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College of Education:  undergraduate admission requirements 2013

Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the minimum admission requirements for your chosen qualification and college. Meeting these requirements does not mean automatic acceptance, as each application will be considered individually.

Higher certificate

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC),
    or
  • A Senior Certificate,
    or
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4

Diploma

  • A National Senior Certificate (Diploma endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning,
    or
  • A Senior Certificate with at least an equivalent of 50%*, in the language of teaching and learning in terms of the NSC;
    or
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with at least diploma endorsement.

A student who has not obtained at 50% in the language of teaching and learning, but meet all other requirements to a Diploma, may still be admitted, on the following conditions:

  • Candidates will be limited to the following 48 credits at NQF level 5 in their first period of study:
    • Two language proficiency modules:
      • ENG1511 and ENN103F (if the language of teaching and learning is English)
        or
      • AFK1502 and AFK1503 (if the language of teaching and learning is Afrikaans)
    • Two (12 credit) modules from their chosen program

All 48 credits will have to be passed before the student can continue with the Diploma curriculum.

A student who does not meet the admission requirements may apply for admission into a higher certificate.

Bachelor degrees (360 Credit curriculum that can be completed in 4 years)

  • A National Senior Certificate (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning.
    or
  • A Senior Certificate with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board, with at least an equivalent of 50%*, in terms in the NSC, in the language of learning and teaching.
    or
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with at least degree endorsement.

A student who has not obtained at 50% in the language of teaching and learning, but meet all other requirements to a Degree, may still be admitted, on the following conditions:

  • Candidates will be limited to the following 48 credits at NQF level 5 in their first period of study:
    • Two language proficiency modules:
      • ENG1511 and ENN103F (if the language of teaching and learning is English)
        or
      • AFK1502 and AFK1503 (if the language of teaching and learning is Afrikaans)
    • Two (12 credit) modules from their chosen program

All 48 credits will have to be passed before the student can continue with the Degree curriculum.

A student who does not meet the admission requirements may apply for admission into a diploma or a higher certificate.

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