IB admission, International Students

International Students

Admission requirements
International Baccalaureate (IB)



The NWU recognises the International Baccalaureate Certificate (grades 4 to 7). To obtain a certificate of foreign conditional exemption from the SAMB a candidate requires two higher level and three subsidiary level subject passes, including English.

24 points are required to obtain the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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Please be aware that the information supplied on this page is for general information purposes only. More precise details can be obtained by going to the official SADHA website (South African Department of Home Affairs).  Requirements for studying in South Africa are subject to change and each application is treated as an individual case. Please ensure that you make the necessary inquiries well in advance, before travelling to South Africa.