General Admission Criteria
Minimum NSC subject requirements for 2017. All candidates must have
a NSC with Bachelor’s, English at level 4, another language at level 3 with
the programme specific requirements.
For admission to degree programme, UWC will use a weighted system
for calculating points. In order to be admitted to degree studies, the candidate
should have attained a minimum of 33 points – BPharm 38
In addition to the general criteria for admission, additional
criteria must be met to qualify for admission to particular study
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Recent changes in the
Immigration Act have further intensified the need for foreign students wishing
to attend UWC to have correct visa and for existing foreign students to renew
their visa in a correct and timely manner to avoid delays in registration and
other more serious immigration issues.
PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE
GUIDELINES AND YOU NEED TO CHECK WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSULATE/ EMBASSY IN
YOUR HOME COUNTRY FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND FORMS.
apply for students without dependents. For students with dependents further
information is needed, please check with your Embassy/
You MUST have a study
visa before leaving your country of residence. The University cannot register
you without a valid study visa to study at this institution. The visa can be
obtained from the South African Consulate or Embassy in your country of
In order to apply for
a study permit, certain documentation and payments are needed,
- The study permit
- A valid passport
- An official letter
from UWC stating that you have been accepted for the course and the duration of
- A police clearance
certificate for every country you have lived in for more than a year since you
were 18 (less than 6 months old)
- A medical report
(specific from to be filled in)
- A radiological report
(In the form of a chest x-ray to confirm you do not have TB – specific form to
be filled in)
- Medical cover with a
registered South African medical scheme for the duration of your course or which
can be renewed yearly for the duration of the course.
- A repatriation fee,
to be paid to the consulate/ embassy (amounts vary for each country) which will
be used in case of deportation and will be reimbursed once back in your home
- Proof of sufficient
funds to support you for the duration of your course (scholarship letters, bank
- You are allowed to
work for 20 hours a week whilst in South Africa on a study visa, however, you
cannot use this work towards your proof your proof of financial ability to pay
for the course.
The above payments
and documentation must be provided with the application fee in full in order to
apply for your visa.
Please allow 6 weeks
for your visa application. Processing times vary per country, so please check
with the Embassy/ Consulate for exact details.
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