University of the Western Cape Prospectus 2020
University of the Western Cape Prospectus 2020 – UWC Prospectus 2020
General Criteria for Admission to the University
In order to study at the University of the Western Cape the applicant must have met the following criteria:
- The National Senior Certificate (NSC) required for Degree, Diploma or Higher Certificate study, as appropriate.
- To qualify for the National Senior Certificate (NSC), a learner needs seven subjects consisting of four compulsory subjects and three subjects of the learner’s choice.
- The four compulsory subjects are: two languages, one being the students Home Language and the other a first additional Language, Life Orientation and either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy.
- The learner has to achieve a rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for four designated subjects in order to be eligible for degree study.
- In addition to the above, UWC has its own programme requirements which is specified in the tables below.
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