36 months
113 USD/module
113 USD/module
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This department has a number of core focus areas: environmental management and environmental science, nature conservation and horticulture and landscaping. You can learn more with this master in Consumer Science at University of South Africa (UNISA).


About this Program

The School of Agriculture and Life Sciences is constituted out of two composite departments namely the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health and the Department of Life and Consumer Sciences. 

The College offers a wide array of exciting qualifications in the science sphere. Its state-of the- art laboratories and equipment , and its dedicated group of science education professionals ensure that open distance learning students are afforded the very best support and practical exposure- unique to an open distance learning institution and indeed, on par with the very best on offer from residential universities. You can learn more with this master in Consumer Science at University of South Africa (UNISA)!

Programme Structure


  • Exploring Molecular Interactions
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project in Life Sciences 
  • Current Concepts in Biochemistry 
  • Health, Lifestyle and Diseases
  • Molecular Techniques
  • Current Concepts in Genetics 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Appropriate Bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in Agriculture or related field. A student who is admitted on the strength of an equivalent qualification and who has not completed a module in research methodology may be required to complete such a module at NQF level 8 for non-degree purposes (NDP) before he/she will be allowed to register for the research proposal.
  • In addition to the above requirements, all applicants must submit a transcript or an academic record, an updated CV as well as a 5-page research concept document within the scope of the research group.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    113 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
  • National

    113 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.

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