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Virtuele toer - Potchefstroom Kampus< Prospective students

Courses

Kursusse en fakulteite op die Potchefstroom kampus

Applications for admission open in March of the preceding year of study.

The closing date of all selection courses and residence admission is 30 June of the preceding year.

Learn more about different career possibilities and the degree you need to follow that career.
 

ARTS - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BA Development and Management Combinations:
  • Public Management with Human Resource Management and Labour Relations
  • Public Management and Governance*
  • Public Management and Politics with Law subjects
  • Public Management and Government with Economics
  • • Public Management and Government with Sociology*
  • Public Management and Environment
Train students as entry and mid-level managers in the private and public sector. Train students to understand legislation that underwrites the governance function and that offers frameworks for public managers within the SA government structures. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
20 The language of instruction for this curriculum is Afrikaans, but is simultaneously interpreted in English (year level 1-3)
BA Humanities Combinations: A variety of the following subjects can be taken as majors in the respective curricula:
  • Afrikaans and Dutch
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • French
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Latin
  • Computer Science
  • Social Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Translation and Interpretation Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Ethics
The programme offers a variety of professional possibilities depending on majors and the combinations of majors taken. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
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Afrikaans

The language of instruction is Afrikaans, but it is simultaneously interpreted in English.

B Social Sciences Social Sciences Combinations: A variety of the following subjects can be taken as majors in the respective curricula:
  • History
  • Political Studies
  • Social Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
Depending on the curriculum followed, the occupations that flow from this qualification are market or social researchers, teachers, journalists, news commentators, analysts, developers and planners, tourist leaders, culture historians, impact study researchers, managers and economists 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
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Interpretation is currently available for all curricula, but there is no interpretation on third year level for curricula the modules on first and second year level are interpreted, but not the modules on third year level)

BA Language and Literature Studies Combinations: Various combinations of the following subjects can be taken as majors:
  • Afrikaans andDutch
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Setswana
  • Writing
  • Translation and Interpretation Studies
General language practitioner, editor, translator, teacher, etc. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
20 The language of instruction for this curriculumis Afrikaans, with the exception of English, French, German and Setswana.
BA Behavioural Sciences This direction can lead to careers as industrial psychologists or labour relations practitioners 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
20 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but it is simultaneously interpreted in English.
BA Heritage and Culture Tourism Management Combination:
  • History and Tourism Management aimed at Culture and Heritage Tourism Management
A wide variety of career options exist in the tourism sector, at heritage sites and museums 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
20 Afrikaans
BA Communication Communication expert, public relations officer, journalist, marketer, corporate and documentary video production, publicity manager, advertisement producer. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans interpreted in English
BA Music Musician – particularly focused on community projects. 3 years
  • Diploma in Music or an equivalent qualification of which the final year was passed with an average of at least 60%
  • University entrance
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
21 English
BMus Music Musician trained in all genres and types of music in South Africa. Musician trained for a performing, creative, teaching or academic career, well equipped music practitioner/ entrepreneur 4 years
  • University entrance
  • UNISA Grade 7 practical and Grade 5 theory OR level 5 for Music as Grade 12 subject
  • Practical audition and theory admission test
  • Language requirement
21 Afrikaans interpreted  in English
BA Graphic Design Graphic Design Combinations:
  • Graphic Design with History of Art and Illustration
  • Graphic Design with Communication
Professional graphic designer, illustrator, children’s book illustrator, cartoonist, design director, publicity artist, webpage designer, multi-media designer, layout artist, freelance illustrator 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
  • Selection on the basis of a photo portofolio of graphics or works of art, and a skills test in practical projects, as well as an academic record and an interview. (The guidelines for the selection application are set out in the prospectus of Graphic Design, School of Communication Studies). Only a limited number of students will be admitted.
22 Afrikaans
BA Language Technology Language Technology Combinations:
  • Language Technology with a language
Development of talking robots, spell checkers and grammar checkers, telephonic e-mail system, information system, intelligent question-andanswer systems, www-based applications, dictation systems 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics passed in Grade 12 with at least 50%
  • Mathematics passed with 60% in another examination that the Senate deems equivalent to the above and passed at least one of the following subjects with at least 50% in Grade 12: Information Technology Accounting Physical Sciences
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
Diploma in Music Music Musician with basic knowledge for music education. 3 years
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Musical aptitude test and selection
  • Language requirement
15 English

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ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BCom Chartered Accountancy (CA) Graduates who complete this programme (up to honours level) will be allowed to take the qualifying examinations as Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)]. The title of CA (SA) is currently the only one that allows a person to practise as an independent auditor if the person is registered with IRBA. There are many more opportunities for specialisation as international accounting opinion specialist, tax consultant, management consultant, financial manager and computer auditor. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Language requirement
30 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BCom Forensic Accountancy As forensic accountants, to be part of:
  • Large enterprises’ own internal forensic departments;
  • State bodies’ departments for the investigation of commercial crime;
  • Forensic departments of audit firms; or
  • Private practice.
3 years
  • Mathematics and Accounting level 5
  • Language requirement level 5
  • Language requirement
36 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BCom Management Accountancy (CIMA) Graduates who complete this programme will be trained for a variety of careers in the financial, commercial and industrial sectors. Exemption from a number of question papers at the Chartered Institute for Management Accountants is obtained with a view to an international and professional qualification as chartered management accountant. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Language requirement
30 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BCom Financial Accountancy (SAIPA) The qualified SAIPA accountant can practise as a professional accountant which includes the rendering of complete bookkeeping, secretarial, tax and account expert services. SAIPAs can also work in trade and industry as accountants, internal auditors, management accountants or financial managers. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans
BCom Accounting and Informatics A career can be followed where the computer finds application in the financial, commercial, industrial and public sectors, along with careers such as those of business analyst, economist, broker or adviser. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans
BCom Human Resource Management Registration as personnel practitioner with the South African Council for Personnel Practice, training official, personnel/human resources official, manager or consultant. Labour relations official, grievances investigation officials, labour relations consultant, labour reporter and researcher in Behavioural Sciences. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans interpreted in English
BCom Industrial Psychology and Labour Relations Management Registration as personnel practitioner with the South African Council for Personnel Practice, training official, personnel/human resources official, manager or consultant. Labour relations official, grievances investigation officials, labour relations consultant, labour reporter and researcher in Behavioural Sciences. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Economics and International Trade Graduates who have completed this programme will be trained for a variety of careers in the public and private sectors, among others, as economist, economic adviser, the world of import and export and the marketing and risk management environments. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BCom Economics and Risk management If the programme is successfully completed, careers such as bank management, financial risk management, corporate treasury, urban treasury, fund management, asset management, money and capital market may be entered. Careers as economic adviser and financial consultant can also be followed. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Economics Risk and Asset Management Occupations in the stock market, bank management, financial risk management, corporate treasurer, fund management, asset management, money market, capital market, economist and economic adviser. Careers as financial and investment and risk consultant can also be followed. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 5
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans
BCom Agricultural Economics and Risk Management Agro-banker, Agricultural business manager, advisor, consultant, hedging (JSE and SAFEX), marketing, insurance and asset management. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4 (50% - 59%)
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans
BCom Economics and Informatics A career can be entered where the computer finds application in the financial, commercial, industrial and public sectors, along with careers such as business analyst, economist, broker or adviser. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans
BCom Law with Enterprise Management or Economics or Accounting If this programme is successfully completed, a career can be followed where the candidate is a legal adviser in a business or where the candidate practises as a lawyer after obtaining LLB and therefore as a state prosecutor, magistrate, commissioner. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement level 4
  • Selection
30 Afrikaans Law modules interpreted in English
BCom Tourism Management Variety of careers in tourism industry such as guesthouse managers, game farm managers, resort managers, tourism marketers and entrepreneurs such as tour operators. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Management As an entrepreneur you will be able to start and manage your own business. As a manager in an existing enterprise you will be ale to think and act innovatively. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Tourism Management and Recreation Science Variety of careers in the tourism and recreation industry such as guesthouse management, game farm management, information managers and conference organisers as well as recreation managers. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Marketing Management Sales consultant, market researcher, market analyst, marketing manager, academician, marketing consultant and client service manager. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BCom Marketing and Tourism Management Variety of careers in the tourism industry such as a guesthouse manager, game farm manager, resort manager, tourism marketer and entrepreneurs such as tour operators. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans interpreted in English
BCom Communication Management This graduate is trained for a variety of careers in the tourism industry, such as game farm managers, resort managers, tourism marketers and tour operators.
As well as in the communication field such as journalism, corporate media and video. The enterprise management option will train a student to become an enterprise manager, marketer and an entrepreneur.
3 years
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Final admission guided by portfolio to be submitted
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
Students who did not take Accounting as a school subject are strongly recommended to take the special Accounting course ACCS111, 121 (Special Financial Accounting) in the first year before starting with ACCF111 (Financial Accounting). If a student obtains 65% in ACCF111 at the end of the first semester, the student may be admitted to ACCC121 (Chartered Accountants Accounting) in the second semester. If the student obtains 65% in ACCF121, he or she may take the second examination opportunity of ACCC121 and if 55% is obtained, admission to the second year CA Accounting may be granted.

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EDUCATION SCIENCES - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BEd Foundation Phase Teacher (Grade R-3), nursery school, education expert, educationist. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection in particular cases
  • Language requirement
21 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BEd Intermediate and Senior Phases Teacher (Grades 4-9), primary school and lower classes of the high school, teaching expert, educationist. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection in particular cases
  • Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
21 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BEd Senior and Further Education and Training Phases Specialisation in:
  • Afrikaans
  • Life Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • English
  • Economics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Movement Science
  • Physical Science
  • Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Life Orientation
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Setswana
  • Computer Application Technology
Teacher (Grades 7-12), high school, teaching expert, educationist. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection in particular cases
  • Life Sciences level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
  • Home language (English) level 4 (50-59%)
  • First additional language level 5 (60-69%)
21 Afrikaans
BEd Senior and Further Education and Training Phases Technology Specialisation in:
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Civil Technology
High school Technology teacher, (Grades 7-12), teaching expert, educationist 4 years
  • University entrance with Mathematics
  • Selection in particular cases
  • Language requirement
21 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
Remarks: NPGCE: A person who already has an approved three-year university degree and has enough school subject credits included in the degree may take the PGCE. It is a one-year education certificate that follows a degree.

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BIngUniversity entrance Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%) Selection test

ENGINEERING - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BIng Chemical and Mineral Engineering Combinations:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering with specialisation in Mineral Processing
Development, research, construction, industry and management of industrial processes whereby, by means of chemical or physical processes, raw materials are changed into products with high economic value, e.g. plastic, synthetic fibres, oil refining, explosives, pharmaceutical remedies and nuclear installations. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%)
  • Selection test
31 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BIng Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering: Combinations:
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer and Electronic Engineering
Involved in the generation, control, distribution, conditioning and utilisation of electrical energy, e.g. control and communication systems, microprocessors, digital electronic systems, process control, power distribution, development of software and electronic systems. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%)
  • Selection test
31 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BIng Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Development, design, industry and maintenance of energy conversion systems, transport systems, manufacturing systems and industrial installations, e.g. aviation, nuclear and conventional power supply, mining, weapons industry, transport, shipbuilding, metal and manufacturing industries, adviser for high technology projects. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%)
  • Selection test
31 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BIng Industrial  Engineering   4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%)
  • Selection test
31 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BIng ElectroMechanical Engineering   4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70-80%) and Physical Science level 5 (60- 70%)
  • Selection test
31 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
Notice Study information in this guide is subject to change and is only a summary of the most common directions of study. This information is compiled with a view to general introduction and orientation and the North-West University accepts no liability for inaccuracies that may appear here. The official Year Book of the University must be consulted in all cases when compiling a programme for the specific direction of study. The official Year Book is obtainable at the Admissions Office: E-mail: magda.fourie@nwu.ac.za or phone 018 299 2636

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HEALTH SCIENCES - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
Diploma in Sport Science (DS) Curriculum: Sport Science Sport expert who specialises in strategic kinds of sport, sport analyses of play patterns and strategies, fitness analyses, fault analyses, evaluation of sport aptitude 3 years
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Best average percentage to be calculated
  • Language requirement
  • Students should, prior to starting the course in Coaching Science, has his/her medical fitness for the course determined.
16 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but it is simultaneously interpreted in Englsih.
BA Health Sciences Curricula:
  • Human Movement Science and Psychology
  • Recreation Science and Psychology
  • Recreation Science and Tourism Management
Human movement expert, sport expert, exercise expert. Recreation and sport manager, adventure guide, manager of community centres, recreation and tourism manager 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Best average percentage to be calculated
  • Students should, prior to starting the course in Coaching Science, has his/her medical fitness for the course determined.
  • Language requirement
22 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but are simultaneously interpreted in English.
BA (Sport, Health and Leisure Science) Curriculum:
  • Human Movement Science and Recreation Science
Recreation and sports official, recreation and sports manager, adventure guide, manager of community centres. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
  • Best average percentage to be calculated
  • Students should, prior to starting the course in Coaching Science, has his/her medical fitness for the course determined.
22 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but are simultaneously interpreted in English.
BA The following programmes are offered:
  • Psychology and Afrikaans and Dutch
  • Psychology and Labour Relations
  • Psychology and English
  • Psychology and Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Psychology and Setswana
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Psychology and Tourism Management
Some programmes allow admission into an education direction. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
22 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but the Psychology modules are simultaneously interpreted in English.
BSc Biological Sciences Curricula:
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Psychology and Computer and Information systems
  • Psychology and Mathematic
Medical researcher/scientific, institute and research units of the Medical Research Council, medical schools that conduct research, professional hygienist, National Centre for Professional Health, manpower study and ergonomics, aviation medicine, all laboratories of the Department of Health, mining industry, education, lecturer and researcher, CSIR’s laboratory for mining technology, research laboratories of pharmaceutical companies, pathologists, cardiovascular physiologists. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Psychology and Physiology modules interpreted in English.
BSc Health Sciences Curricula:
  • Physiology and Psychology
Medical researcher/scientific, institute and research units of the Medical Research Council, medical schools that conduct research, professional hygienist, National Centre for Professional Health, manpower study and ergonomics, aviation medicine, all laboratories of the Department of Health, mining industry, education, lecturer and researcher, CSIR’s laboratory for mining technology, research laboratories of pharmaceutical companies, pathologists, cardiovascular physiologists. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 3 (40- 49%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BSc Human Movement Science and Physiology Medical researcher/scientific, institute and research units of the Medical Research Council, medical schools that conduct research, professional hygienist, National Centre for Professional Health, manpower study and ergonomics, aviation medicine, all laboratories of the Department of Health, mining industry, education, lecturer and researcher, CSIR’s laboratory for mining technology, research laboratories of pharmaceutical companies, pathologists, cardiovascular physiologists. Human movement expert, sport expert, exercise expert. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 3 (40- 49%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BSc Human Movement Science and Nutrition Human movement expert, sport expert, exercise expert. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 3 (40- 49%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
  • Medical fitness evaluation
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BSc in Consumer Sciences Curricula:
  • Consumer Sciences with Enterprise Management
  • Consumer Sciences with Tourism Management
Retail and management in the fashion, food and interior industry, hospitality industry and tourism, promotion and public relations, entrepreneurship, education, training, capacity building, learnerships in retail. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • TAt least natural science subject level 4 (50-59%) (recognised natural science subjects: Mathematics or Physical or Agricultural or Life Sciences)
  • An average percentage higher than 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered.
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
22 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
Bachelor degree in Social Work Curriculum:
  • Social Work
Social worker in the public service, private sector, private practice and academics. Postgraduate specialisation: Social Work, Child Protection, Social Work in Forensic Practice. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BCur Curriculum:
  • General, psychiatric, obstetrics and community nursing
Clinical, community services, hospital services (state or private clinics) and trauma services, medical representative, case managers with medical funds, consultant, private practitioner and professional health practitioner 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Physical Science or Life Science or Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Selection
  • Experience in practice (shadow nursing)
  • Language requirement
25 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BPharm Curriculum:
  • Pharmacy
Retail pharmacy, private and state hospitals. Pharmaceutical manufacturing industry: medicine manufacture, quality control, marketing, medicine registration. Research and training, medical funds 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50- 59%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BSc
(Dietetics)
Curriculum:
  • Dietetics
Diet expert, food service management, private hospitals, gymnasiums, pharmaceutical representative, media services, instant food firms, entrepreneur, public health departments, defence force or corrective services as therapeutic diet expert, journalism, education, promotion work, research. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50- 59%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
26 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BSc
(Nutrition Science)
Curriculum:
  • Nutrition Science
Nutrition expert, food service management, public health departments, defence force or corrective services as nutrition expert, journalism, education, promotion work, research, community projects, project planning. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50- 59%) and Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Selection
  • Language requirement
26 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
Remarks:
  • Various postgraduate specialisation directions are offered. Consult the Postgraduate Year Book.
  • The closing date for all selection directions is 30 June

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LAW - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
LLB Law Lawyer, advocate, state prosecutor, magistrate, commercial sector, legal adviser. 4 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection takes place
  • Language requirement: A pass rate of 50-59% (level 4) in the language of instruction for Home language or 60-69% (level 5) in the language of instruction at First Additional Language level.
  • Mathematics level 3
  • Language requirement
26 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BA Law Combinations:
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Political Studies
  • English
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
Commercial sector, legal adviser. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Selection takes place
  • Language requirement: A pass rate of 50-59% (level 4) in the language of instruction for Home language or 60-69% (level 5) in the language of instruction at First Additional Language level.
  • Language requirement
26 Afrikaans Law modules interpreted in English
BCom Law Combinations:
  • Enterprise Management
  • Economics
  • Accounting
Commercial sector, legal adviser. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Selection takes place
  • Language requirement: A pass rate of 50-59% (level 4) in the language of instruction for Home language or 60-69% (level 5) in the language of instruction at First Additional Language level.
  • Mathematics level 4
  • Language requirement
30 Afrikaans Law modules interpreted in English
Remark: BA and BCom Law are designed such that the student can decide after his/her third year to take either LLB over 2 years or to proceed with honours or study education in a BA or BCom direction.

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NATURAL SCIENCES - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BSc Physical and Chemical Sciences
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Chemistry, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
  • Physics and Mathematics
  • Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Physiology and Chemistry
Exciting careers as researcher, official or manager at a great variety of institutions such as CSIR, NECSA, MINTEK, ESKOM, SASOL, MITTAL STEEL, SABS, DENEL, AECI, MNR and many other industries and organisations, e.g. plastic and paper industries, quality control, marketing/sales, forensics, chemistry textile industry, mining industry, food industry environmental management, water purification, research, medicinal chemistry, agricultural chemistry, petrochemistry, energy. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
BSc Environmental and Biological Sciences
  • Zoology and Microbiology
  • Zoology and Botany
  • Microbiology and Botany
  • Geo- and Spatial Sciences
  • Geology and Geography
  • Geology and Botany
  • Geology and Microbiology
  • Zoology and Geology
  • Geography and Computer Science
  • Zoology and Geography
  • Geography and Botany

  • Zoology and Biochemistry
  • Zoology and Chemistry
  • Microbiology and Biochemistry
  • Microbiology and Chemistry
  • Botany and Biochemistry
  • Botany and Chemistry
  • Geology and Chemistry
  • Physiology and Zoology
  • Physiology and Microbiology
Trained natural scientist, environmental scientist, environmental manager, researcher or manager at institutions such as AECI, SAPPI, SASOL, MONDI, MNR, CSIR and ESKOM. Mining industry, fertilizer industry, medical laboratories, Onderstepoort and water research institutions. Universities: Lecturers and researchers. Research: Council for Geosciences, Mintek, Miningtek or the CSIR. Private sector: Consultation companies related to civil engineering, industries and geologically related matters such as pollution and rehabilitation of disturbed areas, mineral exploitation industry, exploration companies, banking (project financing), environmental conservation consultation companies. Entrepreneurs: with their own mines and consultation enterprises. Government departments: Department of Minerals and Energy, Water Affairs. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement

 

 

 


  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement

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BSc Tourism
  • Botany and Zoology
  • Geography and Botany
  • Geography and Zoology
Game farm management, resort managers, guesthouse managers, tourism marketers, tour operators, entrepreneurs, private sector, public sector, ecotourism, food service management. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans
B.Art et Scien Urban and Regional Planning
  • Economics, Geography and Environmental Management
On completion of the study a student may apply for planning posts in the public service, provincial government, district authority, local government, private sector, universities and technikons. These posts are available only to professional urban and regional planners. 4 years
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%)
  • Subject to a selection examination
  • Language requirement
28 Afrikaans interpreted in English
BSc Business Mathematics and Informatics (BMI) Specialisation in:
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Data Extraction
Market or credit risk analyst/manager, commercial banker, corporate banker, treasury analyst, risk analyst/manager, decision support analyst, investment analyst, financial engineer. Financial product developer, structured finance specialist, financial engineer, financial mathematician. Quantitative strategist, credit risk analyst/ manager, data-geologist, decision support analyst, financial statistician. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70%-79%)
  • Language requirement
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BSc  

Actuarial Science
 

Actuary mainly in large companies in the financial services sector (for example, Sanlam, Liberty, Old Mutual, Momentum, Absa, SAS, KPMG, Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers). 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Mathematics level 6 (70%-79%)
  • Language requirement
32 The language of instruction for this programme is Afrikaans, but it is simultaneously interpreted in English.
BSc Computer and Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics and Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Statistics
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Statistics and Mathematics
  • Mathematics

  • Computer Science and Economics
  • Mathematics and Economics
Exciting careers, especially after successful postgraduate study, beckon in a great variety of institutions such as the CSIR, NECSA, MINTEK, ESKOM, SASOL, Mittal Steel SA, SABS, DENEL, AECI, MNT and many industries and other organisations. There is a huge demand for well qualified teachers in Physics and Chemistry, Computer Science and Mathematics. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 5 (60-69%)
  • Physical Science level 4 (50-59%
  • Language requirement

 

 


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BSc Information Technology and Computer Science (IT) With the IT curriculum, students can include programmers, systems analysts and designers, database designers, database administrators and IT problem solvers as part of their professional possibilities. 3 years
  • Mathematics level 4 (50-59%)
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans

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THEOLOGY - Download the Faculty PDF

Degree Direction Occupations Duration Requirements APS Taal/Language
BTh Theology Specialisation in:
  • Biblical Languages
  • Biblical Studies
  • Church planting
  • Church Ministry
  • Pastoral Counselling
  • Theological Foundations
Gives access to further postgraduate study that prepares students for careers as: Minister of the Word, researcher, lecturer, Bible translator, missionary, pastoral counsellor. Biblical and pastoral counsellor, teacher. 3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English
BA Pastoral Counselling and Psychology   3 years
  • University entrance
  • Language requirement
24 Afrikaans Interpreted in English

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