TUT Science Courses
About the Faculty
Welcome to the Faculty of Science, TUT’s leading research faculty that makes substantial contribution every year to the total research output of the country. We are 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 our 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 masters and doctoral level, ensuring that all students can achieve their full academic potential.
In the field of agricultural sciences, we boast one of the largest training facility of its kind in South Africa and one of the largest in the Southern hemisphere. We are 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 proficient staff. As with all other 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.