted by the University of Pretoria yet. Admission is a separate process that your application undergoes after being evaluated by the relevant faculty.
  • It is in your best interest to complete your own online application. The University of Pretoria does not make use of representatives, agents or agencies during the application process. If you choose to make use of representatives, agents or agencies, you do so at your own risk. It is of utmost importance that you provide your personal email and postal addresses to enable the University of Pretoria to communicate with you directly.
  • For the application for Distance Education admission (Faculty of Education) please visit the “Distance Education ” web page before you apply. Different rules are applicable.
  • 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.

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How to check your application status at University of Pretoria for 2022

Click here  for a step-by-step guide on how to set up your My UP Login (UP Portal) password.


To check the status of your application, please click MyUP Login(UP Portal)to access your Student Centre.

Acceptance of admission

If you have been admitted conditionally or unconditionally, please visit the MyUP Login(UP Portal)‘Student Centre’ to accept or reject the place that has been allocated to you.

If you want to enquire about the following, please email [email protected] or call 012 420 3111:

  • You did not receive a confirmation letter.
  • Your status indicates “awaiting results” despite the fact that you have already submitted your results as requested on your application form.
  • You want to change your study programme.

What courses are offered at the University of Pretoria?

Below are some of the courses offered at UP:

  • BCom Marketing Management
  • BCom Statistics and Data Science
  • BCom Supply Chain Management
  • BComHons Agricultural Economics
  • BComHons Business Management
  • BComHons Communication Management
  • BComHons Econometrics
  • BComHons Economics
  • BComHons Financial Management Sciences
  • BComHons Human Resource Management and Labour Relations
  • BComHons Industrial Psychology
  • BComHons Informatics
  • BComHons Internal Auditing
  • BComHons Investment Management
  • BComHons Marketing Management
  • BComHons Mathematical Statistics
  • BComHons Statistics and Data Science
  • BComHons Supply Chain Management
  • BComHons Taxation
  • BComHons Tourism Management
  • BConSci Clothing Retail Management
  • BConSci Food Retail Management
  • BConSci Hospitality Management
  • BEd Foundation Phase Teaching
  • BEd Intermediate Phase Teaching
  • BEd Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching
  • BEdHons Assessment and Quality Assurance in Education and Training
  • BEdHons Computer-integrated Education
  • BEdHons Education Management, Law and Policy
  • BEdHons Education Management, Law and Policy (Distance Education)
  • BEdHons Educational Psychology
  • BEdHons Learning Support
  • BEdHons Learning Support (Distance Education)
  • BEdHons Life Sciences Education
  • BEdHons Mathematics Education
  • BEdHons Physical Sciences Education
  • BEdHons Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • BEdHons Technology Education
  • BEng Chemical Engineering
  • BEng Chemical Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Civil Engineering
  • BEng Civil Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Computer Engineering
  • BEng Computer Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Electrical Engineering
  • BEng Electrical Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Electronic Engineering
  • BEng Electronic Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Industrial Engineering
  • BEng Industrial Engineering ENGAGE
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering

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