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Admission requirements for applicants who matriculated from 2008 


(a) The National Senior Certificate for Bachelor’s Degree study plus a score of no less than 33 points calculated according to the University’s approved points system, as well as the following minimum specific subject requirements area: 

• Level 4 (50-59%) in English (home or first additional language) and 
• Level 3 (40-49%) in Another Language (home or first additional language) and 
• Level 3 (40-49%) in Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy OR 

(b) A qualification or level of competence which the Senate of the University has deemed to be equivalent to the requirements stipulated in (a) above. 

In addition to the above, candidates are required to meet the minimum specific subject requirements for the Learning Area Specialisation combinations as seen below.


Minimum NSC Requirements​ for 2018
 

​Programme Learning
Area​ 
Specialisation
​Course
Code
​                          ​                                      Subjects Point Score ​
BEd​​ ​Language & Social Sciences

ENGLISH
​   4512
English  
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)

or  English 
(1st Additional
Language)
5
(60-69%)

and      
Another  Language
  (Home or 
1st Additional Language)  
 3
(40-49%)

​ Mathematics
3
(40-49%)
or
 
 Mathematics Literacy
 
 3
(40-49%)
 

        and ​    History and        Geography    
 
4
(50-59%)
33​
​AFRIKAANS
Afrikaans
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)
or​ Afrikaans
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)

and
​        English
  (Home or 
1st Additional Language)  
 4
(50-59%)

Mathematics
3
(40-49%)
 or
 
 Mathematics Literacy
 
 3
(40-49%)
 

and ​    History and        Geography    
 
4
 (50-59%)
33​
​XHOSA
Xhosa 
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)

or Xhosa
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)
and English
  (Home or  
1st Additional Language)  
 4
(50-59%)​
Mathematics
3
(40-49%)
 or
 
 Mathematics Literacy
 
 3
(40-49%)
 
 

 ​and History and        Geography    
 
4
(50-59%)​
33​
BEd​ ​Language & Life Orientation

ENGLISH
​45​13  
​ English  
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)​
 


or

English 
(1st Additional 
Language)

5

(60-69%)

and
Another Language
(Home or 1st Additional Language) 
 3 
(40-49%)​

​​Mathematics
3
(40-49%)
 or
 
 Mathematics Literacy
 
 3
(40-49%)
 

 
 ​  and
Life
Orientation 
4
(50-59%)
 
​      33
​AFRIKAANS
Afrikaans
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)
​​
or​ Afrikaans
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)

and
         English
  (Home or 
1st Additional Language)  
 4
(50-59%)

Mathematics
3
(40-49%)
 or 
 Mathematics Literacy 
 3
(40-49%)
 

​  and           ​               Life
Orientation 
4
(50-59%)

​      33
​XHOSA Xhosa 
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)

or​ ​​Xhosa
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)
and English
  (Home or 
1st Additional Language)  
 4
(50-59%)​
Mathematics 
3
(40-49%)
 or 
 Mathematics Literacy 
 3
(40-49%)​
 

 ​and ​               Life
Orientation 
4
(50-59%)

​    33
​BEd Foundation
Phase
​4517 English  
    (Home Language 
or 1st Additional Language)   
4
(50-59%)

and
Another  Language
  (Home or 
1st Additional Language)  
 4
(50-59%)​

and Mathematics
(40-49%)​
or 
      Mathematics      Literacy
5
(60-69%)

​        N/A ​              N/A
​    33
BEd​ ​Language &
Mathematics

ENGLISH
​4515
​ English (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)​
 

or English 
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)
and
Another 
(Home or 1st Additional Language) 
 3 
(40-49%)

  Mathematics
         4
(50-59%)
​    or
Mathematics Literacy
6
(70-79%)
​    33
​AFRIKAANS
Afrikaans
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)
or Afrikaans
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)
and English
(Home or
1st Additional Language)
4
(50-59%)​

Mathematics
         4
(50-59%)
​    or
Mathematics Literacy
6
(70-79%)
    ​33
​XHOSA Xhosa 
    (Home Language)      
4
(50-59%)​​
or Xhosa
(1st Additional 
Language)
5
(60-69%)
and
English
(Home or
1st Additional Language)
4
(50-59%)​

Mathematics
         4
(50-59%)
​   or ​      Mathematics                Literacy
6
(70-79%)​
​    33
​BEd​ ​Mathematics & Natural Sciences ​4516
English
(Home or 1st Additional Language) 
4  
(50-59%)
 
​and Another Language 
 (Home or 1st Additional Language)  
3
(40-49%)  
and      Mathematics 
4
(50-59%)
 or
 
 Mathematics Literacy 
(70-79%)​
 
Life Science 
4
(50-59%)
​   or
​   Physical Science
4
(50-59%)
​    33
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