The Department of Environmental Sciences is part of The
Faculty of Natural Sciences, which is located at the ARCADIA CAMPUS of
Technikon Pretoria. This Campus is situated in the centre of Pretoria
between Church and Vermeulen Streets with it's main entrance in Nelson
Courses offered by the Faculty serve a great diversity of industries but
still manage to have a great deal in common with respect to its concern
for the environment and community. All courses are offered in close
collaboration with industry and includes a component of experiential
The Faculty of Natural Sciences has a proud reputation of academic
excellence. Staff are performing well in the field of research with
several papers and patents published annually. Several internationally
known scientists are currently working as team members of research
groups and research is currently being carried out in the fields of
analytical chemistry, environmental science, super critical fluid
extraction, nutrition, food and food technology, biotechnology,
biomedical technology and materials technology.
As a future university of technology, the Faculty of Natural Sciences
already have more than one hundred post-graduate students that are
enrolled for research qualifications on Master's and Doctorate level.
Most of their projects are linked to industry and some are carried out
within the industry.