Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University Focuses Equally on Various Disciplines


Potchefstroom, South Africa -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/19/2014 -- With more than 62 nationalities, the multi-ethnic North West University is inviting the curious minds to pursue their postgraduate studies in South Africa. Started in 2004 it has more than 64,000 students inclusive of those pursuing distance education. The collaboration between Potchefstroom campus for Christian Higher Education and the Mafikeng campuses is like a breathe of fresh air that are collaborating to form the largest student-hub in South Africa.

North West University (NWU) focuses equally on various disciplines of Economic Sciences, Commerce, Information Technology etc. Students can also avail scholarships for Masters Programmes. The programmes are mainly divided into two categories: first, the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Information Technology and secondly the Faculty of Humanities. It also offers a range of specialized programmes. The university believes in all rounded development of the students and has its own Cricket Academy, Cycling Academy, a rowing club registered with Rowing South Africa and Gym facilities.

Known for encouraging students, North West University welcomes innovation and new ideas. Apart from its excellent infrastructure and management, it has an amazing corporate portfolio which makes them standout from the rest. Every student, whether in Masters or Doctors have influences at a certain point. It also provide undergraduate programmes. Apart from that students who have secured low percentile in their higher secondary are provided with tutorial and accommodation.

About Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University
At the Potchefstroom Campus of the NWU, a research-driven campus, where excellence in teaching-learning and research are mutually reinforced. There are eight faculties, including Arts, Natural Sciences, Theology, Law, Economic and Management Sciences, Education Sciences, Engineering, and Health Sciences. It also has 25 innovative research entities, centers and platforms, which produce relevant and focused research of the highest quality.