University of the Western Cape UWC Admission Requirements
University of the Western Cape UWC Admission Requirements 2021-2022
University of the Western Cape Admission Requirements 2021 – See Details Below:
General Criteria for Admission to the University
For the Bachelor’s Degree:
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the following recognized 20-credit NSC subjects (known as the ‘designated subject list’): Accounting, Agricultural Sciences, Business Studies, Dramatic Arts, Economics, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, History, 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.
For the Diploma:
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate Achievement, 40-49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects.
For the Higher Certificate:
The Point System
|NSC LEVEL||PERCENTAGE||POINTS FOR
MATHS OR MATHS LIT
|POINTS FOR EACH
|||less than 20% |
(*) – ‘English’ here refers to either English home language or English first additional language, not second additional language, which would rather fall under ‘other subjects’