University of Stellenbosch ​​Agronomy Admission Requirements

University of Stellenbosch ​​Agronomy Admission Requirements

University of Stellenbosch ​​Agronomy Department Admission Requirements

University of Stellenbosch ​​Agronomy Admission Requirements  – See Details Below:

General requirements

·         A National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi, with admission to bachelor’s degree

·         A level of at least 4 in each of four subjects designated for university admission (one of them has to be Afrikaans OR English).

·         For the NSC an aggregate of at least 60% (excluding Life Orientation) 

·         Write the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) according to your chosen programme. All candidates write the Academic and quantitative literacy test (AQL). Students studying towards a programme requiring Mathematics also write the Mathematics (MAT) test.

Requirements for AgriScience programmes

·         Afrikaans OR English (Home language OR First Additional Language) 4 (50%)

·         Mathematics 5 (60%)

·         Physical Sciences 4 (50%) 


For the programs Soil and Water Management

·         Afrikaans OR English (Home language OR First Additional Language) 4 (50%)

·         Mathematics 6 (70%)

·         Physical Sciences same requirement as other AgriScience programmes

For the programs Wood and Wood Products Science

·         Afrikaans OR English (Home language OR First Additional Language) 4 (50%)

·         Mathematics 6 (70%)

·         Physical Sciences 5 (60%)