University of Zululand Admission Requirements 2022/2023
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Admission as a freshman takes into account a number of factors. This includes specific courses you completed in high school and your grades in those courses.
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Admission Requirements 2022/2023
The following requirements apply to all students who are interested in pursuing a program at the University of Zululand. Depending upon what type of applicant you are, you may also have to meet additional requirements. The minimum requirements for University of Zululand admission are outlined below:
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the following recognized
20-credit NSC subjects (which will be known as the designated subject list):
(Accounting, Agricultural Sciences, Business Studies, Dramatic Arts, Economics, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, History, Consumer Studies, Information Technology, Consumer Studies, Information Technology, Languages (one language of learning and teaching at a higher, education institution and two other recognized language subjects), Life Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Music, Physical Sciences, Religion Studies, Visual Arts)
b. ADMISSION TO DEGREE PROGRAMMES (prior 2008)
An old Senior Certificate (obtained prior 2008) with an endorsement that the holder has complied with the minimum statutory matriculation requirements for admission to a bachelor’s degree study at a University in the Republic of South Africa
MATURE AGE CERTIFICATE
Applicants who do not meet the requirements in sub sections (a) and, (b) but obtained a Senior certificate/school leaving certificate from the matriculation examination or an equivalent certificate, and seek to qualify for conditional exemption, may be considered for academic programmes specifying “Matric Exemption” provided that they are 23 years old and above and meet the other requirements.
ADMISSION TO DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (after 2007)
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 3 (Moderate Achievement, 40- 49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects. In addition, applicants must have an achievement rating of 3 (40%) in Life Orientation; and an achievement rating of 3 (40%) in English as First Additional Language (FAL), or 4 (50%) in English as Home Language;
d. ADMISSION TO DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (Prior 2008)
If an applicant holds a Senior Certificate with at least 5 subjects on Higher and or Standard Grade, such an applicant may be eligible to apply for a diploma programme.
(not applicable to students who wrote the new National Senior Certificate examination from 2008).
e. ADMISSION TO HIGHER CERTIFICATE
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of level 2 (30% or higher) in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution and one home language as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi). In addition, applicants must have four recognized NSC 20 credit subjects. Institutional and programme needs may require appropriate combinations of recognized NSC subjects and levels of achievement. For example, an institution may determine that a Higher Certificate in Marketing requires in addition to the NSC a specified level of attainment in English and an associated recognized subject.
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