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Our Vision
It is the vision of the University of Johannesburg to be a premier, embracing, African city
university offering a mix of vocational and academic programmes that advances freedom,
democracy, equality and human dignity as high ideals of humanity through distinguished
scholarship, excellence in teaching, reputable research and innovation, and through putting
intellectual capital to work.

In its mission, the UJ commits itself to the following:


• Quality education
• Leading, challenging, creating and exploring knowledge
• Supporting access to a wide spectrum of academic, vocational and technological teaching,
learning and research
• Partnerships with our communities
• Contributing to national objectives regarding skills development and economic growth

The values guiding all University activities include:


• Academic distinction
• Integrity and respect for diversity and human dignity
• Academic freedom and accountability
• Individuality and collective effort
• Innovation

In giving expression to its vision of being a pre-eminent South African and African university the UJ
has set itself ten strategic goals. Its priorities are to:
• Build a reputable brand
• Promote excellence in teaching and learning
• Conduct internationally competitive research
• Be an engaged university
• Maximise its intellectual capital
• Ensure institutional efficiency and effectiveness
• Cultivate a culture of transformation
• Offer the preferred student experience
• Focus on the Gauteng city regions
• Secure and grow competitive resourcing
Contents
01 Message from the Vice Chancellor and Principal 05 National Senior Certificate Requirements
02 Campus life NSC Requirements
Four unique campuses Recognised National Senior Certificate (NSC) subjects
Languages of instruction 06 Programme offerings and requirements
Academic development and support 07 National Benchmark requirements
Psychological Services and Career 09 Applications
Development (PsyCaD) National Students
Computer laboratories and Internet café-style cyber 10 International Students
centres 11 Programmes on offer
The Centre for Technology Assisted Learning (CenTAL) Nine Faculties, many opportunities
Library and Information Centre (LIC) How to determine your APS Score
Student Enrolment Centre (SEC) 12 Abbreviations
03 Sport 13 Faculties
Arts and Culture 13 • Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Campus Health Services 17 • Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences
Protection Services 21 • Faculty of Education
Convenient shopping 23 • Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Where to stay 27 • Faculty of Health Sciences
04 Money Matters 31 • Faculty of Humanities
Bursaries 35 • Faculty of Law
Merit bursaries 37 • Faculty of Management
Additional bursaries for students in the 43 • Faculty of Science
Faculty of Education 55 Campus location (Maps)
Leadership bursary
Subject Olympiads
Culture and sports bursaries
Alumni Bursaries and
Discounts
Loans
National Student Financial Aid Scheme
(NSFAS)
Edu-loan

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Message from the


Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Dear Prospective Student Moithuti yo a holofetšwego yo a rategago
What an exciting time lies ahead for you! Your school career Naa ga se yona nako ya maikutlo a a thabišago ye e lego pele
is nearly at an end and you are about to decide on your future ga gago! Lenaneo la mošomo wa gago wa sekolo le tloga
career – one of the most important decisions you will ever le fihla mafelelong, gomme o kgauswi le go tšea sephetho
make. It will not only determine your further education and ka tša mošomo wa gago wa ka moso – e lego se sengwe sa
career, but will also influence your personal development and diphetho tše bohlokwa tšeo o tlago di tšea bophelong bja
growth as an individual. Moreover, it will equip you to play your gago. Sephetho se se ka se be le seabe fela tšwetšong pele ya
part in creating a stronger and better South Africa for all. Our dithuto tša gago le go tša mošomo, eupša se tla ba le khuetšo
youth and their education – in an all-embracing sense – lie very go boitšwetšong pele gammogo le go goleng ga gago bjalo ka
close to the heart of the University of Johannesburg (UJ). motho yo a ikemego. Go feta fao, se tla go hlama ka bokgoni
bja go tšea karolo go ageng Afrika Borwa ya go tia gape ye
The UJ is a premier African city university. With nearly 50 000 kaone, ya bohle. Bafsa ba rena le thuto ya bona - ka kgopolo
students, we are one of the largest residential universities in yeo e tletšego – ke morero wo bohlokwa wa Yunibesithi ya
the country, reflecting more choices, more opportunities and Johannesburg (UJ).
greater diversity. The University offers a comprehensive range
of learning programmes – from career-oriented and traditional UJ ke Yunibesithi ya Afrika ya ketapele yeo e lego
academic to professional and postgraduate qualifications – toropongkgolo. Ka palo ya baithuti ba 50 000, re tloga re le ye
including a host of sports, arts and cultural activities. nngwe ya diyunibesithi tše kgolo tša bodulo ka mo nageng,
yunibesithi ye e bonagatšago dikgetho tše dintši, dibaka tše
At the UJ we strive to graduate informed, reflective thinking dintši gammogo le pharologano ya mehutahuta. Yunibesithi
and well-rounded pioneers and builders of our nation. Here e aba molokoloko wo o kwešišegago wa mananeo a thuto
students have the opportunity to develop their potential to - go tloga go ao a lebanego le tša mešomo le a dithuto tša
the full. We invite you to enrol at one of the foremost higher setlwaedi - go ya go a boithutelo bja mošomo le dithuto tša ka
education institutions on the African continent! godimo ga ditikrii tša mathomo – go akaretšwa le bontši bja
Prof Ihron Rensburg dipapadi, mešomo ya bokgabo le setšo.
Vice-Chancellor and Principal Mo Yunibesithi ya Johannesburg re phegelela go aloša baithuti
bao ba nago le tsebo ye e tseneletšego, boikgopolelo, go
nagana gammogo le diketapele tšeo di phethagetšego le
Mfundi ozayo baakanyetši ba setšhaba sa rena. Mo baithuti ba na le sebaka sa
go hlabolla mabokgoni a bona ka phethagalo. Re go laletša go
Kwaze kwayisikhathi esinentokozo lesi eniphokophele kuso! tla go ingwadiša go ye nngwe ya diinstitšhušene tša pelepele
Isikhathi senu esikoleni sesiya ngasemaphethelweni. Senizoqala tša thuto ya godimo mo kontinenteng ya Afrika!
nicabange ngemisebenzi enizoyenza esikhathini esizayo –
okuyizinqumo ezibaluleke kakhulu eniyoke nizenze ezimpilweni Prof Ihron Rensburg
zenu. Azibhekeli kuphela ukuqhuba ezemfundo kanye Motlatšamokhanseliri gape e le Hlogo ya Yunibesithi
nemisebenzi enizoyenza, kodwa zinomthelela nasekuthuthukeni
kwenu uqobo nasekukhuleni njengabantu. Ngaphezu kwalokho,
lezi zinqumo zizonilungiselela ukuthi nibambe iqhaza ekwenzeni Beste Voornemende Student
iNingizimu Afrika enamandla nengcono yabo bonke abantu
abahlala kuyo. Selilonke – intsha yethu kanye nemfundo yayo Wat ‘n opwindende tyd lê vir jou voor! Jou skoolloopbaan is
kuyinto ebaluleke kakhulu eNyuvesi yaseJohannesburg (UJ). amper verby en jy moet nou oor jou toekomstige loopbaan
besluit - een van die belangrikste besluite wat jy ooit sal neem.
Inyuvesi yaseJohannesburg iyinyuvesi enkulu esedolobheni Dit sal nie net jou verdere opleiding en loopbaan beïnvloed nie,
elikhulu e-Afrika. Ngabafundi abacishe bafinyelele kuzi40 000, maar ook jou persoonlike ontwikkeling as ‘n individu. Dit sal jou
singenye yamanyuvesi anezindawo zokuhlala enkulu kakhulu ook toerus om mee te help om ‘n sterker en beter Suid-Afrika
ezweni, okukhombisa ukhetho oluningi, amathuba amaningi vir almal te skep. Die jeug en hul opleiding lê die Universiteit
kanye nokwahlukahluka kwabantu okuningi. Inyuvesi ihlinzeka van Johannesburg (UJ) na aan die hart.
ngezinhlelo zezifundo ezahlukene ngokubanzi – kusukela
eziqwini ezigxile emisebenzini kanye nokufunda ngendlela Die UJ is ‘n vooraanstaande Afrika stadsuniversiteit. Met
endala ejwayelekile ukuya eziqwini zemisebenzi yobungcweti ongeveer 50 000 studente is ons een van die grootste
kanye neziqu ezingaphezu kwezokuqala – futhi nesixuku residensiële universiteite, wat meer keuses, meer
esikhulu sezemidlalo, ezobuciko kanye namasiko. geleenthede en groter diversiteit beteken. Die Universiteit
bied ‘n omvattende verskeidenheid leerprogramme - vanaf
Kule Nyuvesi yaseJohannesburg silwela ukuthwesa iziqu loopbaangerigte en tradisionele akademiese tot professionele
kumavulandlela anolwazi, abonisisayo, acabangayo naphelele en nagraadse kwalifikasies - en ‘n magdom sport-, kuns- en
jikelele kanye nabakhi besizwe sethu. Lapha abafundi kulturele aktiwiteite aan.
banethuba lokuthuthukisa lokho abanokukwazi ukukwenza
ngokuphelele. Siyanimema bafundi ukuthi nibhalise kwesinye Aan die Universiteit van Johannesburg streef ons daarna
sezikhungo ezihamba phambili emfundweni ephakeme om ingeligte, denkende en goed afgeronde baanbrekers
ezwenikazi laseAfrika! en bouers van ons nasie te laat gradueer. Hier het studente
die geleentheid om hul potensiaal ten volle te ontwikkel.
Solwazi Ihron Rensburg Ons nooi jou uit om by een van die mees vooraanstaande
USeskela-Shansela Nonhloko hoëronderwysinstellings op die Afrika kontinent in te skryf!
Prof Ihron Rensburg
Visekanselier en Rektor
Campus life at UJ
Four unique campuses The Office: People with Disabilities
This office concerns itself with the position of students with
The University of Johannesburg has four campuses, namely the disabilities and serves as the central point where students with
Auckland Park Kingsway (APK), Auckland Park Bunting Road
disabilities can report problems and request assistance.
(APB), Doornfontein (DFC) and Soweto (SWC) campuses. Each
one has a unique identity and history, but we endeavour to The Office: People with Disabilities undertake the following:
deliver high-quality education and service to all our students on • To identify specific needs and to attempt to find practical
the various campuses. solutions (subject to practical viability) to their needs
You will attend classes at the campus where the qualifications • To liaise about accessibility issues with faculties, IT, health
are being offered. If you are enrolling for a qualification that services, safety and security services and residences
is offered at various sites of delivery, you will attend classes for • To provide assistance with access to learning aids
that qualification at the campus of your choice. e.g. brailing of study material and a specialised work
environment equipped with assistive technology and
Languages of instruction specialised software for visually impaired students.

The University of Johannesburg is a multilingual institution and


promotes the preferred languages of the province of Gauteng,
Computer laboratories and
namely English, Afrikaans, isiZulu and Sepedi. Currently the
language of instruction on the Doornfontein, Auckland Park
Internet café-style cyber centres
Bunting Road and Soweto campuses is English while you Various computer laboratories and state-of-the-art Internet
can choose to be taught in either English or Afrikaans on the café-style cyber centres give students access to educational
Auckland Park Kingsway campus in so far as it is reasonably software, the Worldwide Web and e-mail.
practical to do so.
The Centre for Technology
Academic development Assisted Learning (CenTAL)
and support CenTAL energises learning through the professional
We want you to be successful in your studies, and to help you development of lecturers and students towards the effective,
succeed, we offer the following services and facilities: integrated use of educational technologies. They also
provide student and system support with regard to the use of
computers and the online learning environment @ UJ (Edulink).
Psychological Services and Career
Development (PsyCaD) Library and Information
Services are available on all four campuses and include: Centre (LIC)
Career development services to Grade 11 and 12 learners There are libraries on all our campuses to support the academic
and enrolled students: and research needs of students. The libraries ensure access
• Career assessments to assist prospective and enrolled to books, periodicals, electronic databases and the Internet.
students in their study and career decision making. Knowledgeable staff members are available to train students in
Feedback discussions are conducted by psychologists the use of all information sources.
experienced in career development.
• Comprehensive Career Resource Centres where clients For more information, visit the library webpage at
may access a variety of printed and electronic career and http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Library/Pages/default.aspx
company information resources. The webpage also gives access to the library catalogue
• Annual graduate recruitment programme that is well (UJLink), and the electronic databases.
supported by a variety of top national and international
companies.
• Online recruitment portal where students may register their Student Enrolment Centre (SEC)
CVs and companies may place recruitment advertisements The Student Enrolment Centre offers a cohesive one-stop
aimed at UJ students and graduates. The portal serves as an service:
ideal meeting place between UJ graduates in the process
of entering the labour market, and companies wishing to Contact Centre
recruit UJ students and graduates for vacation and part-time • The centralized call centre and the information desk on
work, or full-time employment upon graduation. APK are supported by information service points on the
• Visit our web site at http://www.uj.ac.za or other three campuses: Auckland Park Bunting Road (APB),
contact 011 559 3324. Doornfontein (DFC) and Soweto (SWC).
• Information Desk: myfuture@uj.ac.za
• Call Centre: 011 559 4555

Student enrolment
• Biographics Section processes applications for admission
• Selections Section assesses and places local candidates
• International Admissions assists and places international
students.

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Sport Protection Services


UJ Sport is a collaborative enterprise that consists of the Protection Services personnel are on duty 24 hours a day to
Academic Department of Sport and Movement Studies and ensure the safety and welfare of students, staff and visitors to
the Sports Bureau. These two bigger units provide academic the campuses and to control traffic and parking. They are also
as well as participation opportunities to students in the field responsible for emergency assistance, fire warnings and first aid
of sport. The collaborative involvement of the two units in on campuses.
UJ Sport allow students participating and studying sport
the privilege to access high performance sport science
programmes, the controlled use of gymnasiums, monitoring
Convenient shopping
and rehabilitation of sport injuries and to undertake as well Equipped with meeting places, restaurants, cafeterias,
as utilise the advanced research results in sport performance recreational facilities and even shops for added convenience,
enhancement. our campuses are like independent villages in the city.
Students have 23 sport codes to choose from and can Some of our student centres house banks, bookshops, a
participate in sport on three different levels: high performance medical doctors, hairdressers, gift shops, Post Net and a
(club/provincial/national/international), competitive (campus supermarkets. You will also never have to run on an empty
league) or recreational participation. stomach as all the campuses have cafeterias or coffee shops.
After all, we know that sharing a sandwich with someone special
Enquiries just may be a life changing experience!

011 559 3068/1308


Where to stay
Arts and Culture A residence is a community in which one meets a range of
diverse students and many forge life-long friendships.
You are an actor at heart, but your head (and parents) insist on
you becoming an accountant. All you want to do is sing and In order to experience university life to its fullest, why not reside
dance, but you are a responsible person and reckon that you on campus? The University of Johannesburg offers students a
need to become an engineer. Do not despair! The UJ Division wide selection of comfortable accommodation, which ranges
for Arts and Culture can help. Through our comprehensive from various types of residences to fully equipped apartments.
and innovative art programmes, the UJ can offer you the best Staying in a University of Johannesburg residence is an
of both worlds. Come to this great University and fulfil your extension of your education, and you can benefit from
academic ambitions, and at the same time follow your artistic all facilities and services which are also sources of social
dreams. There are programmes in place on all our campuses enrichment, such as study centres, campus library, cafeterias,
that offer broad student participation in the arts, dance and restaurants, sports, easy walking distance of the lecture halls,
drama groups, choirs and drumming, poetry recitals and life skills and peer tutoring programmes.
ballroom dancing. The list goes on and on. The SRC member
You will be surrounded by like-minded students from all over
for arts and culture on your campus, as well as the cultural
the country who could all become your friends.  Outside our
officer, will be able to give you all the advice and guidance
academic programme, we offer extra mural activities such as,
you need.
the first year concert, debate, poetry sessions, indigenous
In addition to the above the UJ Arts Academy offers intensive games, sangfees, toneelfees, community service, and many
and specialised training in drama, music, theatre, dance and socially engaging activities to create a vibrant residence life.
choir singing at the UJ Arts Centre on the Kingsway Campus.
If you would like to apply to stay on campus, please complete
The UJ Song & Dance Co, the UJ Drama Co, the UJ Dance Co
the relevant section of the general application form and send
and the UJ Choir are open to any student of the University of
it in as soon as possible since placements are only made
Johannesburg. Auditions for the various companies take place
on receipt of application. You may only stay on the campus
in early February.
where you attend your studies. Applications must reach the
The UJ Art Gallery keeps students interested in the visual University by 31 August at the latest. The residence application
arts and abreast of the latest trends in contemporary art. The fee deposit is R750.00. Please note that academic admission
gallery is situated in our magnificent UJ Arts Centre alongside to the University does not ensure automatic admission to a
a purpose-built theatre and rehearsal rooms. The theatre residence. The University will inform you, in writing, should your
also operates as a professional theatre where a variety of application be successful.
professional productions take place.
Residence Enquiries
Enquiries
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK):
UJ Arts Academy: 011 559 3058 Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 2092
UJ Arts Gallery: 011 559 2099 Men’s Residences: 011 559 2863
Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus (APB):
Campus Health Services Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 1566
Men’s Residences: 011 559 1566
Full-time nursing sisters at our Campus Health Services are Doornfontein Campus (DFC):
qualified to deal with a wide range of minor medical problems. Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 2542/6552
Their services include primary health care, health education, the Men’s Residences: 011 559 2542/6552
screening and monitoring of chronic conditions, reproductive Soweto Campus: (SWC)
health care (e.g. family planning), as well as free and Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 4959
confidential voluntary counselling and testing for HIV. Men’s Residences: 011 559 4959
Money matters
At the UJ, we would like you to follow the programme of your Culture and sports bursaries
choice and pursue your career dreams. Hence, we offer a wide
variety of bursaries and loans to all students, irrespective of The University offers not only many cultural activities and sports
their field of study, to assist them financially. opportunities, but also a large number of bursaries in these
fields. Bursaries are awarded for achievement at provincial
or higher level. Applications for cultural and sports bursaries
Bursaries must be submitted on the prescribed bursary application
form obtainable from the Culture Office and Sports Bureau
Merit bursaries respectively. Closing date for applications is 30 September .
Academic merit bursaries are awarded annually on the grounds Enquiries:
of exceptional academic achievement. This is determined
according to marks obtained in the seven best subjects on your Culture bursaries: 011 559 2034
senior certificate. These bursaries are guaranteed and students Sports bursaries: 011 559 2252
do not have to apply for merit bursaries. Your final senior
certificate will determine your first-year bursary. Bursaries for Alumni Bursaries and Discounts
second- and third-year studies will be awarded according to
the average obtained in the June and December 1. Access to R80 000 (per annum) worth of bursaries for
University examinations. Alumni members and their children (bursary application to be
completed and handed in at the Alumni Office)
APS (Admission Points Score) Bursary value * 2. Children of contributing Alumni Network members, who
register for undergraduate curricular courses at UJ, are eligible
Under 39 No bursary for a 10% discount on residence and tuition fees (separate
39 30% application to be completed each year and handed in at the
Alumni Office)
40-42 50%
43-45 75% Enquiries:
011 559 2431
46 100%
Higher than 46 100% + R5 000
Loans
* Please note: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
Bursary values are based on a specific curriculum’s tuition fees
The APS will only be calculated on the best seven Grade 12
(NSFAS)
subjects obtained. Study loans vary according to family income and cover the
actual costs of studies for accepted undergraduate students.
Additional bursaries for students in the Applications for NSFAS loans must be submitted on the
prescribed loan application form obtainable from the Division
Faculty of Education of Bursaries and Loans.
Bursaries from R5000 to R8000 are available. Contact the
Bursary Office for more information on the criteria for these Enquiries
bursaries and application forms. Auckland Park Kingsway Campus:
011-559-3642 / 3906 / 4035 / 3768 / 3575
Enquiries: Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus:
011 559 3769 / financialaid@uj.ac.za 011 559 1193 / 1250 / 1173 / 1594
Doornfontein Campus:
Leadership bursary 011-559-6541 / 6412 /6 063
Soweto Campus:
The president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer of a 011-559-5507/5508
secondary school body who enrol at the University will receive a
bursary of R1 500. Or you can e-mail nsfas@uj.ac.za

Subject Olympiads Edu-loan


Participation in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Study loans are available to registered students.
History, Accounting and Technology Olympiads at national
level (only in Grade 12) Enquiries:
Winner R5 000 Edu-loan Customer Services: 011 559 3552 or 086 055 5544
Silver medallists R3 500

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National Senior
Certificate Requirements
NSC Requirements GROUP A
The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Official languages at home and first additional level
Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement
rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four • Afrikaans Home Language
subjects chosen from the following recognised 20-credit NSC • Afrikaans First Additional Language
subjects (which will be known as the designated subject list): • English Home Language
• English First Additional Language
• Accounting • IsiNdebele Home Language
• Agricultural Sciences • IsiNdebele First Additional Language
• Business Studies • IsiXhosa Home Language
• Consumer Studies • IsiXhosa First Additional Language
• Dramatic Arts • IsiZulu Home Language
• Economics • IsiZulu First Additional Language
• Engineering Graphics and Design • Sepedi Home Language
• Geography • Sepedi First Additional Language
• History • Sesotho Home Language
• Information Technology • Sesotho First Additional Language
• Languages (one language of learning and teaching at a • Setswana Home Language
higher education institution and two other recognized • Setswana First Additional Language
language subjects) • SiSwati Home Language
• Life Sciences • SiSwati First Additional Language
• Mathematics • Tshivenda Home Language
• Mathematical Literacy • Tshivenda First Additional Language
• Music • Xitsonga Home Language
• Physical Sciences • Xitsonga First Additional Language
• Religion Studies
• Visual Arts Mathematical Science
• Mathematical Literacy
Recognised National Senior • Mathematics

Certificate (NSC) subjects Human and Social Studies


• Life Orientation
Subject to this policy the following National Senior Certificate
subjects are recognized for entry into the Higher Certificate,
Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. Each of the listed subjects has a GROUP B
credit value of 20 except Life Orientation (10).
Agriculture
• Agricultural Management Practices
• Agricultural Science
• Agricultural Technology
Culture and Art
• Dance Studies
• Design
• Dramatic Arts
• Music
• Visual Arts
Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human and Social Studies
• Accounting • Geography
• Business Studies • History
• Economics • Religion Studies
Official languages at second additional level Physical, Mathematical, Computer
and non-official languages and Life Sciences
• Afrikaans Second Additional Language • Computer Applications Technology
• English Second Additional Language • Information Technology
• IsiNdebele Second Additional Language • Life Sciences
• IsiXhosa Second Additional Language • Physical Sciences
• IsiZulu Second Additional Language
• Sepedi Second Additional Language Services
• Sesotho Second Additional Language • Consumer Studies
• Setswana Second Additional Language • Hospitality Studies
• SiSwati Second Additional Language
• Tourism
• Tshivenda Second Additional Language
• Xitsonga Second Additional Language


Arabic Second Additional Language
French Second Additional Language
Programme offerings and


German Home Language
German Second Additional Language
requirements:
• Gujarati Home Language To be able to gain access to a faculty and specific programmes,
• Gujarati First Additional Language applicants are required to have the appropriate combination
• Gujarati Second Additional Language of recognized NSC subjects as well as certain levels of
• Hebrew Second Additional Language achievement in these subjects as set out.
• Hindi Home Language
• Hindi First Additional Language Note: Compliance with the minimum requirements does not
• Hindi Second Additional Language guarantee a space as the university has a specific number of
• Italian Second Additional Language places as approved by the department of Higher Education and
• Latin Second Additional Language Training for new undergraduate first years.
• Portuguese Home Language
• Portuguese First Additional Language Preliminary admission is based on the results obtained in the
• Portuguese Second Additional Language final Grade 11 examination. Final admission is based on the
• Spanish Second Additional Language final Grade 12 results.
• Tamil Home Language Applicants must meet the criteria set by other faculties with
• Tamil First Additional Language regard to their chosen academic subjects. All additional criteria
• Tamil Second Additional Language for specific learning area specializations, and/or specific
• Telegu Home Language
subject methodologies have to be met as well.
• Telegu First Additional Language
• Telegu Second Additional Language Applicants may also be expected to write an admission/
• Urdu Home Language placement test for all qualifications.
• Urdu First Additional Language
The University of Johannesburg and its faculties have
• Urdu Second Additional Language
the right to change the requirements of a specific field
Engineering and Technology of study. A restricted number of students are accepted in
certain fields of study. In addition to the general minimum
• Civil Technology admission requirements, programme-specific entry
• Electrical Technology requirements may apply.
• Mechanical Technology
• Engineering Graphics and Design

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National Benchmark Tests required!


All students who wish to register in 2012 at the University of There are two benchmark tests: the test in academic and
Johannesburg are required to submit their results from the quantitative literacy (the AQL), which all entrants will write;
National Benchmark Tests (NBTs). These results will give us and the Mathematics test, which is only required for applicants
additional information about our entrants, and to assist our to certain Faculties or qualifications. (Please only attempt the
teaching staff to understand your academic needs and your Mathematics test if you have included Mathematics in your
level of learning at school. Most universities in South Africa will NSC subjects. Do not write Mathematics if you have studied
be requiring applicants to write these tests. Mathematical Literacy for your NSC.)
The NBTS can be written country-wide during the second half Please study the following lists carefully, to ascertain whether
of 2011. Information as to dates, venues, test registration and you will need to write one or two tests.
costs is available from the NBT website at www.nbt.ac.za,
or from the NBT call centre on 021 650 3523. You yourself
will receive your results; at the same time your results will
automatically be sent through to any university you may have
applied to; you will not need to worry about submitting
them yourself.

National Benchmark requirements for entrance to UJ (2012)


Students wishing to enter the following qualifications are required to write both the AQL
and the Mathematics National Benchmark Tests

Faculties Qualifications
All Bachelor of Science degrees
ND: Analytical Chemistry
Faculty of Science ND: Biotechnology
ND: Food Technology
All extended degrees and diplomas
BIng: Electrical and Electronic
BIng: Mechanical
BIng: Civil
BIng: Electrical and Electronic: Informational Technology
BIng: Mechanical: Information Technology
All extended BIng degrees
ND: Building
ND: Engineering: Civil
ND: Engineering: Chemical
ND: Engineering: Computer Systems
Faculty of Engineering and the
ND: Engineering: Electrical: Electronic Engineering
Built Environment
ND: Engineering: Electrical: Power Engineering
ND: Engineering: Electrical: Instrumentation Technology
ND: Extraction Metallurgy
ND: Engineering: Industrial
ND: Engineering: Mechanical
ND: Engineering: Metallurgy
ND: Minerals Surveying
ND: Mining Engineering
ND: Town and Regional Planning
All extended diplomas
BCom: Accounting
BCom: Economics and Econometrics
Faculty of Economic and Financial
BCom: Finance
Sciences
BCom: Monetary Economics
The above BComs as extended degrees: only if Maths was taken as NSC subject!
Faculty of Art, Design and ND: Architectural Technology
Architecture
ND: Biomedical Technology
ND: Chiropractic
BTech: Podiatry
BTech: Emergency Medical Care
Faculty of Health Sciences
ND: Homoeopathy
BOptometry
BSc: Sport Science
BCom: Sport Management
Faculty of Education BEd with a major in any Science discipline
Students wishing to enter the following qualifications are required to write the Academic and Quantitative Literacy National
Benchmark Test only.

Faculty Qualification
ND: Accounting
ND: Banking
Faculty of Economic and Financial
ND: Credit Management
Sciences
ND: Financial Information Systems
Extended BCom degrees : if Maths was not taken as an NSC subject
ND: PR and Communications
Extended ND
Faculty of Humanities All BA degrees
All BA (Extended) degrees
Bachelor of Social Work
BA: Law
Faculty of Law LLB
BCom: Law
BA: Communcation Design
ND: Clothing Management
ND: Fashion
Faculty of Art Design and ND: Fine Art
Architecture ND: Interior Design
ND: Jewellery Design and Manufacture
ND: Multimedia
ND: Three-Dimensional Design
*ND: Human Resource Management
ND: Hospitality Management
ND: Information Technology (SD)
ND: Information Technology (ISTM)
*ND: Logistics
*ND: Management
*ND: Management Services
ND: Marketing
ND: Operations Management
ND: Retail Business Management
*ND: Small Business Management
ND: Tourism Management
*ND: Transportation Management
Faculty of Management
The above with a * as an Extended ND
BA Human Resource Management
BA Information Management
*BCom General
BCom: Human Resource Management
BCom: Industrial Psychology
BCom: Information Management
BCom: Intrapreneurial Management
BCom: IT Management
BCom: Logistics Management
BCom: Marketing Management
BCom: Transport Economics
The above with an * as an extended degree
Faculty of Education All B Ed
ND: Radiography
ND: Somatology
ND: Environmental Health
BCur: Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
ND: Sport Management
BA: Sport Psychology
BA: Sport Communication
BA: Sport Development

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Applications
National Students Reference on the deposit slip
• Please indicate your full initials and surname,
Admission Requirements AND the word “Application”.
Please consult the specific course brochures and UJ website • If you are prompted for a SWIFT CODE, you must provide
for the requirements. Special admission procedures for the following information: ABSA ZAJJ
programmes include assessment for NBT, guidance, evaluation
and placement purposes, interviews, submission of portfolios of The following should accompany your
work, as well as compulsory subjects and minimum APS score. application form
Closing date for applications • Application fee of R350
The closing date for applications for undergraduate studies is • Certified copy of the first page of your identity
at 12:00 on the last Friday of October of the year prior to the document (ID)
academic year in which a student would want to start to study, • Certified copy of your Grade 11 results or your National
with the exceptions of the following: Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification
• Should you apply for accommodation, a deposit of R750
Health Sciences must accompany your application.
12:00 - last Friday of July • * Please note: Fees and deposits are subject to change
Law Send your application to
12:00 - last Friday of August Student Enrolment Centre
Economic and Financial Sciences Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
12:00 - last Friday of September University of Johannesburg
Residence Applications PO Box 524
12:00 - last Friday of August Auckland Park
2006
Closing dates falling on public holidays will revert to the
previous day.
Application fee
When you apply for admission to the UJ please pay
the application fee of R350 into the UJ’s bank account.
Please attach the original proof of payment to the other
documentation when you submit your application form. Be
sure to make a photocopy of your deposit slip and look after it.
Residence deposit: R750
The bank details are as follows
University of Johannesburg
Bank name: ABSA
Account number: 3240141018
Branch code: 632005
INTERNational Students Contact Details – Matriculations Board
UNISA Sunnyside Campus
Degree seeking students Building 3, Level 1
In order to study for a South African degree you need the Cnr. Rissik & Mears Street
equivalent of a South African senior certificate/high school Sunnyside
certificate with matriculation exemption or foreign conditional Pretoria
exemption. Therefore your final school-leaving certificate needs 0132
to be evaluated by the South African Matriculation Board Tel. no: +27 12 481 2847/8
(HESA). You are required to contact the SA Matriculation Board Fax no: +27 12 481 2922
yourself and to submit a certified copy of your school-leaving Email: exemption@hesa-enrol.ac.za
certificate by mail or by fax. A fee might be charged. Website: www.hesa-enrol.ac.za

At the University the various faculties have different APS and Contact us
M-score requirements for entry and admission requirements. It For further information regarding international students you can
is important that when you apply to the University you include visit the University Website at www.uj.ac.za or the International
a certified copy of your academic records together with the Office Home Page at www.uj.ac.za/international
exemption confirmation letter from the SA Matriculation Board
Technological programmes Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK)
Tel no:+27 11 559 4517
(National Diploma, Certificate) Email address: international@uj.ac.za
If you apply for a certificate or National Diploma programme Doornfontein Campus (DFC)
your final high school certificate must be evaluated by the Tel no:+27 11 559 6037
South African Qualifications Authority. Email address: tshepangm@uj.ac.za
Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus (APB)
Tel no:+27 11 559 1027
Email address: mampoum@uj.ac.za / tsepangm@uj.ac.za

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Programmes on offer
Nine faculties, many opportunities!
The University of Johannesburg offers internationally respected and accepted certificates, diplomas and degrees at
undergraduate and postgraduate level. With close to 200 undergraduate programmes to choose from,
you can take your pick. They are offered in the following nine faculties:
• Art, Design and Architecture
• Economic and Financial Sciences
• Education
• Engineering and the Built Environment
• Health Sciences
• Humanities
• Law
• Management
• Science

How to determine your APS score:


Points are awarded for the seven symbols on your
Grade 11 or Grade 12 report according to the scale below.
Example:
School Subject Marks APS A new Admission Point Score (APS) expounded below has been
developed for the NSC based on the Achievement Rating of
First language each subject. The APS is basically the sum of the achievement
65% 5 ratings of the seven school subjects, keeping in mind that
(language of teaching and learning)
the performance rating achieved for Life Orientation must be
Other recognised language 71% 6 divided by 2.
Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy 61% 5 Admission requirements for students obtaining the NSC in 2008
Life Orientation 54% 2* or thereafter:

Accounting 68% 5 New NSSC New NSSC


APS NSC NSC New
Ordinary Higher
History 81% 7 Rating % Rating IEB
level level
Geography 86% 7 7 80-100 7   1 7
Total 37 6 70-79 6   2 6
5 60-69 5 A 3 5
*Life Orientation must be divided by TWO to calculate
4 50-59 4 B 4 4
the APS rating.
3 40-49 3 C   3
2 30-39 2     2
1 0-29 1     1
Abbreviations:
Programmes
NDip National Diploma
BTech Bachelor of Technology degree
MTech Master of Technology degree
BA Bachelor of Arts degree
BCom Bachelor of Commerce degree
BCur Bachelor of Nursing degree
BEd Bachelor of Education degree
Bing Bachelor of Engineering degree
BOptom Bachelor of Optometry degree
BSc Bachelor of Science degree
LLB Bachelor of Law degree

Campuses
APK Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
APB Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
DFC Doornfontein Campus
SWC Soweto Campus

Other
A-level Advanced level
APS Admission Points Score
AS-level Advanced subsidiary level
HIGCSE Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education
IB International Baccalaureate
IEB Independent Examinations Board
IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education
M-score Matriculation score (before 2008)
NSC National Senior Certificate
O-level Ordinary level
Umalusi Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training

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Faculty of Art, Design


and Architecture
Telephone 011 559 1098 | Email web-fada@uj.ac.za | www.uj.ac.za/fada

The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture of art and design. In the course of the year,
(FADA) is committed to fostering creative recognised national and international artists,
and professional excellence in art and designers and academics are invited to address
design education. students. The FADA Gallery hosts a series of
cutting-edge exhibitions throughout the year
The Faculty is home to approximately 1200 and the annual student exhibitions showcase
students who study and work in the custom- the best student work for public viewing.
built FADA Building on the Bunting Road
Campus. Conveniently situated in the building The Faculty offers various three-year National
are a number of specialised workshops, Diploma (NDip) programmes as detailed below.
studios, computer laboratories, common Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degrees,
lecture venues, an auditorium, gallery involving one additional year of full-time study
and library. after the National Diploma, are also offered
in Architectural Technology: Management;
Many of our graduates are employed in Architectural Technology: Applied Design;
South Africa or internationally in diverse areas Clothing Management; Fashion Design; Fine
of industry, or work as freelance designers, Art; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior
architectural technologists or independent Design; Jewellery Design and Manufacture;
artists. Whatever their preference, they have and Multimedia. Master of Technology (MTech)
been thoroughly prepared as professionals degrees are offered in six of these disciplines.
through creative and entrepreneurial In 2011 the Faculty introduced a BA Design
development, which are key elements in the Degree specialising in Communication Design.
programmes offered.
Placement in the programmes is limited,
The Faculty works closely with industry to and there are additional requirements such
ensure that its programmes remain relevant as entrance assessments and prescribed
and to keep students constantly exposed to portfolios. Prospective students are therefore
changes occurring in the practising worlds encouraged to apply as early as possible.
DEGREE PROGRAMME

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of
learning and

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1
Subject 2
Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA Design degree (3 years)
Communication 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Communication designers are creative APB
Design I Mathematics thinkers and problem solvers who use
OR 26 with a range of design methods, processes
Mathematical and techniques to create professional
Literacy communication designs, such as
posters, books, magazines, corporate
identity programmes, packaging and
web sites, both individually and as
members of teams.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

National Diploma (3 years)


Architectural 23 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 Architectural professionals design APB
Accepted

Technology H buildings and the spaces between and


Not

around them

Clothing 20 with 4 4 3 4 4 2 2 3 Clothing management graduates APB


Management H Mathematics can be involved in the business,
OR 21 with manufacturing, retail and quality
Mathematical assurance aspects of the clothing
Literacy industry
Fashion H 20 with 4 4 3 4 4 2 2 3 Fashion designers interpret fashion APB
Mathematics trends into new clothing items and may
OR 21 with be involved in all other areas of the
Mathematical fashion industry
Literacy

Fine Art H 19 with 4 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 Visual artists work as practising APB


Mathematics artists, as art educators, in curatorial
OR 20 with management and in arts project
Mathematical management
Literacy
Interior 20 with 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 Interior designers design the spatial APB
Design H Mathematics layout, finishes and construction of
OR 21 with interior environments within buildings
Mathematical for aesthetic appeal and human
Literacy comfort

Jewellery 20 with 4 4 3 4 4 2 2 3 Jewellery designers and manufacturers APB


Design and Mathematics convert precious metals and other
Manufacture H OR 21 with materials into functional jewellery items
Mathematical
Literacy

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%

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NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of
learning and

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1
Subject 2
Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (3 years)
Multimedia I 20 with 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 Multimedia designers produce and APB
Mathematics process digital video, animation and
OR 21 with interactive content
Mathematical
Literacy
Three- 21 with 4 4 4 5 4 2 2 3 Industrial designers improve the APB
Dimensional Mathematics aesthetics and functionality of mass-
Design OR 22 with produced products such as cellphones,
(Industrial Mathematical kitchen appliances and furniture
Design)* I Literacy

*This programme and corresponding minimum entrance requirements are subject to change. Prospective students are therefore
requested to visit www.uj.ac.za/industrial for more information.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
Programme Additional Requirements: Portfolio and/or entrance assessment
H NDip: Architectural Technology All applicants who meet the minimum entrance requirements
H NDip: Clothing Management for each school subject will be invited to attend and entrance
H NDip: Fashion Design assessment and to submit a prescribed portfolio for assessment.
H NDip: Fine Art
H NDip: Interior Design
H NDip: Jewellery Design & Manufacture
I BA: Design (Communication Design) All applicants who meet the minimum entrance requirements for
I NDip: Multimedia each school subject will be invited to submit a prescribed portfolio
I NDip: Three-dimensional Design for assessment.
Details of the entrance assessment and portfolio requirements will be forwarded once the application form has been processed.
Admission point scores (APSs) are used with the current South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) structure.
If applicants’ school-leaving certificates do not fit within this current structure, they are required to have a minimum M score.
Visit www.uj.ac.za/fada for further information.

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Faculty of Economic and


Financial Sciences
Telephone 011 559 2492 | Email lnuku@uj.ac.za

The Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences • Market-related range of diplomas in


offers a selection of BCom degrees and accounting, credit management, financial
diplomas aimed at the growing demand for information systems and banking.
skills in the fields of accountancy, economics
and econometrics, and finance. The Faculty has long standing relationships with
The faculty is well-recognised for the following: various professional bodies.
Some of the Faculty’s programmes, are in fact
• A national leader in producing candidate accredited by professional bodies, as follows:
chartered accountants and chartered • BCom Accounting and the relevant Honours
management accountants; programmes – accredited by the South
African Institute of Chartered Accountants
• The provision of competitive programmes in
(SAICA).
the fields of financial management, financial • BCom Finance and the relevant Honours
planning and investment management; programmes – accredited by the Chartered
• Up-to-date training of economists and Institute of Management Accountants
econometricians, endowing them with (CIMA) and the Financial Planning Institute of
relevant quantitative and financial skills; and Southern Africa (FPI).
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of
learning and

language **

Orientation
teaching **

recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BCom degree (3 years)
Accounting 30 4 2 4 3 4* 4* 3* Financial manager, Accountant, APK

Accept­ed
Auditor

Not
Economics 30 4 2 4 Accept­ed 3 4* 4* 3* Economist, APK
and Econometrist,
Not

Econometrics Economic analyst,


Forecaster,
Economic planner
Finance 30 4 2 4 3 4* 4* 3* Financial manager, Stockbroker, APK
Accountant,
Accept­ed

Financial consultant, Certified and


Not

management accountant,
Investment advisor, Securities
trader, Portfolio manager,
Financial planner,
* If a rating of 4 or more is obtained for the Other Recognised Language then a rating of 4 or more is required for just one
designated subject in group B, in order to meet the 4 X 4 bachelor’s requirement.

** English is required with a rating of 4 or more either as the Language of Learning and Teaching or the Other Recognized
Language.
Note 1: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied. Also note offering sites (campuses) could change.
Note 2: The BCom degrees are presented in English and Afrikaans.
APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%

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EXTENDED DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of
learning and

language **

Orientation
teaching **

recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BCom Extended degree (4 years)
Accounting 27 with 4 2 3 6 3 4* 4* 3* Financial manager, Accountant, APK
Mathematics Auditor SWC
OR 30 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Economics 27 with 4 2 3 6 3 4* 4* 3* Economist, Econometrist, APK
and Mathematics Economic analyst, Forecaster, SWC
Econometrics OR 30 with Economic planner
Mathematical
Literacy
Finance 27 with 4 2 3 6 3 4* 4* 3* Financial manager, Stockbroker, APK
Mathematics Accountant, SWC
OR 30 with Financial consultant, Certified and
Mathematical management accountant,
Literacy Investment advisor, Securities
trader, Portfolio manager,
Financial planner
* If a rating of 4 or more is obtained for the Other Recognised Language and/or Mathematics then ratings of 4 or more are
required for fewer designated subjects from group B, in order to meet the 4 X 4 bachelor’s requirement.

** English is required with a rating of 4 or more either as the Language of Learning and Teaching or the Other
Recognized Language.
Note 1: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme (or a specific campus) as specific selection criteria may be applied. Also note offering sites (campuses)
could change.
Note 2: The first year of study comprises foundational modules. The second, third and fourth years are the same as the first,
second and third years of study of the regular degree. On APK the first year is presented only in English and the
rest of the years in English and Afrikaans. On SWC the programmes are presented in English only.
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

teaching-English

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of
learning and

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (3 years)
Accounting 22 with 3 2 3 5 3 *3 *3 *2 Accounting officer, SWC
Mathematics Bookkeeper,
OR 24 with Cost accountant
Mathematical
Literacy
Banking 22 with 3 2 3 5 3 *3 *3 *2 Banker SWC
Mathematics
OR 24 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Credit 22 with 3 2 3 5 3 *3 *3 *2 Credit manager, SWC
Management Mathematics Controller,
OR 24 with Clerk,
Mathematical Administrator
Literacy
Financial 22 with 3 2 3 5 3 *3 *3 *2 Financial analyst, SWC
Information Mathematics Accounting officer,
Systems OR 24 with Bookkeeper
Mathematical
Literacy
* If a rating of 3 or more is obtained for the other recognised Language, then a rating
of 3 or more is required for one recognised subject from group B.
Note 1: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied. Also note offering sites (campuses) could change.
Note 2: The programmes are presented in English only.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%

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Faculty of Education
Telephone 011 559 3263 | Email christinem@uj.ac.za

Caring, Dynamic, Engaged

The UJ’s Faculty of Education is engaged and


dynamic in advancing education as professional These programmes are not merely “how to
practice and field of scholarly inquiry through teach” courses. The focus is not on theories
excellence in teaching, research and community or on giving guidelines for “the transfer of
service. knowledge”. Instead, they were designed to
prepare our students to be critical thinkers,
Although our Conceptual Framework for capable of continuous evaluation of their own
teaching and learning serves as our guiding contribution to education as well as to the
principles in the design and execution of all our wider community.
learning programmes, they are perhaps most
visibly embodied in our three Initial Professional In addition, through both the choice of
Education of Teachers (IPET) programmes, learning content and the manner in which
namely: student learning is guided and supported,
• Bachelor of Education (BEd) – these programmes are aimed at inspiring our
Foundation Phase (Grade R-3) students to care – about those they will teach,
• Bachelor of Education (BEd) – about what they will teach and about the way
Senior Phase (Grades 7-9) that their teaching can change their world.
• Bachelor of Education (BEd) –
Further Education and Training (FET)
Phase (Grades 10-12)
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1
Subject 2
Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BEd degree – Foundation Phase (4 years)
Foundation 24 with 4 4 2 3 4 4 4 4 Educator in the Foundation phase SWC
Phase Mathe­matics
Grades 1 - 3 or 25 with
Mathe­matical
Literacy

BEd degree Senior Phase (4 years)


Senior Phase 24 with 4 4 2 3 4 4 4 4 Educator in the Senior phase with APK
Grades 7-9 Mathe­matics specialisation in the following
OR 25 with Learning Areas:
Mathe­matical Mathematics, Economic and
Literacy Management Sciences, Languages,
Life Orientation, Natural Sciences,
Social Sciences, Technology,
Arts and Culture

BEd degree Further Education and Training (4 years)


Further 24 with 4 4 2 3 4 4 4 4 Educator in two of the following APK
Education Mathe­matics subjects:
and Training OR 25 with Accounting, African Languages,
– (FET) (School Mathe­matical Afrikaans, Arabic, Business Studies,
phase) Grades Literacy Computer Application Technology,
10-12 Consumer Studies, Economics,
Note: Fields English, French, Geography,
of study German, Greek/Latin,
mentioned in History, Hospitality Studies,
Career block Information Technology,
Islamic Studies, Life Orientation,
Life Sciences, Mathematics,
Mathematical Literacy, Physical
Sciences, Physical Education, Religious
Studies, Tourism, Visual Art, Design

Applicants must meet the criteria set by other faculties with regard to the chosen academic subjects. All additional criteria for
specific learning area specialisations and/or specific subject methodologies have to be met as well.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%

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Faculty of Engineering and the


Built Environment
Telephone DFC 011 559 6588 APK 011 559 2599 | www.uj.ac.za/engineering

The UJ’s Faculty of Engineering and the Built study, design and implementation of engines.
Environment is now one of the largest and best- The word “engine” derives from the Latin
equipped faculties in Southern Africa. With ingenium, meaning “innate quality, especially
the high demand for engineers in our rapidly mental power, hence a clever invention”.
developing country, the Faculty is a leading Therefore an engineer is essentially someone
provider of well-qualified and accredited who makes useful or practical inventions.
engineers, technologists and technicians for
the industry. The faculty is well known for its Engineering is the discipline of acquiring and
exceptional standard of education and research applying scientific and technical knowledge
offering programmes that are accredited by the to the design, analysis and/or construction of
Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). works for practical purposes. It can also be
defined as the creative application of scientific
The history of the concept of “engineering” principles to design and develop structures,
stems from the earliest times when humans machines, manufacturing processes; or to
began to make clever inventions, such as construct or operate the same fully optimizing
the pulley, lever or wheel, etc. The exact their design; An engineer also ensures that all
etymology of the word engineer, however, is he or she does not only serves an intended
a person occupationally connected with the function but does so economically and safely.
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Physical Science
Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Blng degree (4 years)
Civil 30 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 Professional civil engineering, APK
Engineering Plan, design and construction of
infrastructure
Electrical 30 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 Electronic design, APK
and Software system design
Electronic
Engineering
accepted

Electrical 30 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 Electronic design, APK


Not

and Software system design


Electronic
Engineering
with
Information
Technology
endorsement

Mechanical 30 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 Designing, manufacturing and APK


Engineering maintenance of machines
Because of a limited number of places, fulfilling all the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee
acceptance into the programme.
*Completion of an Engineering Science degree may lead to registration as a Professional Engineer with ECSA,
depending on appropriate experience. Engineering Science programmes are offered in English.

EXTENDED DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Extended Blng degree (5 years)


Electrical and 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Electronic design, APK
Electronical Software system design
Engineering
accepted

Mechanical 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Designing, manufacturing and APK


Not

Engineering maintenance of machines


Civil 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Professional civil engineering, APK
Engineering Plan, design and construction of
infrastructure

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%

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NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Physical Science
Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (3 years)
Building 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Employed as quantity surveying DFC
technicians and construction
supervisors on construction sites
Chemical 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Chemical engineers design and DFC
Engineering manage industrial chemical
processes for the manufacturing
sector
Civil 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Civil engineers are employed in DFC
Engineering various sectors of the engineering
field, including soil-testing,
municipalities and construction
companies
Computer 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Computer systems technicians DFC
Systems work in a variety of different
Engineering computer-related environments
Electrical 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Electrical engineers design, DFC
Engineering manufacture, install and maintain
equipment that generates or uses
electrical energy
Engineering 21 3 4 4 4 4 2 2 Engineering metallurgists assess DFC
Metallurgy the suitability of metals for their
use in metallic goods
Extraction 21 3 4 4 4 4 2 2 Extraction metallurgists manage DFC
accepted

Metallurgy metallurgical plants that are


Not

designed to recover and


refine metals or other valuable
constituents in mine ores.
Industrial 25 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 Industrial engineers design DFC
Engineering and implement systems in
organisations to maximise
production
Mechanical 26 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Mechanical Engineers design, DFC
Engineering manufacture and maintain
industrial machines and engines
Mining 21 3 4 4 4 4 2 2 Mining engineers select and DFC
Engineering manage the correct method of
mining in specific geological
environments
Minerals 21 3 4 4 4 4 2 2 Mine surveyors advise surveying DFC
Surveying mining engineers about
geological areas that can be
profitably mined
Town and 22 4 4 3 4 3 3 3 The work of a town and regional DFC
Regional planner concerns the allocation
Planning and spatial organisation of land
uses to ensure coordinated and
harmonious development and to
create successful and sustainable
human settlements
*Completion of an Engineering Programme may lead to registration as a Technician with ECSA,
depending on appropriate experience. Technology Science programmes are only offered in English.
* For National Certificate (vocational) minimum entry requirements please refer to the Faculty Rules and Regulations booklet.
EXTENDED NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Physical Science
Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Extended National Diploma (Engineering Technology) (4 years)
Building 24 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 Employed as quantity surveying DFC
technicians and construction
supervisors on construction sites
Engineering 19 3 4 3 4 3 2 2 Engineering metallurgists assess DFC
Metallurgy the suitability of metals for their
accepted use in metallic goods
Not

Industrial 19 3 4 3 4 3 2 2 Industrial engineers design DFC


Engineering and implement systems in
organisations to maximise
production
Mechanical 19 3 4 3 4 3 2 2 Mechanical engineers design, DFC
Engineering manufacture and maintain
industrial machines and engines
Because of a limited number of places, fulfilling all the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee acceptance
into the programme.

In addition to the Admission Points Score (APS) for entry into the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment the Faculty may
apply other criteria for admission purposes, e.g. final Grade 11 scores, scores in key subjects or other department-specific criteria.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
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Faculty of Health Sciences


Telephone 011 559 6223 | Email lduness@uj.ac.za

Recognised nationally and internationally, the types of laboratories. An on-site Health


UJ’s Faculty of Health Sciences reflects one of Training Centre ensures that students receive
the most unique compositions within higher a wide range of relevant experience under
learning in South Africa today. The Faculty the supervision of qualified practitioners,
houses not only courses traditionally associated enhanced by placements in relevant
with the Health Professions Council of South service-rendering facilities.
Africa and the South African Nursing Council,
but also complementary health disciplines The Faculty’s specialised and highly
and Sport and Movement Studies. trained lecturers prepare students for
careers in Biomedical Technology,
The Faculty offers innovative methods of Chiropractic, Emergency Medical Care,
training with a focus on problem-based Environmental Health, Homoeopathy,
education, which is underpinned by Nursing, Optometry, Podiatry,
appropriate facilities ranging from a well- Radiography, Somatology, and Sport
equipped dissection facility to various and Movement Studies.
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Bachelor of Nursing (4 years)
BCur 29 with 5 5 4 5 5 4 4 4 Nurses are responsible for APK
Mathematics determining the needs of patients
OR 30 with and planning a nursing care plan
Mathematical for each appointment
Literacy
Entry to the BCur programme is regulated by the South African Nursing Council.
Closing date for applications is 31 July for the following year. Because of a limited number of places, fulfilling all the
minimum entry requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the programme.

Bachelor of Optometry (4 years)


BOptom 31 5 4 5 4 5^ 5# 5 Optometrists examine eyes for APK
accepted

vision problems, diseases and


Not

other abnormal conditions and


then prescribe lenses and/or
treatment, if necessary
Closing date for applications is 31 July for the following year. Because of a limited number of places, fulfilling all the minimum
entry requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the programme.

BCom degree (3 years) in the Department of Sport and Movement Studies


Sport 25 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 Sport Manager, Sport Marketer, APK
Management Sport Administrator, Sport Events
accepted

Organiser, Sport Promoter,


Not

Coach or Specialization in
Biokinetics, Sport Science or Sport
Management honours, Researcher,
Exercise Scientist

BSc degree (3 years) in the Department of Sport and Movement Studies


Sport 27 4 4 4 4 4 4 Education, Training specialist, APK
Physical Sciences 5

Science Sports Scientist, Researcher,


Specialization in Biokinetics, Sport
accepted

Science or Sport Management


Not

honours

BA degree (3 years) in the Department of Sport and Movement Studies


BA Sport 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Specialization in Biokinetics, Sport APK
Psychology Mathematics Science or Sport Management
OR 26 with honours, Coach, Specialization in
Mathematical Psychology, Researcher, Exercise
Literacy Scientist
BA Sport 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Sport Commentator, Sport APK
Communi- Mathematics Journalist, Sport Anchor,
cation OR 26 with Researcher, Specialization in
Mathematical Biokinetics, Sport Science or Sport
Literacy Management honours, Coach,
Exercise Scientist

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA degree (3 years) in the Department of Sport and Movement Studies
BA Sport 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Sport Development Officer, APK
Develop- Mathematics Researcher, Specialization in
ment OR 26 with Biokinetics, Sport Science or Sport
Mathematical Management honours, Coach,
Literacy Exercise Scientist
Entry requirements for the three BA programmes in the Department of Sport and Movement Studies

MTech degree (5 years)


Chiropractic 27 5 4 4 5 4^ 4# 4 Chiropractors treat conditions and DFC
injuries that are nerve, muscle or
accepted

joint related
Not

Homoeopathy 27 5 4 4 5 4^ 4# 4 Homoeopaths apply a holistic DFC


method of healing for the
treatment of human diseases and
ailments

BTech degree (4 years)


Emergency 28 with 5 4 4 6 5 4^ 4# 4 Emergency care practitioners DFC
Medical Care Mathematics are specialists in the field of
OR 30 with pre-hospital emergency care and
Mathematical rescue focusing on management
Literacy of critically ill or injured patients
Applicants must pass both the fitness assessment, phobias evaluation and the medical examination in order to gain
entry into the programme
Podiatry 27 with 4 4 4 5 5 4^ 4# 4 Podiatrists advise on and treat DFC
Mathematics foot and lower-limb disorders
OR 28 with
Mathematical
Literacy
^ A minimum rating in Physical Sciences
# A minimum rating in Life Sciences.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

National Diploma (3 years)


Biomedical 26 4 4 4 4 4^ 4# 4 Biomedical technologists analyse DFC
accepted

Technology clinical specimens submitted


Not

to laboratories by medical
practitioners and interpret the
results
Radiography 26 with 4 4 4 5 4 4* 4 4 Radiographers use X-ray DFC
Diagnostic Mathematics equipment to produce images
OR 27 with that assist in the diagnosis of
Mathematical injuries and abnormalities
Literacy

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Nasionale Diploma (3 jaar)
Radiography 26 with 4 4 4 5 4 4* 4 4 Nuclear medicine is the use of DFC
Nuclear Mathematics radionuclides in the diagnosis and
OR 27 with treatment of certain diseases.
Mathematical
Literacy
Radiography 26 with 4 4 4 5 4 4* 4 4 Radiotherapists are members of DFC
Therapy Mathematics the oncology team who use high
OR 27 with energy X-rays in the treatment
Mathematical of cancer
Literacy
Somatology 25 with 4 4 3 4 4 4^ 4# 4 Somatologists (health and skincare DFC
Mathematics therapists) treat a variety of skin
OR 26 with and body problems in a holistic
Mathematical and health-related manner.
Literacy
Environ- 25 with 4 4 3 4 4 4** 4** 4** Environmental health practitioners DFC
mental Mathematics research, identify, evaluate and
Health OR 26 with control possible environmental
Mathematical health hazards
Literacy
Sport 20 with 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 Careers include that of Sport APB
Management Mathematics Administrator, Facilities Manager,
OR 21 with Professional Coach, Fitness
Mathematical Trainer, Sports Marketer, Sports
Literacy Sponsorship Manager, Events
Manager and Marketer
* Minimum rating for Physical Sciences or Life Sciences.
^ A minimum rating in Physical Sciences.
# A minimum rating in Life Sciences.
** At least one of the subjects must be Geography, Life Sciences or Physical Sciences

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Faculty of Humanities
Telephone 011 559 2197 | Email humanities@uj.ac.za

The Faculty of Humanities comprises nineteen Intellectually, the Faculty is vibrant, with a strong
academic departments ranging from modern research output, numerous public seminars,
and ancient languages to the social sciences and a healthy tradition of debate. Students are
and psychology. The Faculty offers more than encouraged to question and explore, and to
twenty undergraduate degree programmes, interrogate knowledge paradigms rather than
catering for a wide range of study and career simply accept them. A principal objective of
opportunities. Moreover, there is ample choice the Faculty is to produce graduates capable of
in each programme, allowing students to tailor advanced analytical and critical thinking skills,
the contents of their programmes to suit their independent and progressive thinking, allowing
interests and needs. The modules in each them to access and contribute towards all forms
programme contain information, analyses and of human knowledge, and to make dynamic
theories that are relevant, up to date and of interventions in their chosen professions.
the highest academic standard. Academic Humanities graduates often achieve public
departments offer postgraduate programmes prominence, and contribute towards social
up to doctoral level. change aimed at increasing the social good.
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA degree (3 years)
Audiovisual 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Director, producer, script writer, APK
Communi- Mathematics production crew
cation OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Community 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Municipalities, Government SWC
Development Mathematics Departments (e.g. Department
and OR 26 with of Social Development) Non
leadership Mathematical government organisations
Literacy (focusing on development work)
Corporate 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Public relations, marketing, APK
Communi- Mathematics human resources
cation OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Development 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Development planner, APK
Studies Mathematics development administrator,
OR 26 with researcher, work for NGOs,
Mathematical government or private sector
Literacy
Humanities 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Anthropologist, journalist, APK
Mathematics ethicist, social responsibility
OR 26 with officer, manager of multicultural
Mathematical and gender affairs, general
Literacy manager, teacher, human
resources development, public
governance, civil service
International 25 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 Civil service: Department APK
accepted

Studies of Foreign Affairs, Trade


Not

and Industry, international


organisations
Journalism 26 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Journalism, copywriting, APK
Mathematics corporate journalism
OR 27 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Language 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Translators, interpreters, language APK
Practitioners Mathematics planners, copywriters, copy
OR 26 with editors, literary reviewers, visual/
Mathematical literary specialists, language
Literacy teachers/trainers

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA degree (3 years)
Languages 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Journalism, copywriting, APK
Mathematics corporate journalism
OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Marketing 25 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 Account manager, strategic APK
Communi- planner, media planner,
accepted
cation brand manager, marketing
Not

communication practitioner,
communication researcher,
communication consultant
Politics 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Politician, diplomat, analyst APK
Mathematics
OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Politics, 25 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 Politics, journalism, financial APK
accepted

Philosophy sector
Not

and
Economics

Psychology 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Psychologist (postgraduate APK


Mathematics studies required)
OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Public 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 5 Public managers in state APK
Management Mathematics departments, provincial SWC
and OR 26 with departments and municipalities;
Governance Mathematical public, private and NGO sector
Literacy administrative and managerial
positions
Social and 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Marketing researcher APK
Marketing Mathematics
Research OR 26 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Tourism 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Tourism development executive, APK
Development* Mathematics tourism development policy
OR 26 with planner, tourism development
Mathematical officer
Literacy
Geography 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Environmental impact APK
Mathematics assessments and environmental
OR 26 with management. Market analysis,
Mathematical distribution design.
Literacy
Subjects taken outside of the Faculty of Humanities must comply with the entry requirements of the respective home faculties.
*From 2012 this programme will be offered by the Faculty of Management
EXTENDED DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA degree (4 years)
Social Work 25 with 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Social worker in private sector, APK
Mathematics welfare organisations and
OR 26 with government or non-governmental
Mathematical organisations
Literacy

Extended BA degree (4 years)


Humanities 22 with 4 4 2 3 4 4 4 2 Anthropologist, journalist, APK
Mathematics ethicist, social responsibility
OR 23 with officer, manager of multicultural
Mathematical and gender affairs, general
Literacy manager, teacher, human
resources development, public
governance, civil service
In addition, interviews will be conducted with individual applicants.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

National Diploma (3 years)


Public 19 with 4* 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 A PR practitioner is involved with APK
Relations Mathematics an organisation’s communication
and Communi- OR 20 with strategy
cation Mathematical
Literacy
* Students with a minimum rating of 3 may be considered but ONLY after completion of the PTEEP test and on
recommendation by the Learning centre.

EXTENDED NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Extended National Diploma (4 years)


Public 18 with 3 2 2 3 4 3 3 2 A PR practitioner is involved with DFC
Relations Mathematics an organisation’s communication 1st year
and OR 20 with strategy
Communi- Mathematical APB
cation Literacy 2nd- 4th
year

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Faculty of Law
Telephone 011 559 2141 | Email ebooysen@uj.ac.za

The Faculty of Law is a proud faculty with a courses in specialised areas such as tax law,
reputation for academic excellence. Although insolvency law, compliance, criminal justice and
the Faculty is relatively small, its accredited forensic investigation, sports law, cyber law,
research output ranks annually among the labour law, social security, environmental law,
highest in the country. Faculty members are drafting of contracts and entertainment law.
continually involved in the writing, updating The Faculty of Law also has various research
and editing of law books, in addition to the institutes and centres that are involved in
publication of various articles in law journals new legislation and legal development.
and papers at international conferences, for Students at the Faculty’s three law clinics on
which they are responsible. The Faculty also the Witwatersrand offer free legal advice to
has its “own” law journal, the Journal of South members of the public.
African Law, which has been published for the
past 35 years. A law degree offers many exciting and
challenging career opportunities. The Faculty
The faculty annually awards the degrees BA of Law’s students are highly sought after in the
(Law), BCom (Law), LLB, LLM and LLD. In legal and commercial worlds, and form part
addition to these degrees, the Faculty has of a rich tradition and of a student body which
a strong extracurricular division that offers is proud of its ties with a Faculty
postgraduate diplomas, certificates and short of excellence.
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
B degree (4 years)
LLB 27 with 5* 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 Advocate, attorney, state APK
Mathematics advocate, legal adviser,
OR 28 with magistrate, public prosecutor
Mathematical
Literacy
BA 27 with 5* 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 Legal adviser, career in public APK
(Law) Mathematics administration
OR 28 with
Mathematical
Literacy
BCom 27 5* 4 3 5 4 4 4 Legal adviser, career in commerce APK
accepted

(Law)
Not

Applicants must also comply with the admission requirements of the home faculty.
*A minimum rating in either Afrikaans or English. Applicants with a mark of 4 in the language
of teaching may in the discretion of the Faculty be allowed conditionally.
Recommended Subjects: Accounting, Economics, a third language, Geography, History, Information Technology,
Life Sciences, Physical Sciences.

Did you know?


• The UJ Faculty of Law is proud of its staff members’ qualifications (all professors and associate professors hold doctoral degrees,
and all senior lecturers hold LLM degrees, while some also hold LLD degrees).

• The UJ Faculty of Law guarantees an unique first year experience to students; this includes taking each first-year law student
to visit the lower, high and constitutional courts.

• The UJ Faculty of Law enables every final-year law student to complete the module Applied Legal Training, which includes
clinical work with real, indigent clients. The Faculty has the only purpose-designed and -built law clinic in the country where
students undertake applied clinical work.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
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Faculty of Management
Telephone 011 559 2105 | www.uj.ac.za/management

A world-class Faculty of excellence and scholarship.

A Faculty of excellence and management scholarship that pursues exciting new frontiers
of knowledge and develops innovative, socially responsible leaders relevant to a global,
interconnected market.

The Faculty of Management offers a selection of managerial degrees, diplomas and certificates,
as well as honours, master’s and doctoral degrees in the following fields:

• Business Information Technology


• Business Management
• Industrial Psychology and People Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Information and Knowledge Management
• Marketing Management
• Quality and Operations Management
• Tourism and Hospitality Management
• Transport and Supply Chain Management
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BA degree (3 years)
Human Mathematics 28 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 HRM personnel manager/ APK
Resource Mathematical officer, training manager,
Management Literacy 30 recruitment and selection
*Except with officer, employment relations
Industrial manager, HR manager
Psychology
information Mathematics 28 4 3 4 6 4 4 4 3 Information manager, APK
management Mathematical Records manager,
Literacy 30 Business intelligence,
analyst,
Information consultant,
Knowledge manager,
Web manager,
Information Broker

BCom degree (3 years)


BCom General 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Training manager, HRD SWC
manager, employment
relations manager,
product development
manager, branch manager,
general manager, change
facilitator, management
consultant, entrepreneur,
business innovator
Intrapreneurial 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Own business, marketing APK
Management management, management
consultant, business
management, financial
management
accepted

information 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Information manager, APK


Not

management knowledge manager,


researcher
Human Resource 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Human resource APK
Management practitioners dealing with
employee-related issues in
organisations, researcher
IT Management 29 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 Web designer, internet APK
programmer, IT project
manager, network specialist
Industrial 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Psychometrists, specialist HR APK
Psychology practitioners dealing with
the problems or challenges
arising from employees’
relationship with work
environment

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
BCom degree (3 years)
Logistics 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Logistics manager, consultant, APK
Management production manager
Marketing 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Marketing manager, APK

accepted
Management marketing researcher, sales

Not
manager
Transport 28 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 Distribution manager, depot APK
Economics manager, fleet manager,
consultancy

EXTENDED DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Extended BCom degree (4 years)


BCom General 27 with 4 2 3 6 3 4 4 3 Management opportunities in SWC
Mathematics various industries on
OR 30 with first and/or middle manage-
Mathematical ment level.Training manager,
Literacy HRD manager, employment
relations manager, product
development manager,
branch manager, general
manager, change facilitator,
management consultant,
entrepreneur, business
innovator
Please note:
Applicants are required to meet the minimum APS as well as the minimum criteria for Group A and Group B.
Applicants that meet the minimum criteria are not guaranteed automatic entry.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

National Diploma (3 years)


Hospitality 24 with 4 2 3 5 4 3 3 3 This qualification prepares APB
Management Mathematics the graduate with operational
OR 26 with and managerial aspects,
Mathematical which can be applied in
Literacy all major companies and
entrepreneurial enterprises in
the hospitality industry
Small Business 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 This career equips SWC
Management Mathematics entrepreneurs with the
OR 24 with necessary skills to set up, run
Mathematical and grow a business
Literacy
Human Resources 24 with 4 2 3 5 4 3 3 3 Human resource management SWC
Management Mathematics practitioners dealing with
OR 26 with employee-related issues in
Mathematical organisations
Literacy
NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (3 years)
Logistics 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 Purchasing managers deal APB
Mathematics with the purchasing aspects of
OR 24 with running a business; warehouse
Mathematical manager
Literacy
Management 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 Managers oversee the smooth SWC
Mathematics running of a business
OR 24 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Management 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 Management services APB
Services Mathematics specialists advise on improving
OR 24 with the efficiency and the
Mathematical productivity of an organisation
Literacy
Marketing 24 with 4 2 3 5 4 3 3 3 Marketers determine the APB
Management Mathematics needs of consumers and satisfy
OR 26 with consumer requirements
Mathematical
Literacy
Operations 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 This career equips the APB
Management Mathematics graduate with the ability to
OR 24 with plan, organise and control
Mathematical operational activities in an
Literacy organisation
Retail Business 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 Retail business management APB
Management / Mathematics prepares you for work in the
Retailing OR 24 with retailing industry
Mathematical
Literacy
Tourism 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 This qualification prepares the APB
Management Mathematics graduate with operational and
OR 24 with managerial aspects to work in
Mathematical a variety of different tourism-
Literacy related sectors
Transportation 22 with 4 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 Transportation managers deal APB
Management Mathematics with a variety of transport-
OR 24 with related concerns within a
Mathematical business or institutional
Literacy enterprise
Student numbers for each National Diploma programme are limited.
Candidates are selected on academic merit and achievement.

Please note:
English has been regarded as the Language of Teaching and Learning.
Applicants are required to meet the minimum APS as well as the minimum criteria for Group A and Group B.
Applicants that meet the minimum criteria are not guaranteed automatic entry.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
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EXTENDED NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Extended National Diploma (4 years)
Small Business 21 with 4 2 3 4 3 3* 3 3 This career equips SWC
Management Mathematics entrepreneurs with the
OR 23 with necessary skills to set up, run
Mathematical and grow a business
Literacy
Human Resources 21 with 4 2 3 4 3 3* 3 3 Human resource practitioners SWC
Management Mathematics deal with employee-related
OR 23 with issues in organisations
Mathematical
Literacy
Logistics 21 with 4 2 3 5 3 3* 3 3 Purchasing managers deal DFC
Mathematics with the purchasing aspects
OR 23 with of running a business;
Mathematical warehouse manager
Literacy
Management 21 with 4 2 3 5 3 3* 3 3 Managers oversee the SWC
Mathematics smooth running of a business.
OR 23 with
Mathematical
Literacy
Management 21 with 4 2 3 5 3 3* 3 3 Management services DFC
Services Mathematics specialists advise on
OR 23 with improving the efficiency
Mathematical and the productivity of an
Literacy organisation
Transportation 21 with 4 2 3 5 3 3* 3 3 Transportation managers deal DFC
Management Mathematics with a variety of transport-
OR 23 with related concerns in a business
Mathematical or institutional enterprise
Literacy
Student numbers for each ND-programme are limited.
Candidates are selected on academic merit and achievement.

Please note:
English has been regarded as the Language of Teaching and Learning.
Applicants are required to meet the minimum APS as well as the minimum criteria for Group A and Group B.
Applicants that meet the minimum criteria are not guaranteed automatic entry.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

Group A Group B
Languages OR

Mathematical
Mathematics
Language of

and learning

Orientation
recognised

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
teaching

Literacy
Other
Minimum

Life
Programme APS Career Campus
Diploma (3 years)
Business 24 with 4 2 3 6 4 3 3 3 IT practitioners provide APB
information Mathematics solutions to business problems
Technology OR 26 with through the
Mathematical application of computer
Literacy -based technology and
techniques

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL) ADMISSION


Students with a NCV will only be considered for admission into the BCom and ND programmes with the following programme
specific requirements:
For admission to a BCom degree the following minimum criteria apply:
• A NCV (level 4) issued by the Council for General and Further Education and Training.
• An achievement of at least 70% for 5 of the 7 subjects – fundamental and vocational categories.
• An achievement of at least 70% in English as Language of Teaching and Learning / First Additional Language.
• An achievement of at least 70% in Mathematics – taken as fundamental subject.
• All applicants have to complete the NBT prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of
the student.

For admission to a Diploma the following minimum criteria apply:


• A NCV (level 4) issued by the Council for General and Further Education and Training.
• An achievement of at least 60% for 5 of the 7 subjects – fundamental and vocational categories.
• An achievement of at least 60% in English as Language of Teaching and Learning / First Additional Language.
• An achievement of at least 60% in Mathematics or 70% in Mathematics Literacy – taken as fundamental subjects.
• For the Diploma in Business Information Technology: an achievement of at least 70% in Mathematics and 80% in Mathematic
Literacy taken as fundamental subject.
• All applicants have to complete the NBT prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of
the student.

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Faculty of Science
Telephone 011 559 2459 | Email tshulin@uj.ac.za | www.uj.ac.za/science

The Faculty of Science prides itself on its These and other international partnerships with
vibrant, dynamic and diverse scientific prestigious institutions are testimony to the high
community of scholars who are passionate esteem that our staff, students and programmes
about enhancing the learning experience of our enjoy in the international community.
students, enhancing the research profile of the
Faculty and enhancing the academic, social and Each year, several staff members and students
economic impact of the Faculty’s teaching and receive national and international acclaim for
research programmes. research and other academic achievements.
The Faculty is proud that it has a unique
Innovative education, internationally competitive state-of-the-art analytical research facility,
research, as well as community development, which houses the multi-user analytical
are integrated into a dynamic synergy. apparatus of the Faculty in a single unit.

We provide outstanding service to our students It is evident from all of the above that the
in respect of learning programmes, learning Faculty of Science is fully dedicated to realising
facilities, in-service training and a learning all of its ideals.
environment that is conducive to life-long
learning. Four year programmes are offered as Please note
alternative access routes to students who require In addition to the formal entry requirements:
them, and academic support and mentorship • There are constraints in certain programmes
programmes are provided to students who need that may limit the numbers that may be
additional guidance and assistance. Our students accepted into the programme, and
are in great demand in the business sector and • It may also be required from prospective
contribute significantly to the industry. students to write a placement test.

The Faculty is an active player in a wider


network of national and international
partnerships and collaborations. One example
is a joint PhD programme with the reputable
St Andrews University in Scotland.
With regard to undergraduate programmes, we
are proud that UJ holds accreditation from the
British Computer Society for our BSc degree
programme in Information Technology.
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪

Subject 2

Subject 3
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Information Technology) degree (3 years)
Information 27 4 5 The remainder of the 4 Systems analyst, network manager, APK
Technology NSC subjects (excluding programmer, web developer, web
BSIT01 Life Orientation) is used master, database administrator, software
together with Group A, to engineer, computer graphics designer,
calculate a minimum total information technology manager,
APS of 27 (30 for BSIT03). researcher
Computer Science 27 4 5 Systems analyst, network manager, APK
and Informatics programmer, web developer, web
BSIT02 master, database administrator, software
engineer, computer graphics designer,
information technology manager,
researcher
Information 30 4 5 Electrical and electronic engineer, APK
Technology computer engineer
(Electrical
Engineering)
BSIT03

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
✪ A minimum rating of 5 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1A and/or Physics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1C and/or Physics 1C is included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee
admission to that programme due to space constraints.

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Physical Science ✪

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖◆

Subject 1

Subject 2
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Life and Environmental Sciences) degree (3 years)
Biochemistry and 27 4 4/5 4/5 Analyst, technologist, or researcher APK
Botany at Sasol, Eskom, pharmaceutical
BSLE01 companies, mining companies or in
health industry
Botany and 27 4 5 4/5 Biologist, botanist, ecologist, nature APK
Chemistry conservation scientist, forensic scientist
BSLE02

Botany and 27 4 4 4 Biologist, geographer, regional planner, APK


Environmental environmental conservationist, botanist,
Management cytologist, mycologist
BSLE03

Botany and 27 4 4/5 4/5 Biologist, geographer, regional planner, APK


Geography environmental conservation, botanist,
BSLE04 The remainder of cytologist, mycologists
the 3 NSC subjects
Botany and 27 4 4/5 4/5 (excluding Life Biologist, nature conservationist, APK
Zoology
Orientation) is environmentalist, ethno-botanist,
BSLE06
used together ecologist, entomologist, pathologist,
with Group A, parasitologist, geneticist, food
to calculate a technologist, zoologist
minimum total
Zoology and 27 4 4/5 4/5 Zoologist, biochemist, nature APK
APS of 27.
Biochemistry conservationist, environmentalist,
BSLE07 ecologist, entomologist, pathologist,
geneticist, food technologist
Zoology and 27 4 5 4/5 Zoologist, chemical technologist and APK
Chemistry researcher
BSLE08

Zoology and 27 4 4 4 Geo-zoologist, population geneticist, APK


Environmental environmental ecologist and specialist
Management
BSLE09

Zoology and 27 4 4/5 4/5 Geo-zoologist, population geneticist, APK


Geography environmental ecologist and specialist
BSLE10
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Physical Science ✪

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖◆

Subject 1

Subject 2
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Life and Environmental Sciences) degree (3 years)
Zoology and 27 4 4/5 4/5 Zoologist, forensic pathologist, APK
Human Physiology geneticist, parasitologist
BSLE12

Human Physiology 27 4 4/5 4/5 Psychologist, forensic pathologist, APK


and Psychology researcher
BSLE13

Human Physiology 27 4 4/5 4/5 Biochemist, researcher, forensic analyst, APK


and Biochemistry biotechnologist
BSLE14
The remainder of
Biochemistry and 27 4 4/5 4/5 the 3 NSC subjects Biochemist, researcher, consultant in APK
Psychology
(excluding Life psychology
BSLE15
Orientation) is
Sport Sciences 27 4 4/5 4/5 used together Teaching, training specialist, sports APK
BSLE16 with Group A, scientist researcher
to calculate a
Geology and 27 4 4 4/5 minimum total Geographer, geologist, mineralogist, APK
Geography APS of 27. regional planner, site analyst,
BSLE17 geographical information specialist
Geography and 27 4 4/5 4 Location analyst, town planner, APK
Environmental geo-information specialist,
Management environmental rehabilitation manager,
BSLE18 geomorphologist
Environmental 27 4 4 4 Geographer, geologist, mineralogist, APK
Management and regional planner, site analyst, GIS
Geology specialist
BSLE19

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
◆ A minimum rating of 5 for Mathematics if Mathematics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Mathematics if Mathematics 1C is included in the study programme.
✪ A minimum rating of 5 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1A and/or Physics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1C and/or Physics 1C is included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪
language

Subject 2

Subject 3
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Mathematical Sciences) degree (3 years)
Applied 28 4 5 Computer programmer, systems APK
Mathematics and analyst, mathematical modulator
Computer Science
BSMA01

Applied 28 4 5 Mathematician, data compiler, data APK


Mathematics and interpreter, biometrician
Mathematical
Statistics
BSMA02

Applied 28 4 5 Mathematical modulator, mathematical APK


Mathematics and adviser
Mathematics
BSMA03

Computational 30 4 6 Software specialist in high-tech industry, APK


Science designer of medical monitors
BSMA04

Financial 30 4 7 Risk and portfolio manager, quantitative APK


Mathematics analyst
BSMA05
The remainder of the 4
Mathematical 28 4 5 NSC subjects (excluding Computer programmer, systems APK
Statistics and
Life Orientation) is used analyst, data compiler and analyst
Computer Science
BSMA06
together with Group A,
to calculate a minimum
Mathematical 30 4 5 total APS of 28 or 30 Econometrist, investment economist, APK
Statistics and (as indicated). biometricist, economic journalist
Economics
(with financial
orientation)
BSMA07

Mathematics and 28 4 5 Computer programmer, systems APK


Computer Science analyst, mathematical advisor
BSMA08

Mathematics 30 4 5 Econometrist, investment economist, APK


and Economics consultant
(with financial
orientation)
BSMA09

Mathematics and 28 4 5 Computer programmer, systems analyst APK


Informatics
BSMA10

Mathematics and 28 4 5 Financial analyst, economist APK


Mathematical
Statistics
BSMA11

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪
language

Subject 2

Subject 3
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Mathematical Sciences) degree (3 years)
Mathematics and 30 4 5 The remainder of the 4 Mathematician, data interpreter, APK
Mathematical NSC subjects (excluding research statistician, mathematical
Statistics (with Life Orientation) is used advisor
financial together with Group A,
orientation) to calculate a minimum
BSMA12 total APS of 28 or 30 (as
indicated).
Mathematics and 28 4 5 Mathematician, teacher, researcher, APK
Psychology psychologist
BSMA13

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
✪ A minimum rating of 5 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1A and/or Physics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1C and/or Physics 1C is included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily
guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints.

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Physical Science ✪

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖◆

Subject 1

Subject 2
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Physical Sciences) degree (3 years)
Biochemistry and 28 4 5 4/5 Scientist in the field of food and water, APK
Chemistry and biomedical, biotechnological and
BSPH01 agricultural sectors
Chemistry and 28 4 5 5 Chemistry, researcher, technologist, APK
Mathematics problem solver
BSPH02

Chemistry and 28 4 5 5 Physicist, researcher, chemistry APK


Physics technologist, forensic researcher
BSPH03

Geology and 28 4 5 4/5 The remainder of Geographer, geologist, mineralogist, APK


Applied Geology the 3 NSC subjects regional planner, site analyst,
BSPH04 (excluding Life geographical information specialist
Orientation) is
Geology and 28 4 5 4/5 used together Geochemist, geologist, forensic APK
Chemistry with Group A, scientist, exploration expert
BSPH05 to calculate a
minimum total
Geology and 28 4 5 4/5 APS of 28. Geomathematician, geologist, problem APK
Mathematics analyst
BSPH06

Geology and 28 4 5 5 Physicist, geophysicist, geohydrologist, APK


Physics geologist
BSPH07

Physics and Applied 28 4 5 5 Problem solver, researcher in astronomy APK


Mathematics and energy sources
BSPH08

Physics and 28 4 5 5 Problem solver, researcher in astronomy APK


Mathematics and energy sources
BSPH10

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
◆ A minimum rating of 5 for Mathematics if Mathematics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Mathematics if Mathematics 1C is included in the study programme.
✪ A minimum rating of 5 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1A and/or Physics 1A is included in the study programme.
A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science if Chemistry 1C and/or Physics 1C is included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪
language

Subject 2

Subject 3
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Information Technology) degree (4 years)
Computer Sciences 25 4 4 The remainder of the 4 Systems analyst, network manager, APK
BSITE1 NSC subjects (excluding programmer, web developer, web
Life Orientation) is used master, database administrator,
together with Group A, to software engineer, computer graphics
calculate a minimum total designer, information technology
APS of 25. manager, researcher
❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
✪ A minimum rating of 4 is required for Physical Science.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.

BSc (Life and Environmental Sciences) degree (4 years)


Botany and 25 4 4 Analyst, technologist, or researcher APK
Biochemistry at Sasol, Eskom, pharmaceutical
LEX001 companies, mining companies or in
health industry
Botany and 25 4 4 Biologist, botanist, ecologist, nature APK
Chemistry conservation scientist, forensic scientist
LEX002

Botany and 25 4 4 Biologist, geographer, regional planner, APK


Environmental environmental conservationist, botanist,
Management cytologist, mycologist
LEX003
The remainder of the 4
Botany and 25 4 4 NSC subjects (excluding Biologist, geographer, regional planner, APK
Geography Life Orientation) is used environmental conservation, botanist,
LEX004 together with Group A, to cytologist, mycologists
calculate a minimum total
Botany and 25 4 4 APS of 25. Biologist, nature conservationist, APK
Zoology environmentalist, ethno-botanist,
LEX006 ecologist, entomologist, pathologist,
parasitologist, geneticist, food
technologist, zoologist
Zoology and 25 4 4 Zoologist, biochemist, nature APK
Biochemistry conservationist, environmentalist,
LEX007 ecologist, entomologist, pathologist,
geneticist, food technologist
Zoology and 25 4 4 Zoologist, chemical technologist and APK
Chemistry researcher
LEX008

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪
language

Subject 2

Subject 3
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Life and Environmental Sciences) degree (4 years)
Zoology and 25 4 4 Geo-zoologist, population geneticist, APK
Environmental environmental ecologist and specialist
Management
LEX009

Zoology and 25 4 4 Geo-zoologist, population geneticist, APK


Geography environmental ecologist and specialist
LEX010

Zoology and 25 4 4 Zoologist, forensic pathologist, APK


Human Physiology geneticist, parasitologist
LEX012

Human Physiology 25 4 4 Psychologist, forensic pathologist, APK


and Psychology researcher
LEX013

Human Physiology 25 4 4 The remainder of the 4 Biochemist, researcher, forensic analyst, APK
and Biochemistry
NSC subjects (excluding biotechnologist
LEX014
Life Orientation) is used
Biochemistry and 25 4 4 together with Group A, to Biochemist, researcher, consultant in APK
Psychology calculate a minimum total psychology
LEX015 APS of 25.
Sport Science 25 4 4 Teaching, training specialist, sports APK
LEX016 scientist researcher
Geography and 25 4 4 Geographer, geologist, mineralogist, APK
Geology regional planner, site analyst,
LEX017 geographical information specialist
Geography and 25 4 4 Location analyst, town planner, APK
Environmental geo-information specialist,
Management environmental rehabilitation manager,
LEX018 geomorphologist
Environmental 25 4 4 Geographer, geologist, mineralogist, APK
Management and regional planner, site analyst, GIS
Geology specialist
LEX019

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
✪ A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science is required, if Chemistry and/or Physics are included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.

APS scale 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Percentage 80-100% 70-79% 60-69% 50-59% 40-49% 30-39% 0-29%
DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1 ✪
language

Subject 2

Subject 3
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
BSc (Physical Sciences) degree (4 years)
Biochemistry and 25 4 4 Scientist in the field of food and water, APK
Chemistry and biomedical, biotechnological and
PHX001 agricultural sectors
Chemistry and 25 4 4 Chemistry, researcher, technologist, APK
Mathematics problem solver
PHX002

Chemistry and 25 4 4 Physicist, researcher, chemistry APK


Physics technologist, forensic researcher
PHX003

Geology and 25 4 4 APK


Applied Geology
PHX004
The remainder of the 4
Geology and 25 4 4 NSC subjects (excluding Geochemist, geologist, forensic APK
Chemistry Life Orientation) is used scientist, exploration expert
PHX005 together with Group A, to
calculate a minimum total
Geology and 25 4 4 APS of 25. Geomathematician, geologist, problem APK
Mathematics analyst
PHX006

Geology and 25 4 4 Physicist, geophysicist, geohydrologist, APK


Physics geologist
PHX007

Physics and Applied 25 4 4 Problem solver, researcher in astronomy APK


Mathematics and energy sources
PHX008

Physics and 25 4 4 Problem solver, researcher in astronomy APK


Mathematics and energy sources
PHX010

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
✪ A minimum rating of 4 for Physical Science is required, if Chemistry and/or Physics are included in the study programme.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee
admission to that programme due to space constraints.

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NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Physical Science
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1

Subject 2
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (3 years)
Analytical 25 4 4 4 4 Analytical chemists analyse raw DFC
Chemistry* materials and final products to
344-3 gauge their quality levels

The remainder of
the 2 NSC subjects
Biotechnology 25 4 4 4 4 (excluding Life Biotechnologists manipulate DFC
349-1
Orientation) is used living cells for application in
together with Group the baking, brewing, chemical,
A, to calculate a agricultural and pharmaceutical
minimum total APS fields
Food Technology 25 4 4 4 4 of 25. Food technologists research DFC
348-1 the production, processing,
preservation, packing and
distribution of food

❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.
* This programme is being reviewed and might be reconfigured to a four year programme.
NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Group A Group B

Other recognised
Physical Science
Mathematics ❖

Subject 1

Subject 2
language
English
Minimum
Programme APS Career Campus
National Diploma (4 years)
Analytical 22 4 4 3 3 Analytical chemists analyse DFC
Chemistry raw materials and final
NDAC1E products to gauge their
quality levels
The remainder of
the 2 NSC subjects
Biotechnology 22 4 3 3 3 (excluding Life Biotechnologists manipulate DFC
NDBTE1 Orientation) is used living cells for application
together with Group in the baking, brewing,
A, to calculate a chemical, agricultural and
minimum total APS pharmaceutical fields
of 22.
Food Technology 22 4 3 3 3 Food technologists research DFC
NDFTE1 the production, processing,
preservation, packing and
distribution of food
❖ Mathematics Paper 3 results will be added as an additional credit to increase the APS.
Note 1: All programmes in the Faculty of Science are offered in English only.
Note 2: Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to
that programme due to space constraints.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL)


For admission to a BSc degree (4 years) the applicant must have:
• A NCV (level 4) issued by the Council for General and Further Education and Training.
• An achievement of at least 70% for 5 of the 7 subjects – fundamental and vocational categories.
• An achievement of at least 70% in English as Language of Teaching and Learning/First Additional Language.
• An achievement of at least 70% in Mathematics – taken as fundamental subject.
• For all BSc (4-year) degrees in the programme Physical Sciences and the programme Life and Environmental Sciences, an
achievement of at least 70% in Physical Science (taken as a Fundamental subject).
• All applicants have to complete the NBT prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of
the applicant.

For admission to a National Diploma (4 years) the applicant must have:


• A NCV (level 4) issued by the Council for General and Further Education and Training.
• An achievement of at least 60% for 6 of the 7 subjects – fundamental and vocational categories.
• An achievement of at least 70% in English as Language of Teaching and Learning/First Additional Language.
• An achievement of at least 60% in both Mathematics and Physical Science (taken as Fundamental subjects).
• For the 4-year National Diplomas in Biotechnology and Food Technology, an achievement of at least 60% in Life Science
(taken as a Fundamental subject).
• All applicants have to complete the NBT prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement
of the applicant.

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