NWU Faculty of Economic and Management Requirements

NWU Faculty of Economic and Management Requirements

North West University NWU Faculty of Economic and Management Admission Requirements 

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Admission requirements

Please note that the below admission requirements are subject to change pending selection and possible faculty-specific requirements.

Study information is subject to change and is a summary of the general fields of study. This information was compiled for introduction and orientation purposes and the North-West University accepts no liability for inaccuracies that may occur in this guide. The official yearbook of the University must in all cases be consulted during the process of compiling a programme for a specific field of study. The appropriate yearbook is available on request at: studies@mynwu.info / 018 285 4320 / applicationsug@nwu.ac.za.

Please note that, owing to specific capacity constraints, the University reserves the right to select candidates for admission to certain fields of study. This means that prospective students who comply with the minimum requirements will not automatically be admitted to the courses in question. Because of the capacity limitations and the high demand from students for admission to particular fields of study, students will be selected on the basis of their Grade 12 results for admission to these fields.

Economic and Management Sciences

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS APS
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (general)
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Mathematics level 5
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accountancy (SAIPA)
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accountancy (SAIPA)
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical literacy level 7
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Forensic Accountancy
  • Mathematics level 5
  • A Language of study level 5
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Accountancy (CIMA)
  • Mathematics level 5
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Operations Research
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Statistics
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Statistics
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy Level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations with Logistics Management
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations with Logistics Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Business Operations
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language of instruction level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 4
  • PC – Language of instruction level 4
  • VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Economic Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
21
Extended Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Administration in Development and Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Administration in Development and Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20
Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
21
Extended Bachelor of Administration
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Arts
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Arts
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language of instruction level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3
  • MC – English level 4
  • PC/VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3
  • MC – English level 4
  • PC/VC – Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20
Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • Afrikaans OR English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Bachelor of Commerce in Information systems
  • Mathematics level 4
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Extended Bachelor of Commerce in Information systems
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Mathematical Literacy level 4
  • English level 3
  • DURATION: 4 years
20
Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
24
Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy level 6
  • English level 4
  • DURATION: 3 years
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Education

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DEGREE FIELD REQUIREMENTS APS
Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Foundation Phase Grade R – 3
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • MC: English/Setswana as HL ANDEnglish/Setswana as FAL;
  • PC: Afrikaans/English/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Isi Zulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Distance: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sepedi/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL.
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Intermediate Phase Grade 4 – 6 with Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • PC: Afrikaans/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Isi Zulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics level 3 (minimum 45%) OR Technical Mathematics level 4 (at least 50%)
  • DURATION: 4 years
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with Life Skills and Social Sciences
  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • PC: Afrikaans/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/ IsiZulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Distance: Afrikaans/IsiZulu/Sepedi/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND English as FAL.
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Bachelor of Education (BEd) in Senior and Further Education and Training Grade 7 – 12
with Economics
with History
with Geography
with Business studies
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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with English
  • Subject specific requirements: Home language on level 4 OR English First additional language on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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with Physical Science
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Physical Sciences on level 4; Mathematics level 4 OR Technical Mathematics level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

 

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with Accounting
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Accounting on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24
with Mathematics
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years
24
with Afrikaans
  • Subject specific requirements: Afrikaans Home Language on level 5
  • DURATION: 4 years
24
with Life Sciences
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Life Science on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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with Life Orientation
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Life Orientation on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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with Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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with Computer Application Technology
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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with Sesotho
  • Subject specific requirements: Sesotho Home Language on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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with Mechanical technology
with Civil technology
with Electrical technology

 

  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 4 OR Bridging course with Mathematics level 3 / Mathematical Literacy level 4 with any Technology subjects / Technical Mathematics level 4 with any Technology subjects that can replace Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy.
  • DURATION: 4 years

 

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with Setswana
  • Subject specific requirements: Setswana Home Language on level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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with Information technology
with Art
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
24
with Mathematical Literacy
  • Home Language OR First Additional Language level 4
  • Subject specific requirements: Mathematics on level 3 (minimum 45%) OR Mathematical Literacy on level 5 (minimum 65%) OR Technical Mathematics level 4
  • DURATION: 4 years
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Engineering

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DEGREE FIELD REQUIREMENTS APS
Bachelor of Engineering (BIng) Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering with Mineral Processing

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Computer and Electronic Engineering

Electromechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering

  • NS(C) with full matriculation exemption
  • Mathematics level 6
  • Physical Sciences level 6
  • Home OR First Additional Language at least Level 5
  • Additional entry route: students with 50% in both Mathematics AND Physical Sciences may have the opportunity to write a test as additional point of entry or enrol for the Xcel bridging program.
  • DURATION: 4 years
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