Admission Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR’S DEGREES

 • Minimum of level 4 in English 1st Additional Language or

• Minimum of level 3 in English Home Language.

• Minimum of Level 4 or better in four 20-credit subjects from the designated list, excluding Life Orientation.

 

 

QUALIFICATION

MINIMUM STATUTORY ENTRY REQUIREMENT

 

Bachelors degree

Pass NSC with an achievement rating of 4

(50-59%) or more in 4 (four) subjects

Diploma

Pass NSC with an achieving rating of 3

(40-49% )or more in 4 (four) subjects

Mature age applicants (turning 23 years during year of registration), who have met the requirements in bullets 1 – 3 above, qualify for admission to main stream programmes. They need to apply for conditional exemption from HESA.

Designated Subjects

 

Accounting

Languages

Agricultural science

Life science

Business Studies

Mathematics of Mathematical Literacy

Dramatic Arts

Music

Economics

Physical Sciences

Engineering Graphics

and Design

Religious Studies

Geography

Visual Arts

History

Consumer Studies

Information Technology

 

 

 

Applicants who wish to enroll for a degree programme need to ensure that four of their seven subjects are from the designated list.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:   Senior Certificate (pre-2008)

 A candidate is expected to possess a minimum level of proficiency in English language. A pass mark of at least E symbol on SG is considered to be sufficient. A pass mark of at least an F symbol on HG English 1st language is also considered to be sufficient.

 A Matriculation Exemption or Further Education and Training Certificate.

 A standard qualification to study for a degree is a Matriculation endorsement or equivalent.

 

 

CN                          SC

 

S Symbol achieved in

Grade 12 subjects

Grade of Grade 12 subjects

HG

SG

A

8

6

B

7

5

C

6

4

D

5

3

E

4

2

F

31

 

 

 

 How to calculate your minimum admission point score (APS)

 

NSC

NSC%

PS

APS %

7

80-89

8

90-99

6

79-79

7

80-89

5

60-69

6

79-79

4

50-59

5

60-69

3

40-49

4

50-59

2

30-39

3

40-49

10

-290

2

30-39

 

 

 

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