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Undergraduate & honours studies

College of Science, Engineering and Technology: 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.

Diploma

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

A student who has not obtained at least 50%* in the language of teaching and learning; 50%* in Mathematics and 50%* Physical Science will be limited to 48 credits at NQF level 5 in their first period of study and must register for:

  • To meet the language requirement:
    • 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)
  • To meet the Mathematics requirement:
    • a Mathematics module (MAT0511)
  • To meet the Physical Science requirement:
    • a Science module (SMI181Q)

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

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, and with at least 50% in Mathematics
  • For students registering for Chemistry and/or Physical Science modules, at least 50%* for Mathematics and Physical Science, as in the NSC.
    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 of the NSC, in the language of teaching and learning; and with an equivalent of at least 50% in Mathematics in terms of the NSC.
  • For students registering for Chemistry and/or Physical Science modules, at least 50%* for Mathematics and Physical Science, as in the NSC.
    or
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 (Degree endorsement); with at least 50%*, in the language of teaching and learning in terms of the NSC; and at least 50% in Mathematics

A student who has not obtained at least 50%* in the language of teaching and learning; 50%* in Mathematics and 50%* Physical Science will be limited to 48 credits at NQF level 5 in their first period of study and must register for:

  • To meet the language requirement:
    • 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)
  • To meet the Mathematics requirement:
    • a Mathematics module (MAT0511)
  • To meet the Physical Science requirement:
    • a Science module (SMI181Q)

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

 

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