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The Faculty of Science is TUT's leading research faculty and makes a substantial contribution every year to the total research output of the country. The Faculty is proud to have many rated researchers and lecturers of national and international repute who attract substantial financial support for research projects from outside funding agents such as the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Water Research Commission (WRC).
The various departments of the faculty offer a variety of study programmes in the fields of agriculture, health and natural sciences. Courses such as Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Fire Technology, Food Technology, Geology, Industrial Physics, Mathematical Technology, Quality and Water Care are offered up to Master's and Doctorate level ensuring that all students can achieve their full academic potential.
In the field of agricultural sciences the faculty boasts one of the largest training facility of its kind in South Africa and one of the largest in the Southern hemisphere. It is one of the few higher education institutions in the country to offer the full range of agricultural courses including:
Crop Production, Mixed Farming, Rural Development and Extension, Agricultural Management, Animal Production, Equine Science, Nature Conservation, Ecotourism Management, Game Ranch Management, Horticulture, Landscape Technology and numerous other specialised courses.
The faculty's health related course material is designed to address the needs of the community and industry. The subject content of every qualification is guided by an Advisory Committee, consisting of leading professionals from industry, and is presented by enthusiastic and competent staff. As with all the programmes within the faculty degrees can be obtained in the fields of Sport and Physical Rehabilitation Sciences, Environmental Health, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Nursing and Pharmacy.
Prof Prince Ngobeni
Faculty of Science
Tel: +27 12 382 6208
Fax: +27 12 382 6210
Contact Centre: 086 110 2421 / Switchboard: 086 110 2422