Courses Available At Universities In Limpopo

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If you’re you interested in pursuing Higher Education in the Limpopo province, it is important to start by researching institutions in the province to find out which ones offer the programmes you want to register for. 


Every year thousands of students submit applications at universities and colleges with the aim of gaining admission to study towards a tertiary education qualification.

It is always advisable to look at the admission requirements, tuition fees, accommodation options, and other factors that may affect your decision.

There are two main universities located in Limpopo: University of Limpopo, and the University of Venda.

These universities offer a range of courses and programmes across various faculties, providing students with diverse educational opportunities and options in province.

The University of Limpopo

The university has two campuses, one in Polokwane and one in Mankweng that offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Health Sciences: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Health Sciences Education
  • Faculty of Humanities: Languages and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Law, Theology
  • Faculty of Science and Agriculture: Agriculture, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Physics and Electronics, Computer Science and Informatics, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Zoology and Entomology, Botany and Plant Biotechnology, Geology

The University of Venda

Located in Thohoyandou, the University of Venda, commonly known as Univen offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the following faculties:

  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Human and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Management Sciences
  • School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

Apart from the above-mentioned institutions, there are several TVET colleges and private colleges located in the province that offer a wide range of courses in various fields of study for prospective students to choose from.

Funding Your Studies

With the cost of Higher Education increasing almost each academic year, more students are now looking out for financial aid options to cover tuition fees.

There are several funding options available in South Africa for students who wish to pursue Higher Education.

This includes, government bursaries, bursaries offered by organisations, scholarships, grants, student loans as well as financial aid from your university or college.

Applying to any of these options to cover study tuition fees is always a good choice for students who need financial assistance.

For more detailed information on the tuition fees, applications and courses offered by each of these colleges, you can visit our Where To Study directory.

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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.

You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.


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