International Students Entrance Requirements

Undergraduate

International applicants are subject to a selection procedure based on academic merit and the number of spaces available. Applicant with non - South African school leaving certificates must contact the South African Matriculation Board directly to determine if they qualify for admission to degree studies in South Africa.  Please contact Tel: +27 (0) 12 4812487 or consult www.hesa-enrol.ac.za or write to exemptions@hesa-enrol.ac.za
 
International applicants may qualify for exemption through AEB or Cambridge examinations if they have two A-levels (‘A’ – ‘E’) and three O-level passes (‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’) or equivalent. However, certain subject groupings are also required. It is not sufficient to pass in O-levels only.


Please note that Faculties may have subject, level and minimum performance (in O and A levels) requirements for admission to their programmes. Please ensure that you have your original documents available at registration and arrange for official translations where applicable.

 

Postgraduate 

Candidates should have completed a four year Bachelor's degree or a three year degree plus a one year full time Honors degree in the relevant field to enrol for a Masters degree. All applicants should apply to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to obtain a certificate of evaluation of qualifications prior to submitting an application to the University.

Visit the SAQA website at http://www.saqa.org.za  or contact them on +27(0) 12 4315172.

 


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