About SoRPS



Dear Prospective Students,

I would like to congratulate you for choosing to enrol in one of our postgraduate programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture Science and Technology (FAST), the Mafikeng Campus of the North West University, South Africa. You are about to experience a life of scholarship that is driven by highly experienced and diverse academics from different parts of the world. We pride ourselves in Interprofessional Education, collaboration and Practice. Postgraduate Programmes in the Faculty are research led, research driven and research centred in accordance with the vision of the university which is to be a pre-eminent University in Africa, driven by the pursuit of knowledge and innovation.

We at FAST School of Research and Postgraduate studies also share in the overall mission of the University of a balanced teaching-learning and Research University, which implement its expertise in an innovative way.

Our faculty, through the School of Research and Postgraduate Studies remains nationally relevant to the National Development Plan 2030 which is aimed at:

  • Improving postgraduate enrolment and throughput
  • Pursuing partnership and collaboration (National, continental and global partnership).
  • Creating appropriate and enabling learning environment.
  • Developing sustainable research & development culture
  • Forming partnerships with industries, Province & private providers
  • Equipping facilities with latest technologies.
  • Offering support to under-prepared learners.

We at FAST School of Research and Postgraduate Studies will strive to make your academic dream a reality.


Prof. Efe Useh B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy, MEd.(Physiol of Exs) PhD (Soc of Health & Illness)

Director School of Research and Postgraduate Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Tel: +27 18 389 2531

Fax: +27 865585861

Email: Ushotanefe.Useh@nwu.ac.za