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International Entry Requirements

See the international qualification tables for information on how to apply with your GCE O and A levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and other country specific qualifications.

Degree entry requirements

Advanced Levels

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 7 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 8 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 7 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 7 English Pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 26 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 25 English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)

Namibia HIGSCE

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting 4413 18 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 16 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 18 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 18 English Pass

Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level).

*A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

SAT

Degree Course Code Min Score Subject Requirements
  Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400) From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600)  
Bachelor of Business Science 4415 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law 3669 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting) 4413 1710 1210 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences 4307 1710 1230 English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health 4502 1710 1210 English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science 4086 1710 1210 English Pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Foundation Programme entry requirements

If you don’t meet the minimum requirements, our Foundation Programme could help you reach your dreams.

Ordinary Levels

Stream Min Score Subject Requirements
Business Stream 6 O Level passes (only C and above considered passes) English and Math pass
Law Stream English and Math pass
Information Technology Stream English and Math pass
Health Stream English Pass
Social Science Stream English Pass
Science Stream English and Math pass

Notes: Best 6 academic subjects only. Minimum English language requirement met by C grade in O Level English (English or English Literature).

Examinations taken in maximum 2 sittings.

WAEC

Stream Min Score Subject Requirements
Business Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Law Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Information Technology Stream 6 English and Maths: A – C pass
Health Stream 6 English Pass
Social Science Stream 6 English Pass
Science Stream 5 English and Maths: A – C pass

Notes: Average score from a maximum of nine subjects and a minimum of eight subjects. Score grades as follows: A1=1, B2=2, B3=3, C4=4, C5=5, C6=6, D7=7, D8=8, F9=0

If average ends in decimal point then score should be rounded down. For example, an average of 4.9 should be rounded down to 4. 

SAT

Degree Min Score Subject Requirements
  Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400) From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600)  
Business Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Law Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Information Technology Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass
Health Stream 1600 1200 English Pass
Social Science Stream 1600 1200 English Pass
Science Stream 1600 1200 English and Math pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Minimum English language requirement met by:

  • C grade in GCE O Level subjects:  English Language OR Literature in English, OR
  • C grade in GCE AS Level subjects: General Paper, English language, OR Language and Literature in English (previously known as Language and Literature) OR Literature in English, OR
  • E grade in GCE A Level subjects: English language or Literature in English, English language proficiency Tests met by:
  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
  • TOEFL
    • Paper Based TOEFL: Total  score of at least 550 with a TWE score of 4.5 or more 
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Total score of 79 with a  score of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking

Need help with your application?

If you need help applying for your course, course advice or want to prepare for study in South Africa (including visas) please contact an International Student Liaison Officer on +27 11 950 4019 or by email. Our team can also provide details about the education agent in your home country.

If you have any other queries regarding your application, please contact the Prospective Students office by calling + 27 11 950 4009, send us an email or contact us via our enquiry form.

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