Our rich and diverse fields of study allow you to imagine, explore, discover and make a difference both locally and globally. Whether it is languages, art, music, culture, people, society and politics – this is a Faculty for you. If you are interested in our professional qualifications – perhaps you want to become a psychologist, social worker, speech therapist or audiologist – you will find a home here. We are also at the forefront of the Arts, design, music, museums and drama – and together with our Javett Arts Centre at UP – a unique creative laboratory – this is a Faculty for you. As you study for your degree, you will have access to a range of online tips, notes and support. Our outstanding lecturers and professors are great teachers, creative artists and influential thinkers. They conduct foundational and deep disciplinary research, collaborate across many disciplines, and tackle problems that are important to the world today. Take advantage of everything we offer (including our vibrant student life). We are a caring Faculty, dedicated to giving you a holistic experience – with the emphasis on academic excellence. We invite you to participate in endless opportunities in this Faculty. Ask questions, meet new people, attend events and fully explore the exciting opportunities to transform your life. An education in the Humanities is foundational to the many career prospects that will come your way. Choose UP, we hope to see you next year. Read more
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Welcome to the University of Pretoria's (UP) Faculty of Humanities. We connect people and cultures; we understand and embrace new technologies and innovation, and we create leaders. We promote and protect democracy, ethics and freedom of expression. We humanize the world and we feed the world. Through our programmes, UP’s Faculty of Humanities helps you to become concerned citizens and employable graduates. We help you develop habits of mind and humanities skills, learning to be critical thinkers, to adapt to a diverse environment and to communicate effectively.
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The University of Pretoria's (UP) Hatfield Campus is situated in Lynnwood Road, Hillcrest, in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria. The campus is one of the most picturesque in the country. It is spread over 24 hectares and also houses most of the University's residences. The lively Hatfield cosmopolitan shopping area is within walking distance of the UP's residences.
The University of Pretoria (UP) has earned the well-deserved reputation for teaching excellence for more than a century. Highly qualified academics, actively engaged in research and the generation of new knowledge, teach at undergraduate levels.