The University does not compromise on the standards of excellence required to obtain certificates, diplomas or degrees.
A flexible admission system and equitable selection procedures are used to ensure that students from all sectors of the community have a fair chance for gaining access to tertiary studies.
In order to study at the University of the Western Cape candidates need to meet the following criteria:
- The National Senior Certificate (NSC) required for Degree, Diploma or Higher Certificate study, as appropriate
- A minimum number of points calculated on the university's points system
- A pass at the required level in each of the subjects specified for the programme into which the candidate seeks admission